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  • My review of iOS4 on iPhone 3G – basically, don’t do it

    June 25, 2010 In a word, don’t. iOS4 on iPhone 3G from Josh Russell on Vimeo. OMG slow! Third party apps don’t work after a restart (this is huge, be careful not to let your battery run out) But you do get folders! (yes ok, you do get some ... Read
  • Are these pocket-sized devices different?

    June 21, 2010 A post of two parts, here’s part one.. There are a lot of very similar looking boxes-you-plug-into-stuff in the market today. The hardware is basically the same.. Ubiquisys femtocell Logitech Revue for Google TV – engadget article Fon SIMPL OnLive micro console the same array of connection ports ... Read
  • My #debill letter – Please don’t rush through extreme web laws

    March 27, 2010   Send a similar message to your UK Member of Parliament (MP) addition: Guardian article about why it sucks   Dear Mr Lepper, The Digital Economy Bill feels like a massive step backward in the endeavor to better humanity through creativity, innovation and freedom of ... Read
  • iPhone application switcher mockup

    March 22, 2010   With the danger of focusing this blog a bit too much on iPhone and iPad related posts, here’s my mockup of how the upcoming iPhone OS 4 application switcher might look. Some reports are suggesting that a double push on the ... Read
  • Use HTML, enjoy the open web on your iPad

    February 1, 2010 View on Flickr It’s about the content, and people, not the presentation layer. Read
  • Your future blog posts about the Apple iPad

    January 29, 2010 Blog posts I expect to start reading in the next few weeks and months: iPad rev. 2 will have x GSM chip/hardware costs $130 wtf? The real cost of the iPad / mobile operator subsidies True battery performance is only 4 hours Tethering issues Why doesn’t ... Read
  • A Bigger Picture, From Google and Apple to Nokia and Disney

    January 27, 2010 UPDATE: Now including Facebook ($FB) after their IPO in May 2012. If you spot any product areas any of the companies listed are now in (or have left), let me know @joshr. –– Inspired by the NYT article, A Big-Picture look (…) that shows ... Read