Stories by Larry Borsato

  • Nine reasons the iPhone apps platform is lacking

    I decided a while ago to jump into the mobile development world -- creating applications for the iPhone. Apple has done a good job with the iPhone SDK, covering much of what developers need, and I've found it easy to develop applications. But there are still some problems with the platform -- nine of them, to be exact.

  • The Internet needs more redundancy

    A couple of weeks ago my website went down. Nine thousand other Web servers also died when The Planet, a large hosting service, experienced an electrical explosion and fire in one of its facilities. Because it was an electrical fire, the local fire department refused to let the company activate their backup generators for fear of further damage.