Author: Daniel Appelquist

Some predictions from The Next Web on what Web design trends we will see in 2013. I agree with all except no. 9 (which is actually at odds with no. 1). I agree people will be spending more money on …

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I blogged about this in 2008 (http://www.torgo.com/blog/2008/04/beyond-point-and-click.html) and opined that patenting gestures was not a good idea. Glad to see the USPTO agrees with me. #blogthis Another Apple patent is in the spotlight tonight, after the United States Patent and …

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Digital  #privacy , and especially mobile privacy, always seem to be in the popular headlines these days. Does this mean that people are becoming more aware of digital privacy issues? My anecdotal view is that they are, but I'm wondering …

Effort to Clarify Mobile App Data Rights Hits Snags Read More »

This article seems describe a trend that I think will define the #mobilewallet : use of multiple applications and services that are brought together on a mobile phone (rather than a single mobile wallet application or experience that will unify …

Disruptions: How My Smartphone Emptied My Pockets Read More »

UK Government Called Out on Non-Support of IPv6 The problem with #ipv6  is that it's like Y2K with no (or at any rate an extremely amorphous) deadline. We all know that limping along with IPv4 will basically continue to work …

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BitTottent Plans to "Go Legit" in 2013? Er – I don't mean to burst their bubble, but from my PoV the main users of BitTorrent are people who probably can't get access to the content they are torrenting via legitimate …

BitTorrent’s Plan for 2013? Go Legit Read More »

Keep calm and trust HTML5 – the video is out: http://vimeo.com/54188798 – notes, slides and screencast are on the blog: http://christianheilmann.com/2012/11/23/keep-calm-and-trust-html5-chris-heilmann-hackernews-meetup/

Very cool example of m2m that incorporates a smartphone experience to do something useful – give EV drivers information that helps them get the most out of their vehicles. Would like to see an API on top of this though …

GM extends EV drivability with apps Read More »

Very excited to be in the planning stages for Over the Air 2013! #ota13 36 Hours of Mobile Development

And yet more news on BBC about the future of the #InterplanetaryInternet ! There's definitely a thing going on about this. /cc +Hadley Beeman +Douglas Schepers +Ariel Waldman  Astronauts on the International Space Station use an experimental version of interplanetary internet to …

Space net used to control robot Read More »

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