The iPod became 20 years old yesterday. The infamous ”No wireless. Less space than a nomad. Lame.” comment of the time is a timeless example of not judging products by a specs sheet1, or not trusting that the criteria of the specs sheet are the ones you would have made. For example, the iPod did indeed have less space than some contemporaries, but it achieved its space while being much smaller and lighter than the competition, making it more practical as a portable media player.
There's a big difference between leaking interesting, but ultimately not important, details about upcoming products vs. blowing the whistle on malpractice and abuse in organizations.
Your occasional dose of Star Trek: a deleted scene from Star Trek: Nemesis that really sets the tone for Star Trek: Picard (which aired 18 years later!).
One of the things about the new MacBook Pros' "notch" is that use cases like playing a game or movie in full screen don't really matter. Those will simply fill the 16:9 or 16:10 portion of the screen, which doesn't have a cutout. The top just becomes black.
One of the sillier aspects in Monday's Apple Event was the way they announced, proudly, that problems they themselves had created have been fixed. Bringing back HDMI, MagSafe, and an SD card slot. Bringing back a tactile row of function keys.
Both Intel and now Qualcomm seem bitter and snarky that customers are trying their own thing.
Thought experiment: what if ad-based business models weren't a thing?
Luna Display is adding Windows, which, yeah, of course they are. That was exactly the right move to make. Apple sherlocked their main feature — treating an iPad as an additional display for your Mac — as "Sidecar" in macOS 10.15 Catalina, and they dit the thing that makes sense for everyone: cover the 90% use case for their own user base. This leaves Astropad/Luna Display to figure out how to focus on the remaining 10%, and they have.