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This is where I write about things that interest me and I think are worth writing down. Topics will probably be about-iPhone and Android, bikes, and girls. Well my friends say that's all I talk about. But that's not true, I talk about finance too.

23 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

What phone should I get?

“What phone should I get?” that’s a question I get quite a bit. For those that don’t know, I make apps for the iPhone as my day job and my main phone is the Motorola Droid on Verizon. So here is the answer I give- What provider do you use? Do you like them? Personally […]

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08 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

My mom uses Linux

Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” was just released and this marks the one and a half year anniversary of my mom running Ubuntu on her home computer. I know what you are thinking, wow, she must be very tech savvy. Actually it’s the exact opposite. My mom doesn’t know the difference between Microsoft Word and Microsoft […]


22 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Lunch with Ramit

Wednesday I see this tweet from Ramit Sethi, who runs one of my favorite blogs http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/ and I absolutely had to see if I could meet up with him. Know Ramit from his blog I sent him the following email-
Subject line: Like free food? Let me take you out to lunch!

20 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

So you want to make an iPhone app

So you want to make an iPhone app

OK, the app store has over 130,000 apps and the retention rate of users is pretty bad. So what kind of app should go on the iPhone? I am going to separate apps into three categories – games, useful apps, and novelty.  There was a time when you could make a novelty app like iFart […]

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28 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Specs don’t show quality.

Specs don’t show quality.

That’s a comparison of touchscreens of various smart phones. It’s pretty obvious that the iPhone has the best touchscreen. The full results are at http://labs.moto.com/ and they say that to get it right, gadget-makers have to assemble a variety of critical elements — screen hardware, software algorithms, sensor tuning, and user-interface design, to name but […]

14 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

NOT Common Sense

This quote is absolutely fantastic – “Common Sense is the enemy of Sticky messages. When messages sound like common sense, they float gently in one ear and out the other. And why shouldn’t they? If I already intuitively “get” what you’re trying to tell me, why should I obsess about remembering it? The danger, of […]

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27 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Chicken or Phish?

I got a message from some friends that my twitter account got hacked. What? that stuff isn’t supposed to happen to me! Apparently everyone that was following me got a message that I’m a horny 24 year old girl and something something click on a link. I looked into the situation and it turns out […]

22 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Android Market vs App Store

What do you need to have a successful platform? One of the things is good quality applications. That has been true since the early days of Windows and Mac OS. Without Word and Excel, Lotus,  and some other key programs, the Windows platform would not have taken off. Same thing goes for Mac OS in […]

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11 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

How to unlock the Android Screen

How to unlock the Android Screen

I gave my Droid to a couple of people and they have not been able to figure out how to unlock it. Turns out Google can make bad UI designs like the rest of us. Now, I’m no expert on user interfaces, but I did just finish reading “The Design of Everyday Things” by Donald […]

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16 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Droid’s Got Mail

I mostly use my Gmail amount for emails and since the Droid has a Gmail app, I use that. One of my co-workers wanted to mess around with the Droid because he was thinking of getting one. Well, we use exchange at work so he wanted to see if it will work with my phone. […]

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