Latest from Bloomberg/Business Week about upcoming Apple product announcements

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-27/apple-to-embrace-iphone-x-design-with-new-colors-bigger-screens for video Apple to Embrace iPhone X Design With New Colors, Bigger Screens By Mark Gurman and Debby Wu August 27, 2018, 5:00 AM EDT Updated on August 27, 2018, 9:26 PM EDT Two high-end OLED models focus on speed and camera upgrades New iPad Pros, Apple Watches with larger screens also coming The world’s most valuable … Continue reading Latest from Bloomberg/Business Week about upcoming Apple product announcements

“The Paradox of Choice” by Barry Schwartz (books that matter to me)

The Paradox of Choice: How the Abundance of Choice Robs Us of Satisfaction by Barry Schwartz talks about how we make everyday decisions: how will we invest our 401(k) (if we're lucky enough to have one), how will we choose which car or house to buy, which jam will we buy from a display. Turns … Continue reading “The Paradox of Choice” by Barry Schwartz (books that matter to me)

Banning plastic straws more complicated than it appears

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/25/plastic-straw-ban-california-people-with-disabilities 'People need them': the trouble with the movement to ban plastic straws In California and beyond, lawmakers are taking action for the environment. But advocates for people with disabilities say the bans create yet another hurdle to dining in public Vivian Ho Sat 25 Aug 2018 06.00 EDT  The reporter Vivian Ho tests different straws for … Continue reading Banning plastic straws more complicated than it appears

How to lift (and squish) a cat — yes, it’s worth seeing

This involves gently squishing your cat against  your body in order for them to feel comfortable and safe. I do not believe this video. from YouTube's Helpful Vancouver Vet, Dr. Uri Burstyn, will be linkable from here, so here's the link:  https://boingboing.net/2018/08/28/this-is-how-your-cat-wants-to.html OR the same thing at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=319&v=OAGfx7eB3gA

Not every photo in your iPhone is one you want to share automatically with everyone

https://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/how-to-hide-photos-on-an-iphone/ How to hide photos on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch If you’re anything like us, you love showing off photos you’ve taken with your phone, but there are times when you’ll want to keep certain pictures away from others, because they’re personal or, well, inappropriate. It’s situations like these when the ability to … Continue reading Not every photo in your iPhone is one you want to share automatically with everyone