Most people probably think passwords are a nuisance and necessary, but the trend with tech companies is shifting towards replacing passwords with passkeys. It’s a subtle shift towards automation in an effort to make passwords unnecessary, or at least reduce the nuisance. However, I believe this type of automation comes with a roughly equal share […]
This phrase sounds positive and generally has a positive impression, but lately I have been hearing it in bizarre contexts, to the point that it is yet another phrase to lose its meaning. Words still matter, but this phrase’s meaning has been slowly perverted over time. At best, its meaning is a hollow legal disclaimer […]
I wrote a post about how a smart phone feature can be a bargain version of an emergency medical alert, sending a message to a contact as a last resort. Emergency medical alert is an old idea, but since 2017, the ubiquitous smart phone has put all the pieces together to be a virtual replacement. […]
If, in the rare instance you are in an emergency and cannot easily call for help, your smartphone has a way to help. I wish I knew about this feature earlier, not necessarily for myself, but for my parents and folks like them who have health issues and hardly know how to use a smartphone. […]
I will be posting my software apps, but in an opening twist, I want to point you to an open source software I fixed, Meteorologist Classic. It displays weather info in the menubar. Enjoy!