Tim Johnsen

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Todoist's Slack competitor is for people who hate constant notifications

No more incessant pings<p>Twist by Doist<p>A new team communication app called Twist has a way for people to get more done at work: fewer notifications.<p>Created by Doist, the team behind productivity app Todoist, Twist’s biggest differentiator is that it’s based on asynchronous communication. With an …


Before You Hit 'Submit,' This Company Has Already Logged Your Personal Data

If you’re daydreaming about buying a home or need to lower the payment on the one you already have, you might pay a visit to the Quicken Loans …


Talk about iPhones five years later? Wear exact same shirt. Consistency level: @forstall https://t.co/bG33If2htj

When team is debating about a design solution and someone starts reading the Human Interface Guidelines. https://t.co/ZsPyfNam74

Twitter adds in-app purchases with new Super Hearts for Periscope streams

Coins, hearts, stars, cash<p>Broadcasters on Twitter’s live-streaming app Periscope can now make money directly through the service. The company today is introducing Super Hearts, a set of virtual goods that users can send to their favorite broadcasters as a show of support. The hearts closely …

Social Media

Why we’re betting against real-time team messaging – Ambition & Balance

Because conversations in Slack happen on a one-way conveyor belt, our team began feeling like they had to stay constantly connected to keep up. If …


Apple's AirPods are winning with the critics that matter

May 2nd, 2017<p>In classic Apple fashion, the AirPod wireless earphones were launched with a generous heaping of hyperbole last year. The universal headphone jack was, according to Apple, out of date, and it was time we all got on the wireless bandwagon — with those pearly-white cigarette stub …


Spotify now lets you build playlists with friends inside Messenger

Earlier this year, Spotify introduced a new Messenger bot that let users share song clips with friends. Today, the company is expanding on that bot’s functionality to now allow a group of friends to build a playlist together via Messenger – even if not everyone in the group is on Spotify.<p>The …


John Markoff Interviews Original iPhone Engineering Team Members and Scott Forstall

Last night, the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California hosted a two-two hour interview program. The event was split into two parts. The first half is an interview moderated by John Markoff who spoke with former iPhone team members Hugo Fiennes, Nitin Ganatra, and Scott Herz about the …


Client Logic

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Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.

Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built into a transportation colossus, after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company.<p>Mr. Kalanick’s exit came under pressure after hours …


Phhhoto shutters app and pivots to photobooths, blaming Instagram

Animated GIF capture tool and social network Phhhoto is shutting down its app due to server costs becoming unsustainable after getting slammed with competition by Instagram’s copycat Boomerang. Phhhoto will pivot to focus on its parent company HYPNO’s original business — physical photobooths for …


Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to a Private Network

Dropbox Is Moving From the Internet to a Private Network<p>The Internet includes too many bottlenecks for Dropbox to rely on it for fast and reliable …


What’s Coming in tvOS 11

Speaking as the author of “Take Control of Apple TV,” I was excited when Apple kicked off its 2017 WWDC keynote with news about the Apple TV. I was …

Smart TV

In a Rare Moment of Self-Doubt, Steve Jobs Wanted a Back Button on the iPhone

Steve Jobs was legendary for knowing what he wanted and leaning on his designers until he got it. But according to a new book on the history of the …

Steve Jobs

Pliny the Elder dethroned after eight years as Zymurgy's 'Best Beer in America'

After dominating Zymurgy Magazine's annual survey of the Best Beers in America for eight of the 15 years it has existed, Russian River Brewing Co.'s elusive double IPA Pliny the Elder has been usurped.<p>Zymurgy, which is the official publication of the American Homebrewers Association, found that …

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LCD Soundsystem Announces New Album American Dream

The band has also confirmed world tour dates in support of their fourth record.<p>LCD Soundsystem will release new album <i>American Dream</i> in September. The …


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Nest is considering Apple HomeKit as iOS 11 makes supporting existing products easier

Nest has long been a holdout on Apple’s Siri-controlled HomeKit platform, and many have speculated it will never add support due to its ties with Google and its competing offerings. But this week the company told us it’s at least considering adopting HomeKit following some big changes for hardware …

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Facebook celebrates the GIF’s 30th birthday by making the format usable in comments

Happy birthday to the GIF! The venerable file format turns 30 today, and Facebook is taking the opportunity to add a few GIF-related features to its service. Users could already post GIFs in status updates, but from June 15th, you’ll now be able to add GIFs in Facebook comments, allowing you to …

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