Monthly Archives: July 2009

I was going to write a detailed discussion of why I thought Daring Fireball was wrong…

But, Ian Betteridge beat me to it with this excellent analysis, which you should all read here: Daring Fireball is wrong about Microsoft’s weakness. The main bit of evidence for how much better Apple is doing than the declining Microsoft … Continue reading

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Review: Navigon MobileNavigator North America

Review: Navigon MobileNavigator North America—$69.99 until August 15, 2009; $99.99 after Released: June 26, 2009 Developer/Distributor: Navigon AG Genre: Navigation Version 1.0 tested on a 16GB iPhone 3GS I spent the last week with Navigon’s turn-by-turn GPS application for the … Continue reading

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iPadio live audio-streaming iPhone app and web service

I recorded the above livestream using iPadio (free; direct iTunes link), which I read about on TechCrunch this morning. Unfortunately, the service has 3 fatal flaws: The audio is live-streamed over a regular phone call, so I’m burning through my … Continue reading

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Twitter positions itself as a search product with new homepage

Yesterday, Twitter launched a new version of its homepage (you have to be logged out of your Twitter account to see it). Biz Stone wrote a blog post about the new homepage, noting: “Today we’re trying a redesigned front page … Continue reading

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12 weeks and a day

Today, Kristin has been pregnant with our child for 12 weeks and a day. We’re due on February 10th, 2010. We went in for our twelve week ultrasound earlier this afternoon and all looked well. The baby’s heartbeat was strong … Continue reading

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Review: Booyah Society

Review: Booyah Society—FREE Released: July 24, 2009 Developer/Distributor: Booyah Inc. Genre: Social Networking, Rated 12+ Version 1.0 tested on a 16GB iPhone 3GS I was reading through my feeds while waiting for Weeds to start tonight and spotted this Joystiq … Continue reading

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Review: Chess with Friends and Words with Friends

Review: Chess with Friends—Free ad-supported Words with Friends Free—Free ad-supported Words with Friends—$0.99 ad-free Chess with Friends Released: February 27, 2009 Words with Friends Released: July 6, 2009 Developer/Distributor: Newtoy, Inc. Genre: Games Chess with Friends version 2.0.2 and Words … Continue reading

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