MobileViews Podcast 295: Sleep tracking issues, Pew mobile & broadband survey, what to do with an old MacBook

  1. NYT: That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

    But some sleep specialists caution that these apps and devices may provide inaccurate data and can even exacerbate symptoms of insomnia.

    There’s a name for an unhealthy obsession with achieving perfect sleep: orthosomnia.

  2. Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2019

    …the share of Americans who say they own a smartphone has increased dramatically over the past decade – from 35% in 2011 to 81% in 2019

    A majority of adults say they subscribe to home broadband, but about one-in-four (27%) do not. And growing shares of these non-adopters cite their mobile phone as a reason for not subscribing to these services.

  3. Open Discussion: What should Jon do with his old 2009 Macbook Pro?

    Neverware CloudReady on the MacBook

    CDC Zombie Preparedness

  4. Jon’s Tech Tip of the Week: Using “Share” links with Siri Shortcuts to open a MS Office Doc.

    After-show tip: After we finished the podcast I (Todd) confirmed that Siri Shortcuts can’t open Google’s Play Music for iOS app. However, Google’s own