Monday, July 15, 2013

Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping for New TV Service   

Apple

Jessica Lessin reporting on her blog: Apple has a new trick up its sleeve as it tries to launch a long-awaited television service: technology that allows viewers to skip commercials and that pays media companies for the skipped views. As … Continue reading →

The Weatherman   

Music

From the biography at gregoryalanisakov.com: To me, the idea of a weatherman is really powerful. There’s a guy on television or on the radio telling us the future, and nobody cares. It’s this daily mundane miracle, and I think the … Continue reading →

Beyond the Finish Line   

Reading

Tim Rohan writing for the New York Times: But he feared his money and fame would run out. He retained a lawyer and two financial advisers. He put his money in a trust fund. He would trade it all, though, … Continue reading →

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Add your e-mail address to iMessage   

iOS

Allyson Kazmucha writing for iMore: Along with receiving iMessages at your phone number on the iPhone, you can receive iMessages at your Apple ID email address on iOS and OS X as well. But what if you’ve got more than … Continue reading →

Canon EOS M

Photography

Andy Westlake, writing for DPReview in July 2012: Of course the really big question is how well the EOS M will fare against established competitors from the likes of Olympus, Panasonic and Sony. We’re not expecting any surprises in terms … Continue reading →