The Yellow Pages

The Yellow Pages as a business has stagnated for years, failing to keep up with the times and try new things as everyone moved towards a digital world. The inception of the iPhone in 2007 reinvented what we thought a smartphone could be. In 2014 it’s difficult to go anywhere without seeing people of allContinue reading “The Yellow Pages”

Timbertrain Coffee Roasters: An Interview with Cofounder Peter Kim

A few months ago I had the chance to interview Peter Kim, co-founder of the lovely new Timbertrain Coffee Roasters in Gastown, Vancouver. You can follow them at @Timbertrain. Alex Knight: There’s no question coffee shops are ubiquitous and are a challenging landscape to venture, especially if you’re fighting against big corporate chains. How didContinue reading “Timbertrain Coffee Roasters: An Interview with Cofounder Peter Kim”

Initial thoughts on Fez

Fist pumping the air, enraged like an unfed Gorilla, I’ve come close on several occasions to tossing my Vita against the wall while playing Fez (more on that after the break). Stylistically, I’m in love with the retro look. The game really sets itself apart from other nostalgia inducing platformers with its unique three-dimensional plane,Continue reading “Initial thoughts on Fez”

Music Player Apps on iOS

Apple’s own music app has never been what I would consider a shining example of what any music player should aspire to on iOS. I suppose that’s why there have been many attempts by third party developers to fill this void. Apps like Ecoute, Track 8, and Groove are examples of apps that all haveContinue reading “Music Player Apps on iOS”

“You’re Not Special At All. No One Cares about You. Seriously. They Don’t.” — An Interview with Jordan Cooper

There’s no question I enjoy interviewing people, especially interesting ones. When I reached out to comedian Jordan Cooper for an interview, I wasn’t entirely sure which direction it was going to go in. We had a chat for a good long while, so strap yourself in, grab a cup of coffee, and dive right in.Continue reading ““You’re Not Special At All. No One Cares about You. Seriously. They Don’t.” — An Interview with Jordan Cooper”

Using Dropbox with Writer Pro

Design and development firm Information Architects, makers of iA Writer, have been under fire lately with their announcement to patent some of the technology behind their new app, Writer Pro. This has been discussed ad nauseam in the blogosphere and Twitter. Since this is the case, I have no intention of discussing the merits ofContinue reading “Using Dropbox with Writer Pro”