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The app that would get me to buy an iPhone...
I’m afraid to go look in the App Store, because it might be a real iPhone app and I might be kicked out of the ninja camp for talking like a pirate all the time. Doh! Although, it probably wouldn’t be too hard to write one for Windows Mobile. I’ll add it to the long, long list of code that I’ll write...
28 Aug 2009
South Park mobile business model?
Microsoft Details How to Port iPhone Apps to Windows Mobile 1. Write an iPhone app. 2. ... 3. Profit! Heh. I’ll read this later when the mobile app store opens and I come up with a killer mobile app to fund my retirement. Or I stop waiting for Windows 7 phones to street and take a bite of the forbidden...
4 Aug 2009
Future geek advantage? An inability to sit still?
Maybe I should stop trying to teach my children to sit still? Their hyperactivity is really just training for a future powering their own electronics with microbiomotion? Hrm. Every heartbeat and every fidgety movement that a person makes while sitting at a computer carries with it a small amount of...
12 Feb 2009
Live Mesh to the, uh, rescue?
One of my alleged New Year’s resolutions was to clean out the blogging back log. I have a bad habit of highlighting something on a web page, whacking the Live Toolbar button for “blog this” and letting my witty repartee rot in a folder somewhere in Documents. No more! I will have the “now habit” from...
27 Jan 2009
How do I make a Mobile Tag for /dev/null?
I’m not going to say that the fact I broke down and joined Twitter in a moment of weakness today made me think of /dev/null... it’s probably just a coincidence. Meh. A new tagging system? I wonder how much visual appeal had to the need for this instead of old-fashioned barcodes? If we can process these...
12 Jan 2009
Voice Command: FORMAT C: [ENTER]
Well, that’s how the joke used to go about Vista voice command... Apparently somebody thought it would be fun to actually implement something similar in their mobile o/s. On purpose or not. Heh. The bug can hardly be called a security problem, given it requires access to the handset, but the fact that...
11 Nov 2008
No. Yes. Zune!
As if I have to answer, but... Every dumb yuppie poser has an iPod. Your parents and grandparents have iPods. Do you really want to be like them? Or are you a rebel, a hipster, the first on your block to have something different? Zune's New Tune (Forbes.com) No. Yes. Zune, Zune, Zune!* Sara Itani (17yoa...
11 Jan 2008
Fashionable PCs? How about...?
While I'm not opposed to sleek, sexy computing power, there are other priorities that I'd like addressed... Typical consumers simply purchased their devices out of necessity, but the scales are beginning to tip with demand growing for hardware that performs well, but looks good at the same time. As the...
10 Jan 2008
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