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This is Chris Maddern's blog. Chris is a British entrepreneur, engineer and co-founder of Button. 📱📲
Prior to Button, Chris led mobile engineering at Venmo, created AppLaunch, Corkbin and a few other mobile things. 📱⚡
You can read more of Chris's work on the following publications:
Wolfram Alpha… Watch a live product launch…
The Wolfram Alpha has gone public, and you can get a view of the inside of their ‘control centre’ over at http://www.justin.tv/clip/2dd6b9f07e7f8a4e. It’s a little gimmicky.. but the charts on the...
I have now finished my dissertation! (Some sort of) Freedom is mine! Exams to go yet, but it certainly frees up a lot of time… I have used a little...
Apple UK Store extended down-time
I didn’t think too much of it when the Apple Store was down when I went to visit to check out the Mac pricing – leaving University soon so may...
iPhone OS 3 hits
I like to think that when I blurt rubbish out here, people listen! Often… it’s not really true, but over the past few weeks it actually has been! How to...
Scan the whole internet with AVG
Just made me laugh… right clicking on ‘Internet’ on the Windows 7 Network Map gives a context menu with the option to ‘Scan with AVG Free’.
Windows 7 7106 – Code base branching
Windows 7 Build 7106 leaked earlier this week and there was a huge amount of excitement around the forums because of the obvious large gap between 7077 and 7106; seems...
iPhone 3.0 Beta 2 + Jailbreak
The 2nd Beta build of 3.0 was released yesterday and is now happily sitting on my iPhone. Build 3.0 Beta 2 is significantly faster and more stable than 3.0 Beta...
iPhone 3.0 Beta Issues – Why I went back to 2.2.1
I realise that the 3.0 Beta was a development Beta; intended for use to test out the iPhone SDK 3.0 and aid in development. However, I am an Apple iPhone...
Find your iPhone UDID on Windows or OS X after installing OS 3.0 Beta
Note – this also works for the current iOS 5 beta if you need or else you can use the activation trick here to upgrade to the iOS 5 beta...
Google Chrome 2.0 – Beta
I think that this video demonstrates enough of a reason for everybody to seriously consider using this browser. This is intuitive and I have wanted it for *years*! You can...