Archive for April 2010

this blog at geocities

This is cool, now that GeoCities is gone I kindda miss these ridiculous sites. Well I guess now they moved to My/Face. If this blog were hosted at geocities it would look like this or like this (I like the animated gif of Gates).

Kyle Conroy’s Blog – Should I have bought that Apple Product?

Currently, Apple’s stock is at an all time high. A share today is worth over 40 times its value seven years ago. So, how much would you have today if you purchased stock instead of an Apple product? See for yourself in the table below. via Kyle Conroy’s Personal Blog and Portfolio – Should I [...]

Facebook Like Button WordPress plugin

Now you can add a Facebook “Like” button to any webpage, so I quickly created a plugin to add that to WordPress, it will take a day or 2 to publish to the official plugins site, but in the meantime you can grab it at GitHub. If you don’t have Git, then you can download [...]

Dear Amazon, please don’t show me IE8 ads.

When I go to Amazon I see huge IE8 ads everywhere, very annoying. I submitted ad feedback, not sure if that would help. Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch!

If you switched to Three20′s iPad branch and got a linking error…

If you switched to Three20′s iPad branch and see a linking error about MFMailComposeViewController in TTEmailComposer.o, make sure you add MessageUI.framework to your build target.

re: section 3.3.1

In developing an iPhone app for Pullfolio, we initially went with Titanium as Ray had used it before at Intridea, and we are familiar with web technologies. With that we were able to almost finish the app within a week. However, we quickly found limitations of the framework, more specifically, it was non-trivial to make a [...]

iPad apps

I spent the most of the past 2 days playing with my iPad. The apps I’ve tried so far are pretty amazing. Other than the obvious apps such as Netflix and ABC Player, here are some apps that I find really useful: GoodReader for iPad ($0.99 limited time intro price, iPad-only). This app lets you [...]