Monthly Archives: August 2009

Redacting annoying people in irssi

A friend named steveh just gave me a most awesome present just now in an IRC channel. It’s a code snippet, a way of redacting entire lines typed by annoying people – as well as any comments made to them … Continue reading

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Jailbreakers knocking 9%

According to Pinch Media, jailbreakers make up 8.6% of iPhone users. The Resistance will win, Apple! Muahaha!!

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Anti teen iPhone app

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TextExpander on iPhone

I’ve dreamed for years (since Sep.2007) of having TextExpander on my iPhone… TE is one of my all-time favourite apps on the Mac, saving me hundreds of keystrokes every day. I found TE on the App Store last night and … Continue reading

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Apple forcing removal of useful app components

Apple, you SUCK! Why the hell did you wreck a perfectly useful application (iStat)?

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Feedly keyboard shortcuts

Pity Google Reader is so ugly in a desktop web browser. Thankfully, there’s Feedly Firefox extension. Feedly doesn’t make obvious its keyboard shortcuts, but it’s easy to rectify that: just type “?”. This is what comes up in answer:-

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Mobile Safari Download Manager

Cydia Store has a bunch of awesome apps. Small wonder it has had turnover of more than a quarter million dollars to date. Congrats! One such app is the [Mobile] Safari Download Manager

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Google Voice free to Canada again

Woohoooo! via lifehacker.com: Makes me even more insanely glad that my original GV number diverts free to my Canadian cellphone (yes, you read that correctly, it’s not a typo!). 😀

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Leo Panda?

A good friend cracked me up this past week by pointing out that a certain brilliant and wonderful technology guru and podcaster looks rather like this 😀

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PrivaCy

@saurik has done it again with PrivaCy… another awesome step forward for jailbreakers! It has recently come to the attention of angry Cydia users that they are being watched by many of the applications they have installed from the App … Continue reading

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