re: The Curious Pricing of the 27" iMac
jimcloudman: The monitor is, by all accounts, the greatest piece of liquid crystal display heaven to ever grace the Earth. Marco Arment touches on a good point, though: How are they making anything — or even not losing money — with the base-model 27” iMac? Now, you have IPS displays in the hands of everyone who buys the 27” iMac. Although these posts focus on the 27”, the argument...
merlin: Merlin Labs! - 5 Surprising House Hacks! I only had the budget for a pilot, but I’m pretty excited about where we’re going with it. Yep, he’s finally lost it !
danmeth: Google Street View Guys A new College Humor cartoon! Ever wonder what it’s like for the dudes who have to drive those Google camera cars around? I think it’s a little something like this… Featuring the voices of Jon Gabrus and Derek Nason. UPDATE: A guy named Ian from Bethesda, Maryland emailed me: “My house is the redbrick at 1:51.” This is pure brilliance
Apple eBook reader
The BBC ran a story on it’s main evening news programmes last night about the launch of the Kindle in the UK (although, you still have to actually order from Amazon.com, not .co.). They interviewed a bookshop owner and got his opinion of the device. It was pretty much what you would expect - he’s sure that electronic books are the future, but the Kindle isn’t it. What was...
HTML & CSS Aqua Progress Bars
Thanks to the power of CSS animations in WebKit, it’s possible to finally produce really good looking progress bars that exactly mimc those in Mac OS X, using only HTML and CSS and three small images. The progress bars produced by the following CSS are fully animated: indeterminate progress bars are animated (the ‘barber pole’ effect) the ‘filled’ portion of the...
App Store Submissions Process - an Analogy
Here’s a fun game for you to play: Think of a number 7 (2 weeks later) Wrong. Think of a number. 23 (2 weeks later) Wrong. Think of a number. erm. Can I have a clue ? Sometimes, this is exactly what it feels like trying to submit an iPhone app to the App Store. You can submit your app, and after a wait of two weeks or more, find that it’s been rejected because of a problem...