The complete guide to using the iPhone Upgrade Program — Quartz

On Sept. 9, a brand new, but very similar, iPhone will be available for pre-order. If you’re after a new phone, you may be considering the payment plan that Apple introduced last year, the iPhone Upgrade Program, a monthly installment program that promises a new phone each year. Or perhaps you got roped into it… via … More The complete guide to using the iPhone Upgrade Program — Quartz

The first five years of Tim Cook’s reign as CEO of Apple, in charts — Quartz

Five years ago today, Tim Cook took over as CEO of Apple to replace an ailing Steve Jobs. Although some have criticized the relative lack of excitement from the company since then—it has released just one new product, the middling Apple Watch, since Cook was promoted—the former chief operating officer has grown Apple into a… via … More The first five years of Tim Cook’s reign as CEO of Apple, in charts — Quartz

The Berlin Wall was built 55 years ago today, and it should remind us that walls don’t work — Quartz

On the 55th anniversary of “barbed-wire Sunday,” as the start of construction on the Berlin Wall is known, the border security business is booming. Donald Trump has made a wall on the US-Mexico border a controversial centerpiece of his presidential campaign, and EU countries have erected fences to keep migrants and refugees out. But the… via … More The Berlin Wall was built 55 years ago today, and it should remind us that walls don’t work — Quartz

Budapest, Hungary

I’m here in Budapest, just as I expected its mediocre to say the least. After my recent encounter with death, I haven’t been able to try eat any of the food. I had a really bad case of food poisoning. I’m a little on edge when it comes to trying new food, how can you … More Budapest, Hungary