Comments RSS

I have noticed recenty that a lot of older posts are attracting comments as new people find the site, and I just thought that I would point out the Comments …

New and Second Hand Apple Products

Received this information on a new site that is new and second hand Apple products that you may find useful or interesting: The applenotebook.info web site offers consumers an easy …

Pandora to Shut Down in the UK

I am a huge fan of Pandora and have used it since Day 1, so I was surprised and upset to read that it would no longer be available in …

New Almerimar Life Site

I wanted to point you in the direction of the new Almerimar Life site, and say a big thanks to Tom who as usual has come up with a great …

Pre Launch look at MacCreative

I have been looking at a great new site this week called MacCreative which is a new creative resource site for Apple users. The aim of the site is to …

Fluc Me

Fluc provides a services that is basically ad-funded phone plans with content relevant to your location with worldwide operator networks. You can build a network from your website and advertisers …

Videochat with Adium

I just picked this up off Appletell. It seems that there is a work around that now allows you to download a plugin. Once installed (which is easy) the plugin …

Version 4.0

Welcome to Version 4.0 of the site. As I mentioned previously the main objective was to make the site a little less cluttered, and more focussed in terms of what …

MySpace and Google get it on

MySpace has agreed to join OpenSocial, Google’s new platform designed to allow developers to build applications that will work on any website. MySpace joins other sites including Bebo, LinkedIn and …

Version 4.0 WIP

I wanted to give you a ‘heads up’ on the fact that I am working with Tom on some modifications to the site. The reason for the update is two …

iWPhone Plugin

I have to thank Danny for this heads up! I was (in fact still am) chatting to him on iChat about my new iPhone and he suggested that I install …

Social Networking Statistics

I have just read this article and it made me smile as it ‘fits’ with so many of the things that I have been saying about the culture and internet …

Video Cast

A very brief and personal note to ‘announce’ that I have now made my first venture into the world of video casting. Don’t worry – nothing to do with Macs, …

Miglia TV adverts

Following on from the post last week on the Miglia TVMax+ I wanted to point out a couple of very ‘Mac like’ adverts that they have produced and are available …

Pownce v Skitch

It is over a month now since I first wrote about Skitch and as promised at the time I want top revisit it and see how it is going. Let …

New Contracts

As if I didn’t spend enough time at the keyboard, I have just been accepted to write for both Gadgetell and Appletell – both paying gigs! Not only does this …

In Love with Skitch?

I have been using Skitch for a month now, and I intend to do a full review once it is out of beta. I wanted to write about it now …

New Pownce Plugin

Since it’s beta launch Pownce has quickly grabbed the attention and interest of many people and has been compared to Twitter. One area the Twitter currently ‘outscores’ Pownce is in …

Archive Code Released

One feature that I am particularly pleased with on the new site, and which has received a lot of positive comment, is the code that Tom produced for the Vaults …

Twitter or Pownce (or both?)

Yet again a ‘new’ Web 2.0 service has got off to a flying start. I am talking about Pownce (well I would ‘talk’ about it if I knew how to …

Yesterdays Almerimar Life Problem

You will have seen yesterday that my Almerimar Life site gave a very ‘interesting’ error message if you tried to view it: The e-mail could not be sent. Possible reason: …

LogMeIn

I used LogMeIn a lot in the past, in my Windows days, specifically to support my parents and a few other people that I helped out from time to time. …

New RSS Feeds

Following on from the implementation of the new design I had hoped that there wouldn’t be any ‘disruption’ to the RSS feed information. Unfortunately that has not been the case, …

Forthcoming RSS Changes

I wanted to give you a quick ‘heads up’ on the fact that I think it is going to be necessary to change the RSS feed information in this coming …

mac2sell

First a small warning – there is a serious chance that by the time you have read this article and checked out the site you will be depressed. I was, …

The Twitterization of Blogs

I was intrigued with the recent article The Twitterization of Blogs in Business Week recently. As a fan and regular user of Twitter I was obviously captured by the heading. …

Version 3.0 Released

If you are reading this then you will have noticed that the new site has been launched, unless this is your first visit, in which case welcome! Although the site …

NetNewsWire 3.0a8 Theme

I have been a user and fan of NetNewsWire for some time now. I have been using the current alpha for a while now, and am loving it – especially …

Something Cool From Microsoft?

Skimming through the RSS feeds earlier I came across this from Microsoft – the Surface. The full article with pictures is over on the Daily Telegraph site so take a …

9rules

I have been spending a lot of time on 9rules recently. I “joined” some time ago but spent a lot of time just observing. In the past I have been …

HiPPstr*

I need another distraction like a hole in the head. I was intrigued to receive this notification earlier though as I currently partaking in my very own webDiet whereby I …

4framesofmind

I have mentioned 4framesofmind many times on this site and during the podcasts with Tim. 4framesofmind is an adventure that I set up with Mac, Matt and Wayne, all contributors …

HoudahGeo – another addiction!

HoudahGeo ($34.95)* serves no real purpose, isn’t something that you ‘can’t live without’, but is totally and utterly addictive. It is also a very clever idea. “With HoudahGeo you may …

Le technologie est mort. Vive le technologie!

A VisionNet 204 DSL Modem died Friday night in a horrible packet crash and left no survivors. My VisionNet DSL modem. Around an hour after the local phone company office …