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Gree Pulls The Plug On OpenFeint

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

This was not unexpected however I think this will backfire on them especially given the short one month notice. My guess is that a lot of companies will just NOT bother migrating to Gree and just pull the plug on them altogether. With most apps supporting both Gamecenter and OpenFeint I see zero incentive to […]

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Apple’s Terribe UI Design

October 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

You won’t see this headline often as most of what Apple does in the UI area is very very good. However, I’ve had some issues with the terrible interface for the “music” app when accessed through the lock screen on the iPhone for a long time now. I’m pretty sure this was introduced in iOS5 […]

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Category: Apple iOS · Design · General

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Why I Hardly Read GigaOM, Mashable and TechCrunch Anymore

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments

My reading habits for tech type news and such are mostly through the use of RSS via Google Reader or more precisely through the MobileRSS app on iOS that accesses Google Reader data. I rarely read anything via an actual computer monitor anymore. Some of that reading is augmented by apps like Zite on iOS. […]

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The Paper Hype

April 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

I might be a few days late on this but Paper is an iOS app that seems to have garnered a massive amount of hype recently. At first glance the app does look beautiful and takes a simple approach in design and usablility. However, once you get past the beauty/hype you realize the app is […]

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Category: Design · General

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