Brian's Coin Trick

Okay, so if you love technology and enjoy a good magic trick, take a look at this video from my good friend Brian… [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih7uLa-9e-g]

Love Those Banned Apps

I’ll admit it, I’m an Apple fanboy. But the last couple of moves make me angry. At first, I was really cheesed about what Amazon did concerning removing books from the Kindle. But their apology is a demonstration that they have taken responsibility for their actions and learned a little something along the way. A few months ago, the GV…

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MacWorld Predictions – January 2009

Here are my predictions for the MacWorld keynote address in January. The following information comes from a completely fabricated source, in other words, I made all of it up. Apple News Update The keynote address will start with Steve Jobs giving the “State of the Mac” update. He will highlight the number of countries where the iPhone 3G is now…

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My Sister got an iPhone

My sister got an iPhone today. Naturally, she asked me for some recommendations. So while I was typing them up for her, I might as well share them. (Please note that many of the links below will link you directly to the iTunes store page for the application.) Phone Different Store (SmartPhone Experts) – A good selection of cases and…

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Thicker or Thinner

Yesterday, someone was showing me his new iPhone 3G, perhaps in a slightly futile attempt to make me jealous. He was talking about how it felt in his hand and how he liked that it was thinner. I reminded him that it was thinner “at the edges,” but thicker in the middle. His is still cooler. But that got me…

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Webinars for iPhone?

Now that the first wave of iPhone applications has basically hit, I’m anxious to see what the next wave brings. One application that I would like to see would be the ability to attend webinars from the iPhone. Someone like WebEx or Citrix (GoToWebinar) would be the natural choice to develop this. As an attendee, you could call in on…

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WordPress App for iPhone

So this post is being written from a new iPhone application now available. While it doesn’t give full administration, it does let me add new posts. It also lets me add photos to the post, in this case a screenshot from the application. Also nice is the ability to schedule posts, add tags, set categories and preview the post. One…

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24 Hours with new iPhone Firmware

In spite of the activation woes that struck Apple & AT&T yesterday, I was able to download and install the official iPhone 2.0 Firmware to my iPhone “classic.” After exploring the new features of the device, here are a few of the highlights: I have multiple email accounts setup on the phone. In your settings, you choose a default mail…

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Seth's list of Web 3.0 Applications

In Seth Godin’s latest post Let Me See, Seth lists out 18 ways that you could mashup data and present it in ways that are useful and very powerful. This got me thinking: Did he just post 18 ideas for startup companies? Yes, I think that he did. So, what ideas do you have for mixing contextual data? And how…

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7 Days Until the Next iPhone

Over the past month, everyone who knows me has been asking me about the next iPhone. Usually, it includes the obvious question, “Are you getting the new one?” For me, the answer is simple. “No.” Here are my reasons: Many people are excited about the 3G speeds for the network, but the coverage is still pretty scarce. Yes, it is…

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