Today's Obsession: Weirdness in the App Store

Ryan Block has written an interesting take on what sort of work might be sold in Apple’s new desktop App Store, and his opinion on what consumer-level users expect to pay, which sort of freaks me out. For the longest …

Today's Obsession: Scully on Jobs

Four days ago, Cult of Mac hosted a frank interview with former Apple CEO John Scully, talking specifically about Steve Jobs. I usually grind my teeth at any hint of a cult of personality, like the one that this interview …

Today's Obsession: What Jobs Didn't Say

Today in eyerolling news, iTunes’ interface has been totally redesigned yet again, after being totally redesigned in version 9 a year ago. The good news is it’s a bit more bearable to look at now; icons are dimmer and sapped …

Today's Obsession: iPad Then, iPad Now

Nerd alert: At Ars Technica, known for its lengthy and exhaustive OS reviews, there’s an interesting article looking into Star Trek’s touch interfaces, beginning with graphic sheets created for Star Trek: The Next Generation, and comparing those advances in special …

Today's Obsession: Forget about Monday's Obsession

So, today, I’m going to rescind Monday’s entry. I read a bit more about the actual technology behind jailbreak.me, which can be done on your iPhone via Safari, and brother, it is scary. This should never have been labeled as …

Today’s Obsession: Jailbreaking your iPhone

Last week’s iPhone scandal came in the form of the U.S. Library of Congress’ decision that jailbreaking your iPhone is legal and doesn’t infringe upon Apple’s copyright. What this means to all of us, the end-users of Apple’s products, is …

Today's Obsession: Hello, I Would Like the new iPhone

Xtranormal lets you create simple animated movies from text files, but big whoop. This video, at Techcrunch, contrasts the web’s native bland cuteness with a barrage of obscenity in comparison of the iPhone4 and HTC Evo. Enjoy! The guy who …