The iPad: My response to '8 Things That Suck About...
My response to ‘8 Things That Suck About the iPad’ - on Gizmodo Well the iPad has been unveiled, and the people awaiting with baited breath for the last consumer device you will ever need to buy, have been left wanting and are now going mental on the forums - I’ve been a little taken aback as to how people have responded. The biggest obstical was the hype. I’ve...
Snail fiddling is not an occupation I’d be proud of. You dirty fucker– SleepTalkingMan - How have i only just discovered this, i haven’t laughed so much in a long time
iPhone network test: Vodafone vs Orange vs O2 →
Seen as the networks decided not to bother competing on price, this network test is the next best way to decide who’s iPhone you want to pay for. It’s not so scientific but if you are a Londoner it has to be more scientific than any of the tests the network providers have done and are willing to report back to you. Good article - via Pocket-lint
Amazon to Publishers: Cooperate with Kindle and... →
This is a brilliant and very shrewd move, and hopefully a win for consumers. Amazon laid out new rules for ebooks for publishers to follow to get a bigger cut of the revenue. As well as cheaper pricing than physical books ect. these points made me smile: The title will be included in a broad set of features in the Kindle Store, such as text-to-speech. The title is made available for sale in...
Young inventor's 'smoke ring' design →
Like me when you see it, it won’t be what you were expecting but you will still go ‘wow’. Well done Megan.
The many voices of Microsoft
In the wake of the Google China hack, this is my interpretation of the of the mixed messaging [statements] coming from MS. This was nothing to do with an IE6 exploit Ok, it was a bit to do with it, but it’s perfectly safe Only a fool would still be using IE6 still you desperately need to upgrade to IE8! There’s nothing really wrong with IE6 and besides, other browsers have security issues too!...
The Subscription War: You're Bleeding to Death →
A spot-on post from Gizmodo The problem is fragmentation. The problem is that each service provider thinks within a bubble, without recognizing the larger ecosystem of payments we live in. It’s like those nights in high school when each teacher would assign you two hours of homework. There weren’t enough hours in the day then, and there’s not enough money in a paycheck now. That...
I think I’m trying to design my way out of my current life, but without...– Me
Warner Brothers want you to wait, or Pirate →
We don’t even have Netflix in the UK and when I read this news originally I was annoyed that this would set a precident for services like these. Anyway, a brilliantly written post from Techcrunch pretty much sums up my thoughts as well.
Come on, designers. Step up →
- via BusinessWeek