25 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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eBay

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On infused.org almost 4 years ago.
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…Serious offers only please. If I don't get any acceptable offers by next week, I'll put it up for sale on ebay.

Update: The MBP just arrived back from Apple and the fan has been fixed. They also replaced the new top assembly in order to fix a "crunchy" trackpad button. This means that, while the keyboard is not new and has had my grubby fingers all over it, the area where your delicate hands rest is beautiful virgin aluminum.

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On Coding Horror 1 month ago.
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…do - you'll find there are massive differences between the Amazon apps (and the eBay apps, and the Netflix apps, and the..) on these different platforms. At some point, you just get fed up with all the inconsistencies and oddities and quirks and say to hell with these apps, can I please just use the website instead?

Now, if your website is an awful calcified throwback to 2003, like eBay, then the mobile apps can be a valuable opportunity to reinvent your user interface without …

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By Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror 1 month ago.
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…do - you'll find there are massive differences between the Amazon apps (and the eBay apps, and the Netflix apps, and the..) on these different platforms. At some point, you just get fed up with all the inconsistencies and oddities and quirks and say to hell with these apps, can I please just use the website instead?

Now, if your website is an awful calcified throwback to 2003, like eBay, then the mobile apps can be a valuable opportunity to reinvent your user interface without …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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Never mind the eBay listings from people selling their iPhones and iPads with Flappy Bird installed for ridiculous prices — the real action, if you're a developer, may be in the job listings for programmers who can clone the game. At the time of this writing, there are 12 results on the freelance job-seekers' board Elance for the search term " Flappy Bird clone" . Here's a screen capture:

If you've got the skills, the time to spare, and some negotiating …

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By Holly of Blog | The Working Group 3 months ago.
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…items from your closet with your phone (and buy stuff from others like a swap meet). Kind of like eBay meets Instagram.

What it's like: eBay meets Instagram

Who's involved/Why it's promising: Raised $ 3.5 million in Series A financing, former Kaboodle CEO

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What it does: Curated ecommerce where you can shop items endorsed by famous people like Kelly Bensimon, Cynthia Rowley and Julianne Moore at a reduced price and you customize who you …

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