Weekly Roundup: "Small" iPhones and Other Oddities

Last Friday, I picked up my new "small" iPhone at the Apple Store, and then drove over to a T-Mobile store where I terminated my AT&T service after 7(?) years of being one of their customers. It wasn't any one thing in particular that drove me over the edge with them. Instead it was a multitude of the psychic equivalent of papercuts that pushed me into the arms of refreshingly foul-mouthed CEO John Legere's mobile company instead.

Tethering? Check. Music streaming is ex...

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Control of the Week: iOS 8 Sampler

iOS8 Sampler

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Weekly Roundup: Watches, and Payments, and iPhones, oh my!

In case you missed it, Apple announced three major new products last Tuesday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, of course, are selling ridiculously well. The Plus is totally sold out for the next month, and most iPhone 6 variants are shipping in "7-10 business days." So, that's great news. I stayed up until about 3:00AM Pacific time Friday night hitting refresh in Safari every 30 seconds ...

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Control of the Week: JYGraphViewController

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Weekly Roundup: Bad Incentives

The most interesting thing I read online this past week had absolutely nothing to do with Markdown. If you're unaware of the tempest in a teapot currently surrounding that subject, I suggest not changing that at all. Instead, what I found most fascinating this past week, was an in-depth look at how LG managed to screw up their acquisition of webOS.

Back in January,

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Control of the Week: JMAnimatedImageView

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Weekly Roundup: The Keynote

We're about a week away from the unveiling of the iPhone 6, and—it seems—the iWatch. I've always been incredibly impressed with the incredibly polished, and generally glitch-free nature of Apple's keynotes, especially when you compare them to the general disaster fests that typify Microsoft and Google keynotes. The Google I/O keynote at the end of June this summer was an especially notable...

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Control of the Week: MGSwipeTableCell

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