Sunday, July 12, 2020

Software Articles

Netvibes & iPhone Compatible at last!

WOAH! I just reloaded my default home page and there is now a yellow message saying "Netvibes goes mobile! Now, you can check your Netvibes page on your mobile phone or your iPhone at the following address: http://m.netvibes.com" and...

iPhone app: ApolloIM version updated to -0.9 with connection persistence

As mentioned previously, ApolloIM has been updated from version -1 to -0.9 and now includes partial "suspend mode." I have installed and tested it and it seems to work ok. However, the author clearly notes on his development site...

iPhone app: Built-in RSS reader provided by .MAC

Gee, you learn something new every day. I was playing around with an installed RSS reader from the TappInstaller app and I figured I would see how Safari on the iPhone would react to an RSS feed. Boy was...

iPhone App: ApolloIM update on its way

I have reinstalled the Apptapp Installer mentioned in my previous post and it seems to be more stable now (of course I am not monkeying around in the bowels of my directory structure this time). It was updated to...

iPhone: Jailbreaking, Application Installing, Playing, Corrupting, Panicking, Resetting and Restoring

The subject of this post pretty much sums it up in a nutshell. So here are the details. First a little background. I come from a very varied cell-phone history. I was a big Sidekick users but got a...

iPhone App: Telekinesis – remote access your Mac through mini web apps on iPhone

Now this code creation really wow-ed me! I was searching to find out if LogMeIn worked on the iPhone. (It does, sort of, but impossible to mimic button clicks...yet. But that is another story.) So I found a really...

iPhone firmware 1.1 rumors – my own debunking

So there is list of potential iPhone firmware updates floating around the blogosphere. Most came out around the beginning of July. It seems like an "anonymous tipster" has submitted a laundry list of updates for the next "firmware release"...

Fix-it: iTunes 7.3.1.3 install Error 2908 on Windows

Well, I'm back from a vacation in Mexico and have been catching up on things. Playing with my new 4 Gig iPhone and getting things working has taken a little bit of time. In the process of doing that,...

Family Tech: Easily manage what sites your kids see with Glubble

Finally I have come across something to write about that truly talks to my site motto "where technology and fatherhood collide." It is not very often that I can write about a new service or piece of software that...

PC: Nice blogging software from Microsoft – Windows Live Writer

I'm writing this using Microsoft's latest beta of their blogging software called "Windows Live Writer". There are lots of ways to do blog posts out there, from using the built-in blogging tools, to using Word 2007, to using programs...

Mac: Launch applications quickly with “Namely”

I'm sure that many of you have already heard of QuickSilver which is one of the most powerful, free, "finder-replacement" tools out there. QS is simply amazing in letting you quickly launch programs, execute tasks, find documents...all with keyboard...

First Look: Safari 3 for Windows/Mac

While the announcements at the WWDC 2007 (Worldwide Developers Conference) in my opinion, lacked some things (e.g., new hardware announcements), the information about the up coming Leopard OS (due in October '07) did have me drooling a bit. And,...
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