Betteridge’s law of headlines in full effect. Alex Hern asks if it’s time to swap a Mercedes for a Lada. How surprising that, given Alex has the money to get a Mercedes, he doesn’t bother with the Lada in the end. He could have saved a lot of time by reading this total horror story […]
A short film made by Buzzfeed about 5 Student scholarship winners to Apple’s World-Wide Developer Conference. But not your typical developers. Very inspiring, especially as a counterpoint to the recent negative perspectives on the gender bias in science. Via The Loop
Riding to work. Listening in one ear to music. Song playing: Elliot Smith: a question mark. [Long press on the headphone remote.] “Di-donk.” “Rate this song five stars” Di-dink “Ok. I’ve. Rated that song. Five. Out of. Five”
I finally found a character in Crossy Road that I like more than the chicken. But, I think his ball should roll much further when he bites the dust. I mean, basketballs just roll forever.
Bluetooth is great. Except when it isn’t. With the advent of Bluetooth Low Energy, iOS8 and OSX Yosemite, Macs and iDevices are intensively using Bluetooth to negotiate peer-to-peer connections (i.e. for AirDrop or Handoff). One major motivation to upgrade to an iPhone5s was compatibility with these features. AirDrop to my own phone can work, but it’s […]
I can’t resist to have a stab at this one. Listening to Jason Snell and John Gruber this morning, I had this idea. Is the big one an iPad Nano? Solves the name problem (one iPhone 6), and the size problem. The 5.5in model is just too big to be a phone, isn’t it? Edit: Dieter Bohn […]
If you love podcasts as much as I do, you might be interested to try a new app for the iPhone from Marco Arment, called Overcast. Marco has been teasing the release of this app on his podcast (ATP, with John Siracusa and…. that other guy) for some time and I’ve been looking forwards to […]