Archive for February, 2011

What Apple has done

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Maybe you’ve heard this, maybe not. Apple yesterday announced a seismic change to the App Store that could end up costing you. Apple now demands a 30% cut from any purchases or subscriptions made from within iOS apps. Consumers won’t see anything wrong for the moment, but publishers and developers are hugely concerned right now. For […]

The Sin of the Half-Bitten Fruit

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Maybe you’ve heard this, maybe not. Apple yesterday announced a seismic change to the App Store that could end up costing you. Apple now demands a 30% cut from any purchases or subscriptions made from within iOS apps. Consumers won’t see anything wrong for the moment, but publishers and developers are hugely concerned right now. For […]

The Grammys’ technology spread

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Unlike some other events, ahem Super Bowl, the Grammys usually does a great job utilizing modern technology. There’s obviously the standard Twitter andFacebook updates, which are the most accessible but not particularly fun. The Grammys also has a partnership with Tumblr as typical from years past. Then they offer a live stream on both the official site and through […]

Mubarak steps down!

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Remember the 11th of February when your grandkids ask you about World History! People throughout Egypt are rejoicing tonight as the Vice President announced Mubarak’s resignment. While this has been an incredibly interesting two weeks to watch as a bystander, I’m real happy for the people of Egypt that they will finally be able to sleep […]

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