The Last-Bit Edition Monday, January 4, 2021

How To Craft The Perfect Apple Watch Face, by Craig Grannell, GQ

Whether you own the latest Apple Watch Series 6, the Apple Watch SE or an older model, your customisation options span from tracking the latest lunar cycle to AI-enabled artwork. Given all that choice can be a little overwhelming, we thought we'd break down your latest options and show you the shortcuts to crafting a more unique Watch.

Apple's 'Ring In The New Year' Activity Challenge Now Available, by Tim Hardwick, MacRumors

Apple’s annual “Ring in the New Year” Activity Challenge has begun appearing for many users in the Fitness app on iPhone and Apple Watch over the last few days.

Apple AirPods Max Over-Ear Headphones Review, by Matthew Jens, Stereonet

Never in my life have I come across Bluetooth headphones that cost so much. But then again, never in my life have I come across full-size headphones that boast so much wizardry and gadgetry packed into a premium, luxurious wireless offering.

MyLife Review: The Mindfulness App That Hooks Meditation Skeptics, by Ken Foster, Mashable

But if you’re stressed out about your life and goals already, how can you trust your mental state to an algorithm-driven phone app? I was surprised to find how effective (and accessible) these apps can be.

'Peak Hype': Why The Driverless Car Revolution Has Stalled, by Gwyn Topham, The Guardian

Looking back, Reed says “the technology worked … people had the sense, it does the right thing most of the time, we are 90% of the way there. But it is that last bit which is the toughest. Being able reliably to do the right thing every single time, whether it’s raining, snowing, fog, is a bigger challenge than anticipated.”

Bottom of the Page

What delights me? A good story -- whether it is in an e-book, an audiobook, or a TV show. A cup of coffee. A cup of ginger tea. A perfect sunny-side-up egg.

May you be delighted every day in this new year.


Thanks for reading.