On Twitter’s API Crackdown

Twitter follows Facebook down the walled garden path “The early adopters who have tasted the fruits of polished third party clients are also the key influencers in media, print, television and digital, and the backlash would be swift and lengthy,” said Andrew Stone, Twittelator’s founder. “All of the good will people associate with Twitter could […]

Inverse Relationship

The smaller the world gets, the farther apart we are The world is shrinking. As the lyrics to It’s a Small World become prevalent in our culture, we seek out ways to connect with friends and family across the globe or simply across the street. People have always sought out better ways to communicate, faster, […]

Social: Done Right

Today, social is taking over the world. However, there is a problem, some companies have trouble getting sharing right. Some startups define sharing as a “Like” button, but others have decided “social” is sharing everything. This is not “social,” this is annoying. At this point distraction sets in and users are overwhelmed by the amount […]

Google buys Motorola

Assuming both European and U.S. regulators approve the deal, Google will buy Motorola Mobility at 60% of the stock price at the time of the deal ($40). What does this mean for Motorola, Google, and the rest of the industry? For Motorola: Google says Motorola will continue to operate as a separate wing of Google. […]

Google+ invites!

Thanks to 9to5mac, I have gotten into Google+ and that benefit goes out to you, just follow this link to sign up for G+! https://plus.google.com/_/notifications/ngemlink?path=%2F%3Fgpinv%3D2TlzCvh9m3E%3AkTMYuCFqSEM Thanks for reading Beyond The Code! -Scott

I Swear This Will Pay Off

Google’s newest move into social, Google+, came with a remarkably well designed interface. Although there are still plenty of gripes about the social network itself I am going to pay attention to what Google is doing here with their interface. Google is known for their utilitarian interfaces and that is what people have come to […]

Google I/0

It has been far too long since my last post, school is almost over, and then you can expect to see far more nutritious, high quality posts right here. Without further ado… Google I/O. Google I/O saw the release of Honeycomb 3.1, or as I like to call it, Honeycomb 3.0.1, which is more appropriate […]

Android 3.0: Honeycomb

Android 3.0: Honeycomb is a major step forward for Android, it represents Google’s first foray into the tablet market. Honeycomb has an entirely new futuristic looking interface made just for tablets. Most of the native Android apps will have to be updated for tablets in Android Honeycomb.The Android market is going to have in-app purchases […]