iPhone Pricing and The Power of Stupid

Reuters: “High iPhone price spooks investors, Apple shares drop” “Investors were put off that Apple’s price point didn’t go low enough to attract a new market. It doesn’t have the same range in price that Apple’s competitors have,” said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia, which manages about $58 billion […]

Apple iPhone Event Livesnark

Apple is expected to announce the latest update(s?) to the iPhone today, along with a bunch of other stuff. Despite my invitation to be at the event personally presumably being lost in the mail, I will be following a bunch of live-blogs of the event (and maybe finding a live-stream of the event, Batman willing) […]


Our last move was to tilt the exclamation point by 9 degrees, just to add a bit of whimsy. Marissa Mayer, regarding the exclamation point in Yahoo!’s new logo. Fact: Marissa Mayer and I have very, very different definitions of ‘whimsy’.

CodeKit Twerk Update

Easily one of the best software updates in the history of software updates. (Also, if you work with LESS or SASS in web design, and you’re on a Mac, I can’t recommend CodeKit enough. And no, they’re not paying me to say that, but if they should decide they’d like to pay me to say […]

Android Kit Kat

Google announced the name of Android 4.4: As everybody finds it difficult to stay away from chocolate we decided to name the next version of Android after one of our favorite chocolate treats, Kit Kat! For some reason, this cross-promotion gives me the same vague dirty, uneasy feeling that the Swedish Chef “Cröonchy Stars” cereal […]


Elon Musk, the dude behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and was a founding member of PayPal, announced his intentions for the Hyperloop transportation system yesterday. The solar-powered system, which Musk previously described as a cross between a Concorde, rail gun and air-hockey table, would shoot as many as 28 passengers in each enclosed capsule through a […]

Letterpress 1.4

Are you playing Letterpress? No? Then you’re not only missing out on my favorite word games in the iOS App Store, but you’re also cheating yourself of reading the best update notes in the history of software update notes, and that’s just terrible of you.