The internet is abuzz with what the iPad is missing, but for each statement there is a very specific and reasoned answer. I’ve been happy to see Daring Fireball give background on the reason Flash is not and should never be built into Apple’s Touch platform. With that properly explained, let’s look at why the… Continue reading Protecting the Cash Cow: Why the iPad Does Not Have Multitasking Ability
My old friend David Peixotto was visiting Portland for the holidays and this morning we snagged breakfast at Stepping Stone. Dave and I have been working hard on a stealth iPhone application to be published by our company, Neutrinos. Backspace in northwest and Urban Grind in northeast have been some of my favorite haunts so… Continue reading Portland as an Creative Powerhouse as Broken Bells Consumes The Shins
The less you need to carry around, the more you can focus on the music and artistic displays at Bonnaroo. I put together two sets of Bonnaroo schedules formatted for the iPhone. Download the 2009 Bonnaroo Schedule Formatted for the iPhone Set one is meant to be saved as a athe following five jpeg images… Continue reading Bonnaroo 2009 Pocket Images for the iPhone
I struggled with April’s song of the month, “Gifted,” which appears on the album Spirit of Apollo by N.A.S.A. N.A.S.A (North America / South America) is a project of Sam Spiegel aka Squeak E. Clean and Brazilian DJ Zego spent five years assembling a gang of artists spilling across genres. Performers on this record include: George… Continue reading April 2009 Song of the Month: N.A.S.A – Gifted
I first noticed The Rapture when closing down a bar on Beacon and Harvard Ave. Boston doesn’t seem to support a strong alternative scene, but it was going strong in the bar and the DJ closed the house with “Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks.” People were going nuts.When I saw that the… Continue reading December Song of the Month: "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll"
I’ve begun work developing a guitar tab of the Britney Spears song, “Out From Under,” but before getting to that, we have some ground to cover. Some friends on Facebook noticed that for a few days this past week Britney Spears was on my list of ‘favorite music.’ The music section of the Info Tab… Continue reading Facebook Profile Discretion and the Guitar Tab for Britney Spears, "Out From Under"
Radiohead may know music–but they and their management do not know digital downloads. In trying to be artsy, buying In Rainbows was confusing and clunky. When it came time to download, they couldn’t handle the traffic. I found that particularly startling because a band with that kind of IT budget should have been able to… Continue reading New Saul Williams Album Shows Digital Savvy