Is Blogo the New Windows Live Writer

Back in the day (“the day” being 5 years ago), I used to use Windows Live Writer to compose updates for my blog(s). Loved it. Then I switched to a Mac, and Microsoft more or less abandoned Windows Live Writer. Now I’m trying a new piece of desktop software for blogging named Blogo. We’ll see if… Continue reading Is Blogo the New Windows Live Writer

Feel In Touch: The Samsung Omnia Reviewed

http://omnia.samsungmobile.com/ Product Category: Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional SmartphoneManufacturer: SamsungWhere to Buy: Expansys [Affiliate]Price: $689 USD (16 GB), $634 USD (8 GB)Specifications: 5 MP Camera, 3.2 TFT WQVGA Touch screen (240 x 400), Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11g, Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, HSDPA 7.2 Mbits, TV-out, FM Radio, Integrated GPS, microSDHC, 1440mA battery Pros: Fun to use & responsive;… Continue reading Feel In Touch: The Samsung Omnia Reviewed

Vaja’s ivolution Case Snuggles Samsung Omnia

http://www.vajacases.com/home/home_…i&c=7&it=10&s=1 A few weeks ago, I posted news that Vaja cases, the South American based company known for their rather elegant cases, had released an ivolution case for the Samsung Omnia. Shortly after posting the news, Vaja was kind enough to offer to send me the ivolution case so I could take a look at… Continue reading Vaja’s ivolution Case Snuggles Samsung Omnia

TinyUrl Oddities

OK, so I’m not the most normal person in the world, but today while surfing around I think I found some people who are weirder than I. You see there’s this service called TinyURL.com that will take insanely long URL addresses and create shortcut URLs that are easily transmitted. They also allow you to ‘pick’… Continue reading TinyUrl Oddities

Microsoft and LG Sign Mobile Collaboration Pact

http://www.reuters.com/article/tech…E4A211720081103 “Microsoft Corp. and South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc on Monday said they had signed a preliminary agreement on strategic collaboration in mobile technology. “The agreement ensures continued strategic collaboration in R&D, marketing, applications, and services in the field of converged mobile devices,” LG said in a statement.” flickr: Orin Optiglot So Koo was like… Continue reading Microsoft and LG Sign Mobile Collaboration Pact

Scott Jordan Signature System: How Geek Can Meet Chic

http://scottevest.com/v3_store/Q5_Systems.shtml Product Category: ClothingManufacturer: SCOTTEVESTWhere to Buy: SeV StorePrice: $340 USD ($250 for Quantum Jacket; $140 for Fleece 5.0)System Requirements: Body ranging from XS to XXXL SizesSpecifications: 52 pockets, cable management through channels / pocket passthroughs, removable hood (Quantum Jacket), removable sleeves (Fleece 5.0), various specially designed features such as key holders, bottle holders, and… Continue reading Scott Jordan Signature System: How Geek Can Meet Chic

Building Software Based Experiments: Techniques, Tools, and Tips

Welcome to Jon Westfall’s Software Based Experiment Resource site. This site will begin it’s life to serve as a supplement to my contribution to the SJDM Computing Symposium, and continue on as a resource to other social scientists that seek simple solutions to building software. (Whoa, Holy Alliteration Batman!) If you have any questions, feel… Continue reading Building Software Based Experiments: Techniques, Tools, and Tips

Take The Internet With You When You Go!

About a year ago, I switched from Direcway Broadband Satellite internet to a Sprint EVDO Rev A card for my home internet service. The choice was easy – the Sprint card was cheaper and had better speeds overall than the satellite. For awhile, I put my broadband card into a spare computer and had it… Continue reading Take The Internet With You When You Go!