Category: Mobile

Creating Historical Photographs

As I and others are finding out, the iPhone 4 is a pretty spectacular digital still camera. One of the key differences with the iPhone is that there are applications (“apps”) that can enhance the capabilities of the handy little device. The iPhone comes standard with a camera app, but one that provides some pretty

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It’s a Glif

I got my Glif last week and haven’t used it yet, but I’m still excited about it. After I received it, I subsequently listened to three podcasts that mentioned what a great product it was. It’s nice to have affirmation that you made a smart purchase, especially one like the Glif. You could say it’s

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Let the HTML5 Party Begin

I have a feeling that I am going to be writing a few articles/posts about HTML5 in the next few weeks and months. Mostly because we’re starting to see some real cool stuff being built with it. I, of course, will concentrate on the new video capabilities, but if you want to Dive Into HTML5,

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Why the iPhone antenna issue is somewhat important

“Oh no, not another iPhone post, please.” OK, but hear me out just one last time. Apple is holding a press conference today. No one knows exactly what they are going to say, who is going to say it, or whether people will be satisfied with what they say, but it’s a big deal in

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Apple’s iPhone 4 Timeline

Steve Jobs blames audience at Keynote for too many wireless hotspots after demo of web access craps out. Steve Jobs blames user error for initial reports of iPhone 4 reception problems. Apple blames formula for iPhone reception problems (they’re “stunned”). No response to Consumer Reports testing of signal degradation. Apple deletes, then keeps, support forum

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Flickr Phone

An important, and long-awaited announcement from Flickr is their new iPhone application and it looks to be a good one. I literally started playing with it a few minutes ago and quickly grabbed some screenshots from the iPhone screen. The opening screen gives a nice slideshow of photos from your contacts. One of them, depicted

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Instant Image Publishing

Several weeks ago I posted about AudioBoo, a way to instantly post audio on the web and feature that content in a WordPress blog (at UMW Blogs). In my continued fascination with instant publishing, I wanted to bring you the equivalent in instant image publishing. Here’s what you need. An iPhone, using its built-in camera.

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A Real Podcatcher for the iPhone

Sometimes Apple leaves features out of products for inexplicable reasons . We’re on version 3.0 of the iPhone software and their iTunes application does not allow you to subscribe to a podcast using the standard itpc:// protocol, nor can you add a feed manually, like you can with the desktop version of iTunes. The screenshot

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Presentations To-Go with Slideshare

[flv]https://andheblogs.andyrush.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/clip2.flv[/flv] After our presentation at ACCS 2009, I’ve had a couple of “Wedding Singer” moments where it would have been nice to know that developers were working on new versions of plugins, like WPTouch for the iPhone. Another one popped on my radar today, thanks to my office-mate Patrick. The web service Slideshare has enabled,

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What Cell Phone do you use?

Help me test out a web service (Poll Everywhere) by answering the following question: POLL CLOSED Add your answer in the comments . . . The service allows polling to take place with a cell phone that has SMS capabilities. We’ll see if it beats clickers into submission.

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