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iKanji touch’s mascot: Tsutsune

The idea of having a mascot character for an app may seem a little strange at first, especially in the West where mascots are more usually associated with things like sports teams and fast food. But in Japan mascots are ubiquitous; most companies have their own, each prefecture has one, and even buildings like the Tokyo Skytree use them. As an important part of…

ThinkMac in 2010

Hello all, my apologies once again for the lack of updates on here. We’re into March now and I’ve still not said what’s going on with ThinkMac this year! So lets go: iKana 2 (Mac) Is nearly complete now, it would have been ready sooner but I decided to shake things up a bit and add Leitner style spaced repetition training for…

Catch up

It seems like everyone wants new icons and new websites at the moment so I’m getting a bit backlogged with work. The iKana private beta will now be released tomorrow as that’s ready, it just needs the demo restrictions put in place and to be slapped lovingly placed into a disk image. iKana 1.0 is going to be a pretty rocking release…

‘A failure of imagination’

I noticed today that the MacZotAppADay organisers finally cottoned on that people are mirroring the freebie downloads they’re putting up each day this month – quelle surprise! It has came to the attention of the MacAppADay team that some site visitors are currently ‘mirroring’ applications. The ramifications of mirroring are worse than you might at first assume: To protect the rights of…