Apple Watch Ultra – Long(ish) term review

Back in September, Apple launched the new "pro" edition of their Watch, called the Watch Ultra. And a rare bit of fanboy-ing, I preordered it the next day. A few days after the release of it, I got mine in the mail. So what's it like, about two months in? Let's take a look. I've … Continue reading Apple Watch Ultra – Long(ish) term review

The State of The Home Office

COVID isn't gone, of course, but outside of a few select countries, it does seem like nation-wide lockdowns and work-from-home mandates are behind us for now. Which begs the question, where are we with working from home? First of all, it's been rebranded. Maybe its because "work from home" has a lockdown ring to it, … Continue reading The State of The Home Office

Myth Tested: A Jab From The Past

I'm going to try and post semi-regular posts that test common myths, old and new. This first one is highly topical, and has to do with mRNA vaccines, the basis of several of the leading COVID-19 vaccines. Listen to anyone who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccines, and a concern they are very likely to … Continue reading Myth Tested: A Jab From The Past

Crypto is Dead, Long Live Crypto

Bitcoin, Dogecoin, the Chinese, and Elon Musk, oh my Supposedly, there's an ancient Chinese curse that goes "may you live in interesting times". And boy, have times been interesting for investors in cryptocurrency lately, with more ups and downs than a mountain trail run. The main player, of course, is Bitcoin. By far the most … Continue reading Crypto is Dead, Long Live Crypto

Finding A New Way(mo)

Waymo has changed leadership. What can we deduce (i.e. speculate) from the new faces? Waymo, the autonomous car wing of Alphabet, announced new leadership last week. For a long time, the company was headed by John Krafcik, who has extensive experience in the automotive industry. He is now stepping down, and leaving leadership to a … Continue reading Finding A New Way(mo)

Jet Packs To The Rescue!

Imagine this scenario: you're out hiking in the British mountains, maybe in Wales (by the famous Brekin Beacons) or the famous Lake District, when you trip, fall, and injure your leg. You're unable to walk another step. You pull out your phone and place a call to the authorities, but you're a good hours hike … Continue reading Jet Packs To The Rescue!

Friday Dose of Good News

Finishing the week strong with a round-up of some of the best news from primarily the tech area. It's Friday, and time to take a look at a bit of good news from the past week. Let's go. The future is coming, and it may just save us all. California puts deadline on ICE carsThe … Continue reading Friday Dose of Good News

A Battery (Day) of New Announcements

If I was the CEO of a traditional car manufacturer, and didn't already have a solid investment in an EV strategy, I'd be calling for an emergency management meeting about now. Tesla's annual battery day was upon us this week, delayed from the spring due to the COVID-19 restrictions. And interestingly, I'm seeing as many … Continue reading A Battery (Day) of New Announcements