Archive for February, 2009

I Want a Trial!

Friday, February 20th, 2009

At the risk of sounding even more egotistical than I have been recently (difficult, I know… but I’m going to try!), I’ll quote myself from an article we published over on iPodObserver regarding the iPhone App Store today: I would love to be able to download an app and have a 24-hour trial period. If […]

Suddenly, We’re Talking About Language

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Since we’re on the subject of grammar and language, I wanted to point out what is perhaps my biggest pet peeve in everyday conversation: the phrase, “all the sudden” being used incorrectly in place of “all of a sudden.” The former is grossly incorrect, and even the latter is better stated by simply saying, “suddenly.” […]

An Historic Blog Post

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

On Twitter last night I posted a correction to an email blast from President Barack Obama where he said, “this is a historic step.” The correction of course, is that it was “an historic step.” This is based on everything I ever learned in English class and read in any grammar books through my schooling […]