The Decline of Medium.com

I still fondly remember when Medium first hit the scene. Everyone loved the quality of the writing and variety, every article I read was seemingly well-written and of high quality. Fast forward to 2017 and Medium has become the equivalent of a never-ending TED Talk. Everyone wants to improve my life and tell me how … 

 

The Masters Sale Is A Farce

Chances are if you’re Australian, then you’re well aware Masters the previously Woolworths owned Bunnings competitor that failed is closing down December 11th, 2016. Just like the Dick Smith “fire sale”, Masters are selling all of their stock at discounted prices. The issue here is the supposed discounts are a farce. There are bargains to … 

 

How Microsoft Could Beat Slack: HIPAA Compliance

The curtains have opened on Microsoft’s Slack competitor called Microsoft Teams. Just like Slack it supports channels, group messaging and other communicative features many users of Slack have grown to love. My first thought when I heard about this was, oh here we go, Microsoft trying to compete with the well-established and universally loved communication … 

 

The New MacBook Pro: A Missed Opportunity

It’s hard to avoid Apple announcements for new hardware and the introduction of the new MacBook Pro is no exception. I live on both sides of the fence using PC and Mac. I don’t lean in one direction over the other, but when it comes to development, using a Mac is definitely less stressful. I … 

 

R.I.P Apple

Well, the rumours were true: the iPhone 7 has been announced without a headphone jack. While nobody is truly surprised by this because, I wanted to believe it was only a rumour. Surely Apple wouldn’t kill off such a widely used feature? I am all for pushing technology forward, but we aren’t talking about VCR … 

 

Apple’s San Bernardino Conundrum

In-case you hadn’t heard, the FBI is trying to compel Apple to assist them in cracking open an iPhone 5c used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino shooting that took placed back on December 2, 2015. While on the surface the demands to some might sound reasonable, “Please help us unlock this …