Earlier this month I flew around 7,000 Km (4,000 miles) from Auckland, New Zealand to Honolulu, Hawai’i, and returned a couple of weeks later. I’ve marked the two locations on the screenshot of a Google map. New Zealand and Hawai’i are remarkably similar in many ways — the subject for another post — but as […]
Hmmm, there’s a new Apple Reseller in town. From an email I received last night: …the new premium Apple reseller The Bay which opens at 195 Lambton Quay on Thursday. … There is a preview of the store on Wednesday [5 November 2008] from 5 to 8pm. I won’t be attending the preview. Between the […]
Last week I was presenting at the Engage your Community Conference (EYC). I’d prepared a keynote speech, in Keynote.app, of course, and a workshop called Keep up with the Joneses. I delivered these back in April at the Hamilton EYC conference too. At that time I’d prepared a small and simple Keynote slideshow for my […]
Yesterday I installed the iPhone 2.0 Software on my iPod touch. Today I was able to watch video podcasts from within the Podcasts section. So? What’s the big deal? Well, before this software upgrade you couldn’t: Video Podcasts on the iPod touch.
Here in New Zealand our crazy law has made millions of Kiwis into criminals: we’re breaking the law if we buy a CD and copy the music to our iPods or AppleTV. Fortunately that’s soon to change — Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Bill passes third reading: Legislation that updates New Zealand’s copyright law to ensure […]
Virginia from the National Library has written about her experience using websites with her iPhone, and the kinds of things a web designer should think about. Many of them are elements of standard good design, such as separating adjacent links: Good margins around each ‘patch’ of information and the overall page: I can get my […]