Very interesting take on Siri. I wonder if this is an intended result or a side effect of adding Siri to iOS. It also makes me think Apple is being very careful about opening up a Siri API in order Continue reading
Or the name of any of your contacts. Typical Apple – Siri is personal so it must be teachable. Teach Siri How to Pronounce Your Name.
Jim Rhoades sussed out a great list of commands Siri recognizes for dictation. Very handy! Kudos to Jim for putting this together and sharing it with us. More Fun With Siri Dictation « Jim Rhoades / Crush Apps.
My faves are the new multitouch gestures and Wifi sync iOS 5 For iPad: 5 Killer Features – – Mobile OS – Informationweek.
Very interesting discussion of how Facebook develops apps for the proliferating mobile platforms. A smart approach. How Facebook Mobile Was Designed to Write Once, Run Everywhere.
Very nice! A cable that allows you to connect your iOS device to an Arduino. It is an Apple-approved cable so no jailbreaking required. Let’s see what we can do with this baby… Make: | $59 Cable Lets You Continue reading
I’m working on a project that requires the Arduino to send me push alerts when certain conditions are detected. As those who’ve played with an Arduino know achieving basic Internet connectivity isn’t difficult but the limited processing power and RAM make Continue reading
…and I’m not OK with it. While I don’t think there is any huge Apple or Government conspiracy involved it is not acceptable to record this kind of information without informing the customer. Apple should be ashamed. But do keep Continue reading
RockMelt showed some real potential when it launched last year. I managed to use it full time on both Mac and Windows before some of its limitations became too troublesome (mainly performance issues). A number of my friends followed the Continue reading
Why do people use Locations Apps? To connect with people (in a digital world that makes connecting in person more uncommon). Why folks don’t bother? Because of privacy concerns and the lack of clear benefits (to anyone not working Continue reading