November, 2008

  1. BlackBerry Bold First Impressions

    I was planning to skip the BlackBerry Bold and wait for the Javelin (the updated Curve), but decided to go ahead and get the Bold for a variety of reasons: I wanted 3G I wanted a faster processor for JavaScript, etc. in the browser I played with it a bit and found the keyboard wasn’t…

  2. Around the web

    Google Sync for BlackBerry: Now with contacts – awesome. Verizon BlackBerry Storm review : Boy Genius Report BlackBerry’s Storm Presses Into the Touch-Phone Fray | Walt Mossberg | AllThingsD Sarah Palin Turkey Incident: Does TV Interview While Turkeys Are Slaughtered In The Background (VIDEO) BlackBerry Curve 8900 accessories pop up on BlackBerry US site; handset…

  3. Carrington on Google Code

    Google Code is now hosting the SVN repository for Carrington. Carrington is an elegant WordPress theme framework from my company, Crowd Favorite. Get the details on the Carrington web site. This post is part of the project: Carrington Core. View the project timeline for more context on this post.

  4. Carrington Blog 1.3

    (cross-posted to the Carrington web site) Version 1.3 of Carrington Blog is now available for download. Upgrading is strongly recommended due to a security patch in this release. This version has a couple of changes – both bug fixes and new features: Added an image.php file for displaying media. This is not yet abstracted into…

  5. Twitter Tools Digest Problems

    I’ve heard from a number of people that have had trouble with the digest features in the current version of Twitter Tools. I’m guessing that there are a couple of bugs in there that are causing the problems. At this time, the digest features of Twitter Tools should be considered experimental and should not be…

  6. Around the web

    First-family-to-be given code names — chicagotribune.com – heh. (thanks John) Look Out Google Site Search, Lijit Says It’s Right On Your Heels – ReadWriteWeb Seen On The Streets of Chicago (Monoscope) (thanks John) Cloud Types: Fabric vs Instance Cat vs box. Hilarious. Dan Benjamin – How To Prepare a Mac For Sale Canon G10 vs…

  7. Twitter Tools 1.5.1

    I’m pushing out another new version of Twitter Tools to address some problems people are having. This version has only three changes from yesterday’s release: Added autocomplete=”off” to the username and password fields on the Settings page. Made the error message when the login fails more explicit (removed debug info). Made the link to the…

  8. Twitter Tools 1.5

    Twitter Tools, my WordPress plugin that creates a two-way integration between your blog and your Twitter account, has been updated to version 1.5. This version has an important bug fix for a problem in earlier betas of 1.5 that didn’t properly throttle requests to Twitter. If you are using a 1.5 beta – this is…

  9. Around the web

    Amazon.com: Packaging Videos – awesome! Enormously important news from the Free Software Foundation (Lessig Blog) (thanks DeWitt) BlackBerry Bold Is Big, Bulky And Beautiful | Katherine Boehret | The Mossberg Solution | AllThingsD – I got to play with Eric‘s Bold this week. Pretty nice, though I think I’ll wait for the updated Curve. Seth…

  10. America09.com

    For the last couple of months I’ve had an Obama badge in my sidebar to show my support for his candidacy for president. The time for campaigning is done – it’s now time to focus on working together as a country. I’m now replacing my Obama badge with this: perhaps you’d like to do the…

  11. Widget Summit 2008

    I’ll be in the Bay Area this week for Niall Kennedy‘s Widget Summit. I’m quite looking forward to it. I’m giving a presentation on WordPress widgets: outlining how they work and how they differ from standard JavaScript widgets. I think the Q&A at the end of the presentation will be very interesting – I’m curious…

  12. Around the web

    Better Elevation – MacBook Pro Review – excellent review from Dave. Former McCain Supporter: McCain Is “Unleashing the Monster of American Prejudice” FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right (thanks Corey and Dave) Welcome To The Zduriencik Era : U.S.S. Mariner YouTube – Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama for President Path Finder 5 by Cocoatech – Path…