Monthly Archives: February 2011

Overriding

Any third party code that overrides system defaults without user consent is a no-go and should not be accepted by any OS curator or developer. As a corollary, any OS that permits some third party code to overwrite its own, … Continue reading

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Management and accountancy do not overlap in any respect

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Who paid the peanuts and who got the monkeys

Horace Dediu on Nokia / Microsoft stopping Google’s Android from gaining more market share: Quite the contrary, the removal of Symbian from the marketplace will accelerate the penetration of Android in emerging markets. (…) Android will gain the largest share … Continue reading

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Kindle has an anti glare display while iPad hasn’t

For some, having a better looking sticker on the windshield means having the better car. It also means dumb publicity. How else could you read a non-backlit display but under “direct bright light”?

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Apple’s Three Laws of Developers

yourhead: A developer may not injure Apple or, through inaction, allow Apple to come to harm. A developer must obey any orders given to it by Apple, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A developer must … Continue reading

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Amazon took twice the "evil" 30% Apple’s cut

On the face of it, it’s hard to believe those claiming outrage aren’t primarily motivated by the fact that this is Apple, and any Apple headline is “news.” Let’s face it, “Amazon’s 70% Cut is Evil and Publishers Will Perish” … Continue reading

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vruz: so this happened. Apple’s Steve Jobs, bottom-right in black shirt, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg flank President Obama in Thursday photo.

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