Appledystopia: Independent Technology News


Don't believe the hype

Don’t Believe the Hype (DBTH)

March 24, 2023Why You Shouldn’t Use DuckDuckGo
January 6, 2023Dynamic Island Sucks
December 22, 2022The End of Social Media
December 5, 2022Why You Shouldn’t Use AirPods as Hearing Aids
November 28, 2022Why Twitter Isn’t Doomed
December 21, 2022Why You Shouldn’t Move to the San Francisco Bay Area
May 17, 2018Why You Should Stop Using Facebook
January 27, 2017Consumer Reports MacBook Pro Battery Test Flawed
November 20, 2016The Microsoft Surface Dial Is a Gimmick
August 8, 2015Things You Can’t Do on an iPad

Remember the days when the news told the truth? So do we. Unfortunately, some were born after the rise of misinformation and have never experienced truth in the media.

Much like there are left-wing and ring-wing news outlets, technology news and information are similarly polarized. You have your Android sites, Apple portals, and maybe a little love for Windows, but the vast majority project the corporate narrative — this new product is the best/worst thing ever, depending on who’s paying the bills.

Then there’s the clickbait. No, there won’t be an Apple Car.

We loathe social media. So much that it’s not even worth explaining… Once in a while, we get drawn in by the hype, but mostly we try to dissuade people from wasting their lives online.

But most of the hype we combat comes straight from Cupertino. We love Apple. They make some great products. But Dynamic Island? Come on…


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