Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

iPad Pro 2018: WTF PDF!

After the break, stats from Geekbench for the iPad Pro 2018. It’s … shocking.

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iOS Screenshots Without Hardware Buttons!

No damn hardware buttons needed! Why didn’t anyone tell me this? Settings -> Accessibility -> Assistive Touch -> Enable AssistiveTouch -> floating button -> Device -> More -> Screenshot I must try the hell out of that when I’m at … Continue reading

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When Wells Met Welles

Here’s a nice break from the rancid politics of the day. H.G. Wells meets Orson Welles on the radio in 1940. A YouTube Commenter points out: Wells was 74 at that time; Welles was 25. Orson Welles Meets H.G. Wells … Continue reading

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Technogentrification Is The Latest Scam

VCs await regulatory clarity on Opportunity Zones, the latest tactic to draw capital to the Heartland That’s the thesis behind Opportunity Zones, a tax incentive program laid out by Congress in last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The incentive … Continue reading

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Swagtron: No More Carbon Fiber Scooters; New Pro eScooter

Swagtron Swagger Pro SG3 Folding Electric Sport Scooter I have no idea when they added this. Swagtron is not a company I follow. I don’t like their products, the way they deal with customers, their inflated specs, their cheap Chinese … Continue reading

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Lime Admits Rental eScooter Battery Fire Hazard

This was September 13: Scooter Caught on Fire I didn’t believe Lime then. This is now: Battery problem prompts Lime to pull electric scooters off streets in LA, Tahoe, San Diego Electric scooter giant Lime has yanked about 2,000 of … Continue reading

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Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody

Ignore. The. Fucking. Movie. Critics. Here is what no one has said, not even on YouTube: This movie will make you cry. Unless you’re a goddammed robot. Which the reviewer for The New York Times probably is. I read that … Continue reading

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Xiaomi Versus Lyft In Rental eScooter Modifications

This is rather screwy … Xiaomi doesn’t want Lyft using its electric scooters “We also do not condone Lyft’s unauthorized modification or retrofitting of our electric scooters for general public use,” Xiaomi wrote in its letter. If Lyft does not … Continue reading

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