My curiosity was piqued by the headline of a recent article comparing Siri, the personal assistant application on new iPhones, to Speaktoit, currently available on Android phones – but not because I wanted to understand the differences between the apps.  I was struck by how different the two names are – Siri:  short, cute, a […]

Yesterday’s New York Times’ article, Apple’s Game Changer, Downloading Now, was a fascinating read.  I’m not knowledgeable enough about the technology behind mobile apps to evaluate the story as a representation of the programming and development challenges and opportunities of all the different companies.  But I found it a provocative report on the different brands’ […]

A lot of my friends have been talking about my recent post on the iPhone app, Ocarina.  Over the course of our conversations, I realized that I’d given the Apple brand all the credit […]