It’s possible to “hey Siri” your computer

If you're dedicated to being able to give voice commands to Siri (or perhaps you're already used to doing that with Alexa), here's the one-time procedure for being able to use "hey Siri" with a computer that has Mojave installed. https://www.appleworld.today/blog/2018/12/26/how-to-enable-hey-siri-in-macos-mojave

Tweaking Netflix on your computer if you use the Chrome browser

https://bgr.com/2018/12/25/best-netflix-movies-plugin-improve-netflix-7-key-ways/ This free plugin improves Netflix in 7 important ways Zach Epstein @zacharye December 25th, 2018 at 8:47 AM Today is Christmas Day, which inevitably means a few things for many families across the United States and around the world. It means family get togethers, presents, and plenty of overeating. It also means that once the … Continue reading Tweaking Netflix on your computer if you use the Chrome browser

Finally, an easy way to see the most recent tweets at the top of your Twitter feed

Believe it or not, it's easy to change to the most-recent-tweet-first. Just look for the icon that looks like a sparkle. It's placed in different places depending on the device and software but it's there for everyone now. http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/how-to-see-most-recent-tweets-first-on-twitter.html

Two perspectives on bent iPad Pros

Apple is alerting people that the occasional iPad Pro may arrive with a bent aluminum chassis. No mention of replacements -- just a comment that the bend isn't a fault. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/12/some-ipad-pros-ship-a-little-bent-and-apple-says-thats-normal/ Immediate response from media commentators is that a bend is Not alright or normal. https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/12/20/no-apple-a-slightly-bent-ipad-pro-straight-out-of-the-box-isnt-acceptable

Facial recognition — a surveillance technology with huge abuse potential

Amazon has been increasingly involved with the development of facial recognition technology for its own use and for sale to others. Recently, the popular press has begun to pay attention to the possible misuses and abuses of the technology. With Amazon (as with a similar matter with Google technology in China), there have been internal … Continue reading Facial recognition — a surveillance technology with huge abuse potential