Frankly I’d not thought about my RSS reading process in a while. I use NetVibes (pictured above) as my main reader, and it’s been pretty stable up until today; they posted a note saying they’re dealing with an influx of new members — likely emigrants from Google Reader. I like NetVibes because it gives me […]
NASA’s Image of the Day Gallery provided this cool infographic showing Alan Shepard’s brief flight into space — America’s first. It appeared magically on my desktop courtesy of John’s Background Switcher — a cool windows desktop wallpaper application that manages and displays many image sources.
Earlier today, WordPress released version 2.7 of their iOS blogging client. And I’m happy to say it works well so far, though I’ve only given it a very simple workout. Previously I’d tried the WordPress app but had a number of problems publishing from it, random crashing etc. So I nuked it from orbit — […]
Over the last little while you may have noticed I’ve become a bit iPad centric. To be specific, I’ve been exploring using the iPad as a portable, digital darkroom. Yes, the iPad doesn’t have a camera (for now, maybe in version 2?), but that shouldn’t stop us from using it to manipulate images imported into […]
Little bit of cropping, little bit of colour processing, little bit of Tilt Shift. All done on the iPad. I used CameraBag, TiltShiftGen, and PhotoPal. Fun with iOS apps 😉
Earlier this week I had great fun! CBC Edmonton’s Peter Brown (who regularly hosts the afternoon drive-time program Radio Active) interviewed me for a series on Edmonton bloggers and podcasters called E-Pinion. We chatted about this blog, what got me into blogging, lifestyle technology etc. And I mentioned my Mom a couple of times too. […]
Well, a few posts ago I mentioned that I’d taken steps to speed up this blog. Here’s a Pingdom response time graph showing how fast slow this blog was, before I pulled a few plugins. And here’s what it looks like today. So, according to these results, the blog is faster. And what I’d done […]