onethingwell: DoublePane is a very simple window management utility for OS X. It lets you do four things: Make a window fill the left half of the screen. Make a window fill the right half of the screen. Make a window fill the screen entirely. Restore a window to its previous state. All four options […]

Intimate Apps

A little while ago I started rewatching some Merlin Mann keynotes and interviews from last year. Something clicked when I watched this one in particular which I’ve re-posted to the blog recently for another post. In the middle of the talk, Merlin starts going into how people understand the meaning of privacy differently, and one the […]

App Innovation Will Make Tablets in Business Vital

I don’t think people will use tablets for applications like Word, Excel, or Powerpoint. Hardware keyboards definitely make writing easier on tablets, but I think when they first came out people only looked towards traditional office programs or retail used like for POS systems just because that’s all they knew. Just like the innovation that […]

What’s even more exciting is that the first wave of releases on any platform usually turns out to be the least interesting showcase for what the platform can do. I believe that before too long we’ll see iPad apps that strike out into radically new territory, leaving many of the current apps — especially those […]