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Imagine the iPad 3 was shipping next week....with iOS 3.2.
My new App Store routine:
1. Download an app
2. Open app
3. “Create an account!”
4. Delete app
I also tried some of the new 4"+ Android phones. Those things are like clown shoes for your pocket. Completely ridiculous.
“Android is clearly doomed without Andy Rubin.”
Just testing to see if it works for other companies too.
Apple’s the biggest company in the world and the only company not copying them is Microsoft. 1990s-me would never have believed this.
"I hate these keyboards where you have to actually press the keys down" <- actual quote from 16-year-old in my class using a MacBook.
There’s a disconnect between the app icons, which feel immature, and the actual app UIs, which are thrillingly refined, light and fresh.
Beth (age 5): “Mum, can we get waffles for breakfast since the iPhone 5 is coming out today?”
Then: “Android doesn’t lock you into a walled garden!”
Now: “To avoid malware, only use the Google Play store”
US-based Kickstarter won't accept non-US founders; UK-based Unbound won't accept first-time authors. Perfect metaphors for both countries.
Bill Gates, the man who couldn’t make tablets stick even with a 10-year head start, is telling us how we’re doing tablets wrong now? OK.
Did you know the entire nation of Zambia shares a single 100Mbit fibre connection?
Windows 8 doesn't have Flash because Steve Jobs wants total control of the entire univer….waaaaitaminute!
Condolences to anyone who got a “tablet” or a “device” for Christmas.
iWork/iOS 1.6.2 update adds the ability to open files in other apps. That’s MASSIVE for education: open in Dropbox, Evernote, etc, etc.
Head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence, the world's first 1:1 iPad school. Podcast: http://outofschool.net