Ok, this is fantastic. ‘Googlighting’ (Via Daring Fireball)
Monthly Archives: February 2012
MG Siegler says: But what if we all missed something obvious going on here? What if Microsoft was being so cagey — and maybe even disingenuous — for a very real reason? What if they don’t want to spoil a very big surprise set for a certain Apple event taking place in a couple weeks? [...]
Samsung hits the streets to challenge iPhone users with Galaxy Note: (Via 9to5Google) Like to a duel? Are they going to use the Note as a club?
When I was in undergrad at the University of Illinois, there really wasn’t a good way to check on bus schedules while away from your computer. You could text for updates if you knew the numeric code for the stop you wanted (assuming you know which stop you wanted in the first place) and the [...]
If you follow Apple news, you are probably aware of the coming requirement for apps in the Mac App Store to implement sandboxing. The short version of the story is that Apple is going to require apps to operate in a sandbox (as they do on iOS) which keeps applications from messing with other parts [...]
re: “Give us convenient content at a reasonable price, and we’ll buy it.” I still think a large part of the perceived piracy problem would be solved if media distributers could, I don’t know, distribute media better than pirates. Game of Thrones costs $39 for the season, but isn’t available yet. How many people do [...]
This is mostly addressed to the teams working on Gmail and Sparrow, but when a user has multiple email addresses that they manage through your service, it is really unhelpful to tell the user that a message was addressed to “me.”
Apple’s new Documents and Data manual uploader/Sync to iCloud: (Via 9to5Mac)
★ Mountain Lion: iCloud document storage, and the biggest change to Open and Save dialog boxes in the 28-year history of the Mac. Mac App Store apps effectively have two modes for opening/saving documents: iCloud or the traditional local hierarchical file system. The traditional way is mostly unchanged from Lion (and, really, from all previous [...]
Chris Rawson at TUAW writes a much-needed rebuke of some of the shoddy tech journalism that’s going on.