James O'Keefe, conservative specialist in deceptively-edited gotcha videos that used to cause political earthquakes but are now virtually ignored, was yesterday banned from Twitter. Twitter says he was banned for abusing the platform's rules on platform manipulation (i.e. sockpuppets), but he claims it was because of his latest blink-and-you-missed it expose of some guy at CNN who hates Trump. O'Keefe also claims to be suing Twitter, another fruitless culture war stunt exploiting right-wing media's pointless war on social media.
Ellen DeGeneres is ending her talk show, reports Variety, after its current contract ends. Ellen's show has been in production since 2003, but in recent years it acquired a reputation for its foul treatment of staff and she for her fawning treatment of George W. Bush. DeGeneres' successful run in daytime has been significant sign… READ THE REST
Insisting that it was not a white supremacist group, Proud Boys Canada dissolved itself Sunday. The move follows an official designation of the violent far-right gang as a terror group by Canadian authorities. In February, Canada said the group posed an active security threat and played a "pivotal role" in the deadly attack on the… READ THE REST
The New York Post ran a story claiming that care packages given to migrant children included copies of Superheroes are Everywhere, a book by vice president Kamala Harris. The story was false and its author, Laura Italiano, has resigned and disclosed that she was 'ordered' to write the 'incorrect story' by her bosses at the… READ THE REST
We all live for those moments when we can upgrade our tech. The anticipation from unboxing a new phone, laptop, or tablet gives us an endorphin hit like no other. Of course, most of us don't have the financial resources to trade up all of our tech at the same time. Thankfully, you can reoutfit yourself… READ THE REST
For a majority of online users, video is king. The quality and impact of a strong visual can make all the difference. But once you couple that fantastic video clip with inferior audio, everything falls apart. A Hollywood-caliber film with horrible audio becomes almost unwatchable. Even on a video conferencing call, users can get away with… READ THE REST
For the past two years, app developers have slowly been warming to the advantages of SwiftUI. Much like its other offerings, Apple sought to make this app development arena a be-all, end-all solution for creating across the wide range of Apple products. While every new approach has its growing pains, SwiftUI has spent the 20… READ THE REST