A few weeks ago, I was helping my cousins set up their new iMac. Once everything was up and running, she inquired about adding their Yahoo account to Mail. The conventional wisdom says you can’t do this. Yahoo charges for POP access. IMAP? Unavailable. But then she hands me her new iPod touch…with her Yahoo […]
I’m supposed to sign up for your site how?
There are a lot of ways to display your tweets on your blog. Many are complicated and ugly. Sometimes, you hit Twitter’s API rate limit. Most require the client to perform additional work. I made a very simple WordPress plugin to handle this. All you do is stick [get_latest_tweets username=”me”] where you want the tweets […]
I was helping a friend set up her new iBook MacBook yesterday, and we were unable to get iChat to log in to her Google Talk account. We kept seeing this error: iChat can’t log in to talk.google.com because your login ID or password is incorrect. And this XMPP error was logged to Console: iChatAgent […]
There are a lot of ways to display the latest blog post. They’re all complicated and ugly. I made a very simple WordPress plugin to handle this. It has no settings or options. All you do is stick [get_latest_post] where you want the post to go. You get markup like this, which you can style […]
I recently upgraded my copy of Creative Suite to CS5. When you install CS5 Design Premium, you don’t just get Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and the like. You also get a ton of other bits, like Adobe Help (despite the existence of a built-in Help Viewer), Adobe Application Manager and CS5ServiceManager. Many of these strike me […]
Cogeco charges $1.50 per GB. Amazon charges 14¢ per GB. Netflix estimates they pay 3¢/GB. Netflix figures the ISPs’ cost per GB is under a penny. So they’re charging 15,000% markup. 15,000%.
Looks like stamps.com borrowed the USPS’s time machine: