In my previous post about my switch to the iPhone 12, I mentioned that it doesn't have any new features that really impressed me over my old iPhone 7 Plus. One thing did impress me though: the switch itself, and the migration of everything from my old iPhone 7 Plus to the new one. Migration … Continue reading Tech: Migration (Impressed)
The inevitable has happened - I have a new iPhone. My iPhone 7 Plus is/was four years old and still working quite well actually. The latest iOS 14 runs smoothly on it... but some things were beginning to get in the way. IndispensableIt's quite astonishing how important the phone has become - I couldn't do … Continue reading Tech: RIP, Home Button
Cellphone studies of Wilshire Colonnade in LA's Koreatown, while walking and waiting, waiting and walking.
According to this Wall Street Journal article, we unlock our phone ~80 times per day: How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds (I hope you can open the article without getting stuck at the WSJ's paywall; it works for me at the time of writing this). The article then goes on to describe the detrimental effects smartphones … Continue reading Phone Detox
If Siri's voice sucks and sounds robotic, here's what to do.