Keeping the user informed: Apple to update iOS with detailed battery stats and diagnostics

Apple’s latest #gate scandal has definitely ticked people off, and rightfully so. After a collection of users and an independent developer of a benchmarking app did a series of testing and experiments, it became apparent that older iPhones are slowed down intentionally. Only then did Apple come out and confirm that the company does it, but said there’s a good reason for it — the performance throttling occurred when an iPhone’s battery was old and unable to hold as much charge as it should. Slowing down the phone ensured a stable operation with no random shutdowns, reboots, or battery percentage …


Kumail Nanjiani's advice to 'SNL'-watching racists: 'An informed racist is a better racist.'

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Kumail Nanjiani opened his first hosting gig on Saturday Night Live with a searing stand-up comedy monologue that, in large part, took aim at the many different flavors of racist in the U.S. and the world.

It’s great TV.

For close to eight minutes, Nanjiani pokes at online trolls, Islamophobes, critics of “race-mixing,” and ignorant racists, the last of which is really a catch-all that covers all the others. It’s one of the funnier SNL opening monologues in recent memory, and hey, it also has some worthwhile things to say, too. Read more…

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