MyAppleMenu - Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 Day of the Feynman Interview

Please don't ask stupid questions when interviewing potential candidates for a job... Presenting, from Eric Lippert's Blog, How well would the late Nobel-Prize-winning physicist Dr. Richard P. Feynman do in a technical interview at a software company?

It's About Time

Surely some team inside Apple is debating right now whether it is going to be iOS 10 or iOS X next year.

Apple Launches 'Free on iTunes' Section With Free TV and Music Downloads

Richard Padilla, MacRumors:

Apple today added a new "Free on iTunes" section in the iTunes Store, featuring free downloads of songs and full length TV episodes. The section replaces Apple's "iTunes Single of the Week", which previously offered free songs from popular and indie music artists.

How to Hide the Safari Favorite Bookmark Menu URL Dropdown in OS X Yosemite

OS X Daily:

If the bookmarks dropdown menu bothers you, you can quickly turn it off in Safari settings, though the preference isn’t necessarily named something you would expect.

Bringing Foursquare to the iPad

Geoffroy Bablon, Medium:

Building Foursquare for iPad was an exercise in minimalism. We set out to plan, build, and ship the app in a mere three months to validate that the market demand exists before investing more heavily in the platform. In the end, the tight timeline led us to greater focus and a better app. This short post highlights how we got there, and what we learned along the way.

Stuff For Your Computers

The Death of Music Sales

Derek Thompson, The Atlantic:

And if CDs are truly dead, then digital music sales are lying in the adjacent grave. Both categories are down double-digits in the last year, with iTunes sales diving at least 13 percent.

Short Notes

Parting Words

Thanks for reading.