I suspect most people I hang out with would lose at this game, though it would be simply a matter of who lost first .. So everyone puts their phones in the middle of the table at the restaurant and the first one to give in and reach for theirs pays the bill .. I can see that working really well . ... … [Read more...] about Phone Stacking Game
I use Flickr for storing my photos, though I also post some images on to various social sites and blogs.. But most of the photos I've taken with my various digital cameras and phones end up on Flickr at some point. Up until a couple of days ago the license on all the images was restricted, though you could ask me for permission for a license. I'm not sure why I set the … [Read more...] about Photo Licensing Change
Over the weekend I was down in East Cork with my mother. As usual there were a few "IT related" things that she wanted me to do .. nothing new there. What was new, however, was that she was asking me about phones, data and smart phones in particular. She currently has a very basic, yet functional, mobile phone. It *might* be able to check email and run a few basic apps, … [Read more...] about Would You Give Someone A Smartphone For The Sake Of It?
Although I don't do it that often, I sometimes have to make calls to the US from home in the evenings.This evening, for example, I've been dialed in to a call for about 3 and a half hours!At present I'm using Skype, which works out pretty cheap and has the added advantage that I can use it on my laptop when I'm overseas.Other friends are using services such as VOIPGate and … [Read more...] about Which VOIP Service Makes Sense?
I've been using an iPhone for quite some time now and really like it. However it's not without its shortcomings - the battery being the most obvious culprit.With that in mind I was interested in testing the Samsung Galaxy S (android) phone when we got our hands on one last week.The Samsung Galaxy uses Android as its OS, so instead of using iTunes to access apps you use the … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S vs IPhone