Multiplex - a comic strip about life at the movies

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The Multiplex iOS app now has bookmarks!

Hot on the heels of version 1.1, Lawrence (my brother) and I have updated the Multiplex iPhone app to version 1.2.

Still ad-free (and 99¢ because of it), version 1.2 sports a new icon and some higher res UI images. Sorry, the strip images are still the same size… for now. Remember, this is decidedly an iPhone/iPod Touch app, not really an iPad app (although it will run on one)!

The big new feature, though, is the most requested one since the app launched — BOOKMARKS. You can now bookmark a strip and easily jump back to where you left off the next time you open the app. And you can now tweet or e-mail your favorite strips straight from the app, as well.

As always, if you like the app, please leave a review at the iOS App Store! The better the app sells, the more incentive my brother has to continue developing it and other stuff for me. :)

It’s the Content Providers, Silly. (link)

The Angry Drunk reminds up who is really to blame with the Netflix/Qwikster clusterfuck, as well as iTunes’s DRM, the terrible movie selection in non-US (and, let’s face it, US) iTunes Stores, and more.

Apple and Netflix are happy to sell whatever they can, however you want it. Apple is a store, for God’s sake. Netflix is a service; they want people to use it. They get it. The content providers don’t.

A counterpoint from Outside the Beltway points the fingers through the content providers, at our copyright laws:

For DVDs, Netflix’s rights are unlimited and its costs are constrained. For digital, its rights are constrained and its costs are unlimited. …Netflix must negotiate each and every title, and the price of the right to stream that digital title is up to the whim of the content owner.

(both links via Daring Fireball)