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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Uniformity vs. Individuality in Mac UI Design   —  The new Twitter for Mac is somewhat polarizing, what with its almost entirely custom UI.  I used to have a fervor for uniform consistency in Mac UI design.  A perusal through the early DF archives will show that.  But the HIG is dead.  It died long ago.
Jan 7, 2011, 1:55 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Without Proper Code Validation, Mac App Store Downloads Are Easily Bootlegged   —  Copy the App Store receipt from any legit Mac App Store download — including from any free app — and paste it into a bootleg download of Angry Birds, and it'll run.  —  This isn't true for all paid Mac App Store apps.
Jan 6, 2011, 11:35 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Emotional Rescue   —  There was an interesting thread of iOS-vs.-Android news and punditry over the weekend, starting with this report by Seth Weintraub for Fortune: … In other words, $100 Android phones within the next year.  —  I'm not sure how this qualifies as news, though.
Dec 27, 2010, 6:35 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Jon Gotow on Apple's Replacing the Mac OS X Software Directory With the Mac App Store   —  You know Apple's Mac OS X Software directory: it's where you go when you choose “Mac OS X Software...” from the Apple menu in Mac OS X. It's a huge driver of traffic for indie Mac developers …
Dec 21, 2010, 11:15 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Title Junk   —  The recent hubbub about Delicious got me thinking about bookmarking in general, and brought to mind a long-standing irritation: poorly designed web page titles.  —  Here's an example that I bookmarked last night: Roger Ebert's 1968 review of 2001: A Space Odyssey.  The title of that web page is:
Dec 20, 2010, 9:50 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
The iOS and Android App Economies   —  I try my best to avoid writing sensational headlines for my pieces here.1 I slipped, though, with my piece on the differences between the Android and iOS app markets two weeks ago.  “Where Are the Android Killer Apps?” was too broad.
Dec 9, 2010, 10:35 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Android Hardware Button Order   —  The four hardware buttons — back, menu, search, home — are in different orders on different phones.  The Nexus S buttons are in a different order than other Samsung Galaxy S phones — and in a different order than the Nexus One.
Dec 6, 2010, 9:15 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Viber is a new free VOIP app , currently available only for the iPhone.  I've been trying it today, and have a few notes.  —  The Good  — Initial setup is very easy.  Your phone number is your Viber identifier.  You launch the app, tell it your phone number, and a moment or two later …
Dec 3, 2010, 9:55 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Maybe We Should Start Burning Books, Too   —  Tableau Software: … WikiLeaks has never been found guilty of violating a single U.S. law.  As Glenn Greenwald writes, Lieberman, using his position as chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is pressuring hosts to drop WikiLeaks content …
Dec 2, 2010, 6:35 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Video Support for AirPlay Is Limited in iOS 4.2   —  AirPlay is the killer feature for Apple TV.  But perhaps we'd better keep that in the future tense for now: it's going to be the killer feature for Apple TV.  After installing today's various software updates for iOS devices …
Nov 23, 2010, 12:25 AMIn context

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