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My Increasing Frustration with Apple Services & Products

My Increasing Frustration with Apple Services & Products

October 16, 2011 by · 99 Comments 

I’m increasingly finding that Apple’s control of my information in a closed fashion is preventing me from getting the utility that I need from my devices for every day use + I’m also starting to get worried about device and media portability for the future. Let’s look at the following situations that I find myself […]

The Apps I’m running on my Android Nexus S right now…

The Apps I’m running on my Android Nexus S right now…

March 27, 2011 by · 103 Comments 

Although I have to admit that some of the things that annoy me about my Nexus S are still there (such as the poor battery life, particularly if all the cool and useful features are enabled), I’ve increasingly started to grow a true affinity towards some of the features the Android platform over iOS, particularly […]

Samsung Nexus S Review – Or.. how an iPhone fan came to try Android

Samsung Nexus S Review – Or.. how an iPhone fan came to try Android

March 14, 2011 by · 92 Comments 

For the past decade, I’ve had very little patience for any one mobile phone prior to the iPhone. They always had a fatal flaw which a newer model addressed so substantially that I’d always end up upgrading in short order, and frequently a few times per year (for the sake of providing the readers with […]

Freddie W – YouTube Genius

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Every once in a while you see content done by a rising amateur fim-maker that not only rivals professional quality, but that also gives existing ideas a new fun and crazy spin. For me, FreddieW fits this description to the ‘t’. Via his YouTube page (http://www.youtube.com/user/freddiew), you can go through all his videos with a […]

Convention vs. Intuitive Interface Design

Convention vs. Intuitive Interface Design

July 7, 2010 by · 29 Comments 

I was at a conference yesterday that brought up the issue of user interfaces in next generation web services and TV @home services. The key hurdle many people identified during the Q&A was the issue of how to get the average normal user to ‘get’ the interface and all the new features that designers were […]

The Kindle, A Parrot, and Platform Cyclicality

The Kindle, A Parrot, and Platform Cyclicality

January 8, 2010 by · 24 Comments 

This Christmas I was able to play with the Amazon Kindle. Chromewalker’s little sister (CLS), in an attempt to out-do her brother, asked Santa for one of the more recent ‘lust worthy’ gadgets on the market. She must have behaved well, for she got the new ‘international version’ Kindle. However, as usual, CLS is more […]

Trends in Mobile

July 22, 2009 by · 81 Comments 

Image via Wikipedia These are not some sort of top ten trends nor are they new (you may have heard of these before), but they are trends which I increasingly see  in Mobile: 1) It is all about the platforms that developers will care to develop for: Android (free), iPhone (easy) – these will dictate the […]

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