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Yoni Heisler

Since 2015
Top Channel Apple
Articles 5,408

Bio

A life long Mac user and Apple enthusiast, Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large for over 6 years. His writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and most recently, TUAW. When not writing about and analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions, the most recent examples being The Walking Dead and Broad City.

Coronavirus Update Vaccine

Dr. Fauci warns that Russia’s alleged coronavirus vaccine could do more harm than good

August 20th, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci believes Russia’s alleged coronavirus vaccine is “bogus.” Fauci notes that the vaccine hasn’t been sufficiently tested and likely isn’t safe. Russia has not made its coronavirus vaccine research and testing results available to medical professionals. In a best-case scenario, Dr. Anthony Fauci believes we may be able to develop an effective coronavirus …

Coronavirus Update Fauci

Dr. Fauci has some bad news for recovered coronavirus patients

August 19th, 2020

Coronavirus patients who do not require hospitalization can still experience a number of long-term health issues. Doctors are already finding that otherwise recovered coronavirus victims tend to experience lingering symptoms such as fatigue, breathing issues, and a host of cardiovascular problems. A recent CDC report found that one-third of coronavirus patients endure symptoms that don’t …

iPod Top Secret

Apple in 2005 helped the Department of Energy build a top secret iPod

August 18th, 2020

Apple in 2005 helped two contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy build a modified iPod capable of housing specialized hardware. An Apple engineer who worked on the project speculates that the government wanted to create an undercover Geiger counter to covertly record radiation levels. In a fascinating story posted to TidBITS this week, former …

Epic Games Fortnite

Why is ‘Fortnite’ off the App Store but still available on consoles?

August 17th, 2020

Epic Games sued Apple and Google last week after Fortnite was removed from the App Store and Google Play Store Epic Games believes the 30% commission Apple and Google take from microtransactions stifles competition. Epic Games’ crusade ignores the fact that console makers like Microsoft and Sony also take a 30% cut on all transactions. …

Coronavirus Update Fauci

Dr. Fauci says it’s ‘very unlikely’ people can get COVID-19 from doing this

August 17th, 2020

During a recent interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci said that the chance of someone contracting the coronavirus from touching an inanimate object is ‘very unlikely.’ With the coronavirus spiking across dozens of U.S. states, people should still adhere to safety guidelines such as social distancing, mask-wearing, and frequent hand-washing. The total number of coronavirus cases in …