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Yoni Heisler

Since 2015
Top Channel Apple
Articles 5,434

Bio

Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large for over 15 years. A life long Mac user and Apple expert, his writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and TUAW. When not analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions.

Coronavirus Antibody Test

Blood bank offers free coronavirus antibody testing for blood donors

June 2nd, 2020

A national blood bank is offering blood donors free coronavirus antibody testing. The test will inform donors if they were exposed to the coronavirus at some point, even if they never showed any symptoms. Blood with coronavirus antibodies is being used for research to help come up with an effective COVID-19 treatment. In an effort …

George Floyd

Tim Cook addresses George Floyd killing in company-wide email

June 1st, 2020

George Floyd was killed by a police officer who forcefully pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes straight. The senseless killing sparked a wave of protests against racial inequality and police abuse all around the country. Tim Cook on Sunday sent a memo to Apple employees addressing racial injustice and more. The killing …

Coronavirus Testing

FDA approves an at-home coronavirus testing kit

May 31st, 2020

The FDA this week approved a new coronavirus testing kit for home use from Quest Diagnostics. Users will be able to take a swab from their nostril and send in the sample for quick analysis. The company is aiming to have 500,000 testing kits ready to go by the end of next month. The FDA …

Coronavirus Treatment

France bans hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment

May 28th, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine has been banned as a coronavirus treatment by the French Health Ministry. Hydroxychloroquine was developed as an anti-malaria drug and, for a time, was championed as a promising medication to battle COVID-19. Numerous studies, however, have shown that hydroxychloroquine can cause serious side effects and is largely ineffectual when it comes to treating coronavirus …

Is Amazon Down

It’s not just you, Amazon’s website just went down

May 28th, 2020

Amazon.com is down for many people in the United States Amazon has proven to be especially useful amidst the coronavirus pandemic, but we’re now seeing reports that the company’s website is unavailable for many in the United States. Twitter is currently blowing up with people lamenting the fact that the site is unaccessible. What’s more, …

Tesla Pricing

Tesla cuts Model S and Model X pricing by $5,000

May 27th, 2020

Tesla recently cut pricing for the Model S, Model X, and Model 3. The Model S and Model X in particular are now $5,000 cheaper. Model Y pricing was unchanged. Tesla’s new price cuts were made in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which has undeniably impacted the company’s quarterly sales. In something of an …