Why Apple Opposing FBI Request is Not About Privacy

On Friday, Apple legally declared their intent to fight the court order to weaken security on an iPhone 5C involved with the San Bernardino attack. It’s not a surprise as Apple has been quite vocal about it’s opposition to the FBI’s request, but now the legal fight is official, and the media circus is truly about to begin. Over the past week, tech media outlets took this news story under it wings, declaring their support of Apple’s defiance with near unanimous acceptance. Yet, I feel like it’s all for the wrong reasons. During this last week, there has been an … Read more…

On Mobile Innovation

I’m sorry to say that I’ll be inundating you with editorials for the next couple of posts. Be rest assured that I will be getting back to reviews eventually, but I have a few things and opinions that I wish to get out every now and then, and as in tune to the theme of this site, these opinions will all be in an attempt to curate the internet into a more hospitable place to hang around at. That is to say, these will be editorials that will attempt to get people off their high horse and realize that each … Read more…

Can’t We All Just Enjoy Our Tech?

Hey readers. This article is partly to explain why I haven’t written a lot lately and partly to get up on a soap box and talk about one of the biggest problems facing the tech industry today. Rabid fanboyism. As much as I will try to talk about this without sounding like a fanboy myself, the fact is that it is unavoidable. Since tech giants are trying and succeeding in locking users into their respective walled gardens, it seems unavoidable that people who loved their walled garden experience won’t be rabid about their enjoyment of it. Despite the fact that … Read more…