Enough with The Blue Icons

If you haven’t noticed yet, perhaps this isn’t a problem for you. The App Store in its current state contains a glut of apps with blue icons. Why do people keep choosing this colour for their app icon? All things considered, blue is probably one of the least offensive colours. Of course, there are manyContinue reading “Enough with The Blue Icons”

Why I Moved to WordPress

The past week has been a busy and tumultuous one. I, like Harry Marks, have moved away from Squarespace. Over the years I’ve used various free blogging platforms such as Blogger, Typepad, Tumblr, Posterous, and WordPress.com. In October of 2010, I switched to Squarespace after hearing much hype about how great the platform was, thatContinue reading “Why I Moved to WordPress”

Google Reader Goes Poof

The entire Internet, or rather a relatively small — yet significant — percentage of people raised their fists to the sky when Google announced that Google Reader would be discontinued in July of this year. I don’t know what the numbers were, but I can only assume the user basea is fairly significant, but notContinue reading “Google Reader Goes Poof”

Staying “Cool”

I do love Steve Wozniak, but he really has no idea what he’s talking about when it comes to Apple most of the time. He think Apple needs to stay “cool” and open up iTunes to Android and Windows Phone. Apple does not need to do that to stay “cool.” What Apple needs to doContinue reading “Staying “Cool””

Seattle

This past weekend I decided to take a short trip to the city of Seattle. It was my first visit, and I’m not entirely sure why it has taken me so long to come here. I should have done this earlier, because man what a fantastic city it is. Knowing that I wanted to leaveContinue reading “Seattle”