Eulogy for a Good Icon
Icon redesigns are a difficult balancing act to pull off. Tower 2 did so gracefully, but what about Tower 3?
Restoring my iPod Video
The day I got my iPod Touch, I retired my iPod Video to the great "old electronics" drawer in the sky and didn't look back. Until last month, that is.
Back to the Mac
The feature listicle that macOS deserves.
We Made a Podcast!
Join us as we scrutinize and celebrate great music, one episode at a time
I couldn't help but wonder just what problem tags were even intended to solve. After all, what could colorful tags do that folders couldn't?
Lossless Photo Sharing
It can get confusing trying to figure out the best way to losslessly share photos with someone, but I'm here to help!
What does "magic()" mean? How about "foo()"? Or "arg1"? Nobody knows, and that's the problem.
Listing the Little Things
With fresh versions of Apple operating systems comes loads of new, useful things to discover. Come check out some of the little details with me!
Two Is One, One Is None
Depending on your response to the following question, it's not a matter of if you'll share a similar fate, but when: Do you back up your devices?
At Christmastime this past year my parents surprised me with a gift that had been on the nagging edge of my radar for a long time: a record player. That's right, a brand new turntable for a media format that's been long considered dead in the public consciousness since the optical CD was introduced over thirty years ago. And I love it to bits.
Bad Music Hertz is Finally Live
Come scrutinize and celebrate great music with us, one record at a time.
Turtles, Hares, and Hot Rods
Pouring one out for the new generation of Turtles out there.
Does force quitting apps in iOS *really* help speed up your iPhone and save battery?
Home Sweet Home
It's about time you get yourself the beautiful and efficient iPhone home screen you deserve.
Making Terminal Better
Most developers can agree Terminal is great for productivity. Usability? Not so much. Here's some quick tips to help humanize the grandfather of the GUI on OS X.
Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do you also use your computer, iPad, or iPhone before going to bed? If you do, it's no coincidence.
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to throwing your computer out the nearest window.
What makes a great general-purpose photo does not necessarily make a great desktop background.
Getting buzzed near constantly throughout the day? Have a sea of red alert bubbles on your home screen? It doesn't have to be this way!
A New Start
All designers, even the accidental ones, have something special to share.