Hi! Do you remember blogs? Well, this used to be one. Now it just serves as an archive for my multiple Twitter accounts.
Bad conversational podcasts are annoying, but respectable. This new wave of nerds trying to do Serial without a tenth of the talent, however…
I can see how Steam’s VR system would make for the best immersion, but it’s losing sight of what people really want to do—sit down and play.
Just finished Valiant Hearts. As a game, it is quite flawed, but as an interactive work of art (and anti-war propaganda), it’s fantastic.
Tiens, mais à force de garder les séquences de Shangri-La pour la fin de Far Cry 4, je ne les ai jamais finies, moi.
Oddly slow considering feline heartbeats are 2-3x faster.
RT @radtoria: You never really know a person until you hear them try to solve their mother’s computer problems over the phone.
(Huge spoilers, obviously.)
Clever. (I did the gender/career one and “lost.”)
Two hours to charge. Did it have to be induction? With contact charging, couldn’t you have plugged it in just 10 minutes at dawn and dusk?
Ah, c’est pratique, dans le centre, il n’y a littéralement pas une seule pastille verte de toute la liste de “connectés” sur Grindr gratuit.
Le coup de grisou en voyant Fanny Ardant entrer dans une maison de retraite dans Les beaux jours (même si le film est par ailleurs mignon).
Okay, time to place my bets.
Sport: $349/$369 (38/42mm)
Steel: From $500 to $900
Edition around $4000 unless they introduce gold bracelets
The most useful “size class” in iOS storyboards would be “screen is wider than tall” and vice versa, but of course that’s not an option.
I’m watching a let’s play of an EGA game. Takes me way back. Incidentally, wouldn’t a game like Loom work great with gestures on an iPad?
RT @tapbot_paul: Can you people live Tweeting from the event tag stuff with #spoiler?
RT @boucher: The gigantic iPhone strapped to your arm kind of ruins the whole point of having the watch.
Evidently it’s true you’ll place your most used apps on the outer borders of the home screen. Awkward, but I’ve got no better suggestion.
Seriously, any doubt I might still have had as to buying the Watch evaporated when they announced a completely unjustifiable $50 difference.
Honestly expected Apple to reveal some new functionality to justify the Watch. More and more certain Jobs would never have greenlighted it.
RT @johnaugust: People who drop $10K for ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ will also bitch about paying $1.99 for an app that runs on it.
RT @stroughtonsmith: Most egregious is the new non-deletable homescreen icon for the Apple Watch app: prime advertising space on every iOS device. Dirty trick 😂
RT @BenedictEvans: The luxury goods industry has long used $10k products to sell $500 products. That’s a halo that Samsung will never be able to follow.
RT @charlesarthur: Apple Watch can store 2GB of music (and play it to Bluetooth headphone), 75 MB of photos; 8 GB storage total.
Filed under both #UX and #privacy
Obligatory visit to the Apple Store: the new trackpad must be filled with magic and fairies. Clicking feels 100% real.
Functionally, however: I hope click-vs.-force-click is off by default, because it’s gonna confuse A LOT of users.
Il va falloir dire à Matthew Bellamy qu’il est deux fois trop vieux pour écrire ces chansons de lycéen anar’ des beaux quartiers.
I need to set up Notifyr again on my iPhone to see if push-notifications-over-Bluetooth has become moreliable in iOS 8.2.
RT @dannysullivan: Tech progress is amazing. Twitter means we live with typos. Instagram makes square photos normal. Meerkat means vertical video is a thing.
C’est pas pour me chercher des excuses mais je ne me trouverai jamais un mec en boîte parce que l’ambiance de merde me met sur la défensive.
I can never decide whether “swipe left” means left-to-right or right-to-left — yet I have no hesitation with “swipe up.” Only me?
Hard-pressed to remember the last non-animated musical that had as solid a cast as Into the Woods. Not a masterpiece, but entertaining.
I wish. I wish I could go to the festival. And dance with a prince and run away from him. Shit, Into the Woods is all of my Saturday nights.
Those videos look like magic tricks.
RT @BenedictEvans: PSA: Apple added flyover for Venice
Of course Rob Thomas’ zombie show would open on the protagonist being raped at a party (allegorically). But why is the pilot so boring?
If y’all don’t stop writing about Apple Watch all the time, I’m never gonna be able to resist buying one at launch.
It’s really smart how Alto’s Adventure keeps you playing by giving you goal after goal and thank god my iPad just ran out of battery.
RT @SkylerFoxy: A group of wolves is called a pack.
A group of crows is called a murder.
A group of developers is called a merge conflict.
Am I supposed to believe that Birdman is ironically overwrought and self-indulgent? That wouldn’t make it any less annoying anyway.
Turns out, of all the substances I could consume in a club, the one that doesn’t make me murderously antisocial is also the most expensive and least healthy: vodka.
Je me suis coupé sous le nez avant de sortir. Ca s’est remis à saigner en dansant. Je n’ai réalisé qu’après que ça donnait de fausses idées.
Sur les sites de T-shirt-du-jour, mon hésitation n’est pas “est-ce que ça vaut les 10 €” mais “est-ce que ça vaut un passage à la loge.”
Let’s replace that old “all magic comes with a price” trope that I hate with “magic is like an iPhone: sometimes it just stops working for no reason, and sometimes it fails catastrophically” #anysufficientlyadvancedtechnology
It may be the game’s only flaw that I’ve unlocked Paz, Izel and Felipe, and I’m still coming back to Maya.
Props to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for bothering not to have their magical face replication tech magically replicate the voice from a photo.
Dakota Johnson is kind of amazing in Fifty Shades, considering what — and who — she has to work with.
Fantastic idea, but I doubt they can stick with it.
It looks a lot like someone got a preview of Periscope and described it to a developer who then decided to create Meerkat, doesn’t it? No wonder Twitter cut off their access to the social graph.
A force de ne regarder que des comédies américaines, mon cerveau bascule immédiatement en anglais quand je veux faire de l’humour.
I’d like to write something clever about The Jinx but it always inevitably comes back to just “Oh. My. God.”
Se faire à manger pour trouver l’énergie de se mettre au boulot. Lancer un film de trois heures pour accompagner le repas.
Presque deux ans après avoir emménagé, je peux vous donner un pro-tip: si le wifi marche mal, mettez un câble à la place.
I love the sound, design, and gameplay concepts in Transistor, but the combat feels oddly unsatisfying. Too slow for me, I guess.
It’s weird how Powers got a decent script and a somewhat upscale cast (Sharlto Copley, Michelle Forbes) but the pilot looks like it was directed by an intern.
Je sais tellement pas quoi faire en attendant de sortir que je suis en train de passer en revue mon compte Instagram.
That app is a lot more important to my workflow than Fantastical 2.
I was sold a dramedy about Jeffrey Tambor transitioning and all I got was yet another show about obnoxious narcissistic underachieving thirtysomethings.
Je découvre sur la vidéo de lancement de Tidal que Calvin Harris n’a pas quarante ans comme j’avais cru en voyant les photos Armani.
People are gonna line up on April 10 to be the first to touch a Watch and go home without one. Apple fandom is becoming a caricature of itself.
(Je sais, personne ne met plus sa musique dans iTunes ET personne ne met de notes.)