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Cancelling Amazon Prime. I no longer want to support such an exploitative parasite of a company.

It’s also lost a lot of edge in terms of free/fast shipping since tons of competitors either match or are close enough now.

Finally got another Finer Tech newsletter out this past weekend. I’ve been struggling to write for a while, and this lockdown only made it worse. I hate this.

This is your infrequent reminder that Scroll is a sort of Netflix for reading on the web and I really hope it takes off because this feels like a good solution to zillions of paywalls and logins. I like it. scroll.com

Hey, remember when Zoom abused app permissions to install an always-on background web server on your computer for no good reason? And now it’s sending all your data to Facebook even if you don’t have an account.

Maybe we need an alternative vid conferencing app.

This week’s Finer Tech Newsletter should be ready by Sunday. Between going to C2E2 today and traveling this weekend for a family/friend thing, I need a little more time.

But you don’t need much time at all to subscribe for free!

Replaced my iPad Pro under AppleCare, did an iCloud restore on the new one at home. First time in a while I skipped the Apple Pay setup, and wow was that a mistake.

I’m disappointed at how aggressive and how often iOS bugs me to set up Apple Pay. It’s off putting. Ew.

The Apple TV app on Apple TV (yes this naming scheme is dumb) takes way too long to resume a film or tv show.

“How to survive remote work during the winter”

Get comfortable pajamas. Er, excuse me: “loungewear.”

Last year I switched to Raindrop for my bookmarks. It’s quite flexible, supports multi-word tags, has a good iOS app, and has lots of little touches I like. 👍🏻👍🏻