Author: matthauger

Letterman’s moving to Netflix. Who’s next?

internet / TV
David Letterman

From a Netflix press release: “David Letterman, the longest-serving host in U.S. late night television – the original host of Late Night (NBC) and The Late Show (CBS) – is returning to television for a new series for Netflix. The yet-to-be-named, six-episode series has Letterman combining two interests for which he is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.” This makes sense. Letterman has occasionally expressed admiration for Jerry Seinfeld’s highly successful […]

A better iPad lap stand

tech
iPad lap stand design

Yes, there are already 1,001 tablet stands out there, ranging from $5 cardboard easels to aluminum docks that cost nearly $200. But very few existing models work well on the lap. Either they’re fixed at limited, inconvenient viewing angles (e.g. Apple’s Smart Cover), or they’re too narrow to span the gap between your thighs (a la my beloved Satetchi R1). Here are the key features of my proposed alternative: This stand offers a place to rest your keyboard—but […]