The many sides of Microsoft’s new two-screen Suface Duo phone

Panay describes the initial target audience for the Surface Duo as “Surface fans who live in the Microsoft app ecosystem,” and such folks may well be thrilled with the device right out of the box. Those who do at least some of their living in Slack, Zoom, and other non-Microsoft apps will be happiest if […]

Yep, Apple will help you find lost stuff besides its gear and your friends

Such products would be able to offer functionality similar to that Apple includes with its own devices, such as letting you display a message on a missing item that might allow a helpful stranger to return it. You might also receive alerts if the Find My network detects that you’re carrying an item that belongs […]

Apple’s 2005 and 2020 WWDC keynotes: Eerily similar—and worlds apart

Today, even if you’re enthusiastic about the potential of Apple-silicon Macs to come—as I am—you may feel a simultaneous twinge of regret on behalf of Intel. In 2005, it provided Apple with the best chips in the world; in 2020, it’s a legacy to be shed. That’s quite a downfall for one of the three […]

How to Create, Share, and Watch Instagram Reels

Music: Select music to play over your clip. Playback: Choose the playback speed of the clip. You can use slow motion or fast-forward effects. Effects: Instagram’s library of augmented reality masks, backgrounds, games, and more. Timer: Predetermine the length of the clip so you don’t have to use your hands to stop recording. There are […]

Forget the Microsoft Duo: LG’s Dual Screen devices offer more for hundreds less

There are some software enhancements Microsoft is offering for its suite of products and also a customized Kindle app from Amazon. I would love to see Amazon offer the same for devices like the LG Velvet or V60 too, but an app or two isn’t enough justification to buy a less capable device.