Tag Archives: apps

June 28, 2012

Facebook to speed up its iOS app

The current version of the app is essentially an Objective-C shell with a Web browser inside. When it comes to speed, this is like putting the engine of a Smart Car in the body of a Ferrari.

Eloquently put.

February 2, 2010
December 12, 2009
October 30, 2009

WordPress 2

The first WordPress iPhone app wasn’t that good – even Matt Mullenweg has admitted as much (video link, jump to 14:15). This is leaps and bounds better in terms of usability.

(title link opens in iTunes)

October 20, 2009

TechCrunch on the Wolfram Alpha app

The reality is that you can probably count the number of iPhone apps over $10 that sell really well on your hands.

Exactly, and it’s a shame.

Wolfram Alpha launches $50 dollar iPhone app

I’m a supporter of higher-priced iPhone apps because an App Store with prices higher than $0.99 is more beneficial to developers than the status quo. Doubtful that this app will sell well, though.