The Glif, an iPhone 4 tripod adapter, can now be purchased by anyone. The little adapter that could came into being in part through a Kickstarter crowdfunding effort designed to raise as least $10,000, but which pulled over $130,000. I've already received the rapid-prototype or 3D-printed version of the Glif promised to donors at a higher level; the mass-produced injection-molded item will be out soon to supporters, followed by anyone ordering from the Web site.
Apple is temporarily shutting down all of its California retail stores, as the COVID-19 outbreak becomes dire throughout the state. From Reuters: Apple Inc has temporarily shut all of its 53 stores in California amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, a spokesman said on Saturday, expanding previously announced closures. The company said on Friday it was… READ THE REST
It happens every year – and it still feels like a chilly slap across the face each time. Winter rolls in…and you're uncomfortably reminded that the next few months will feel like something you just have to survive. However, there are ways to battle the elements. Assembled below are 30 surefire methods for assuring the… READ THE REST
So, this two-part Trump tweet today was weird. The Cyber Hack is far greater in the Fake News Media than in actuality. I have been fully briefed and everything is well under control. Russia, Russia, Russia is the priority chant when anything happens because Lamestream is, for mostly financial reasons, petrified of…. ….discussing the possibility… READ THE REST
Lots of people think they can write. But a quick check of social media posts, blogs, and even some astonishingly mainstream media outlets prove that isn't always the case. Writing isn't easy. Writing well is even harder. And, writing well on a tight timeline is tougher still. But, if you've got the talent and ability… READ THE REST
Why is the sky blue? How do birds fly? How were swear words invented if we're not allowed to say them? If you've ever been a parent to or anywhere within a 100 foot radius of an inquisitive kid, then that's only the slimmest sample of the questions that might get posed to you on… READ THE REST
While we're by no means finished with the global COVID-19 nightmare, it's reassuring that it seems most of the world has adapted to certain difficult realities of life under the virus — one of those being the crushing shortage of medical-grade N95 respirator masks that brought U.S. hospitals and other medical facilities to a virtual… READ THE REST