Monthly Archives: March 2009

Shame on Apple

Apple are world-class hypocrites. Apple refuses approval of many useful apps on specious grounds, while at the same time Apple permits profoundly misogynistic apps. SHAME ON YOU BASTARDS!

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New Zealand scraps S92A

I am so HAPPY!!! NZ scraps S92A Government announcement Chris Keall at the NBR reports that “Prime Minister John Key has announced that the government will throw out the controversial Section 92A of the Copyright Amendment Act and start again. … Continue reading

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Leo Laporte live on iPhone

Even though the app keeps buffering like crazy, crashing, and complaining that the bit rate is too high, it’s awesome to see Leo Laporte’s live stream on iPhone! Ustream yay!

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How to buy US-only iTunes content from Canada

Recently I discovered a hack to let me buy US-only iTunes Store content from Canada (without doing anything illegal, immoral or fattening!). I have been besieged with requests for information about how I did this hack… so here it is … Continue reading

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xkcd hits another home run

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Voiced

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Tangle-free earphone cord winding tip

Ever faced a tangled mess of earphone wires? One day, while bored in an airport lounge, I discovered a very simple way around this problem. (I’m sure this isn’t original, but it does work! 🙂 ) The secret is to … Continue reading

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iPhone mic adapter

Most great headphones don’t have a built-in microphone, so they can’t be used to talk on an iPhone. This little gadget from Griffin solved the problem admirably! 😀 It’s tiny and clips nicely onto clothing. Also works very nicely as … Continue reading

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MemTool from Cydia

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Headphone bliss

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