Tagged: iPhone

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Renew! Renew! …my iPhone!

So, you know what’s fun? When your smartphone, for no apparent reason, decides to have a complete operating system collapse. I managed to renew, restore and refresh it to factory settings and instead of restoring a backup, I started fresh. I know people say it, but it really is like having a brand new phone (that’s pre-smeared with your own finger grease).

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photo: prophet of the long road

Wednesday night is our standing “ürb is tired of cooking, so we’re going out to eat” night, and often we can rope a friend or two into joining us. We were lucky enough to have some amazingly non-humid weather, so...

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free: The 7th Guest for iOS

For my old-school gamers out there or just those that appreciate the earlier generations of computer puzzle games, The 7th Guest from Trilobyte Games is free for iPhone and iPad today only (5/1/2012). “Welcome to my … house!” Old Man...

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gadgets: Netflix on iPhone/iPod Touch

That sound you may have just heard was the sound of office productivity dropping… or perhaps increasing. Thanks to a tweet from Dave Zatz of Zatz Not Funny! I discovered that Netflix has finally released their app*–initially just for iPad–for...

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gadgets: video chat is cool now?

Not that this is really news, but I bought the new iPhone. I maintain, however, that it wasn’t really my fault! I was at home not feeling very well the day of the release and after I finally got out...

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on the elevator: blondist

I was on the elevator a few minutes ago to let a new employee in through security. I had my coffee in one hand, iPhone in the other. We have wi-fi in the building and I was being an obsessive...

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video: who’s a single lady?

By now you’ve seen this video, or at least one of your friends has sent you the link to Single Ladies Devestation, but in case you haven’t…

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etiquette: telephone 101

Just a quick informal poll: You’re calling someone for the first time who has no reason to expect a phone call from you. Once they answer, how would you–the caller–begin your part of the call?

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dating: there’s an app for that

The other day MM told me about this new app for the iPhone from Intelius called Date Check: “Date Check is like having a private investigator in your purse,” John Arnold, co-founder of Intelius and executive vice president of business...

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phone: Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam…

Quick question: What the heck is up with callers/spammers being allowed to report stuff like this as their caller ID? It would figure on a day that I’m ranting about craigslist spam, I’d get this call while leaving the office....