Tinkerer Jonathan Zufi talks about design and Escape From New York

Tinkerer Jonathan Zufi talks about design and Escape From New York

This week on Technotopia I talked to Jonathan Zufi, creator of the LifeClock One, a replica of the watch worn by Snake Pliskin in Escape From New York. Zufi loves design and his insight on what makes something a timeless classic – even when it comes to computer...
Apple and Android are destroying the Swiss Watch industry

Apple and Android are destroying the Swiss Watch industry

 In Q4 2017 – essentially during the last holiday season – market research firm Canalys found that more people bought Apple watches than Swiss watches. Two million more, to be exact. Brian Heater has more data but this news is quite problematic for the folks eating...
Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running “slower”

Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running “slower”

 Due to a Reddit post and the loose interpretation of subsequent benchmark tests posted by Primate Labs’ John Poole, the ‘Apple throttles old iPhones’ meme has reared its head again. The gist, as it always is, is that Apple is being super petty and trying to force...