This week Apple killed their electric car project. It was effort that began ten years ago and became the biggest development project in the history of the company, measured both by the investment and size of the organization: billions of dollars spent and two thousand… Read More »Apple kills their EV
With the AT&T outage of cellular service across a good part of the country we may reminisce about our old landline service, often called POTS (plain old telephone service). It was based on a pair of low voltage copper wires coming into our homes. When… Read More »It’s over…we can’t go back
I just tried out the new Apple Vision Pro. It’s easy for you to do – just sign up for a demo at your Apple Store on apple.com. The demo lasted about 30 minutes, including time to customize to your eyesight and head size. I… Read More »First impressions of the Apple Vision Pro
The debate about EVs has become a simplistic discussion about range. Many reviewers focus on how many miles can one drive between charging, as if that’s all that matters or is even important. What’s missing in these reviews is that we don’t all use our… Read More »Should you buy an EV or PHEV?
While airline flying has deteriorated over the years with respect to comfort, reliability and convenience, technology has helped make things less worse. There’s an array of electronic gadgets and products that we now take for granted, but help offset that and make traveling a bit… Read More »Thank technology for making travel a bit better
I’ve attended the CES show, the annual showcase of consumer electronic products from around the world, for over 30 years. But I gave it up a few years ago when I became tired of the terrible traffic jams and innefficiency of back-to-back meetings held in… Read More »New CES products for the traveler
Hertz announced today that they’re selling 20,000 EVs from their fleet and replacing them with internal-combustion engine vehicles, taking a $245 million loss. As noted in my earlier column, Hertz’ decision to place an order for 100,000 Tesla’s was a really stupid move that was… Read More »Hertz unloads their Teslas
I’ve used the Urban Armor Gear Monarch iPhone case on my last several phones. I liked the ruggedness, the look, and its feel in my hand. The details are impressive, even the screws on the four corners that might be used to bolt the case… Read More »Dissecting the UAG Monarch iPhone case