Apple’s reliance on protecting users’ privacy paying off in more than the obvious ways

https://www.kqed.org/news/11896177/how-apples-privacy-protections-can-benefit-its-bottom-line-in-surprising-ways THE CALIFORNIA REPORT How Apple's Privacy Protections Can Benefit Its Bottom Line in Surprising Ways by Rachael Myrow Nov 13, 2021 This year, Apple is growing its business as an advertising platform, after giving consumers the ability to opt out of tracking by non-Apple (read: rival) apps. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Back in April, privacy advocates hailed Apple’s … Continue reading Apple’s reliance on protecting users’ privacy paying off in more than the obvious ways

Packaging designs so clever that they’re impossible to ignore

https://theappear.com/article/fb/111323883/packaging-designs-so-clever-theyre-impossible-to-ignore/ Packaging Designs So Clever Theyre Impossible To IgnoreBy Andrew Parker - November 9, 2021 The world is full of wasted opportunities: pennies on the ground we see but don’t pick up, people we care about but never have the courage to ask out, careers we want to pursue but are too afraid to chase. … Continue reading Packaging designs so clever that they’re impossible to ignore

Books that readers were thankful to have read this year

https://www.bookbub.com/blog/books-readers-are-thankful-for-2021 The Book I’m Thankful for This Year: 17 Readers Share By BookBub•November 18, 2021•5 min read In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked our readers to share the books they were most thankful for this year — and they gave us some excellent responses! Check out the list below for their recommendations, from heartwarming historical fiction to … Continue reading Books that readers were thankful to have read this year

Mail viewed on Apple Watch doesn’t share same privacy protection as on iPhone

https://www.ubergizmo.com/2021/11/mail-apple-watch-not-privacy-protected/ Mail On Apple Watch Isn’t Offering The Same Privacy Protections On iPhone By Tyler Lee, on 11/17/2021 17:12 PST iOS 15 brought a lot of privacy related features to Apple’s mobile operating system. One of those is Mail Privacy Protection that hides your IP address from web-based content in emails. This effectively blocks tracking pixels … Continue reading Mail viewed on Apple Watch doesn’t share same privacy protection as on iPhone

Good-natured pastry for bad-tempered cooks (from a Brit)

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/kitchen-notes/a-good-natured-pastry-for-bad-tempered-cooks A Good-Natured Pastry for Bad-Tempered Cooks For on-the-go pies, delicate French pastry simply doesn’t have the range. Something more assertive, like a hot-water crust, is required. By Ruby TandohNovember 19, 2021 Illustration by Karlotta Freier Recently, I’ve been going on walks with a small apple pie tucked in my anorak pocket. In some of the … Continue reading Good-natured pastry for bad-tempered cooks (from a Brit)

Why do cats knead with their paws?

Why do cats knead with their paws? June 14, 2021 8.23am EDT Author Julia AlbrightAssociate Professor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee Disclosure statement Julia Albright receives funding from various veterinary product companies. University of Tennessee provides funding as a member of The Conversation US. We believe in the free flow of information Republish our articles for … Continue reading Why do cats knead with their paws?

Here are your last minute Thanksgiving recipes

https://tasty.co/article/michelleno/best-thanksgiving-recipes -- click thru if the copy didn't carry anything but the photos Here's Every Single Thanksgiving Recipe You Could Ever Want — From Sides, To Mains, To Drinks And Desserts We've got everything you need and then some. Michelle No, Nov 17, 2021, at 8:25 PM    The week of Thanksgiving is the most delicious … Continue reading Here are your last minute Thanksgiving recipes

Sci-fi shows to watch once you’ve finished “The Expanse”

https://www.androidauthority.com/shows-like-the-expanse-best-sci-fi-amazon-prime-3049950/ Looking for shows like The Expanse? The 8 best sci-fi shows you can watch now Amazon Prime's sci-fi epic is tough to beat, but it's still in good company.STREAMINGBy Frederick Blichert•November 7, 2021Amazon As you may already know, the upcoming sixth season of The Expanse will be its last. With the excitement of the next chapter in … Continue reading Sci-fi shows to watch once you’ve finished “The Expanse”

Apple’s decision to let users opt out of directed advertising paid off

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/13/apples-privacy-changes-show-the-power-it-holds-over-other-industries.html TECH Apple’s ad privacy change impact shows the power it wields over other industries PUBLISHED SAT, NOV 13 202111:28 AM ESTUPDATED SAT, NOV 13 202111:30 AM ESTKif Leswing@KIFLESWING KEY POINTS In April, Apple released an update for iPhones that gave users the option whether to prevent advertisers from using a device ID.Over six months … Continue reading Apple’s decision to let users opt out of directed advertising paid off

Trailers for soon-to-come features

https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/31/22752499/new-trailers-wheel-of-time-witcher-lightyear-house-of-gucci-netflix-amazon-apple [click thru for the trailers] New Trailers: The Wheel of Time, The Witcher, Lightyear, House of Gucci, and more We’re sci-fi and fantasy-heavy this weekBy Kim Lyons@SocialKimLy  Oct 31, 2021, 1:41pm EDT Rosamund Pike stars in The Wheel of Time I’m close to giving up on The Morning Show; the latest episode spends a lot of time … Continue reading Trailers for soon-to-come features

How to check your AirPod’s battery

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-check-airpod-battery How to check your AirPods' battery life on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac Christine Kopaczewski and William Antonelli Nov 17, 2021, 3:50 PM How to check your AirPods' battery on an iPhone or iPadHow to check your AirPods' battery on a Mac https://www.youtube.com/embed/KCujCXxMBU0 You can check your AirPods' battery on any paired Apple device.On an iPhone or … Continue reading How to check your AirPod’s battery