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There was a time, years ago, when Twitter almost killed their direct messaging product. The thought process seemed to be that it was an odd bit of cruft around an otherwise elegant, simple product. It
In the 2013 film, World War Z, Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) is riding through the streets of Jerusalem as Jurgen Warmbrunn (Ludi Boeken) explains how the city was able to avoid the zombie apocalypse: The te
I hate to say I-told-you-so… Who am I kidding? I love to say that. But while I’m happy about being correct, I’m sad for Nintendo. I love Nintendo. I really do. And so it pains me to
Notice: You must submit your basically untested app now or your holidays will surely be ruined. If you don’t, you’ll miss out on all those downloads that your app probably isn’t read
On the importance of images and layout in writing. Load up your favorite tech blog. Or almost any blog, really. There’s a good chance it looks like shit. There’s a better chance that the reading e
Pop quiz, hot shot. You walk into an Apple Store to buy the new iPad. But there are two new iPads. The iPad Air and the new iPad mini. You can only buy one. What do you do? What — do — you — do?
Over the weekend, I got two emails from my mother. The most interesting aspect of them was the sign-off at the bottom: “Sent from my iPad”. This stood out to me for two reasons: First, I&#
I walked into today's Apple event positive that the iPad mini with a retina display, if unveiled, would be the one iPad to rule them all. I was sure that such a device would so thoroughly upstage the
A simple link. That's all it took to unleash a hailstorm of angry emails, messages, tweets, and comments. Why? I dared wonder if libraries will continue to exist in the future. I mean, it's not tha
What I'm about to say may be considered blasphemy amongst a certain group of my peers: I think I like the iPhone 5c more than the iPhone 5s.
When Twitter <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/twitter/status/378261932148416512">broke the news</a> last week about its forthcoming IPO, I got a bit sentimental. In 2006, when Twitter was
The "c" in the iPhone 5c title doesn't stand for "cheap". It stands for "clueless". As in, we were all clueless in our speculation on Apple's motivations for creating this device.
I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo. I feel the need to say that over and over again to begin with because this post will inevitably be read by some as some sort of anti-Nintendo scre
On April 17 of this year, I wrote a post that I never published. The following day, Microsoft was set to release their Q3 numbers and I wanted to see what they looked like before I ran my piece. I wan
"Gold? All over?" M asks James Bond upon hearing how Jill Masterson died in 1964's <em>Goldfinger</em>. While Bond goes on to explain that the gold coating on Ms. Masterson caused her to die of "skin
A few years ago, I just didn't get it. I couldn't for the life of me understand how a company like Amazon could operate, let alone flourish. I spent the majority of my time following Apple, a company
<em>Among his last advice he had for me, and for all of you, was to never ask what he would do. “Just do what’s right.”</em> That's what Tim Cook told the audience of Apple employees at the m
<em>Warning</em>:<em> this post contains minor spoiler alerts — mainly that the penultimate episode of season 3 of Game of Thrones contains something major, worthy of a true spoiler alert. Something
Like most people, I was following <a target="_blank" href="http://allthingsd.com/20130529/apples-tim-cook-the-full-d11-interview-video/">Tim Cook’s talk at the D11 conference</a> with great interest
A few weeks ago, Chris Dixon <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/cdixon/status/331262649545412609">tweeted</a> something thought-provoking: "What were the last Hollywood movies you saw abo