Austin Mann wrote his own [unique blog post] about 10 years with the iPhone, and he summed up the importance of this line of phones very nicely as “the camera I’ve used to capture my life.”
So are giant app sizes a problem? Yes. Do delta updates allow these updates to use less data? Yes. Do delta updates make these large apps a non-issue? Hell no!
The Nextbit Robin is a downright coolest looking phone I have ever seen since the iPhone 4. While the rest of the industry is focused on metal and glass and trying to remove everything that’s not a screen, the Robin in soft plastic and demands to be noticed.
Smallchat is a new product from Nicer Studio that is built to help you chat with customers on your website in real time. Unlike other tools I’ve seen like this, Smallchat is built on Slack.
The headline feature of this release in my book is the ability for apps to be 100% independently installed on the watch. This is a wonderful addition, and is something I sincerely hope Apple adds in watchOS 4. Installing apps directly onto the watch means that they literally don’t need your phone for anything, which is big for 2 reasons.