Author: mark

  • Unsung iOS Hero – The Photo Widget

    I simply love the photo widget in iOS. Watch my video to see how to start using this delightful home screen widget.

  • Moxie Marlinspike is fascinating.

    Read Anna Weiner’s excellent profile of Moxie Marlinspike, the guy behind Signal. Enforcing laws, Marlinspike believes, should be difficult. He likes to say that “we should all have something to hide,” a statement that he intends not as a blanket endorsement of criminal activity but as an acknowledgment that the legal system can be manipulated,…

  • The Greatest Joke Ever Told

    The hardest I remember laughing was at a Weekend Update joke Norm MacDonald told. Always my favorite from SNL, I’m so sorry to hear of his death. “I’m pretty sure, I’m not a doctor, but I’m pretty sure if you die, the cancer dies at the same time. That’s not a loss. That’s a draw.”

  • IT’S HERE!!! Premiere Pro goes Apple Silicon Native

    One of the last big pieces of software I’ve been waiting to go full Apple Silicon Native has finally been released! Adobe Premiere Pro is now fully native on Apple Silicon! When Apple shifted Macs from PowerPC to Intel, it took forever for software manufacturers to catch up. At the time, pre-iPhone, Apple wasn’t even…

  • Ask App Not To Track

    Here’s a fantastic, brief explanation from Hair Force One himself about App Tracking Transparency.

  • “take a look at banner, Michael!”

    Smartless is hilarious. It’s worth listening to just for the incidental Arrested Development stories, but in the most recent episode, Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, and Sean Hayes interview Ron Howard himself. It’s excellent. Check out the Smartless interview with Ron Howard.

  • Facebook is full of crap

    Facebook took out a series of full-page ads in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post today to get in front of Apple’s anti-tracking alert that your iphone will start showing you in 2021. Apple’s privacy update that Facebook is so concerned about merely pops up a notice asking if user’s consent…