Monthly Archives: May 2012

Good Things (come to those who wait)

Introduction It is important to realise that the iPhone (king of the smartphone kingdom) has had a number of generations, and the opportunity for Apple to learn from the innovations and mistakes of others, as well as making their own. … Continue reading

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Little Things

Disclaimer This will inevitably sound like a rant against WP7, but it needs saying. To set a context though, many of these issues were the same for the first iPhone generations, and probably Android too for that matter; you’d have … Continue reading

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Well that didn’t go so well

Update It’s the end of the first day, and I’ve downloaded FaceBook, Twitter and WordPress and played with IE9 and Bing. Social Apps Both FaceBook and Twitter are pretty much what you’d expect. However, neither is really as smooth as … Continue reading

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OK… here we go!

Introduction Well, after receiving a nice WP7 phone to do some XNA development on, and my iPhone 4 nearing the end of its contract, and looking for a new mobile provider, and generally feeling uncomfortable with “how well” Apple devices … Continue reading

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My review of Reviews of Fez

Ok, here’s my take on @polytron and Fez. But first a disclaimer: I haven’t finished the game. But I won’t be posting links to other reviews, even though this is a piece about those reviews (Google them). But there’s a … Continue reading

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I did not like (Dan Golding’s review of ) Fez

It all started with a tweet: @dangolding: I did not like Fez. Here’s why: http://t.co/BpgRchAh Something about the controversial title didn’t sit right. Checking it out, I couldn’t help feeling it was more rhetoric than reason. After reading the ‘review’ … Continue reading

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