There’s no way to make a web page with a full-screen content-obscuring ad anything other than a shitty experience.
Apple Watch. Gruber’s entire Apple Watch post is worth reading. Toward the bottom there’s a bullet point that really stood out to me:
Rather, I think Apple Watch is the first product from an Apple that has outgrown the computer industry. Rather than settle for making computing devices, they are now using computing technology to make anything and everything where computing technology — particularly miniature technology — can revolutionize existing industries.
Decisions, not options.
This is what I think when I see Samsung shipping five or six different sized tablets. It’s not that Apple didn’t try a bunch of different form factors — it’s that they tried them internally, figured out which one was best, and only shipped that one.
John Gruber – Steve Jobs and the Eureka Myth.