Today’s error message in Gmail (basically a daily occurrence now with various different messages).
I like Kevin Twohy’s response on Twitter:
what a weird thing to display to the user. Fix? No, ~you fucking fix it!
Is Siri the next revolutionary UI? Let’s see how much people start using it over the next two years…
Ever since I bought the original iPhone in 2007, there’s been one app above all others that I’ve been sorely missing: Gmail. Of course, back then, there were no native third-party apps. But a year later, when those came, Gmail was still nowhere to be found.
At first, the talk was that Apple wasn’t going to allow another mail app on their device. Then it was that Google was simply focusing on the mobile web (they’ve had a pretty good mobile web version of Gmail for a while). Then it was the strained (to put it mildly) relationship between Google and Apple. Still, other Google iPhone apps came. But never a Gmail one.
I’ve long said that the hardware buttons on Android phones were/are a really bad idea. Thought I’d elaborate on why, since it’s been pissing me off lately:
Exhibit A: if I get a mention on Twitter and open up the Android Twitter app to check it out, I’m (naturally) sent…