We’ve all been busy with the last-minute shopping, travel, cooking, and hangover cures, so here’s a rundown with lots of “Best Of” lists, predictions, etc. for the end of the year.
This piece from TechCrunch talks about how the lower advertising return on mobile will affect future sites and products.
UX Magazine talks about the top 5 user experience trends in 2012.
Warren Ellis shares his workflow for writing his new novel GUN MACHINE, using an iPad. Apparently you can write a novel on it after all.
BlueStacks is a desktop virtualization app which enables you to run Android applications on OS X or Windows machines.
The creators of Spun, a new news app for iOS, share their tips for creating a great iOS app.
This is a little bit older, but a great analysis of the inter-company politics behind Apple’s decision to drop Google’s Map API.
Ars Technica presents their in-depth review of the new Google Maps app for iOS.
Mashable ran some great advice for media companies on how to adapt or die.
Bad online search practices taken into real-life situations, courtesy of Google.