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Posts Tagged ‘IPhone

05 Jul, 2009

iPhone 3.0 and Bluetooth Stereo

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Cool Toys

One of the unexpected benefits of the recent 3.0 update to ithe Phone/iTouch operating system is the rebirth of my Motorola S9 bluetooth headset. I originally bought a pair of these on special from ($19.99 as I recall) to use with a MacBook Pro and they were pretty hit and miss – I eventually […]

One of the truly stellar features in Mac OS X Leopard is the ‘sync’ of information between computers. I use multiple computers in different locations and having the ability to access a common Address Book, iCal, etc is invaluable. In particular, when I bought a new Macbook Pro not so long ago, the sync allowed […]

31 Mar, 2009

WordPress app for the iPhone comes through!

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Cool Toys

I blogged awhile back about the WordPress iPhone app, and how the tiny portrait keyboard was just killing me. Well they’ve gone ahead and added a landscape mode and it is just GREAT! I look forward to drafting posts on it when the inspiration strikes. A couple of minor hiccups, however. Upgrading the previous install […]

07 Mar, 2009

An app for everything

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Cool Toys

So thanks to the free WordPress app, I can even blog from my iPhone. Now, if only it had a landscape mode keyboard so my fat little fingers stood a chance. Whoops, spoke too soon – looks like they’re testing the new version, complete with landscape mode, as we speak. I look forward to seeing […]

07 Mar, 2009

Playing with the new Grails :)

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The Groovy and Grails scene has been busy lately, with new versions of both dropping within the last few weeks.  Seems like the perfect time to get familiar with both, so I’ve started building a new Grails application. I play cards with a bunch of friends fairly regularly and it would be nice to track […]