Reviewing the Surface Go

Microsoft released the Surface Go last week, and I’ve spent a few days playing with it. This lower power, lower profile Surface tablet left a few questions when it came out. Especially with Windows 10 S mode, which is a slightly more secure mode for Windows 10 that…

Otamatone, that fun weird musical instrument

The Otamatone, it’s this weird looking musical instrument. It is a singing toy whose body is shaped like an eighth note (it also somewhat resembles a tadpole, “otamajakushi” being Japanese for “tadpole”), with sound emerging from a “mouth” on the notehead. I…

CloudFlare launches new public DNS service: 1.1.1.1

CloudFlare has just launched a new public DNS service called 1.1.1.1 Matthew Prince wrote a nice post on it in the CloudFlare Blog: The problem is that these DNS services are often slow and not privacy respecting. What many Internet users don’t realize is that even…

The Wirecutter's Apple HomePod review: "It only sounds great"

In its current state, the HomePod is not the device that Apple originally announced in 2017. In particular it’s missing a few marquee features, such as the ability to connect multiple speakers in multiple rooms. Overall, the HomePod is neither as versatile nor as affordable as most of its…

An eight-year-old reviews the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the new-and-improved game system for gamers like me. When I’ve gone over to my friends’ houses, I explored the Xbox, and PlayStation 3 and 4. But these game systems are nothing compared to the Nintendo Switch. My grandmother just bought me the game system this…