Android review and iPhone comparison

Here’s a quick run-down and comparison between the G1 vs. iPhone and Andriod vs. OS X mobile. This is based on side-by-side evaluation with both phones. The phones Keyboard The winner: G1 The G1’s keyboard is awesome. I like it so much better than the iPhones mainly because I can see the whole screen while […]

Android, iPhone, Java, Objective-C… madness

Russ Teabeault and I were just talking about our recent experiences with Objective-C and developing applications for either the iPhone or OS X. In general, we both agree that Objective-C is necessary, but painful. The language is quasi-dynamic, not very modern and poorly adopted. Let me clarify that a bit. Objective-C is dynamic but lacks […]

Java and command-tab fixed?

I might be smokin’ crack, but I think that todays (September 30th, 2008) Java update from Apple finally fixed the command-tab issue. I haven’t verified it with different apps yet, but the ones I use regularly seem to be working as expected when you command-tab to them.