Monthly Archives July 2008

First impressions of an iPhone newbie

After a few weeks waiting, O2 finally shipped an iPhone 3G to me on Tuesday, so I’ve spent a good few hours fiddling with it over the past few days.  I thought I’d post up a few thoughts, really for my own benefit in keening some notes. Compared to the Windows Mobile phones I’m used […] Read More…

Blippr – a great idea.

Yesterday a friend pointed me at blippr.com, a new (I assume!) site that seems to merge twitter like short comments with reviews of books, music, movies and games. As a format it works really well, you just search for whatever movie you want to see reviews for and browse through the results.  Overall ratings are […] Read More…

Mesh for Mac

Looks like the Mac Live Mesh client has been released – despite the ‘Microsoft Confidential – Internal Use Only’ lable at the bottom of the installation window :) Anyways, here it is: https://www.mesh.com/Web/MacDownload.aspx Update:  I may have spoken to soon there… although the client installed properly, once it started it asks for an update but […] Read More…

Vista SP1 bigger than you thought?

It turns out that after installing SP1, the process leaves behind ~800MB of original Windows files to allow uninstallation.  After filling up my old laptop last night a quick search found this article pointing to a cleanup utility that sits in the Windows\System32 folder. To run the utility, start a command prompt as an admin […] Read More…

Emailing iPhone configurations

Yesterday I was having a conversation with someone about the iPhone configuration utility and heard a comment asking why the iPhone allows settings to be emailed to the device.  What they meant was that if your device is un-configured it wouldn’t have any email accounts to receive the settings – a chicken and egg kinda […] Read More…