Tag Archives: tech

Data is Square (or Why Round Smart Watches are Just a Fad)

We seem to be at a fork in the road when it comes to smart watch design. There is a serious debate out there about whether smart watches should be round or square. The two major players in the smart watch era have already broken down different paths with Google’s partners going all in on […]

How to Stay Relevant on the App Store

I want to look at one product and one person. The app is Drafts for iOS and the person is David Smith. While there is a sentiment out there that it’s impossible to make a living on the App Store, these stand out as shining examples of how to “make it”. Drafts is a note […]

How I Use Apple News (and still hold onto my RSS addiction)

I’m in my late 20s, and while I’m getting to that age that advertisers no longer care about, I still pride myself on being open to new things. I still voraciously consume new music from artists I’ve never heard of and I have a general working knowledge of what “the kids” are into these days. […]

I Didn’t Know I Wanted to Block Ads Until I Found Your Site

Nilay Patel writing for The Verge: You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we’re really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. Nilay is correct that this is all a big chess match that’s about more than just readers and publishers. However, I […]

Getting a Little Material Design in Your Apple

What happens when an Apple guy explores Material Design? I love this bit exploration of Material Design by designer Matthieu Aussaguel. I for one would be okay with a little more Material Design in my iOS and Mac apps.