Encryption, The Best Feature of iOS8

With today's launch of iOS8, Apple has begun to encrypt all your things. As detailed in the new "privacy" section on apple.com, all iCloud data is now encrypted end-to-end. On Apple's servers, in transit and presumably on your device. In other words, it's technically impossible for Apple to comply with government or legal surveillance requests. … Continue reading Encryption, The Best Feature of iOS8

Please don’t customize social media icons

When I put on my front-end developer hat, I'm often the last line of defence between the client and an unfortunate typo, bad idea or missed opportunity. I'm the last pair of eyes to examine a design before it hits the development environment. Designers probably hate me for it, but if I see a design … Continue reading Please don’t customize social media icons

Tim Hortons printing news tweets on sleeves in the UAE

OK. This is cool. Gulf News (the #1 English language newspaper in the region) is partnering with Tim Hortons to print breaking news on coffee cup sleeves. The campaign is the brainchild of Y&R Dubai, who claim they've increased website traffic by 25% and subscribers 1.5% [case study. video]. I have to admit, this is a … Continue reading Tim Hortons printing news tweets on sleeves in the UAE