2020-11-30: I set a goal to post something to one of my blogs and/or a photo each day during Dec. Today, I added …

2020-11-04: The only thing I want from Apple Watch Series 7 is a longer battery life. I’m sure they’ll pack in …

2020-10-28: My iPad autocorrected “memo” to “meme” this morning and I’m not sure if that’s a bad thing.

2020-10-17: TIL I have a tintype photo of an ancestor taken in 1867

2020-10-12: “Ecological breakdown isn’t caused by everyone equally. The richest 1% emit 100 times more than the …

2020-10-01: Things are fucked. Here, watch a great essay about the strange legacy of Dune (the film and also the …

2020-09-29: I’m starting to get 11-inch iPad Pro-curious. I love my 12-inch Pro, but it can be cumbersome in …

2020-09-28: Wait, Micro.blog doesn’t seem to support GIFs. Say it ain’t so!

2020-09-28: Have you ever thought about how there is nothing in the world or the universe that says today is …

2020-09-28: Carrot Weather, always on top of current events.

2020-09-27: 🍑

2020-09-24: Anyone else not able to scroll the website of the Coalition for App Fairness on iPad, perhaps a bit …

2020-09-22: Anyone have tips for getting back to reading books and making it a habit?

2020-09-14: Crossing my fingers for an iPad mini with the Pro, super thin bezel design tomorrow.

2020-09-04: Hey everyone. I hope you’re doing well. I’m not so well. But I’m trying.

2020-07-06: ‪New, post-vacation Finer Tech newsletter goes out in an hour. Bite-sized tips on Magic Keyboard …

2020-07-01: Cancelling Amazon Prime. I no longer want to support such an exploitative parasite of a company. …

2020-06-01: Finally deleted all my old, unused Instagram accounts. I do want to shoot more and see your photos, …

2020-05-06: Apparently Robert Irwin is just as goofy as his dad was. I think it’s neat.

2020-05-04: Google killed brevity in YouTube videos, and we helped I write this as someone who watches a lot of …

2020-04-13: Finally got another Finer Tech newsletter out this past weekend. I’ve been struggling to write …

2020-04-07: This is your infrequent reminder that Scroll is a sort of Netflix for reading on the web and I …

2020-04-06: Apple Books finally getting some due praise. The complete redesign in iOS 12 is damn good (and where …

2020-03-27: Hey, remember when Zoom abused app permissions to install an always-on background web server on your …

2020-03-24: YOLO

2020-03-17: Voted. Washed hands. Put pajamas back on. Back to work.

2020-02-28: This week’s Finer Tech Newsletter should be ready by Sunday. Between going to C2E2 today and …

2020-02-02: Wow, a great day for the newsletter! Thanks everyone. 😊

2020-01-30: A video essay exploring the sexual assault of men played for laughs. Part 1: Male perpetrators Part …

2020-01-28: Scroll makes hundreds of websites ad-free for $5 per month YES! It took way too long for something …

2020-01-27: Replaced my iPad Pro under AppleCare, did an iCloud restore on the new one at home. First time in a …

2020-01-20: The Apple TV app on Apple TV (yes this naming scheme is dumb) takes way too long to resume a film or …

2020-01-19: TIL Steam Powered Giraffe is a music thing and it’s amazing and weird and wonderful.

2020-01-17: “How to survive remote work during the winter” Get comfortable pajamas. Er, excuse me: “loungewear.”

2020-01-16: I want an iPad Pro mini. And no, my 11 Pro Max doesn’t count.

2020-01-16: Last year I switched to Raindrop for my bookmarks. It’s quite flexible, supports multi-word tags, …

2020-01-13: There’s a subreddit called “what’s wrong with your dog” 😄 …

2020-01-13: My Chicago Target has a vinyl section now. What is happening??

2020-01-10: CTA discontinues loop-de-loop rail course in downtown - The Chicago Genius Herald THANKS LIGHTFOOT 😄

2020-01-09: I’m giving the Focus Course Digital Planner for iPad a try this year, and so far I really like it. …

2020-01-09: Why does Micro Blog for iPad crop photos to a square?

2020-01-08: A question about the Apple TV and how it syncs your Up Next list. Does it use the current …

2020-01-08: The Masone Bamboo Labyrinth I visited outside of Parma, Italy.

2020-01-07: TIL Henry Cavill not only did all his own stunts in The Witcher, but always played himself on …

2020-01-06: RuPaul Answers Increasingly Personal Questions | Vanity Fair I am totally into these new kinds of …

2020-01-05: “Next Star Wars film set to take place hundreds of years before the Skywalker saga” So help me, if …

2020-01-03: I watch a lot of YouTube now (yes, I pay for YouTube Premium). Many gaming channels, educational …

2020-01-01: “The guy on the bottom never gets enough credit.” Jessi while watching our local news broadcast of …

2019-12-31: Hot take? I really like the Apple TV Siri Remote. It has some drawbacks but, to me, the advantages …

2019-12-23: Hi, internet retailers, organizations, and all sites people can register for. .com, .net, and .org …

2019-12-22: Good news, everyone. Finer Tech Newsletter # 60 goes out tomorrow morning! Got some good stuff for …

2019-12-03: I hoped that Apple TV gaining multi-user support would mean different app layouts. But it seems to …

2019-12-02: Facebook releases photo transfer tool to let users migrate to other services, starting with Google …

2019-12-02: Hooray, I finally got @ chartier on Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/ch…

2019-12-02: Played with a 16-inch MBP at an 🍎 Store. Keyboard is 🧑🏻‍🍳💋. Of course, the proof of the pudding is …

2019-11-15: I’m in northern Italy with the Bear folks. Is pretty country. The prosciutto is divine. I need …

2019-11-08: Do noise canceling headphones also cancel ambient noise for callers? Could I do a call in a medium …

2019-11-04: Hey Micro.blog, you spiffy spiffy folks. How are you all.

2019-10-09: Hi. Andy Rubin was forced out of Google after sexual misconduct (investigated and verified). Google …

2019-10-09: One of the world’s largest video games and the most popular gaming console both drop support for …

2019-09-16: Google Reader’s death gave life back to RSS newsreaders Wherein I finally collected my rant into a …

2019-09-16: iOS 13 comes out Thu, Sep 19. My free Finer Tech tips newsletter all about #iOS13 comes out Sat …

2019-07-26: To folks heading to #Macstock2019, I’m sorry to say I need to bow out this year due to some personal …

2019-07-19: Thank you Oscar

2019-07-12: “If I’m not doing anything wrong, what do I have to worry about?” “Alexa, how do I treat (whatever …

2019-06-21: ‪Can we all agree that the iPhone X/XS display is not “edge to edge?” Cuz there’s a big ol’ bezel …

2019-06-21: I think CVS got the message about the receipts.

2019-05-19: National Geographic is broadcasting a live African safari in the Maasai Mara and this is kind of …

2019-05-01: I started working with a new client recently, Draftbit. It’s a browser-based, drag and drop …

2019-04-19: Lil Dicky: Earth - Official Music Video A few lines are NSFW. But this made me happy. If you …

2019-03-14: 🚨 #Dropbox is now limiting free accounts to a max of three devices. If you previously hooked up more …

2019-03-14: If you have trouble breathing through your nose, I highly recommend trying to see an ENT (ear, nose, …

2019-03-13: A TIL about #VideoGames, #Bayonetta, and a witch’s power: Apparently, a frequent belief and lore …

2019-03-06: I can’t decide which Oscar photo I like more: the vibrant or vintage (there are two photos in this …

2019-03-04: I’m trying to actually write more at Finer Tech. Feels good.

2019-03-04: Another day, another story about killing the password. I do find it interesting that this seems like …

2019-03-02: “What was the point of developing opposable thumbs just to snap pictures of our heads, post them on …

2019-03-01: Could someone please endorse me on LinkedIn for “Has become quite adept at tapping Apple Watch …

2019-02-28: Brother asked me a question today, we could use more feedback: for folks who have owned more than …

2019-02-21: The 2018 iPad Pros are perfect. There, I said it.

2019-02-21: Just realized that all of my key devices went USB-C in a surprisingly short amount of time: iPad Pro …

2019-02-21: A list of small features and changes I would love to see in iOS 13 - Finer Things in Tech We all …

2019-02-21: At this point, I believe the YouTube app should be banned from the App Store until they add true iOS …

2019-02-14: The Hornet expansion for Hollow Knight became so large they turned it into a full-blown sequel!! 🤩

2019-02-12: I want to doubt this rumor about Apple wanting 50% from publishers on a subscription news service. …

2019-02-11: In retrospect, I’m even happier that I never saw The Social Network.

2019-01-31: 🚨 Looking for contract or p/t work 📝 Hey folks, I’m looking for one or two more remote …

2019-01-31: My biggest client is in Italy/Ireland (Bear, it’s a notes app), and we have a Slack. Yesterday I …

2019-01-30: I get that it would be a dangerous move, but a big part of me hopes Apple bans Facebook from the App …

2019-01-21: iOS question for y’all: whenever my sister or I try to share more than 3 photos from the Photos app …

2019-01-20: I really hope the iPhone goes USB-C, damn the arguments against. I believe.

2019-01-08: 🎼🎧😊 Sunflower. The Spiderverse song that relaxes Miles. song.link/us/i/1445… #music …

2019-01-06: There are many skins for Skaarf in #VaingloryGame, but the rainbow skin is mine. (I mean. You can …

2019-01-06: I have become quite thankful for YouTube channels that do cinematic compilations of video game …

2019-01-06: Jessi got me a #HollowKnight skin for my Switch for Christmas. 🤩

2019-01-04: I normally don’t do these, but: my New Year’s 2019 resolutions

2018-12-28: “But Incineroar? Nice try Nintendo. But after playing him, this… thing is not a Pokemon. John …

2018-12-28: Revue just sent me a neat list of the most popular/clicked links from my newsletter for 2018. This …

2018-12-23: I miss funny ringtones and sounds. Everybody stand back. I’m going to experiment with UNMUTING MY …

2018-12-22: 🍑

2018-12-22: 🚨📰 The last Finer Tech Newsletter of 2018 goes out soon. You should totally click this internet …

2018-12-20: Did Micro.blog turn on auto-posting to Twitter? Pretty sure I didn’t. And I sure as hell don’t want …

2018-12-20: #WeAllLiveHere Found in the Roosevelt Collection in #Chicago pixelfed.social/p/chartie…

2018-12-20: Into the Spider-Verse is good content.

2018-12-19: A small change to the Finer Tech Newsletter publishing schedule (and possibly day) …

2018-12-13: I just joined The Correspondent, a movement for #unbreakingnews. Will you join me? …

2018-12-13: I kiiinda want purple hair, like my Memoji. Except a little darker.

2018-12-02: The minimum security prison in The Loop in #Chicago lookin all Blade Runner on a foggy night …