- Zork and Tic-Tac-Toe on a LiveScribe Pen (YouTube) — this guy totally ported the Z-Machine so he can play Zork on his pen. My favourite bit is the comment from Infocom founder Scott Cutler: As the implementer who wrote the first Z-machine for the TRS-80 some 30 years ago and one of the founders of Infocom, I was thrilled and impressed to see what you did. I can guarantee you that we never imagined it would be played with a pen! (via Joe Johnston and Jason Scott)
- Ben the Bodyguard — brilliant web site design. (via Aza Raskin)
- three20 — open source iPhone library based on the Facebook app, providing things like photo viewer, message composer, etc. (via The Mission Lab)
- Scale and Rhythm — beautiful web site that lets you experiment with the variables in text layout.
ENTRIES TAGGED "iPhone"
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Analysis and criticism came in the wake of our iPhone tracking story.
The iPhone tracking story published here a few days ago struck an unexpected nerve. Here's a selection of the most interesting immediate reactions.
A hidden file in iOS 4 is regularly recording the position of devices.
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An informal poll finds 43% of Chinese phone owners who don't have an iPhone wish they had one.
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iPhone gets cracked, Twitter gets picky, and Internet connectivity gets disrupted.
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Author Preston Gralla on the things smartphone consumers really care about.
Preston Gralla, author of "Droid 2: The Missing Manual" and "Droid X: The Missing Manual," discusses the disconnect between consumer concerns (does it work?) and tech world worries (is Android too fragmented?).
Commentary: Copy or theft? How Google set themselves up to get Bing’d.
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iOS and Android kick out new SDKs, Microsoft head count decreases by one, and the Today Show struggles with the @ symbol
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Unix IP on the block, AT&T can't keep a secret, and take one tablet and call me in the morning
This week, Unix was for sale, then it wasn't, then it was again. AT&T announced the most poorly kept secret in the history of secrets. And the tablet was all the rage at CES.