topherchris: Steve Jobs’ Thoughts on Flash, in Flash. Big improvement. (Better: Adobe Flash CS4 crashed twice while I threw this together.)
The telephone was an aberration in human development. It was a 70 year or so...– Rick Webb about this (via toldorknown) (via marco)
Simplicity isn't that simple
russianpencil: 52weeksofux: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” —Leonardo Da Vinci Simplicity, by definition, is freedom from complexity; the absence of luxury or pretentiousness. Sophistication, on the other hand, often implies a sense of style, cultivated beauty and refinement. So is Da Vinci contradicting himself here? On the contrary. I believe the ultimate level of...
Instapaper Blog: Instapaper Pro 2.2.3 now... →
Changes: iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch: Added left/right pagination tap zones Fonts now scale after rotation Improved pagination scroll indicator’s accuracy iPad: Redesigned reading screen with controls moved to the top Added Hoefler Text, Baskerville, Palatino fonts Added brightness… One of my new favourite iPhone apps. Awesome update.
Daring Fireball: Why 960 × 640 →
marco: From a developer’s perspective, it’s worth noting that all of UIKit specifies sizes and locations in floating-point values. It wouldn’t surprise me if everything ran in iPad-like pixel-doubled mode by default (which wouldn’t suck like it does on the iPad), but it’d be cool if we could put a key in our Info.plist files that made everything — not just WebKit — run in virtual-pixel mode. ...
Pixel-Perfect Keyboard Icons →
CSS Desk →
elliottheis: An amazing way to learn CSS An awesome tool. Great interface.
Apple Get It
There’s an Apple Store under the Louvre in Paris. People go to the world famous museum of art to admire masterpieces. On their way out, they pass a couple of stores, but one shines brighter than all else, much like the Mona Lisa in the Salle des Etats. The Apple Store. People see the Apple logo and know what’s inside. They know it’ll be just like the store they went in last...
Have you ever had that fantasy of taking everything out of your house and just...– Merlin Mann on web design (via marco)
Marco.org: iBooks and private APIs →
iBooks’ use of tons1 of private APIs is frustrating on a few levels, the biggest that it makes all third-party reading-related apps second-class citizens. I won’t be able to offer some features that iBooks has (such as a true brightness control), but my customers will expect them, making my…
The iPad User Manual
russianpencil: How you know a product is easy to use: when the ‘user manual’ is a single index card. Even fewer instructions than you get in the “Finger Tips” booklet for iPhone.
I don’t think of my life as a career, I do stuff. I respond to stuff. That’s not...– Steve Jobs in an Interview with Stephen Fry in Time (via minimalmac)
Introducing FutureStats →
Today we’re incredibly excited to announce an entirely new product from GoSquared - FutureStats. Learn more by visiting the site, but for now here’s some key features: Traffic Spike Prediction One of the most challenging issues of the web 2.0 era - the traffic spike. Until now it’s been impossible to predict when you’re going to receive your next flood of traffic from...