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Apple/Google spat over iOS applications benefits nobody, hurts users

It’s been known for a while now that Apple has removed Google Maps from iOS 6, Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhones, iPads, and iPods. This hurt users who frequently used the Maps application for public transit, as the new app is said to launch without the ability to route via public transit. News came […]

How Twitter ruined a great iPhone app

Twitter’s iPhone app started with humble roots. Loren Brichter created Tweetie, a beautifully designed and elegant client for posting to Twitter. After reaching version 2, Tweetie was acquired by Twitter. Loren Brichter joined the team and continued to develop the app. Along the way, Twitter began to groom the app to fit with their vision. […]