Category Archives: Tech

Best iPhone App

My vote for the best iPhone App so far is Flashlight, which costs $0.99. It’s not best for reasons of utility or value–there are said to be 4 or 5 other flashlight apps, at least one of them is free. … Continue reading

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Tracking April Fool’s

The posts are starting to trickle out of the time zones that are ~ 9 hours ahead of Mountain View, and into the feedreader. Here’s one I spotted on Google Operating System: You’ll be able to select from a … Continue reading

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Explain To Me Why Push Is Important

I’m reading around about the iPhone SDK announcement, and I see people making a big deal about ActiveSync and ‘Exchange Push.’ My web-based mail client pings home frequently (a couple of times a minute, perhaps) via AJAX techniques. Phone apps … Continue reading

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Reasons To Be Excited About Mobile

Over at GigaOM, Android’s ‘web-like application’ functionality is covered. I believe there are reasons that a web browser in the phone isn’t the answer to everything-apps for a while (read: Flash on the iPhone), so this wonderful new era of … Continue reading

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Video Sharing Public Service Announcement

OK, I’m done with proprietary video players. As of this second (your fault, T ) If you send me a video, make sure that 1. you’re searched YouTube for the same filename and send me that URL. Failing that, 2. … Continue reading

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