You have a product. You have a service. You have a business plan. Now you want to leverage technology and build a relationship with your customers by offering them an app. I am here to talk you out of it. Nobody wants an app You may feel like you are extending your brand to your customers' smartphones by giving them an app. In reality, however, … Continue reading Nobody wants your app
It is a new year and time for something entirely new.
Photography is a hobby of mine. When we travel or when I go to photo outings, I like to bring my iPad with me and do some basic post-processing before I get home. The problem is: the mobile version of Adobe Lightroom is horrible.
The other day I had a conversation with a friend who pointed out that one of the reasons he purchased a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet as opposed to an iPad Pro was the fact that Windows 10 has proper file management mechanisms whereas the iPad does not. I am not going to debate a personal preference here, but I do want to discuss the concept … Continue reading Files and folders: apps vs documents
We live in a notification hell world of smartphones, and every year it is getting worse. Our presumably smart devices are incapable of differentiating what is important and what is not. Continue reading We Live in a Mobile Device Notification Hell
A friend of mine received his Apple Watch recently and I had a chance to play with it. In short, I am not swayed. I am a fan of wrist watches. Personal timepieces have been marvels of engineering for centuries. I have an Oris Complication automatic, a couple of Citizen Eco-Drive wrist watches, and a $25 Casio sports watch. The one I wear 90% … Continue reading Why I am not Getting an Apple Watch For Now: Or Ever
As a software engineer I like to experiment with different technologies and step outside of my comfort zone once in awhile. Having used iOS devices for a very long time, sometime last year I bought myself a used Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I can now confidently say that whoever thinks Android is better than iOS must also be the kind of person who thinks Windows … Continue reading My Brief Affair With Android