Tag Archives: iPhone


Loves and Loathes: Our feelings about iOS 6

We know that love and loathe are strong words, but when it comes to Apple, there seems to be no middle ground. The newest version of Apple’s operating system for its mobile devices – iOS 6 – has caused so much of an uproar since its release that even CEO Tim Cook apologized for the updated, yet worse, maps. The App Store even curated a list of alternatives for disenfranchised e-cartographers. Apple competitor, Samsung, is taking this opportunity to poke […]
Tags: Apple, Facebook, iPad (...)

Pew Internet Study a Game-Changer for Mobile Strategy

The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently reported on the proliferation of mobile phone usage in its first-ever standalone survey on this subject. The article, written by Senior Research Specialist, Aaron Smith, lays out some interesting facts about smartphone usage in the United States. Here are some facts and figures the piece provides: 83 percent of U.S. adults have a cell phone of some kind. 42 percent of those adults own a smartphone. That means that overall, 35 percent […]

Mobile Tickets at Nationals Park

When buying Nats tickets a few times this past season, I noticed an option for mobile delivery.  Essentially, you could pay a separate ticketing fee to have your baseball tickets sent directly to your mobile device.  While I admired the sentiment behind paperless ticketing, I couldn’t see a reason to pay an extra fee, so I opted for paper or print at home tickets.  The logic behind charging an extra fee for something that, in theory, should save the ticketing […]
Tags: android, droid, iPhone (...)

Flashing in Public – Will Adobe Flash Go Mobile?

As anyone with an iPhone or iPad knows, Steve Jobs has some major issues with Adobe Flash.  He’s correct in some of his concerns, but in my opinion, he’s currently putting his products (and users) at a disadvantage.  I’m not going to venture into which of his arguments are reasonable, and which are far-fetched.  Apple dictates what its products support, and Steve Jobs dictates what Apple does.  So, what does this mean for the development community? Over the past few […]
Tags: Adobe, Apple, Flash (...)