Saving 20 Hours a Week & Ditching AirPods

Summary of my bookmarked links from Feb 26th, 2023


  • I Will Never Buy Another Pair Of AirPods Again

    The author expresses disappointment in Apple's throttling practices, comparing it to the previous incident with iPhones. They question Apple's decision to degrade noise cancelling on the AirPods Max and speculate if it's a strategy to deceive reviewers. The author shares a negative experience with the AirPods Pro 2, describing them as terrible and discussing issues with noise cancelling and transparency mode. They criticize the lack of mention of these problems in most reviews and provide two red flags to watch out for in earbud reviews. The author concludes by stating they will never trust audio equipment recommendations again and prefer the Jabra Elite 85ts over AirPods.

  • Save 20 Hours a Week By Removing These 4 Useless Things In Your Life

    In the realm of productivity, the prevailing advice often revolves around doing more and being busier. However, adopting a counterintuitive approach can yield better results. Instead of adding tasks to your to-do list, consider removing unnecessary ones to avoid decision fatigue. Plan your day in advance, focusing on the top priorities that have a significant impact on your life and career. Embrace automation for repetitive tasks, freeing up time for more important endeavors. Minimize screen time, setting specific periods for social media and email checks. Value your time and invest it wisely in what truly matters.