Phill Farrugia

Phill Farrugia

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A little somethin' on the side

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 6 August

Mobile, Experimental, Inspirational

If you’re anything like me your closet is littered with the slow painful decay of an endless pile of corpses that once resembled your latest and greatest venture into the unknown. Wielding your idea like a sword you marched into battle with a sense of fervour, nothing could stop you on your road to success. An innocent enlightened grin painted itself across your face as you made your first move `git init`.

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Milestones

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 7 July

WWDC, Culture, Inspirational

Setting goals can be a great way to keep yourself motivated, know exactly what you want and have a clear path towards reaching that destination. I spent a few days in San Fransisco recently, and for me this was a milestone in my journey towards becoming the sort of developer and person that I want to be.

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Initial WWDC Impressions

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 10 June

WWDC, Apple

This morning I attended Apple’s opening keynote for its World Wide Developers Conference(WWDC) in San Fransisco, California. Aside from it being a frantic, intense and incredibly unique experience there were a flood of announcements that have yet to fully sink in. Regardless it is clear that the wheel of mobile has already begun to turn and Apple has set the tone for another year of designing, developing and deploying innovative experiences across a range of cutting edge mobile devices.

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Accessibility on Apple Watch

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 21 May

Apple Watch, Apple, Wearables

In light of Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Thursday 21st May, last night Apple held the first of two events at its flagship Australian store on George Street in Sydney. At the event was Founder and CEO of AssistiveWare David Niemeijer, Co-founder of Ai-Media Alex Jones and Senior Adaptive Technology Consultant at Vision Australia David Woodbridge.

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What makes a watch, a watch?

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 21 May

Apple Watch, Apple, Wearables

Watch
noun
1. a small timepiece worn typically on a strap on one's wrist.
synonyms: timepiece, chronometer, small clock, timer.

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Using the Apple Watch

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 11 April

Apple Watch, Apple, Wearables

There were some rumblings on Twitter early this morning that Australian Apple stores were quietly opening up for Apple Watch try-ons this morning. I decided to head over to the Broadway Apple Store and see one for myself. To see if this week’s brutal array of reviews were really all that they said they were and to know exactly which style of watch I will be pre-ordering when the flood gates open.

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In case of emergency, break the glass

Posted by Phill Farrugia on 20 January

Inspirational

...Slow down, step away and enjoy the small things.

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