Tag Archives: iPhone

November 12 asides

Better Facebook A user script which adds a lot of customizable functionality and gives you a lot of control over your Facebook experience. User scripts are small add-ons to your browser. You’ll need to have the Greasemonkey add-on installed first. Rolling Stone: The case for Obama CNET: IE9 the best browser? Not so fast More […]

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Band performs song on subway…on their iPhones

Atomic Tom performing “Take Me Out.” Well done, gents.

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September 23 asides

11 unusual things you can compost LED bulbs in the home: So far, so good Verizon cell tower on Apple’s campus? Hmmm… Speculation grows about the possibility of a Verizon iPhone coming possibly in January 2011. Fitness tracker Fitbit gains another $8 million Adobe resumes efforts on Packager for iPhone Case study: Griping about signal […]

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August 30 asides

The Encyclopedia of Business Cliches JQuery Mobile Framework Gesturcons A visual language to represent emerging gesture-based user interactions. Think “tap” or “two-finger pinch” on an iPhone or iPad — how do you represent that in a non-animated form like a wireframe or mockup? These icons can help. A Costa Rica hotel room made out of […]

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Thursday Top 5

Christmas Decoration WinFrom Failblog: “Good news is that I truly outdid myself this year with my Christmas decorations. The bad news is that I had to take him down after two days. I had more people come screaming up to my house than ever. Great stories. But two things made me take it down. First, […]

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“Find my iPhone” function = mixed results

Having returned from a short getaway trip to Orr Hot Springs last week with the redhead, I panicked for a few minutes when I couldn’t find my phone in my backpack. When we arrived there, I had turned it to Airplane Mode and put it in my backpack, since there was no cell reception. When […]

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Thursday Top 5

Building Black Rock CityDozens (hundreds? I don’t even know!) of volunteers and staff spend several weeks, in advance of Burning Man, turning a desert of nothingness into out a city that will grow to ~50,000 inhabitants (!!!) within the week before Labor Day. It’s an incredible feat in and of itself, and one that never […]

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Thursday Top 5+2

http://www.hulu.com/embed/WPsOut8kWsnpInwShWsjAg Last night of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”I haven’t watched Leno for years, and he was never my favorite, as I preferred the wacky ’80s and early ’90s era of Letterman, but Leno’s not bad at all. Last week was his final night on “The Tonight Show” before Conan takes over the reins […]

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Thursday Top 5

http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf TED Talks: Bill Stone: Journey to the center of the Earth…and beyond!Stone goes to the depths of the Earth, and the reaches of the sky. 17:43min [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eD2Zu3NrlM4] Forbidden LegoA book featuring a candy catapult, a continuous-fire ping-pong ball launcher, and more. More about Forbidden Lego: Build the Models Your Parents Warned You Against!. Please […]

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How icons are born

Felix Sockwell walks through the creation of the custom icons he designed for the just-out New York Times iPhone App.

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