The Private-Browsing Edition Sunday, August 2, 2020

Incognito Mode May Not Work The Way You Think It Does, by David Nield, Wired

Incognito or private mode does indeed keep certain aspects of your browsing private, but it's important to be aware of what it hides and erases from your computer or phone and what it doesn't. Once you understand exactly what these modes do in your browser, you'll know when they can be most useful.

Apple, ARM, And What It Means, by Kevin Purdy, iFixIt

Apple will be able to deliver the same performance on less power—and, in the bargain, be able to integrate more of their “stuff” on the same chip (for even more power savings). [...]

Fewer chips also means a smaller board—which generally means less power consumption or better performance. That’s more important than ever, because Apple is literally sitting on the limit of how much battery they can have in a laptop.


Apple Marks Return Of NHL With New 'Hockey Tape' Ad Shot On iPhone 11 Pro, by Joe Rossignol, MacRumors

Titled “Hockey Tape,” the 30-second video features Vegas Golden Knights players Marc-André Fleury and Mark Stone having some on-ice fun with the iPhone 11 Pro, which they attach to the boards, a hockey stick, and a skate with hockey tape.

Apple Card Deferred Payment Program Extended Through August, by Juli Clover, MacRumors

Apple has again extended its Apple Card COVID-19 Customer Assistance Program by a month, which will allow cardholders who apply for aid to defer their August payments without incurring interest charges.


Apple Purges More Than 30,000 Apps From Its China Store, by Linus Chua, Bloomberg

Apple Inc. removed more than 30,000 apps from its China store Saturday, with games making up 90% of the apps, Qimai Research Institute said.

Apple Asks UK Landlords To Cut Apple Store Rents In Half, by Malcolm Owen, AppleInsider

Apple has made a request to landlords in the United Kingdom to cut the amount of rent it pays by half and to offer a free rental period, a report claims, with Apple supposedly offering to extend its leases for those who take up its offer.

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After six months, I've finally went to the barber today.

One more to-do item checked off. Anxiety continue to exist.


Thanks for reading.