Get Your Crap Off My PC

I find it amazing that you can uninstall stuff on a Windows machine but it doesn’t leave. As an example we’ll say…Symantec. I uninstalled the suite because I use AVG (a very nice free antivirus) and it’s still there. Worse yet, it’s now active where before it was turned off. What…the…HELL. My computer. My choice….

Make Your Site Look Beautiful on an iPhone and iPod Touch

Thanks to Sam over at Fruitbytes.uk.co I found a really cool plugin for WordPress from ContentRobot that reformats you weblog for the iPhone and iPod Touch. ContentRobot.com: While the iPhone and iPod touch do an amazing job of displaying web pages the way they were designed to be seen, often visitors want quick access to…

Jobs Says Yes to 3rd Party Apps on iPhone

So the big news out of Cupertino this week is Steve Jobs says Yes to 3rd Party Apps on the iPhone. But it’s going to have to be done the Apple way. Here’s a link to the letter which appeared on the Apple Start Page blog on October 17th 2007. Unfortunately they don’t use permalinks…

That’s Life, Battery Life that Is

Not to sound like a battery commercial but, for some reason Energizer batteries are lasting longer than the Duracel batteries I’ve used for years in my bluetooth Logitech mouse. Duracel batteries normally last 3-4 days. The Energizer have been in there since last Monday and the low battery light has yet to start blinking. I…

iPhone 1.1.1 Jailbreak Released

From the Well that didn’t take long file: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) is reporting that the iPhone Dev Team has released a jailbreak for iPhones running 1.1.1 TUAW: “The hack applies only to the iPhone at this time and is not meant for iPhones with modified basebands. An iPod touch jailbreak will be published…

Drink Your Beer and Be Happy

Blizzard released another patch this morning for the popular MMORPG World of Warcraft just a week after patch 2.2.0 which added a ton of new features including Voice Chat. This latest patch adds new content for an Octoberfest style “brewfest”, Halloween-esque items and quests and a host of new graveyards. For the uninitiated graveyards are…