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iLife or MyLife?

December 28, 2012

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The spare periods between Christmas meals and the impending New Year offer some time for re-organisation and filing. Once such are is the mammoth task of music, pictures and videos. I have thousands – GigaBytes of the stuff. Organising this takes time and can be hugely frustrating if it goes pear-shaped. The Apple iLife suite […]

Much Ado About Nothing?

December 28, 2012

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Skeuomorph: an object or feature which imitates the design of a similar artefact in another material. There have been far too many lines written about this subject, poo-pooing the idea that skeuomorphic design elements were introduced into iOS and OS X. But I think that the focus should not be the choice – but the lack of choice. Every user is different, […]