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I’ve bought an M1 MacBook Air despite many concerns that I thought of and voiced in one of my Medium articles. I was concerned about the new architecture, the closed platform I am subscribing myself into and many other factors. Let’s see if any of those were indeed true?

Battery Life

Well, Apple has claimed a phenomenal battery life that will outperform anything else. It seems like it lived up to the promise, however it mostly behaves like that when Apple applications are used (e.g Safari, Mail, etc.) and not as great when using other apps.

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I’ve already written an article about the reasons why Apple Silicon might be a good and not so good choice. There is no doubt that technically this is a huge step forward for the whole computer industry. It’s fast, efficient and you can actually use your MacBook on your lap without fear of potential burns.

ArcaOS running in a Virtual Machine

Brief History

OS/2. The first time I’ve heard about this Operating System was somewhere in the late 1990s. I was a kid back in Russia and I’ve always had an eye on exploring different operating systems, including OS/2 and Linux. OS/2 was a stable and customizable alternative to Windows.

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Mobile phones are a crucial part of our life. It’s hard to imagine our daily routing those days without having a smartphone. The growth of the smartphone market triggered concern about the fact of how our data is used and processed.

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I was always thinking forward and applauded almost anything that moved the technology forward.

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Listen, we are all humans. We are controlled by emotions in one way or the other. Sometimes those emotions lead us to questionable actions. The most popular problem is that we stop believing that we are worth anything.

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1 year ago I was finishing my European trip. There was one sudden surprise that I didn’t really want to deal with: food poisoning. I was enjoying the view in Novi Sad, Serbia, and decided to finish the day in one of the restaurants downtown.

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4 years ago I was sitting in the office. I would probably say that it was a dream life. Stable income, friendly work environment, and interesting projects.

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Ah, immigration! Moving from one country to another seeking prosperity, opportunities, and an ability to be heard. Sailing away to a new harbor. That’s how we start to get ourselves into the idea that changing places will give us absolutely different outcomes to live a better life.

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Mobile applications are everywhere. Those days we are processing banking information, purchase tickets, write articles, and communicating with an outside world.

  • Security issues (encryption, passwords, data processing services)
  • UI issues (bad design, phone compatibility issues)
  • UX issues (main flows are not addressed well)
  • Crashes (issues while trying to perform basic scenarios)
  • Notifications (user is not notified and notifications are not opening the proper…

Dmitry Yarygin

Nomad lifestyle writer. Passionate about breaking software— QA Engineer. My Travel & Tech YouTube channel:

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