Hi! My name is Cédric Bozzi, I make websites and iOS apps, and this is my blog about technology (mostly a Twitter archive, really).

17 August

I miss caring about what my home page looked like.

@Rainmaker1973:

The first ‘talking car’, the 1982 Datsun 810 Maxima, stored its voice messages on a 3-inch, shock-resistant, plastic phonograph record [ow.ly] [source of the video: [ow.ly]]

16 August

15 August

@marcoarment:

All these years, I’ve known what makes light switches so “clacky”, but I never knew why. I thought it was just for tactile feedback — nope.

@TechConnectify tells us why:

[youtu.be]

14 August

@Freerunnering:

“Apple will target users for marketing emails and push notifications based on their transaction history”

Apple’s push to become a services company is toxic to its incentives.

We are seeing it with almost every product launch now.

[mjtsai.com]

@notwaldorf:

nobody:

literally nobody:

me: i made you a demo to see what is the most input typing delay you can tolerate; mine is 30ms.

😈 [input-delay.glitch.me]

10 August

@freialobo:

this new Telegram groups feature is so interesting

9 August

8 August

I’m really surprised Apple let third parties change iPhone batteries for so long

It’s the one component for which they can argue it’s in the consumer’s interest 🧨

@LukasStefanko:

Apps ask users to place their finger on the Home button to take a heart-beat reading. App dims the display to minimum to hide the content — which is actually dialogue requesting authorization for in-app purchase.

Similar technique found in December 2018: [welivesecurity.com]

What does it mean about Apple’s design that the major players stopped copying the notch after a year?

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