Posts Tagged ‘Open Source’

Pat’s 16 Best Android Apps

Not too long ago, I was admittedly indifferent to this mobile thing, even as a professional digital dude. This was because: I had BlackBerrys for work and found them useful but nothing revolutionary; I mistakenly chalked the iPhone hype up to characteristic Apple-fan hyperventilation; I stuck to my old clamshell phone because I’m really cheap. […]

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WordPress 3.0 In The House

I just installed WordPress 3.0 to run this thing, and as always since the later 2.x versions came out, the upgrade was silky smooth. The biggest change is the integration of the WordPress MU function, which allows multiple blogs to run off of one installation. It seems from the WP Codex that most of the […]

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I Have No iPhone, But I’m Ready For This Technology To Be Added to Every Mobile Device

This is certainly the ruffest consumer technology in a long time: Scan a barcode with the Red Laser application, and it’ll return product reviews, price comparisons and all the other useful info online. Plus it’s got an open SDK, so once other phones start adding in the iPhone-style laser device, I imagine some permutation of […]

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I’m New to the Job Thing and Into Web Media. What Systems Should I Learn?

I feel like I’ve run into iterations of this question a few times lately, so here go some words of whizzzdum. If I were some 21-year-old dude again, but my 21-year-old self was transported to 2008 and I was looking for a job in media websites, I’d pick up some books on the following languages […]

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Though I’m a huge Firefox booster, lately version has been eating up virtual memory like a fat dude at a Louisiana Chinese buffet. And that’s both on my home PC (which is mad old) and work PC (which is still sorta old but faster, like Bruce Smith in his waning days.) Version 3.0, now […]

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