Archive for March, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-27

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

Tax Time. # Is DSL upstream bandwidth limited by the technology, or by ISPs? # xkcd is a comic version of Jon Stewart. Funny, but damn informative when making a point. On radiation: # For years we've been hearing about how mobile is the next big thing. This time, it really is! # BlackBerry […]

Outlook 2011 Smart Folder with Raw Query

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

There’s a big feature missing from Outlook 2011 for the Mac. Okay, a number of big features, including being able to edit server-side rules. But the one that’s been affecting me most is the inability to have Smart Folders that have OR clauses. I subscribe to a number of mailing lists, and what I wanted […]

iPad 2 Internals

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

iFixit posted a picture of the internals of the iPad 2. Check it out: Here’s the part that I find amazing: The “computer” part of the iPad 2 is miniscule.

Acoustic Echo Cancellation

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The Flash Player’s job has always been to add features to browsers that the browsers don’t implement themselves, in a standard way across all browsers. Days gone by, if you wanted to play audio, play video, play animation, stream radio, or do all kinds of other things we take for granted in browsers now, you […]

PlayBook Development Incentive

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

The BlackBerry PlayBook is an indie developer’s dream. A brand new OS and a new platform, from a large company that’s got the momentum to sell a lot of devices. Free signup (unlike the days of game consoles and megabuck dev kits), an easy revenue model for apps, and to top it all off, the […]