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|Archived Since:||April 6, 2008|
Stephen Kenwright: When I was asked about inviting people to Path as I installed the app I said no, and without entering much in the way of personal information Path decided to text my entire phone book for me the day after I uninstalled...Show More Summary
Not making this up. That’s the actual headline. ?
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, in an interview with Bloomberg: “In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore,” Heins said in an interview yesterday at the Milken Institute conference in Los Angeles. “Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Show More Summary
Joe Posnanski, writing about Mets phenom Matt Harvey, compares him to Mark “The Bird” Fidrych of the 1976 Detroit Tigers: He was like a superhero in a Detroit Tigers’ uniform. I’m semi-serious about that. You have to understand that to a boy of he 1970s, the line between comic books and real life people was hopelessly blurred. Show More Summary
This week’s episode of my podcast, The Talk Show, with special guest John Moltz. Topics include Apple’s quarterly results, the asinine idea that Tim Cook’s job is possibly in jeopardy (or as Moltz put it, “how many days Tim Cook hasShow More Summary
In a world where Android didn’t exist, I don’t think Apple would be forbidding Google from competing with Siri on the iPhone. Rather, I think Google would be providing much of the data for Siri.
Why does Apple allow this sort of garbage in the App Store? ?
Chris O’Brien, writing for the LA Times, “Consumers’ Shift to Older iPhones Raises Concerns on Wall Street”: How strange to think that Vicki Macchiavello’s decision to buy an iPhone after years of using a BlackBerry could be bad news for Apple. Show More Summary
Amanda Filipacchi, in an op-ed for the NYT: Early last week I noticed something strange on Wikipedia. It appeared that, gradually, over time, the volunteer editors who create the site had begun moving women, one by one, from the “American Novelists” category to the “American Women Novelists” subcategory. Show More Summary
66 behind-the-scenes photos from The Empire Strikes Back. ?
Great tag-team session by Chris Clark and James Dempsey from the Renaissance IO conference. Clark covers an overview of good type design; Dempsey gets into the nitty gritty of getting the best possible type rendering out of iOS 6. ?
Good luck with that. ?
Aaron Pressman, Reuters: Talking out loud to control the Google Glasses via voice recognition is “the weirdest thing,” Schmidt said in a talk on Thursday at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. People will have to develop...Show More Summary
Linus Edwards: Thus, as long as I am standing in Carlisle, PA, I can’t watch Phillies broadcasts. However, if I go a half hour to the west in Chambersburg, PA, Phillies games are not shown on television, but also are not blacked out in the packages. Show More Summary
Good one. ?
Marco Arment: I’m happy to announce that I’ve sold a majority stake in Instapaper to Betaworks. We’ve structured the deal with Instapaper’s health and longevity as the top priority, with incentives to keep it going well into the future. I will continue advising the project indefinitely, while Betaworks will take over its operations, expand its staff, and develop it further. ?
Includes retina display support. They’ve been sitting on this for a long time, glad to see it released. Now, if only they would let Apple open this app instead of the twitter.com website when you get notifications through OS X’s built-in Twitter support. ?
Sounds like he’s on AT&T. ?
Might have even been quicker than that — the opportunity to get in might have literally been measured in seconds. ?
Benedict Evans: There are fewer and fewer new high-end buyers coming into the market and the ones you sold to in the past may increasingly be empted by ever improving cheaper phones. So a high-end phone maker risks losing sales if it...Show More Summary