Interesting Links for July 25th

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In the shameless self-promotion file, we have:

The Apple Keynote Drinking Game

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The time is once again upon us: Apple is presumably announcing a new iPhone for people to clamor over, then spend all of their money on. This year, I’ve decided there should be a drinking game, so here are the rules:

Take a sip if:

  • You hear, “It just works”
  • You hear, “Smooth”
  • They tell us about a feature we already knew about from the rumor mill
  • You hear, “Retina”
  • Someone you know gets excited about a feature that already existed on Android
  • They list some stat that can really only apply to Apple products

Take a gulp if:

  • Something old is presented as new and revolutionary (like Copy and Paste, or notifications).
  • They announce something that forces you to buy new accessories
  • They take a jab at Android or any other competitor
  • They blatantly stole an app and integrated it into the iPhone/iPad.

Finish your drink if:

  • You hear, “This is the best iPhone/iPad/Macbook we’ve ever made.”
  • Tim Cook comes out dressed as Steve Jobs
  • They talk about the Samsung ruling

Mobile Browser Testing

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So this Responsive Web thing is all the rage these days, and rightfully so. As mobile browsers get more powerful, we can do a lot of great things that used to be thought of as only possible on  the desktop. We no longer need to have redirects on mobile that take our users to a separate site; we can have it all, no matter what device they are viewing our sites from. I recently updated both my site and my blog to be responsive (I’m still working some kinks out of the blog- I’m sorry for the mess). However, as mobile browsers are becoming powerful and plentiful, we run into the same issues we’re seeing on the desktop- we need to test our mobile friendly versions in several different browsers across multiple platforms.

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Links Round Up for 03/28/11

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Links Round Up for 03/20/11

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Links Round Up for 03/6/11

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Links Round Up for 02/27/11

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Also, I’ve created a Delicious account for Manifest Development. I’ll post tech/web dev/business related links there. Check it out. They also get automatically posted to @manifestdev on Twitter.