Monday, July 13, 2020

Gadgets Articles

Bluetooth Internet Sharing from Windows Mobile 6 to Mac OS 10.4.9

In the past, there were ways to share your cell phone's internet connection via Bluetooth on a Mac using the DUN profile on Windows Mobile 5 (sorry for the geek-speak). With the recent introduction of Windows Mobile 6, Microsoft...

Great MadTV piece – Fun with Apple, Steve Jobs and …

A friend showed me this YouTube video and I must say that it is one of the more clever MadTV pieces I have ever seen! Fun with Apple, Steve Jobs and I won't give out the spoiler... Enjoy!

Tivo Product Management – Are you listening? Kidzone suggestion

Sometimes I wish that I could become a temporary Product Manager at a variety of different companies...only so that I can get features into products that I use. I have many years of various types of Product Management positions,...

New WordPress release (version 2.1) and other stuff

Once again, it's been a while since I posted. I've been deep in "geek-dom" mainly related to Cell Phone. My wife's old Blackberry (7100t) died so I got a Blackberry 8700c off of eBay and she is now up...

Apple Front Row, Griffin AirclickUSB and Griffin Proxi – Triple Play

Back in mid-November, 2006, I wrote up how to get Apple's Front Row to work on older macs using a program and instructions outlined on AndrewEscobar.com. The only disadvantage to the "hack" was that it didn't magically have a...

Blackberry 7100t sync issues resolved

My wife has as Blackberry 7100t and the other day, it just "stopped" synching with the Desktop Manager (4.1). Basically, it would connect and then just hang when trying to do a weekly update. I got on the usual...

Way behind on my posts

Just been way to busy. Here are some highlights of things that I have done: Update my activeCollab site to the latest Release Candidate Fixed my wife's computer (issues with RAM upgrade and Windows XP) Helped a friend get reconnected on their...

Voice call hangups after 4 minutes on Tmobile MDA/HTC Wizard

I figured that I would post this little bit of mobile phone tweaking for any users who may be searching for a solution to the following issue. Ever since I upgraded my Tmobile MDA to the "latest and greatest"...

The blame game

Macs rule! Simple, elegant and the stuff just works. Prime example: new digital camera. After our old digital camera died and we purchased a new one, we, of course, wanted to see how well it worked. The test: take...

Sidekickin’

So, my cellphone, the Sidekick has a new life! This is first, a great gadget! Cell phone, web browsing, instant messenger, camera, PIM...even has games. Well, there has been a lot of anticipation of an upgrade to the OS...
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