Dave Addey


Senior Writer at Apple (although all views here are my own). Previously CEO at @agantltd, creators of the UK Train Times app. Curator of @dailycryptic.

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Yet another app gets a 'Next Train Home' feature. This one copies our 'You are already home!' text too.

Look - there's loads of them.

Well, now there's a thing. Every seat in this theatre has a game controller attached.

Nice bit of futurology from in 2000's 'Reinventing Comics':

Pizza Grauniad at #gsxsw:

Photoshop is deadfully sorry.

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"Caution: poisoned darts" written on a box with a felt-tip pen. This is why I love the Pitt Rivers museum.

Belatedly discovered that UK Train Times is in Apple's Christmas TV ads (sort of). I should watch more ITV.

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Bonus Christmas present today - two of our app icons featured on The Observer front page. Thanks, !

Spent the evening delivering Christmas presents from to - we're just one big family, us app developers.

BTW: at one point it said (null) service, though I can't replicate it reliably. Screenshot attached.

App Store update of the day: "Now supports Stevenage FC; fixed bug that prevented Johnstone's Paint Trophy from displaying."

It's wrong on this one too:

There's something annoyingly wrong with this iPhone advert. Can you work out what it is? (via )

Question for budding app developers: why is the Sunday Times's Stock Photo Lady unlikely to join the "App Gold Rush" any time soon?

Looks like Apple had an off day when designing the UI for Game Center. This is awful in every way:

Disappointment at this year's Old Milverton Show - no entries in the normally-hilarious Pair Of Marrows category:

There, I fixed it:

And herein lies the problem with hyphenating justified text (from today's Guardian):

The Leamington cake is not a lie!