- Power button behaviour
- Mail Shield
- Forcing favicon reload in ReadKit
- App.net introduces the Comments Widget
- Why the WordPress iOS app is useless to me
- Permutation Racer
Simply put, Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has left me more disgusted than ever.
- Some observations after a typeface hunt
In my recent quest for a couple of typefaces, the journey was definitely the reward. It also got me thinking.
- Celebrating 30 years of the Mac
Thirty years ago, Apple introduced the Macintosh. I first worked on a Mac in 1989 and got my first personal Mac in 1990. Here are a few photos of the Macs in my collection.
- Wearables: thinking aloud
Further observations on smartwatches and wearables in general.
- iOS 7.1 and the iPhone 4 performance
Yes, there are performance improvements. No, the iPhone 4 was not “unusable” before.
- Google detoxing: DuckDuckGo as main search engine
Moving away from Google one step at a time, I’ve started by relying on another engine for my Web searches.
- Unread: the brief review
Thanks to this great app, I’m back to reading and enjoying RSS feeds on my iPhone
- My essential iOS apps — Part 3
This is a brief addendum, in which I feature a few special mentions.
- The struggle to overcome what appears as ineffectiveness
The time has come for some ranting. I have debated whether to write and post these thoughts or keep them to myself, but I feel that bottling them up is just making things worse.
- Now you can read my book on Macs, too
Thanks to the new iBooks app in OS X Mavericks, now you can read Minigrooves on your Mac.
- Minigrooves Vol. 1 - The ebook
The first volume of short stories of my Minigrooves project is finally available on the iBookstore.
- Low Fidelity and Crosslines
So, what is this new undertaking I’ve been hinting at lately? It’s time to properly introduce my upcoming serialised novel.
- Lukas Mathis on the iPad for content creation
Mathis switches from an iPad to a Microsoft Surface and offers a comprehensive account of his experience. About the iPad as a device for content creation, however, I have a slightly different perspective.
- Drop support, but leave old versions around
Brent Simmons suggests that developers drop support for older OS releases as a way to optimise resources and keep making quality apps. I have another suggestion to add.
- Jason Brennan: Who Wants a Stylus?
Great article by Jason Brennan, reflecting on how overlooked the stylus is as interaction tool and input device, with insightful contributions from various developers.
- Casual Podcast #14 — Note supplementari
Federico Travaini e Diego Petrucci sono stati così gentili da invitarmi nuovamente nel loro Casual Podcast. Aggiungo qui qualche osservazione in più agli argomenti trattati.
- Il nuovo ordine dei nerd
Questa ‘blogosfera tecnologica’, così dolce, così perversa.
- Casual Podcast #3 — Addenda
Recentemente sono stato ospite della terza puntata di Casual Podcast. Ecco alcune note sparse in aggiunta alla bella chiacchierata con Travaini e Petrucci.
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Ten years gone — Reflections and observations after ten years of online writing. New visitors should read this to better understand where I'm coming from.
Doing what you love is not enough — My personal conflict between wanting to be a full-time writer and having to do another job to make ends meet. Meanwhile, I could use some support.
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Photo: My ebook of short stories is on the iBookstore