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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The Verizon iPhone 4   —  It's the same phone.  The only difference is the network.  And Verizon's network is better.  —  That's it in a nut.  —  Here's the whole story.  I've been using a Verizon iPhone 4 since Friday morning.1 I was in San Francisco through Sunday morning, and I've been home in Philadelphia ever since.
Feb 3, 2011, 7:25 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The Daily   —  Video tour of News Corp.'s new The Daily iPad app.  Nothing groundbreaking, but better than most such efforts to date.  The “carousel” feature — more or less Cover Flow view for pages in the current issue — is incredibly laggy.  I can't believe they shipped it like this.
Feb 2, 2011, 2:40 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Oceania: We Have Always Required Books From the Eurasian E-Bookstore to Be Sold Through Our In-App Purchasing System   —  When I went to bed last night, this NYT story had just hit.  Sony went to The Times with the story that their iOS e-book reader app had been rejected by Apple …
Feb 2, 2011, 4:00 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Cold Water on the iPad 2 Retina Display Hype   —  Rumors are rampant that the upcoming iPad 2 will feature a higher-resolution retina display.  Long story short: No, it won't.  —  The current iPad has a 1024 × 768 display; a double-resolution retina display iPad would have a 2048 × 1536 display.
Jan 19, 2011, 12:40 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The Leave   —  Whatever we expected, we all hoped we'd seen our last Steve Jobs medical leave.  When the news went out this morning, there was a collective, wincing “F**k.”  —  I'm not going to speculate about Steve Jobs's health, but I will speculate about Apple.
Jan 18, 2011, 4:35 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Too Late   —  Dan Lyons, writing for The Daily Beast's Newsweek subsidiary, says “The Verizon iPhone Is Too Late”: Most important, Android still has one huge advantage over the iPhone — diversity.  Android phones are sold by dozens of hardware makers, the biggest being Samsung, Motorola, and HTC.
Jan 14, 2011, 11:00 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The Practical vs. Idealistic Scenarios for the Near-Term Future of Online Video   —  Or: How Google's decision to drop native H.264 playback from Chrome serves to prop up Flash Player  —  Stefan Richter, of FlashComGuru (a Flash developer site) tries answering my five simple questions.
Jan 13, 2011, 6:10 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Can the New iOS 4.3 Switching Gestures Obviate the Home Button?   —  A bunch of DF readers on Twitter are wondering whether the new four-finger gestures in today's iOS 4.3 developer beta suggest that Apple might remove the Home button from future iOS hardware.  I think not.
Jan 13, 2011, 3:55 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Google Dropping Support for H.264 in Chrome   —  Mike Jazayeri, Chrome product manager: … A bold move, to be sure.  H.264 is widely used.  WebM and Theora aren't.  Perhaps this move will push more publishers toward serving video encoded with WebM.  The big problem WebM has versus H.264 …
Jan 11, 2011, 4:00 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Why Next Week's Event Is Hosted by Verizon, Not Apple   —  So why is next Tuesday's announcement of the Verizon iPhone a Verizon-hosted event in New York and not an Apple-hosted event in Cupertino?  Here's my theory.  Apple is fully aware that when they say “We're having an event next week”, people expect big news and a new product.
Jan 7, 2011, 7:30 PMIn context

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