Yearly Archives: 2011

UI Candy

I enjoy beautiful design and UI (who doesn’t?) and, every so often, even like to try my hand at creating my own. Sometimes a little inspiration is in order. And sometimes I just want to admire the work of some … Continue reading

Jobs on Corporate Decline

I have my own theory about why decline happens at companies like IBM or Microsoft. The company does a great job, innovates and becomes a monopoly or close to it in some field, and then the quality of the product … Continue reading

More on Localization

A couple weeks back I posted about using ibtool’s localize-incremental command to update your localized nibs. A very handy command. In theory. If it actually worked. Continue reading

More App Store Statistics

Yesterday I wrote about some App Store statistics I compiled which compare the breakdown of app apps submitted by category to those that make up the top 500 paid apps. It turns out a lot of people found this pretty interesting, but many also wondered what it would look like if the comparison was between all apps and the top 500 grossing apps. Getting on the top paid list is nice and all, but doesn’t necessarily mean those are the apps making the most money, and it turns out that developers are quite interested in were the money is going. That information is in the top grossing list. Well, I aim to please, so here goes. Continue reading

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

I was looking over some app store metrics tonight, in particular the breakdown of apps by category, and wondered if you could look at the breakdown of the top 500 paid apps by category and determine which categories were over or under served. The results were pretty interesting. Continue reading