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Posts Tagged ‘ipod touch’


 

 

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Over the years, I have written several times about my love of the iPod mini. It has been more than six years since the mini was first introduced and I still consider it to be the best iPod ever made. It's neither too big nor too small. It lacks ...
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Think Inconsistent

For being the elegant design company and considering His Steveness' obsession with user interfaces and ease of use, the iPod touch has some infuriating inconsistencies. Suppose I have a playlist that contains a mixture of audio and video content I begin playing that playlist and the first track is an audio ...
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More Fun with Prowl

We talked a few weeks ago about using Prowl to send Google Voice (GV) SMS messages to your iPhone or iPod touch. That solution works like a charm, but it was a little on the techno-geeky side and a person would probably need at least basic coding skills to ...
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You Are Here

I've been experimenting with yet another social networking doohickey the last few days. As far as I've been able to figure, Brightkite is essentially location-aware Twitter. Why is that cool? Well, in and of itself, I'm not sure it is. It works like this. As you move around during the ...
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Prowl Me!

Just as a fun little followup to our Prowl discussion, here's something that should prove to be uber-annoying. Type something in the box below, hit the "Send" button, and your message will instantly be pushed to my iPod touch.
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Google Voice + Prowl => iPod touch

As promised, here's the down and dirty on how I managed to get notifications of Google Voice (GV) SMS messages pushed to my iPod touch. To make it all work, you need a GV account, an iPhone or iPod touch, and a computer that will act as intermediary. I'm using ...
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Exposure

There's a really cool iPhone app out there called Exposure. It's a location aware Flickr browser, so it can automatically show me the most recent photos added to flickr that were taken close to where I am. Well, I fired it up this morning, clicked on a photo that ...
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Sync

I get that the syncing mechanisms for iPhone and iPod touch are built around a legacy system that was designed for a device tethered to your computer via USB, but so much potential coolness is being wasted that way. With firmware 2, iPhones and iPod touches... iPods touch... have this ...
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iPhone SDK Lameness

So I downloaded the iPhone SDK and finally found a few extra minutes to play with it a bit last night. If you've worked with XCode and Cocoa before, the learning curve is minimal. At first, I was just using the iPhone simulator for testing. It seems to work ...
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iPod touch / PHP / sqlite (Part deux)

Last time, we walked through the steps necessary to install and configure Apache and PHP on the iPod touch. In this post, I will outline the steps for setting up a simple sqlite database which can then be accessed by a PHP webapp. This should look very familiar to ...
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