The Null Device


The Adrian Tomine fan page on Facebook has a gallery of his illustrations, both old and new:

Tomine is one of my favourite illustrators/comic artists; his drawings tend to be poignant and emotive, and yet without an excess of sentiment, photorealism stripped down to the gist of the image.

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On the iPhone, even calculator applications come with obscenity filters, blanking the display if, when the iPhone is turned upside down, the number shown resembles an obscene word.

The author suggests, somewhat facetiously, that this is to get through the App Store's strict decency policies.

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