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M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Amazon's “Alexa everywhere” strategy is winning the smart speaker battle, and Apple's delayed and high-priced HomePod may not be able to compete   —  And what that might mean for Apple's HomePod  —  My post a couple days ago about the opportunity for Amazon Echo devices in hotels …
Dec 29, 2017, 10:05 PMIn context
M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Messenger Day's intrusive preview tiles, bad content, and annoying pop-ups have ruined Facebook Messenger   —  The opposite of an ode to Facebook ‘Messenger Day’ … I often find myself pointing to this quote from Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park.  It's just so succinctly perfect for so many things.
Mar 11, 2017, 8:35 PMIn context
M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Twitter should roll out a tab highlighting the best tweets, similar to “While You Were Away”, and should have realized how awful the new “Explore” tab is   —  A rant about Twitter's new ‘Explore’ tab  —  Look, it's hard to roll out changes to any product, let alone one with hundreds of millions of users.
Jan 27, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
M.G. Siegler / 500ish Words:
Avoid being featured in the App Store at launch: your app will likely have issues and first-time users won't give you a second chance   —  Avoid the Feature  —  Early on, all those downloads are not your friend  —  It's right there, like a glittering lure in a dark sea.  An email from Apple.
Aug 16, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
M.G. Siegler / Medium:
As tweeting screenshots of text goes mainstream, maybe it's time for Twitter to officially support posting of longer text snippets   —  Hacking The Tweet Stream  —  With pictures of text.  Weird, I know.  —  The single greatest strength of Twitter has always been its simplicity.
Dec 14, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
How Twitter's planned revamp of its DM feature could reduce email overload   —  Twitter's Small Chance To Maim Email  —  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.
Aug 12, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
MG Siegler / Medium:
Amazon is first to offer free, unlimited, out-of-the-box photo storage with Fire Phone and the competition will need to follow its lead   —  It's No Longer A Smartphone, It's A Smartcamera  —  The truly disruptive feature of Amazon's Fire Phone  —  A few weeks ago, I lined up to take a picture …
Jun 18, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
MG Siegler / ParisLemon:
Office for iPad and other initiatives show Nadella's Microsoft is already on a better course   —  52 Days  —  A few tweets of mine today about Microsoft releasing Office for iPad seem to have people up-in-arms.  So allow me to clarify.  —  First, I do think this is an important moment.
Mar 27, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
MG Siegler / ParisLemon:
What will unify the fragmented world of mobile apps like Google unified the web?   —  A New Glue For A New Kingdom  —  To me, the most exciting part of the Facebook/WhatsApp deal has nothing to do with the deal itself.  Instead, I'm excited about the ramifications of such a deal.
Feb 23, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Air or Mini? A hard choice - nearly identical internals, both comfortable one-handed devices   —  Two iPads To Tango  —  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.
Oct 22, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context

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