Category Archives: AAPL

On free apps

This post is sort-of a follow-on to @daveaddey’s post on the average app; although in reality it’s a follow-on to the response that comes out every time a post on app store revenue is written. Events go like this: Some … Continue reading

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On community

This is a post that had been boiling for a while; I talked a little about the topic when I was in Appsterdam earlier this year, and had a few more thoughts which were completely supplanted and rearranged by watching

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On the Mac App Store

I’ve just come off iDeveloper.TV Live with Scotty and John, where we were talking about the Mac app store. I had some material prepared about the security side of the app store that we didn’t get on to – here’s … Continue reading

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Rumors of your runtime’s death are greatly exaggerated

This is supposed to be the week in which Apple killed Java and Flash on the Mac, but it isn’t. In fact, looking at recent history, Flash could be about to enter its healthiest period on the platform, but the … Continue reading

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One Window that is good for Mac security

I realise now that I didn’t cover this when it happened back at the beginning of March, but that not everyone in either the Apple world nor the general infosec community is aware of it. Nearly one month ago, Apple … Continue reading

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Follow-up-and-slightly-over on safety/security

The one thing which makes this a less-than-standard follow-up is that the original was not posted here, but over on paranym Graham Cluley’s blog. I originally wrote about the (fictitious) difference between safety and security. For those who didn’t clickety … Continue reading

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Prepping for WWDC

With the obvious first question being which parties do I go to? See you there?

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Solaris iPhone Edition

Apple’s one new feature in Snow Leopard is support for Exchange, which if not squarely an Enterprise lure is certainly bait for medium businesses. But here we hit Apple’s perennial problem; they want to sell more into businesses (because that’s … Continue reading

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It was asked for: the “features” post

Someone anonymous once said:I’m intrigued by your feature comment. Please publish said blog post!Where said comment was:The fact that I have stopped using the word ‘feature’ in many contexts is an entire blog post and a few therapy sessions in … Continue reading

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