The Great Gig in the Sky


In a contemporary review for The Dark Side of the Moon, Lloyd Grossman of Rolling Stone described "The Great Gig in the Sky" as a track [Pink Floyd] could have "shortened or dispensed". However, in a readers poll from the same magazine, the track was selected as the second greatest…

WWDC 2019 Wish List


Here we are again. A week away from the 2019 Apple World Wide Developers Conference. Christmas Eve for tech nerds. Each year I make a list of the things I'm hoping Apple will announce at the conference. Each one is a tangible upgrade that I think would be a huge…

Cutting The Cord – Part 4


This is the fourth part in my series on cutting the cord. If you're just visiting for the first time, you may want to start from the beginning. At minimum, I would strongly suggest you read Part 3: The Players where I discuss all of the major hardware, service, and…

Cutting The Cord


For the first time since the '80s, I no longer have a cable television bill. I have cut the cord. To many of my friends in the tech industry, this is hum-drum news. After all, we've been talking about "cord cutters" since broadcast subscribers began to decline back in 2010. What…

iOS 12 Wish List


I still maintain that iOS is the best mobile operating system on the market, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. There's still a lot of room for improvement, and I hope Apple continues to push forward year after year. Here are a few things I'd like to see added to…

WWDC 2017 Keynote Reactions


My quick thoughts on the WWDC Keynote this afternoon. tvOS Amazon Prime Video — yes! Coming later this year — ugh. Crickets. I really hope they put major effort behind this platform in the fall. watchOS Yawn. I have no interest in watchOS or the watch itself right now. My…