Tagged: iphone

App Review: Sleep Cycle alarm clock 2

App Review: Sleep Cycle alarm clock

For a long while now, I’ve been fascinated with the idea of having an alarm clock that is somehow tied to one’s sleep cycle. On a conceptual level it sounds cool, and on a practical level it would be very nice to have. I’ve had days (as I’m sure most have) where I’ve woken up after a full night’s sleep and been barely able to get out of bed, or...

Best manga reader on the iPad: CloudReaders 0

Best manga reader on the iPad: CloudReaders

Last night, I randomly decided that I should see what kind of manga readers I could find for the iPad. It’s got the screen quality that the Kindle lacks, and it is plenty spacious. My one requirement for the app is native support for CBR and CBZ formats (which is what i keep all my manga in). After just a few minutes on the iTunes Store Application Marketplace (aka the...

iPhone 4 Antenna Problems 1

iPhone 4 Antenna Problems

Last month, Jon talked about the iPhone 4 and one of the things he discussed was the antenna design and like many new things, “The real question is: will it work well?” Thus far, the answer seems to be a resounding no.

iOS 4 is out (UPDATE: Horrible noises) 5

iOS 4 is out (UPDATE: Horrible noises)

As of about 11AM PST this morning, the new iOS 4 was available for download via iTunes. I plugged in my iPhone 3GS, hit “Check for updates” and gave it a whirl. It took about 20 to 30 minutes to do the entire process. That included backing up (8GB), downloading, updating some apps, installing new OS, backing up again, etc.

Developing on an Android device under Windows 7 4

Developing on an Android device under Windows 7

One of the first things I did after getting my shiny new Nexus One was to plug it into my computer for development. After all, development was the entire reason I bought this very expensive new toy (well, it might not be the only reason, but it is the one I use to justify actually plunking down and buying it when I already had a fine and functional iPhone). I...