WTF Weekly for September 24, 2019

The past week was not a fun one for my family. We discovered unexpectedly that our pet cat of the past 9 years had advanced cancerous tumors. It was a surprise to us because he wasn’t showing any big changes in behavior right up until he quit eating one day. We took him to the […]

WTF Weekly for August 9, 2019

Hit me up on Twitter to yell at me about typos or to talk about anything I’ve included here. How ‘Microcracks’ Undermined San Francisco’s New Bus Terminal One of the benefits of being human is that we have disciplines such as structural engineering that allow us to build cities and other trappings of modern societies. […]

WTF Weekly for July 2, 2019

Hit me up on Twitter to yell at me about typos or just to comment on anything I’ve included here. I’m happy to be writing this installment on my iPad. I had the iPadOS version of the iOS 13 public beta installed, and it broke iCloud folders for iA Writer (but only inside iA Writer, […]

WTF Weekly for June 22, 2019

Hit me up on Twitter if you notice any typos, or just want to talk about some of the stuff posted within! 📱 If you’re still using an AirPort (or Time Capsule), you should upgrade your firmware ASAP. I wonder if this is related to any of several recent vulnerabilities that have affected other routers […]

WTF Weekly for May 27, 2019

Hit me up on Twitter if you notice any typos, or just want to talk about some of the stuff posted within! This weekly collection of links and thoughts is rapidly becoming a biweekly event. I’ll claim Memorial Day as my excuse this time, even though it has absolutely nothing to do with my tardiness. […]

WTF Weekly for May 16, 2019

Hit me up on Twitter if you notice any typos, or just want to talk about some of the stuff posted within! As you may have noticed, I skipped publishing a week of WTF Weekly. And then I almost missed another. You know what they say about habits, right? Well… tell me! I need to […]

WTF Weekly for April 24, 2019

Hit me up on Twitter if you notice any typos, or just want to talk about some of the stuff posted within! As of this week, I’m officially replacing the baseball and F1 section of WTF Weekly with a new Space/Science/Nature section. Enjoy. 📱 Want some AirPods with your AirPods? Ming-Chi Kuo is fully onboard […]

WTF Weekly 4

📱 The T2 chip increases Mac performance, according to AppleInsider. AppleInsider tested a Mac mini with the T2 against a 4k 2019 iMac with the same CPU but no T2, and concluded that video encoding is much faster on the Mac with the T2. Initially my reaction to this was “it’s the hard drive, stupid”, […]

WTF Weekly 3

📱 Macstories likes the new Apple TV app. The Apple TV app redesign is going to go a long way towards curing my ambivalence about it. While I’ll probably never fall in love with it the way Vic Hudson is, being able to watch everything inside one app is a huge improvement. Assuming everything besides […]

WTF Weekly 2

📱 Cardhop for iOS debuts with natural language parsing, contact notes, and business cards. I have been a sad, sad bear ever since Greg Pierce decided to discontinue support of Interact for iOS. Apple’s own Contacts app doesn’t allow group management, among other things, and I honestly have been thinking about writing my own janky […]