Daily Archives: April 24, 2010

1 + 1 = Jillions

The first One:

The second One:

“Oh,” they say. “It’s a big iPhone.”

It doesn’t matter if they utter that phrase in distaste. That little sand grain of dismissal becomes the core around which will form a pearl of understanding.

“Trying to deal with email on the iPhone is tough. The screen’s too small.”

“I wish we could both work on this at the same time.”

“I’d like to sketch concepts with touch, but I keep running off the borders.”

Ding ding ding.


Source: Wikipedia

In the 1970s, I could visit a bookstore, a record store, a comic book store. I could go to those things even without a penny in my pocket, just to get the hell out of my apartment, and browse. I could see the things I aspired to buy.

In the 1980s, I could visit a bookstore, a record store, a comic book store, and a video store. Again, it took no money to go to those things. But I was getting older, and the comic book stores were becoming very annoying.

In the 1990s, I could still visit the above, plus computer stores.

During the years 2000-2009, things shrunk to fewer bookstores, far fewer record stores, and one video store (which was actually in a combo record/video store), and the computer stores were mostly gone.

Here it is 2010 and there are no more video stores. There are no more record stores. I will never set foot in a comic book store (they’ve gotten worse!). Computers are a section in other stores (which are also very few). And the bookstores — and comic book stores — are soon to go away.

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Some iPad Screensnap Studies

Went to fondle an iPad again today.

Did some screensnaps to answer some questions.

See them — many! — after the break.

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