Archive for Apple

The problem with iPhone apps

I have an on-again/off-again love/hate relationship with my iPhone. As the former chief of all-things-design at the world’s largest iPod & iPhone accessory company I really wanted to love the iPhone. However, I migrated from a BlackBerry Curve to an iPhone and have never really been at peace with the iPhone. There are a number [...]

iPhone status screen mock-up

I love my iPhone but the fact that I have to click a button and then slide to unlock everytime I want to see if I have any messages, appointments and/or missed calls drives me nuts! Blackberries have included new message indicators on the keyboard unlock screen for years. Why can’t my fancy iPhone do [...]

Where’s the magic gone?

It used to be that when Steve Jobs convened a media event everyone was on pins and needles in anticipation of what ol’ Jobso might have up his mock turtleneck sleeve (or in his pocket, as the case may be). Today Jobs unveiled the 4th generation iPod nano and an updated iPod Touch (plus a couple of [...]