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Linked: “MacBook Pro? No”

via Shahid Kamal: Let me count the way my latest MacBook Pro is not suitable for professional use, but before I do that, you should know that I’ve been buying and recommending Macs since 2001. I’ve spent a fortune on them. I love them, but I only like my latest MacBook Pro (a 2016 model …

Linked: $20,000 Hasselblad Camera versus $1000 Pixel 2

via YouTube & Laughing Squid: Lori Dorn, “Not surprisingly, the Hasselblad did a much better job at smoothly revealing details at larger sizes but the Pixel did fine for social media sized photos. In testing out the depth of field capabilities, the results were close, buy the more expensive camera provided finer background details. Summing …

Linked: “Transferring SD card data to iOS, fast”

via Six Colors: The big challenge has been iOS’s sad and continued lack of support for external storage devices. When I’m traveling with only my iPhone and iPad, I can record audio on an external device—an SD-card recorder from Zoom, usually—but how do I get those files onto my iOS device? iOS can’t see the …

Linked: “Designing a Friendlier Untappd”

via Medium: As is evident, most (87%) users of Untappd use the app as a personal beer log. However, one of the interesting insights is that double the people use the app to check a beer’s rating than see what their friends are drinking (8% versus 4%). Interesting for an app that is supposed to …