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Facebook for iPhone's new 'pull to refresh' looked a little familiar (

Aug 24th 2010 5:00PM I'm not a big fan of this. Essentially, it's interpreting a command to sroll as a command to download more data. You have no idea whether it'll scroll up or do another download because it's not obvious whether or not you're at the top of the list. It's generally not a good idea to make a UI element this way. This one is fairly harmless in that the unintentioned result scrolling doesn't cause any damage (unless you have the 200MB plan and 1,000 Facebook friends who upload photos all day), but imagine if it could.

Did the FTC just mention something about blogging? (Download Squad)

Oct 6th 2009 11:56AM "First, it imposes legal restrictions on us while "traditional media" is allowed to continue to be self-policing."

Traditional media is requred to disclose the same information in other rules, and they have a heckuva lot more rules than you do.

"You are considered to have a business relationship with a company if you accept free product from them."

You need to call your lawyer and ask him what the definition of "material relationship" is. It is not merely getting something for free. In fact, you should go talk this whole thing over with your lawyer, because what the bloggers are posting about this law is overreactive, and you all need someone who understands the law to explain it to you.

"I also don't like that by requiring "fine print" in bloggers' articles, it makes us all look spammy."

If you're getting something in return for the review, then you are spam.

This is not a limit on free speech. You can still say whatever you want, you just cab't hide the fact that you were paid to say it.

TUAW Review: MacTrak Theft Recovery Software (

Nov 19th 2008 1:39PM My only question is, does someone have to be logged in, or does it run as root on boot?

TUAW Review: MacTrak Theft Recovery Software (

Nov 19th 2008 1:37PM Most criminals are not just dumb, they are insanely dumb. And thieves rank among the dumbest. And to add to that, most theft is done to provide money for drug addiction.

Apple Store down (

Jul 9th 2008 8:42PM Both "gone" and "went" are slang, and therefore unregulated. "Is now offline" or "has become unavailable" are proper English. Duh.

Gmail getting a facelift? (Download Squad)

Sep 23rd 2007 5:56PM I didn't know you could get gmail in pig latin.