Apple Is Expected to Debut Its New iPhone Next Week

(SAN FRANCISCO) — Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco. The tech giant announced the date for the Sept. 7 launch by sending out invitations to technology journalists and industry analysts on Monday. Apple didn’t provide any details, in […]

The Apple Store Is About to Change Drastically

Apple is thinking different—again. This time, the tech giant wants to revolutionize the havens where it hawks its wares by making them destinations for far more than just gadgetry. Since 2014, retail chief Angela Ahrendts and design chief Jony Ive have been collaborating to revamp the wildly lucrative Apple Store, its glassy temple for iPhones, […]

The Peppermint Twist Is Still Cool

The Peppermint operating system is built around a concept not found in most Linux distros. It is a hybrid combination of traditional Linux desktop applications and cloud-based infrastructure. Peppermint 7, the annual update released in June, is a lightweight distribution based on Ubuntu 16.04. It uses LXDE as the default desktop environment, and shows considerable […]

Dark Days Ahead for Companies That Fail Customers

It’s 2016, and there are more ways to connect than ever before. You would think customer service and customer care would be at an all-time high. Why, then, do so many customers feel they are at an all-time low? Companies are using social networks to provide customer service, but they are failing. Companies don’t seem […]

#StandWithLeslie and Obliterate Internet Trolls

I think there’s a legitimate argument for removing one category of folks from the gene pool, because they spend the little time they are given on Earth making other folks’ lives miserable. Back when I was playing MMOs, some twisted folks — known as “griefers,” would lie in wait to mug lower level characters and […]

Amazon Tests Out 30-Hour Work Week

The Washington Post reports that Amazon is launching technical teams whose workers will only clock in for 30 hours a week. While plenty of employees at Amazon are part-time, the novelty here is that the teams are entirely made up of workers on a reduced schedule, including managers. The teams’ members will receive the same […]