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Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Indie developer of podcast app Overcast details sales stats, reports $15.6K average monthly revenue   —  Overcast's 2014 sales numbers  —  Nobody ever wants to talk about money.  —  But current and prospective indie app developers could really use more information on the subject.
Jan 18, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Apple's marketing priorities are driving the pace of software releases at the expense of quality   —  Apple has lost the functional high ground  —  Update: I regret having published this.  —  Apple's hardware today is amazing — it has never been better.
Jan 5, 2015, 5:20 AMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Twitter declines to release full-archive search API to devs, wounds third-party clients again   —  New Twitter search API won't be available to third-party clients  —  This is just the next step in killing third-party apps.  Twitter doesn't have the guts to just end them outright …
Nov 25, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Podcasts are neither exploding nor dying - they've been steadily growing for a decade   —  Why podcasts are suddenly “back”  —  Did you hear?  Podcasts were dead, and now they're back!  —  This story is suddenly everywhere.  It's not extremely accurate, but I'll take it.
Nov 17, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
The Retina iMac versus the Mac Pro, on paper   —  The 5K Retina iMac is out, and it looks incredible so far on paper — so incredible that I'm seriously considering selling my new Mac Pro to get the Retina iMac instead.  In fact, the case for the Mac Pro for anyone but advanced video editors …
Oct 18, 2014, 10:55 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Ubiquitous competition in the app market is hurting the quality and sustainability of iOS apps   —  App Rot  —  Look around your iPad for a minute.  How are its third-party apps doing?  —  Are they all being actively updated?  Are they all built for iOS 7 yet?
Jul 29, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Sunrise on why they ask for your Apple ID and password   —  To paraphrase: “It lets us do cool stuff.”  —  I don't think that's a valid justification for a young company that has already had a security scare to ask for a high-security username and password that many people tie …
Jan 22, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Apparently It's OK For iOS Apps To Ask For Your Apple ID And Password   —  Apple's currently featuring the Sunrise app in the App Store.  —  Upon first launch, Sunrise invites you to create an account, then asks you to add a calendar.  The first option, “iCloud Calendar” …
Jan 22, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
How and when the iMac and Mac Pro can go Retina   —  Three major factors have probably prevented a proper 2×-in-each-dimension “Retina” version of today's 27″ iMac and standalone Thunderbolt Display, which would need to be 5120×2880 pixels:  — Nobody makes general-purpose LCD panels with that resolution today.
Jan 11, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Marco Arment / Marco.org:
Apple Can't Ban “Rate This App” Dialogs   —  There's been a lot of discussion in the last few days about those annoying “Rate This App” dialogs in far too many iOS apps today, initiated by John Gruber, summarized nicely by Chris Gonzales, and followed up with a nice discussion between Gruber and Daniel Jalkut in The Talk Show this week.
Dec 15, 2013, 7:45 PMIn context

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