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Here is a great site for the real time tracking of Columbia HTC Cycling team members on the Tour De France. It provides the GPS location, Speed, Heart Rate, Power and Cadence. I wish I had the heart rate of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at My Digital Life
Via Macworld; Verizon placed a full page ad in the New York Times this week with the following copy: "And most importantly, it comes with a double antenna design. The kind that allows you to hold the phone any way... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at My Digital Life
Users are reporting 100KB upload max on MacRumors in major metropolitan areas. MacRumors link I can attest to that. Here is my Speedtest.net history. You can see a 1586Kbps on 6/30 and starting 7/2 100Kbps is the max I can... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2010 at My Digital Life
One app that I use daily is TaskTask. This app allows you to synchronize and manage your Exchange based task. I had gone back to Toodledo and Toodledo Outlook sync which is nice but lacks reminder times (iPhone) and requires... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2010 at My Digital Life
It will be a 90+ degree day in Washington, DC, but the clear skies should make the viewing of the fireworks excellent. A little history from the Library of Congress "On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2010 at My Digital Life
As usual well written and funny post on Daring Fireball. Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4’ Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 3, 2010 at My Digital Life
I truly love my FIOS internet and I thought this was an interesting overview. A video from cnnfn.com which shows you a behind the scenes look at the FIOS network and what it takes to install it. http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2010/03/15/tech_tt_fiber_fios.cnnmoney/ I wish... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2010 at My Digital Life
This a collection of smartphone apps (mostly iPhone) and mobile websites developed by the Federal Goverment. APPS Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 3, 2010 at My Digital Life
Antenna issue: With all of the hubbub this week regarding the antenna issue, I am glad it has not impacted my use. I think you may have to really go out of your way to make it happen. That said,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2010 at My Digital Life
I knew there was a reason I was keeping my old Think Outside Stowaway Bluetooth keyboard from my Windows Mobile days. Windows Mobile and for that matter Blackberry and Palm had Bluetooth keyboard profiles in 2005. Apple has finally implemented... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2010 at My Digital Life
The month of June is such a great month for Apple iPhone users. We usually get access to the next hardware model and the latest major release of the iOS. You have to give credit to Apple for plodding along... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2010 at My Digital Life
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Back in February rumors about the coming Android 2.1 update for the Verizon Droid Eris by HTC were fairly rampant, however after weeks of checking my upgrade status page, I got tired of looking and set my Eris aside. Let's... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2010 at My Digital Life
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The answer is more than likely yes, but what I find interesting is that Steve Jobs has been unusually vocal for such a secretive person. It seems that critics are pushing his buttons. Although his responses have been well thought... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2010 at My Digital Life
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The weekend of June 12th and 13th, the US Air Force is sponsoring three cycling events; the Clarendon Cup, the Crystal Cup, and the Crystal Ride. All of these events are in support of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. One... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2010 at My Digital Life
There seems to be a trend in web based malware today, masquerading as what looks to be a valid anti-virus message to the untrained eye. Click on the message and your system is infected with nasty malware which demands what... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2010 at My Digital Life
The reality is that Steve Jobs cannot eradicate Flash overnight. I agree with his stance on HTML 5, although I think there is still room for debate on H.264 for video. That said how can you tout a device's browsing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2010 at My Digital Life
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Mar 15, 2010
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Over the last year, I debated which E-Reader I should purchase. It was clear that the Kindle was way ahead in the ECO system war, however when Sony announced its Daily Reader with a 7" E Ink touch screen, 3G... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2010 at My Digital Life
iTunes is one of those application I love and hate at the same time. I don't sync my iPhone with iTunes very often, but in the last month I have tried several times to sync and the process seemed to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2010 at My Digital Life
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I understand the need for newspapers to find ways to fund their reporting and paying for subscriptions is fair way to generate revenue. I pay for an annual Wall Street Journal online subscription. I was happy to see WSJ develop... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2010 at My Digital Life
Let's face it the iPad is an iPhone on steroids nothing more nothing less. From an overall technology breakthrough it does not even come close to the introduction of the iPhone which redefined the smartphone market. I agree with Apple's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at My Digital Life
Although Apple's implementation of a tablet based computer will be very interesting, I am more interested in what will be in the iPhone 4.0 OS. With Android fast on the iPhone's heels; Apple needs to play the leap frog game... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2010 at My Digital Life
When I purchased my Quad Core XPS-720, I was excited to be able to purchase a major vendor's system with over clocking built into the default BIOS. Unfortunately, the promise has never been fulfilled. The system has locked up regularly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2010 at My Digital Life
Last weekend I was planning on upgrading my Dell XPS 720 Vista desktop to Windows 7, but a friend of mine ran into a nasty piece of malware called "Internet Security 2010" which removed a registry key that allows you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at My Digital Life
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Since the days of gray scale LCD screens on PDAs, the stylus has been the invaluable tool which allowed you to precisely navigate the small screen. With killer applications like the venerable PhatWare Calligrapher, which converts hand writing to text,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2010 at My Digital Life