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Crazy iOS8 question. How do you stop your iPad from alerting you when your iPhone is ringing?

One noisemaker is enough! Don’t need both ringing.  It’s gonna drive me batty. I can’t find the preference.

09/18/14 • 04:35 PM • AppleInternetMobilePersonal • (5) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

SERoundtable: Bing On URL Keyword Stuffing Spam.

Of interest.

09/17/14 • 11:08 AM • InternetMicrosoftProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

NewsMax: Google Wants to Fly Drones Over New Mexico.

Google is planning to begin testing drones in a virtually uninhabited area of New Mexico in pursuit of providing internet connectivity to remote areas or monitoring environmental damage.

09/17/14 • 10:40 AM • GoogleInternetSanta Fe LocalScience • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Comicbook.com: Guardians Of The Galaxy Fans Can Now Text Groot.

You can now read “I am Groot” anytime, anywhere.

09/17/14 • 09:58 AM • EntertainmentInternetMobile • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Macworld: Don’t pull the trigger on upgrading to iCloud Drive just yet.

Because Yosemite isn’t here yet, answer “Not Now.

09/16/14 • 09:27 PM • AppleInternetMobile • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Up until 3:30 AM last night rolling out a site ...

You’ll excuse me, I hope, if I sort of melt around the internet today. Links, if I have any brainpower left. I’m flipping over to 55 next month. These late/all nighters really, really, really hurt.

09/15/14 • 01:37 PM • InternetPersonalWeblogs • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

jwz: How to delete the “Move to Dropbox” context menu item.

FYI. Some newer installs of DB are better-behaved. Via vowe.net.

09/11/14 • 09:59 AM • InternetSoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

CNet: Apple trims prices on iCloud storage plans.

But iCloud is competitive when compared with such sites as Dropbox and Amazon Cloud Drive.” Um, no. Who wrote this? Dropbox is 9.99/mo for 1TB. iCloud clocks in at 19.99/mo. Why double, Apple?

09/10/14 • 03:55 PM • AppleInternetMobile • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Envato Market: Serious Vulnerability in WordPress Plugin sold via Envato Market.

These are highly popular plugins sold both directly on CodeCanyon and also indirectly through inclusion in many popular WordPress themes sold on ThemeForest. As a result, we expect numerous websites to potentially be at risk and are moving to help buyers secure their sites immediately.” Check your WP installs today, esp. if you’re using a commercial theme. Plugins get used by others, not necessarily in this marketplace.

09/05/14 • 07:56 AM • InternetSecurityWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

WordPress Version 4.0 released.

FYI.

09/04/14 • 03:46 PM • InternetSoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Twitpic is shutting down.

“During the “published for opposition” phase of the trademark is when Twitter reached out to our counsel and implied we could be denied access to their API if we did not give up our mark. Unfortunately we do not have the resources to fend off a large company like Twitter to maintain our mark which we believe whole heartedly is rightfully ours. Therefore, we have decided to shut down Twitpic.”  Not nice.

09/04/14 • 01:58 PM • InternetMobileSocial Media • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Hey, is Facebook down?  I can’t get it to load.

Great! [ducking ...]

09/03/14 • 01:43 PM • InternetSocial Media • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Github/StackExchange: blackbox.

GPG encrypt and ‘hide’ things in Git.

09/03/14 • 01:34 PM • InternetProgramming • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

ArtDaily: Metropolitan Museum launches flagship app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

This free digital resource is the easiest way to see what’s happening at the Met every day, wherever you are. The Met app is available on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, and can be downloaded free from the App Store.” Hell yeah ... instadownload. Mostly a wrapper for their website, but still worth it (free).

09/02/14 • 08:39 PM • AppleArtsInternetMobileSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Life/work’s getting in the way of postings.

After 3MST, kids. Until then, tootle along elsewhere.

08/29/14 • 12:15 PM • InternetPersonalWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

MIT Technology Review: Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects.

Eschew the tweet, prioritize the meet.  Interesting comment about moderation in the last paragraphs. Via Karl Martino on FB.

08/29/14 • 11:04 AM • InternetPsychologySocial Media • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

BoingBoing: Customer fined $250 for complaining, told “You are playing games with the wrong people”.

Read this one. Wow.

08/28/14 • 04:10 PM • EconomicsHome & LivingInternetLaw • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Twibble.io - A Better RSS feed to Twitter Service.

Hmmm. IFTTT has been rock-solid for me (every fifteen minutes, whatever is new on the blog gets sent to Twitter). This still may be worth a look, for scheduling abilities alone. If anyone decides to use it, a quick overview in the comments would be appreciated.

08/28/14 • 02:59 PM • InternetSocial MediaSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

PHP 5.6.0 released.

Of note.

08/28/14 • 02:53 PM • InternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Salon: Why female writers get trolled the most.

“The study does note that men still receive the highest proportion of abusive tweets overall — but they’re also primarily the ones disseminating hatred.

08/28/14 • 10:34 AM • Human RightsInternetSocial Media • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Dropbox Pro Users Now Get 1TB of Storage, Other Goodies.

‘Bout time. Mine’s not switched yet, but according to this, it will do so automatically over the next couple of days.

08/27/14 • 09:14 AM • ComputingInternetMobileSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Designer News: How much time do you guys need to complete a 10 page website?

The comments.  Surprised noone’s responded to the ‘guys’ thing yet.

08/26/14 • 12:18 PM • DesignInternetProgrammingSmall Business • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

PC World: New browser extension warns you when articles are paid for by advertisers.

Might actually be handy.

08/21/14 • 01:49 PM • ConsumptionInternetSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Medium: Last Call. (For print newspapers, that is.)

Contrary to the contrived ignorance of media reporters, the future of the daily newspaper is one of the few certainties in the current landscape: Most of them are going away, in this decade.” A must-read. Via George Kelly on G+.

08/21/14 • 01:15 PM • ConsumptionHistoryInternetNews • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Techdirt: Thomson Reuters Thinks Not Responding To Their Email Means You’ve Freely Licensed All Your

So it’s just bizarre and surprising that media giant Thomson Reuters apparently believes that it can license whatever content it wants by merely sending an email and saying that a refusal to respond will be taken as consent that it can use your content.” !@&^#$$% Bloggers, beware. That puts a whole new exponential spin on ‘big grab’.

08/21/14 • 10:56 AM • InternetLawSocial MediaWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks
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