Jersey Shore Tech Meetup Presentation

September 15, 2011 at 5:27 pm

I presented “You Already Know How To Build Mobile Apps” at the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup last night. Attendees learned how to build native mobile applications for multiple devices using alternative web technologies. You can download the presentation in PDF form here.

iPhone May Be Cool, but Only Has 65% Reliability in NYC

July 8, 2009 at 4:52 am

3G Speed and Reliability Results By City

3G Speed and Reliability Results By City

PC World tested the major 3G services in 13 cities across the United States with Verizon showing significantly more speed and reliability overall. AT&T trailed in almost every city for reliability… so much for “the most bars in most places.” Now if only Verizon offered the iPhone as an option…

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The Hackintosh

November 15, 2007 at 5:48 pm

Are Apple’s hardware prices too high for your budget? Lifehacker has a great step-by-step tutorial on how to build your own Hackintosh. Turn an Intel x86 PC into your own bonafide Macintosh – well, almost – running OS 10.5.

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Pegtop PStart

February 16, 2006 at 6:03 pm

Now that you’ve setup your thumb drive with the Portable Apps Suite, download PStart to launch all those cool little portable applications from your system tray. Portable life just got a little easier.

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Portable Apps Suite

5:08 pm

Keep your web browser, email client, web editor, office suite, ftp client, and instant messenger with you wherever you go with the Portable Apps Suite. Everything will fit comfortably on a 512MB thumb drive.

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Undervolting a laptop

January 24, 2006 at 9:42 am

It’s no secret that laptops tend to overheat and burn through their batteries in the blink of an eye. Fredrik Andersson of NordicHardware explains the technique of undervolting a laptop to cool your system down and extend its battery life. The expression “undervolting” is actually a misnomer, since what we’re really lowering is the tension of the system, resulting in a lower required voltage. I’ll be testing this on my old Dell laptop that is constantly overheating, and hopefully I’ll keep it alive for a few extra years.

Apple MacBook Pro Laptops Released

January 11, 2006 at 9:09 am

Of course, just two months after I purchase a brand new 17-inch Apple PowerBook, Apple announces its release of the MacBook Pro, which is 4x faster than the now outdated G4s. These new laptops are powered by a dual-core Intel engine and come with a 15.4 inch TFT display. Well, at least mine is bigger.

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Adobe Apollo

December 7, 2005 at 9:47 am

Adobe (in its new role as Macradobe) will be mashing together the Flash Player and Acrobat Reader into a new product called Apollo. Read up at Digital Inspiration.

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Google Local for mobile

November 9, 2005 at 3:08 pm

I just downloaded Google Local onto my Motorolla MPx220. Now I should never get lost again… unless it’s really cloudy or I’m out of network.

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FORTUNE Magazine Covers Bram Cohen’s BitTorrent

October 18, 2005 at 10:29 am

FORTUNE Magazine’s article BITTORRENT: THE GREAT DISRUPTER chronicles Bram Cohen’s development of his groundbreaking BitTorrent technology. It’s an excellent example of what one individual with enormous patience and vision can accomplish.

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