The tragedy of orphan apps

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Apps have vastly improved the convenience of our lives. Now corporate machinations are making them disappear. Why are we going backwards? I first noticed this when Hipmunk stopped working. Hipmunk was a truly innovative flight search engine with an interface vastly better for comparing flights than Expedia, Travelocity, or anything else. Not only that, it … Continued

With 50,000 new words, Words With Friends is now my enemy

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Words With Friends has just added 50,000 new pop-culture words. This is horrifying. According to the AP: WORDS WITH FRIENDS ADDS 50,000 POP CULTURE WORDS by Mark Kennedy, AP ENTERTAINMENT WRITER NEW YORK (AP) — Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part … Continued