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On Attribution and Credit
Smart words from Gruber on why it's important to link and credit your sources by name.
Apple  writing  journalism  blogging  DaringFireball  JohnGruber  from instapaper
july 2011 by andrewspittle
Gruber curates some proclamations of how Mac's will be hit with malware.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  security  Apple 
may 2011 by andrewspittle
A Rule of Thumb: Pricing Should Be Simple
John Gruber nails why the New York Times' pricing system makes very little sense. When things are simple people will pay because not paying is always a simple action.
business  NYTimes  JohnGruber  DaringFireball  Apple 
april 2011 by andrewspittle
The Chair
Gruber recaps the iPad 2 introduction.
iPad  JohnGruber  DaringFireball  Apple 
march 2011 by andrewspittle
The Next Six Months
Gruber writes about the next six months of the tablet world.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  iPad  Palm  Apple  business  design 
february 2011 by andrewspittle
Uniformity vs. Individuality in Mac UI Design
"Whether you think this is a good thing or not, there’s no use fearing it. Apple’s passion for UI uniformity went away with the six-color logo. Change is inevitable. Individuality is the new norm. Mac UI design is only just starting to take influence from iOS UI design."
design  JohnGruber  DaringFireball  Apple  software 
january 2011 by andrewspittle
Title Junk
John Gruber breaks down the junk that pollutes the <title> area of most sites.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  design  NYTimes  NewYorker 
december 2010 by andrewspittle
The iOS and Android App Economies
Gruber clarifies his earlier post about killer apps on Android.
Google  Apple  iPhone  Android  mobile  JohnGruber  DaringFireball 
december 2010 by andrewspittle
Where Are the Android Killer Apps?
Gruber's thoughts about the Android app market and the dearth of killer apps that only exist on the platform.
Android  johngruber  daringfireball  Google  mobile 
december 2010 by andrewspittle
How Ping Might Grow
Gruber's take on the future potential for Ping.
apple  music  johngruber 
september 2010 by andrewspittle
January Jones
Gruber's ideas behind a rumored January iPhone on Verizon launch.
johngruber  daringfireball  verizon  iphone  apple 
august 2010 by andrewspittle
Antennagate Addendum
Gruber's followup on the iPhone 4 antenna story.
iphone  apple  johngruber  daringfireball 
july 2010 by andrewspittle
'First to Do It' vs. 'First to Do It Right'
Gruber explains the difference between doing a feature first and spending the time to make sure the implementation is best.
JohnGruber  daringfireball  apple  Google  android  iPhone 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
I'll Tell You What's Fair
Gruber explains why Google did, ultimately, move into Apple's mobile arena. He also takes down Joe Wilcox and why it's perfectly fair that Daring Fireball does not have comments.
blogging  writing  DaringFireball  johngruber  Apple  Google  iPhone 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
FaceTime and the iPod Touch
John Gruber has some interesting observations about the potential future for FaceTime and Apple's move to a carrier-less iPhone.
iPhone  Apple  iPod  JohnGruber  DaringFireball 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
How I write and time-manage
Marco Arment describes how he writes and manages his time.
MarcoArment  Tumblr  Instapaper  JohnGruber  MerlinMann 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
Tynt, the Copy/Paste Jerks
John Gruber rants agains Tynt, a company that attaches an attribution link to all copied text.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  software  webapps  writing 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
Adobe Flash: Almost as Open as Microsoft Office
"Adobe’s Flash specs have never been submitted to a standards body, let alone accepted, thus, anyone who argues that Adobe Flash is open would agree that Microsoft Office is even more open."
software  Adobe  Apple  DaringFireball  JohnGruber 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
iPhone 4 Impressions and Observations
John Gruber's initial impressions of using the iPhone 4 in the demo pit after the WWDC keynote.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  design  iPhone  Apple 
june 2010 by andrewspittle
Why 960 × 640
John Gruber details how he sees a new iPhone screen of double the resolution functioning.
DaringFireball  JohnGruber  iPhone  apple  design 
may 2010 by andrewspittle
Mobile Multitasking
John Gruber thoughtfully deconstructs some of what the new era of mobile multitasking means for the model of computer interaction.
software  UI  iPhone  Android  DaringFireball  JohnGruber 
april 2010 by andrewspittle
It's Not the Control, It's the Secrecy
Gruber argues that it's not the control Apple exerts over the App Store that worries developers, it is the secrecy over the rules used to enforce it.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  apple  apps  business 
april 2010 by andrewspittle
Reading Between the iPhone OS 4.0 Lines
John Gruber breaks down a couple of the more significant changes in iPhone OS 4.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  iPhone  apple  software 
april 2010 by andrewspittle
With friends like these…
"They’ve been able to easily — and rightly — point out that many of Apple’s recent moves make sense when viewed from Apple’s perspective.

Why then, is it so hard to afford that same understanding to other companies?"
apple  Adobe  JohnGruber 
april 2010 by andrewspittle
A Brief Review of Opera Mini for iPhone
Gruber reviews the recently released Opera Mini for iPhone app.
JohnGruber  DaringFireball  iPhone  apple  apps  software 
april 2010 by andrewspittle

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