There once was a time when I assumed that setting up a quality home music network would be challenging and costly. I thought that my main options were either the (1) Sonos Music System or (2) Airport Express + iTunes combination. Two different methods of music network bliss – each with their own caveats. Sonos [...]
Syl and I enjoyed an awesome 2.5 weeks visiting parts of Southern Spain with a group of friends and their significant others. We made our way through Chiclana, San Fernando, Cadiz, Granada, Seville, Conil, El Bosque / Benamahoma (for a 5km hike) and Gibraltar. As I type this, our bags have yet to be unpacked. [...]
If you are writing for an audience online, one of the first services you should enable is real-time analytics. You might find yourself adding a snippet of code from Google Analytics (free), Mint ($30), Reinvigorate (beta), Clicky (free), or something else. If you currently use some type of analytics service, which one do you use? [...]
Just a friendly reminder. If you are a MobileMe subscriber and have upgraded to the latest 3.0 iPhone OS, make sure to enable Find My iPhone on the device. Here’s a real life scenario to understand just how useful the service could have been. This morning Syl and I carpooled into work. Four hours after [...]
One of the most requested features by The Unstandard WordPress theme users was a easier method for photo thumbnails on front pages. After exploring a few options including using the baked in WordPress media image re-sizer, Raul’s code snippet to be added to functions.php, and various plugins and scripts, I decided to go the route [...]
If I worked primarily on a PC, Microsoft Visio would be one of the most used apps in my dock Start Menu. I can’t speak from personal experience, but based on the features (and from what others have told me), Visio is a solid piece of software – especially if your daily tasks involve creating [...]
The iPhone 3GS is a great upgrade from the original iPhone 3G. The processor bump, memory boost, and 3.2 megapixel camera with tap-to-zoom & video recording have made me fall in love with the iPhone all over again. If you’re contemplating or have made the jump from the iPhone 2G, the comparison between the two [...]
Not much needs to be said here. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Terminator Salvation. Which one do you think will have a bigger box office turnout? Personally, I’m leaning more towards Transformers as my favorite of the two. Original video embeds were from Vimeo but were taken down.