The bigger problem with Android: Bugs and Quality, not Fragmentation per-se

December 31, 2013

Fragmentation is often described as the biggest problem for Android app developers and it has been a problem for both developers and users. The fragmentation problem was best illustrated by the fact that the first version of the Twitter Android app was limited to just 27% of active Android devices. Some other Android apps were installable on more devices, but crashed on many of them. However, fragmentation problems (as generally discussed) are just the tip of the iceberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Twitter breaks third-party apps

April 30, 2013

Yesterday morning, I got a brief email saying “Twitter integration does not work. Otherwise, it is a cool app”. The writer was referring to Economy for iPad
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The App Store Long Tail Myth

August 1, 2012

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How Technology should be used to promote Open Government

March 11, 2012

[Note: Earlier today, my post on Technology and Open Government was published on GeekWire. I have posted a replica here.]

The Washington Coalition for Open Government  organized a conference this weekend to commemorate the 40th anniversary of our state’s landmark Initiative 276 and the Open Public Meetings Act (and to discuss the past, present and future of open government).  I was one of the speakers at the conference and spoke about using technology to promote open government.  Here is an overview of what I talked about.

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How to take a screenshot of your iPad or iPhone app

January 13, 2011

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iPhone Economy app featured in Wiley Publishing’s book on Incredible iPhone Apps

March 22, 2010

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