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The Behavior of Magazines

Recently, I read an article by Khoi Vinh, entitled iPad Magazines Go to ’11, expounding on the failure of digital magazines. He suggested the problem is in the glossy presentation layer of the content. Let’s not be duped into this, again. People love “glossy”. It’s…

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The Trouble with Tweetie 2 (Twitter Mac Client)

I’m a long-time user of the Mac Twitter client Tweetie. Tweetie was so well done, Twitter purchased them and made Tweetie the official Mac Twitter client (renamed to just Twitter). Yesterday was the launch of its new version, one that many of us have been waiting over a year for. Especially considering the fantastic update to and the excellent new iPad clients such as Twitter’s own, I had high expectations for this release, and sadly, Twitter did not deliver. Twitter 2 for Mac is a major disappointment, flawed on many levels.

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New blog post: Eyes on the Road! Or why my car should NOT be a giant smartphone on wheels: hours ago