Tag Archives: software

The WordPress iPad app

Next up in my tour of iPad blog clients: the official WordPress app. Categories – check. Tagging – check. Uncomfortably accurate geotagging – check (though thankfully only at the resolution of “Andrew’s street” and not “sat in the lounge”). Ugly … Continue reading

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Alfred

Alfred, one of my favourite Mac apps, has been updated to version 2. If you have been waiting for it to be updated in the app store, be warned it’s only available through the Alfred website (see also Alfred and … Continue reading

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Jump to tabs in Safari

One of the major annoyances of Safari over Chrome and Firefox is that you can’t quickly jump to a specific tab in the browser. For example, in both Chrome and Firefox you can hold down Command-1 to jump to tab … Continue reading

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Getting started with Tizen

The Tizen source and SDK were unleashed yesterday, and I’ve just had a first glance. The documentation is a bit all over the place, so here’s some notes on getting up and running. For more information on what’s going on with … Continue reading

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Ungodly Macbook Pro

A funny thing happened today on the way to the codeface. This morning, as I was packing up to leave London, I did the usual: hit the Macbook Pro power button, hit S, wait for it to sleep, close it, … Continue reading

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PostgreSQL on Lion with Homebrew

There are several ways you can get PostgreSQL up and running on Mac OS X Lion (see for example OS X Lion #2: PostgreSQL as default database, PostgreSQL 8.4 on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), How to install PostgreSQL on … Continue reading

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Over the Air 2010, 2011

It seems I didn’t blog about Over the Air back in 2010, beyond referencing the phone I won for my hack. That’s pretty poor. I don’t appear to have blogged much about any of the previous events either, apart from … Continue reading

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The Mac App Store

The release of Mac OS X Lion — and the related rebuild of a laptop from scratch — is a good opportunity to stress-test the Mac App Store. As a centralised repository of software, the ease of use and experience … Continue reading

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natty review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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fuduntu review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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