If you haven’t played Tiny Tower yet, it’s the new iOS game with 8-bit graphics that’s all the rage at the moment and BitBook is an in-game status update service for the residents (known as Bitizens) of Tiny Tower. Anyway, my bitizens occasionally post some updates that are pure genius! Here are some of my favourites:
I used up all my sick days, so I’m calling in dead. – Stacey Austin
Clones are people two. – Sylvia Morales
If I’m not back in five minutes… wait longer! – G Weaver
If you see gum on the floor, leave it there. It isn’t free candy. – Jesus Phillips
When the moon hits your eye that is 1 pixel wide, it’s amore! – Calvin McCoy
The complete process took about an hour and a half. The download itself from the Mac App Store took 45 minutes on a 20Mbps ADSL connection. Lightning fast compared to if I had to drive to my nearest Apple Store and back! Granted, it’s nothing like the experience of queuing up for a new shiny OS launch at the fruit store (and getting a free apple t-shirt) but the minimalist in me is celebrating the extinction of physical media (for OS upgrades at least).
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to have words with my brain about this whole new way of scrolling in Lion. I leave you with some shots from when I queued up at the Apple Store for the launch of Mac OS Leopard (10.5) back in October 2007! How things have changed since! Read More »