Archive for the 'Reviews' Category

The Red Sweater Review Of Instapaper’s Archiving Of John Siracusa’s Review Of Mountain Lion 10.8

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Instapaper developer Marco Arment responded to the latest installment of John Siracusa’s famously elaborate Mac OS X reviews with an amusing, fairly elaborate review of the review itself. Each is worth reading, or at a minimum, each is worth reading later. Siracusa’s article is particularly suitable to archiving for later perusal, as it clocks in […]

Invoicing Stunts

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

It’s not often that software grabs my eyes and heart the way Stunt Software’s updated time tracking and invoicing software, On The Job 3.0, does. Wow, this is the kind of application other developers should look to when they’re wondering whether they’re really giving enough attention to detail in their own applications. The interface is […]

Radioshift: Radio On Your Schedule

Monday, September 24th, 2007

My friends over at Rogue Amoeba have been working their butts off for a long time, putting a bunch of work into both the technical and aesthetic design of their latest application. Radioshift: Radio On Your Schedule I’ve gotten to know almost everybody who works with Rogue Amoeba to varying degrees and I really like […]

Support Indie Software

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Two of my independent software developer friends (on non-Mac platforms they’d probably be called competitors) have released substantially new versions of their products today! It’s probably hard for non-developers to appreciate just how much work goes into even a modest set of improvements. Software is hard work. And the hard work isn’t all in the […]