These are the things I've written that are tagged "iphone"

HP Says To Bye Bye TouchPad, Pre

18 August 2011

Almost hidden in this press release about HP’s plans to buy Autonomy Corporation: In addition, HP reported that it plans to announce that it will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones. HP will continue to explore options to optimize the value of webOS software going forward. A real shame. webOS […]

Jawbone THOUGHTS

09 December 2010

Thoughts is an iPhone application for sending audio messages to individuals or groups. It isn’t so much a replacement for voicemail or phone calls as a non-blocking way to talk to people without butting into whatever they’re already doing.

Fighting The Wrong Fight

14 September 2010

Excellent piece by Elia Freedman: We have been distracted by ridiculous arguments and fabricated “wars” for too long. We have been distracted by thinking that Google is Microsoft and Apple is Apple in a doomed fight already fought 20 years ago. But that is not the fight we should be caring about at all. The […]

THE INCIDENT

10 August 2010

Now available for iPhone and iPad. One of the most utterly delightful games I’ve ever played, for any console. A little bit of Katamari Damacy, a little bit of Tetris, a whole lot of beautiful faux-16-bit graphics and sound. Every byte of this game was crafted with care. You will not find a better way […]

The App Store: Revenge Reviews

06 May 2010

Garret Murray, developer of the Ego app for iPhone, on what he calls “revenge reviews”: Reviews posted to the App Store by users who accidentally purchased an app, misread it’s description, or otherwise made a mistake. I hadn’t thought of this: People brought up a great point the last time I complained about App Store […]

CNet: Lost iPhone prototype spurs police probe

23 April 2010

Silicon Valley police are investigating what appears to be a lost Apple iPhone prototype purchased by a gadget blog, a transaction that may have violated criminal laws, a law enforcement official told CNET on Friday. I believe the whole thing was a case of common theft and the sale of stolen goods. Looks like Apple […]

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