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Apple AirPods vs. Google Pixel Buds

The Pixel Buds, Google’s $159 headphones designed to compete with Apple’s AirPods, finally launched this week so we thought we’d pit the two devices against one another to see how they measure up. While the AirPods are widely loved and have received mostly positive reviews from customers and media sites, …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.1.2 With Fix for Unresponsive iPhone X Display in Cold Temperatures

Apple today released iOS 11.1.2, the seventh official update to the iOS 11 operating system. iOS 11.1.2 comes just one week after Apple released iOS 11.1.1, an update that addressed a pesky and widespread autocorrect bug. The iOS 11.1.2 update can be downloaded for free on all eligible devices over-the-air …

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Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Young Smith Leaving the Company

Denise Young Smith, Apple’s current vice president of diversity and inclusion, plans to leave Apple at the end of this year, reports TechCrunch. Smith was promoted to her position in May of 2017, and prior to that, she was in human resources. Smith, who has been with Apple for more …

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Drake Told Off a Man Who Was Allegedly Groping Audience Members During His Performance 

Drake was doing a bit of post-concert performing at Sydney’s Marquee nightclub on Wednesday when he noticed a man in the crowd who appeared to be inappropriately touching fellow audience members. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Britain’s 1970s retread

THE strange 1970s revival in Britain has another twist. The main focus has been on the Labour party which, under Jeremy Corbyn, wants to return to the era marked by nationalisation and higher taxes. But in a sense the Brexiteers want to take Britain back to the 1970s too; to …

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Taraji P. Henson Will Star in a Gender-Flipped Remake of What Women Want

If there is one movie that really doesn’t hold up well in 2017, it might be What Women Want. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Fergie Likes to Drink Her Own…Wine

It’s a great week for advertorial and things of that nature, so why not check in with Fergie, whose family apparently has its own wine line (???) that she wants to talk about. Billboard has the story (“Fergie and Her Family Are in the Wine Business”), which, not to be …

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2 New Roy Moore Accusers Emerge

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 2 to 3 Weeks in United States and Canada

Shipping estimates for the iPhone X have improved to 2 to 3 weeks in the United States and Canada, up from the previous 3 to 4 week shipping estimates that have been available since early November. The new 2 to 3 week shipping estimates for North America follow improved shipping …

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Marco Arment Argues the 2012—2015 MacBook Pro is ‘Best Laptop That Has Ever Existed’

Marco Arment, a developer best known for co-founding Tumblr and creating apps Instapaper and Overcast, believes the 2012 to 2015 era 15-inch MacBook Pro is “the best laptop that has ever existed.” 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro “Introduced in 2012, less than a year after Steve Jobs died, I see it …