The Not-Too-Picky Edition Sunday, August 7, 2022

Is Apple’s M2 MacBook Air Any Good For Games?, by Craig Grannell, Wired

So if you just want to play the odd game to relax, enjoy casual fare or streaming, or aren’t too picky regarding AAA games, the Air will serve. And if you’re into classic games, OpenEmu remains the most polished and user-friendly emulation system around on the desktop.

It's Time To Embrace Physical Media Again, by Brendan Hesse, LifeHacker

Digital content comes and goes, servers go offline, and users lose content if they migrate to different apps, but that shelf of movies in your living room isn’t going anywhere. And as long as you have the right equipment, you can enjoy it forever, whenever you want, without having to subscribe to a new service, download an app, or fuss over your wireless connection.

What Is Jony Ive, Former Apple Chief Designer, Doing Now?, by Kaitlyn McInnis, Fast Company

The shift away from Apple has given Ive and Newson more time to focus on other big-name clients, including Airbnb and Terra Carta, on undisclosed projects. Most recently he was recruited by the Agnelli family to work with Ferrari and Ferrari’s holding company Exor. Details on exactly what Ive will be doing with the brand are slim—but certain car and design industry folk believe the collaboration could be to do with Ferrari’s first electric vehicle which is slated for release in 2025.

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Someone in my storage boxes, I still have many CDs (and DVDs? I cann't remember…) from magazines such as MacAddict and Inside Mac Games. It is probably nostalgia talking here, but I seem to remember being more delighted browsing the CDs than browsing Apple Arcade today.


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