To developers, the App Store is many things. It handles payments, delivery, and updates beautifully; you build your app, you put it on the store, customers purchase your app and money appears in your account. Not too shabby.
However, and I really cannot state this enough, the App Store is not a ... (more)
As a heat wave strikes the nation (yet leaves tech mecca San Francisco a balmy 68 degrees), the winds are right for some product prognostication. And where better to guess about what the best minds of our generation are doing next than from the safety of my living room? Let's do this thing.
On Monday, Apple announced a major revision to iOS. Many saw it coming (especially with Forstall, the builder of the original iOS empire, getting the boot) and there had been a lot of speculation about how they would pivot. And pivot they did, with bold, dramatic changes to the user interface as ... (more)