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Translation of Stephen Elop’s Memo to Microsoft Employees From Weird Corporate Euphemisms to English

Quick Note Regarding Post Frequency

El Capitan

Photo Post-Production on an iPhone

Spitballing WWDC 2014

On Peak iPad

Brendan Eich’s Freedoms and Mozilla’s Freedoms

Dot One

GeoGuessr House Rules and Hints

(Partially) Recovering From a Bizarre iTunes Error Turned Catastrophic

Cloudlike: The Morals of Appropriation of Contemporary Artworks

My First Macintosh

Thoughts on Beats Music

My Favourite Records of 2013

Intellectual Property Brouhaha

A Swing and a Miss

Two Weeks With the Retina iPad Mini

Legroom Becomes Equal

The Kübler-Ross Stages of BlackBerry

Exploring the New iWork for Mac File Formats

Brian White is a Really Shitty Analyst

Spitballing Apple’s October Event

iPhone 6B, for Big

Wristy Business

FaceTime Audio Over a Cellular Connection

Unsucking Apple’s Mapping Data

iOS 7: The Pixel Envy Review

The Problem Exists Between Nerds and Normal People

Enablers

Ghost Town

A Surprisingly Simple Fix for Imbalanced Volume From Apple In-Ear Headphones

The Hierarchy of iOS 7

Dub Dub

Everything the Rumour Blogs Say Apple Will Be Introducing at WWDC

What IQ Tests Lack

Growing Pains

Thoughts on the New York Times’ Prototype Article Redesign

Design Is How It Works

What a Stupid Idea

Recommended by 4 Out of 5 Dentists

A Snobbish Canadian’s Review of Tonx

Housekeeping: RSS Feed Issues

Springbored

Voodoo Meditation

Skipping Pebbles

The Verge Reviews Microsoft’s Surface Pro

Why I Don’t Stream My Music: A Somewhat Specific Set of Qualifications

Voyeuristic Tendencies

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Ten: Held

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Nine: Grimes

The Best Albums of 2012: Honourable Mentions

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition 8: ‘Allelujah!

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Seven: Frank Ocean

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Six: Dum Dum Girls

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Five: DJ Shadow

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Four: Deftones

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Three: Clams Casino

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition Two: Kindred

The Best Albums of 2012, Edition One: Silver Age

Google Maps for iPhone

First Third, 2013

Tick Tock

Every Article I Neglected to Post Regarding Apple’s Big Executive Switch Which, by Now, You Must Be Sick and Tired of Reading About

Record Player Elegance

The Best Possible Situation

Bubble Wrap

Thoughts on Today’s Apple Event

UDID to IDFA FUD

More Small iPad Spitballing

Spitballing a Smaller iPad

Regarding Snappli’s Claim That Only 4% of Their iPhone Userbase Are Using Apple’s Maps

Hold Me Closer, Betteridge

The Subtlety of Progress

The Cola Wars

My Broken Mailbox

Diagnosing an Oft-Dropping AirPort Extreme Connection

Translation of Selected Portions of AT&T’s Blog Post Regarding FaceTime Over Their Cellular Network

New Hotness

Proposed Browser Support for Retina-Ready Images

Eight Inches of Pleasure

Armchair Rumour Speculation

Please Stop Stacking Arial in Front of Helvetica in Your Stylesheets

Lightweight Embedding of Facebook Page Updates

Tuxedo

Everybody Hates Windows Phone

Pixel Envy

This Whole EPEAT Kerfuffle

Designing for Destruction

Peanut Gallery: WWDC 2012 Edition

Seven Inches of Pleasure

@2x Pedantry

Hypothetical Television Set

iTunes: Thor, or the Hydra

BookBook for iPhone: The Final Verdict

Improvements to Permalinks and Citations

Optical Lamination, or the Lack Thereof

My iOS 6 Wish List

Two Weeks with the New iPad

9 AM

About that BookBook…

Rob Enderle: Wrong Again

Followup: BookBook for iPhone

Every Product is a Killer Product

The Critical Thought of Creativity

The New Education

Notes From the Android Design Guidelines

They’re Exactly What You’d Call “Guidelines”

Dear Comedy Central

Future Nostalgia

Resolutions

The Larger Scope

That “Store” Button in iOS 5′s Music App

You Get What You Pay For

The X-Factor

Two Weeks with the iPhone 4S

Google’s Moral Duality

Visions of the Present

It’s Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

The “F” in “Five” is Either For “Fantastic” or “Finally”

Remembering Steve Jobs

Ephemera Regarding Permanence

Sony’s Unlimited Music Designer Should Have a Stick Wedged So Firmly Up His or Her Ass

Open

The Ex-CEO, the New CEO and the Future of Apple

Review: BookBook for iPhone 4

Yet Another Entry in My Series of Poorly-Considered and Ill-Advised Bullet-Point Thoughts

Translating Apple’s Final Cut FAQ into Plain English

“I’d like your pointiest boot.”

Free Ideas for Developers

Don’t Wake the Dragon, But Maybe Strike Up a Licensing Deal With It

It’s the Experience, Stupid

You Suck at Making Coffee

Translation of Selected Portions of Microsoft’s “Mango” Press Release to Plain English

Observation RE: NY Times Subscriptions

Various Bullet-Point Thoughts on the iPad 2

Multitasking, etc.

Followup to “2″

2

Wherein I Discuss Layout Decisions

It Might But Probably Won’t

Not So Fast, Bucko

Transit Planning Woe

Thoughts on Wireless Power

Pop, Revisited

Display Your Latest Tweet With PHP

Espresso

On Pop Music

Of Genres and Tags

Written daily by Nick Heer in Calgary, and around the world.

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