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Not so Fast on that Apple TV SDK – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Not so Fast on that Apple TV SDK – stratēchery by Ben Thompson Ben Thompson walks back his earlier prediction of an AppleTV SDK. Putting together articles from Dan Frommer and Chris Adamson, he thinks that there IS a sort of SDK, but that it’s for building streaming channels (which Apple seems to be adding […]


Apple’s iPhone Trade-In Program Going Live Across The U.S. Today | TechCrunch

Apple’s iPhone Trade-In Program Going Live Across The U.S. Today | TechCrunch Apple is starting up a big trade in program where customers can exchange an old iPhone for a big discount on a new one. Seems like a great opportunity for iPhone customers and a big win for Apple – repeat iPhone customers, drive […]


iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in Camera: Probably the most important feature for the consumer is a better camera. The latest speculation on the camera claims it will get a larger f/2.0 aperture (that would match the HTC One) with dual LED flash. If accurate, that aperture would be significantly larger than the iPhone 5’s. That […]


Pandora Reports Record 2Q14 Financial Results

Pandora Reports Record 2Q14 Financial Results Great news for Pandora! But with Spotify and the upcoming release of iTunes Radio the music streaming juggernauts seem poised for an epic battle to be our preferred music source. iTunes Radio has already secured multimillion-dollar ad commitments from the likes of Pepsi, Nissan, Procter & Gamble and McDonald’s, […]


Android tablet numbers — Benedict Evans

Android tablet numbers — Benedict Evans Ben Evans compares the numbers from Google’s announcement last week and Chitika’s usage report. Color us puzzled as well. By google’s numbers, they have activated half as many Android tablets as Apple has sold iPads, yet Chitika’s shows an overwhelming majority of iPad usage and individual Android tablets make […]


Inside the technology behind iOS 7’s parallax effect | Macworld

Inside the technology behind iOS 7’s parallax effect | Macworld A good accompaniment to the earlier post about iOS 7’s computational expense is this rundown on just how parallax and perspective work on us visually. While it might seem to be a bit of a gimmick, the home screen parallax actually reinforces a key design […]