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Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Responsive Images on the Apple Watch — ericportis.com

Some tips for getting responsive images to work well on the Apple Watch:

  • test your layouts down to 136-px wide
  • include 300w-ish resources in your full-width img’s srcsets
  • art direct to keep image subjects legible
  • say the magic meta words

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Designing Web Content for watchOS - WWDC 2018 - Videos - Apple Developer

If you don’t fancy watching this video, Eric Runyon has written down the salient points about what it means for developers now that websites can be viewed on the Apple Watch. Basically, as long as you’re writing good, meaningful markup and you’ve got a sensible font stack, you’re all set.

Or, as Tim puts it:

When we build our sites in a way that allows people using less-capable devices, slower networks and other less than ideal circumstances, we end up better prepared for whatever crazy device or technology comes along next.

Monday, April 6th, 2015

100 words 015

An article in Wired highlights a key feature of the new Apple watch—to free us from the tyranny of the smartphone screen.

I’ve never set up email on my phone.

If I install an app on my phone, the first thing I do is switch off all notifications. That saves battery life and sanity.

The only time my phone is allowed to ask for my attention is for phone calls, SMS, or FaceTime (all rare occurrences). I initiate every other interaction—Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, the web. My phone is a tool that I control, not the other way around.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Android Wear and the Moto 360 Browser

Anna documents the most interesting bit (for me) of her new wearable/watch/wrist-device/whatever — the web browser.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Swatch you doing?

A cute and fun way to put together a colour palette.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Flickr: The New Frontiersman's Photostream

Background material for Watchmen.

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Watchmen Feature Trailer - Trailer Addict

The new trailer for Watchmen is out. It's still looking good. Fingers crossed.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Judge Backs Fox on Rights to Superhero Movie - NYTimes.com

I hope this doesn't pan out: "The dark heroes of Warner Brothers’ “Watchmen,” set for release next March, have a new problem on their hands: A federal judge has ruled that they may belong to 20th Century Fox."

Friday, July 18th, 2008

'Watchmen' Trailer to Comic Comparison | Features | RopeofSilicon.com Entertainment News

Side by side comparison of stills from the Watchmen trailer and the graphic novel.