Episode 74: A Weird Smudge of Bad Pixels

Daniel and Manton talk about exploding electronics, flat design, the challenges of sync services, and under-marketing 1.0 releases.

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  • Monoprice’s High-End Display – Macworld article by Dan Frakes previewing a new Cinema Display competitor.
  • Siracusa Thunderbolt – Collection of tweets from John Siracusa on his Cinema Display woes.
  • Against Faux Textures – A piece by John Gruber crediting Retina displays with the trend towards “flat” UI designs.
  • Simperium – Cloud storage service from the makers of Simplenote.
  • Syncing OmniOutliner – Blog post from OmniGroup CEO Ken Case about the challenges of sync.
  • Syncing VoodooPad – Gus Mueller of Flying Meat discusses sync challenges in detail.
  • Rsync – The venerable open-source syncing algorithm.
  • Omni’s Plans for 2013 – Blog post from OmniGroup including details about their OmniPresence sync service.
  • Wii Transfer – Manton’s Mac application for managing Nintendo Wii data.
  • Clipstart – Manton’s movie-management software for Mac.
  • Clipstart 1.0 – John Gruber’s link-blog announcement of Manton’s 1.0 release.

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January 22, 2013 at 3:16 pm.