I think that the American Booksellers’ Association’s intent was to have me go “Oh, how horrible is it that Amazon.com has an app that will allow people to comparison-shop on the fly.” Instead, it had me go “Wow. Amazon.com has an app that will allow me to comparison shop on the fly. Let me download that RIGHT NOW.” Admittedly, it’d be slightly more useful if my iPod Touch had a network card in it, but lots of places have free Wi-Fi these days.
…Yes, I’m going to spend extra time in Purgatory for that one.
Hey, guess what?
There’s an app for that.
An “Obama Clock” app is jockeying for position with National Geographic’s World Atlas atop the iTunes app store’s reference best-seller list, partly because conservatives are eager to monitor President Barack Obama’s skidding approval numbers and shrinking calendar, says the app’s designer.
Liberals don’t like the app because it shows Obama’s numbers trending down, said Jeremy Ross, even though his app just publishes publicly available data.
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