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A Report on Comic-Con… and Covert CIA Actions

Last week’s Comic-Con at San Diego’s Convention Center was overloaded with activities. If you were a Hollywood celeb–obsessed fan you may have spent much, if not most, of your time stuck in lines. But if you were a lover of well-designed graphic narratives, you needn’t have wasted one idle moment during the five full...

Today's Obsession: Dropp

Finally, a social application worth looking into: Dropp untethers you from the website-as social-destination concept. This little app does something neat: lets you leave messages in real-world places, wherever you go, for others to find. You can leave your messages for everyone, or for specific people, and when their iPhones, also running Dropp, come...

Todays' Obsession: Two Clocks

Couple of awesome clock apps on my radar lately: the first is from Wim Crouwel for the Design Museum in London. It’s big, it’s blocky as all get out, and it awakens you with one of three personal messages from Crouwel himself. The second is called Nlug. This one’s a lovely little clock with...

Today's Obsession: Click Here!

Here’s a disturbing anecdote: A developer serving ads inside an iPhone app discovers that when his app malfunctions and shows no content whatsoever, his ad click-through rates skyrocket. Sounds like a bad joke, but it isn’t. Read on at his site for details.