How Apple killed Airpods Pro’s Active noise cancellation with a firmware update

I’ve been testing the Airpods Pro for quite a while now and I would be ready to write a thorough review, if a substantial problem hadn’t intervened: the Active noise cancellation quality was reduced with the firmware 2B588 in mid November and the problem persists with the latest firmware 2D27. The original 2B584 firmware is the only one not having issues but there is no way to stop the update, which is automatic. Continue reading “How Apple killed Airpods Pro’s Active noise cancellation with a firmware update”

Apple Watch Series 5 | 5 years afterwards

It seems like yesterday when the first Apple Watch was introduced in September 2014 alongside the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. It was a pivotal moment for Apple not only because it was the first new product since the iPad in 2010 but also because, as we now know, it was the time Jony Ive began to feel frustrated and unsatisfied. In the next years, he focused more on different projects like the Apple Park and these helped him to prolong his bond with the company created by his “Most close and loyal friend”, Steve Jobs. Continue reading “Apple Watch Series 5 | 5 years afterwards”

One month with the iPhone XS Max and why I returned it

The first five iPhones had the same screen size and they were designed to be comfortably held in one hand. Steve Jobs died in 2011 and he left projects for the following years. In 2012 the iPhone 5 featured a bigger screen, the 0.5-inch gain was obtained trough a taller screen. This meant that the 5 has the same width as the 4, and the one-hand usability was therefore mantained, the screen ratio changed due to the increased number of vertical pixels. So far so good.

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Transhumanism | San Junipero and life after life

And though time goes by

I will always be

In a club with you

In nineteen seventy three

James Blunt – 1973

Suggested songs for background during reading:

  1. Alphaville – Forever young
  2. Belinda Carlisle – Heaven is a place on earth
  3. James blunt – 1973

Some periods of our life are so above average to resemble a different existence. That exhilarating feeling of walking three meters above everyone else, of fulfillment and joy, like the world is revolving around us and our favorite music is in the air. It can be days, weeks or years for the most fortunate. Almost everyone has had or is going to have his. The Daft Punk would call it the “prime time of your life”.

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