The web is swallowing the desktop whole and nobody noticed

Without anyone actually noticing, Electron-based web apps have begun swallowing your desktop computer whole.

2017-03-18 00:00:00 +0100

How to set up the perfect modern dev environment on Windows

I'm experimenting with developing directly on Windows after switching, and here's the best setup I've found so far for getting things done — Bash on Windows can basically do everything.

2017-03-11 00:00:00 +0100

Why I left Mac for Windows: Apple has given up

I'm a die-hard Apple user, but after years of watching the Mac slowly die, I've switched back to Windows. Here's the story of why I moved back to Windows, and what I've found so far.

2017-03-05 00:00:00 +0100

Charged newsletter is back – with its biggest overhaul ever

We just made the biggest changes ever to the newsletter, and it's back for good. There are big plans this year, and we hope you'll follow along.

2017-01-22 00:00:00 +0100

Taking a quick nap

Charged on the web got a makeover. Now it's time for the newsletter to get some love too, so we're taking a quick nap to get everything up to date - and even better for you.

2016-12-04 00:00:00 +0100

I got a Google Home and finally understand the future of computing

Google Home is like a personal assistant from Star Trek, and I'm totally surprised how much better it is than Siri.

2016-12-02 00:00:00 +0100

Apple just told the world it has no idea who the Mac is for

Last night’s Apple event was bizarre — I had been anticipating this show for a while, mostly looking forward to being able to stop telling people not to buy a Mac, because everything was so outdated. But, even though what I saw was interesting, it really feels like Apple has lost its way.

2016-11-01 00:00:00 +0100

The reason I keep going back to Apple might surprise you

I finally figured out why I keep buying Apple products, and it's not neccessarily because they're better, but because the company's support is so damn good.

2016-10-04 00:00:00 +0200

Google's software is putting Apple to shame

Google's "Pixel" event today put everything Apple is doing in the software department to shame, but what's not clear is if the search engine can actually pull it off.

2016-10-04 00:00:00 +0200

Welcome to the new Charged

Hey there, and welcome to the new Charged. We've got a proper website, finally, for the first time, where our podcast, blogs and newsletters can live in a single place. I hope you like it.

2016-09-25 00:00:00 +0200

Google buying Twitter would be the best result for everyone

Everyone thinks that Google acquiring Twitter would be a bad thing, but the reality is quite different: Twitter would be far better off.

2016-09-25 00:00:00 +0200

iOS 10: the beginning of the end for apps as you know them

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is a rare chance to get a glimpse into how the company’s long-term thinking could reshape the app industry, as well as the web. iOS 10 is going to change everything, in a big way.

2016-06-14 00:00:00 +0200

Everyone’s wrong about Apple Watch. Here’s why.

It can change your life in material ways, just by helping you make tiny behavior tweaks. All I needed was a push to get moving, and it delivered it — it might be all you need too.

2016-05-24 00:00:00 +0200

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