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Owen Williams

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Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands

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Recent:
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Past:
  • Medium
  • Charged
  • Hacker Noon
  • Business Insider
  • The Next Web
  • Neowin

Past articles by Owen:

It’s finally possible to code web apps on an iPad Pro

The iPad Pro is a delightful laptop replacement — and it’s finally not an insane idea to code on it. → Read More

It’s a Huge Mistake to Memorize Your Passwords

You shouldn’t know any of your passwords. But there’s a decent chance you do — many of us fall into a default pattern of memorizing one or two and using them across countless websites and services… → Read More

GitHub's new developer tools are about building better code together

Microsoft rescued GitHub—and it's back the tools developers always wanted, along with a healthier open source community. → Read More

I was wrong about the iPad Pro

I already tried the iPad Pro and hated it—but I have a confession: I got another one, and it made my workflow better. → Read More

Microsoft Failed Developers — and Now It Has a Plan to Win Them Back

If you walked into any coffee shop in San Francisco five years ago, you would’ve been hard-pressed to find a single Windows laptop in a sea of glowing Apple logos. The MacBook was the default for… → Read More

You probably don't need that hip web framework

Modern web development is a hellscape. Why are we doing this to ourselves? → Read More

The Best Software Development Project Management Tools, Compared

Every year, I hear a collective groan from developers as it’s time to head back to work and they log into their old, slow project management tool for the first time after the break. There’s never a… → Read More

Apple responds to Spotify with words, but no real answers

The briefing that cuts through the noise to deliver technology news that matters. Get Charged in a daily tech briefing, weekly newsletter or podcast. → Read More

Microsoft has definitely beat out Apple for the best device lineup the industry has ever seen

Microsoft has unveiled the next iterations in the Surface lineup. These new devices offer a consistent, clear portfolio for customers to choose from. It may have take a few years, but they now have a better device offering than their competitors. → Read More

The Surface Book 2 is everything the MacBook Pro should be

Finding a better MacBook Pro is hard, but I found something from the future. Here's a in-depth review of the Surface Book 2. → Read More

Google is redefining mobile with artificial intelligence

At Google’s annual developer conference in Mountain View today, the company took the wraps off the next version of Android. It’s not named yet, so simply called ‘P’ but what is clear is that Google… → Read More

Windows 95 running natively in your browser is a sight to behold

Someone figured out how to run it without any plugins. → Read More

Why I left Mac for Windows: Apple has given up

If you ask anyone who knows me, I’m probably the biggest Apple fan they know. But recently, I realized I’d gotten tired of Apple’s attitude toward the... → Read More

Why I’m leaving Snapchat and so are all your friends

Snapchat is the darling of technology: for years, we’ve fawned over the company for being innovative, using daring interfaces and out of the ordinary tactics to get people to pay it. Despite the fact… → Read More

Sense’s gorgeous new sleep tracker has voice control for the perfect alarm clock

What if you could track your sleep, but not have to wear any annoying devices? Sense's new sleep tracker just may be the answer. → Read More

Sense’s gorgeous new sleep tracker has voice control for the perfect alarm clock

What if you could track your sleep, but not have to wear any annoying devices? Sense's new sleep tracker just may be the answer. → Read More

How I fixed my Wi-Fi by ditching shitty consumer hardware

When you want proper wireless connectivity in every corner of your house, consumer-grade devices just don't cut it. Here's what you should use instead. → Read More

RIP headphone jack, gone too soon

Headphone jack died unexpectedly on September 7, 2016 when Apple pronounced it so. It is survived by relatives, Lightning jack and Bluetooth. → Read More

RIP headphone jack, gone too soon

Headphone jack died unexpectedly on September 7, 2016 when Apple pronounced it so. It is survived by relatives, Lightning jack and Bluetooth. → Read More

The iPhone 7 is a confession: Smartphones have peaked

If you have an iPhone 6 or 6s in your pocket you don't even need to upgrade – and that's terrifying for the entire smartphone industry. → Read More