The Something-Much-Older Edition Sunday, May 7, 2023

Why I Want Apple Arcade To Include Classic Arcade Games – And Why That’ll Never Happen, by Craig Grannell, Stuff

That said, I’m halfway through this week’s column and haven’t yet had a good moan. So I’ll start now: I want an arcade in Apple Arcade. I’d always hoped Apple might sneak one in. When I’d heard it unveiled ‘classics’, my heart skipped a beat, until I realised they were old iPhone games. I’d been hoping for something much older.


Affinity Photo 2 Review 2023, by Kimberley Lane,

We think Affinity Photo 2 would be a great option for Astrophotographers specifically with its dedicated Astrophotography stacking tool and the remove background tool, making image stacking a breeze. While it's not as robust as Photoshop, it can absolutely satisfy your image editing needs and provide you with some beautiful results.

Keychron’s Mechanical K5 Pro Keyboard Is Ideal For Spreadsheet Jockeys, by Mark Sparrow, Forbes

The low-profile PBT double-shot keycaps make the K5 Pro look slimmer and are available with white or RGB backlighting. Thanks to its full size, the K5 Pro has a numeric keypad, making it ideal for spreadsheet use. Because of the low-profile design, the K5 Pro takes up slightly less space than a conventional full-size keyboard because there aren’t any spaces between the cursor cluster and the numeric keypad.


Buffett Says Apple Is The Best Business Berkshire Owns; Users Would Give Up A 2nd Car Before iPhone, by Michael Potuck, 9to5Mac

Buffett’s conviction about Apple has grown over the years. Back in 2020, he said Apple was “probably the best business in the world.”

Today he’s made it clear he sees Apple as number one, dropping the “probably.” Along with the statement that Apple is superior to anything Berkshire fully controls he said the iPhone maker is “a better business than any we own.”

Bottom of the Page

Games used to be simple to understand. I can explain Pac-Man in a single sentence. Whatever the Pac-Mac game currently in Apple Arcade, on the other hand, I do not understand.


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