Monthly Archives: February 2008

MacBook Air

I thought I was gonna hold out for a bit longer… sigh. I buckled. This MacBook Air is one sweet SEXY 3lb bundle! And I only got the base model. Physically I’m just overjoyed that I can (with a 1kg-capable … Continue reading

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Webclips, BossPrefs, Poof, Categories, iAno, AppFlow

A few custom icons and some visits to http://webclip.us/ later, here are my four screens of apps:

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Data ceiling

Twice in the last few months I’ve gotten hammered on data overage fees, just for using my iPhone. Google Maps seems to be particularly greedy, as of course is YouTube (which I rarely watch, but it’s always popular with kids … Continue reading

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iPhone firmware 1.1.3

Wow! I just upgraded my iPhone (model week 30, BootLoader 3.9) from firmware 1.1.2 to 1.1.3. The most stunning thing is how easy it was – it took me under two hours from a standing start to producing a fully … Continue reading

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twitter and Prologue

Two things I’ve tried recently and liked:- twitter (this is good for letting students and colleagues know where I am each day); Prologue, a new twitter-esque WordPress theme (this little bugger has gotten so popular lately that it now has … Continue reading

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Waking up to podcasts

I just figured out how to make my MacPro wake me up seamlessly with a set of podcasts, starting with The Onion Radio News (whimsy) and then moving to the serious CBC (Canada) hourly news and NPR (USA) hourly news. … Continue reading

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Drop.io love

I can’t remember exactly where I found out about this service, possibly it was Lifehacker.com. At any rate, I can really recommend a new company (only a few months old) called Drop.io. Their powerful creation is based on two principles: … Continue reading

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Pondering 1.1.3

I’m keen to upgrade to firmware 1.1.3, but I like to wait at least a couple of weeks while the real geeks iron out the kinks in Jailbreaking (achieved on the 24th of last month) and Unlocking! In the interim, … Continue reading

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