Geeky Gadgets: Stereolizer Transforms Your iPad Into a Retro Stereo.
Turn the iPad into a stereo cassette stack. Unfortunately, their web site seems to be down.
UX Booth: Mobile Form Design Strategies.
CNET: T-Mobile adds new 10GB mobile data plan.
Makes Android more interesting for high volume users.
Holycool.net: Grid-It Organization System.
The Register: Apple handcuffs ‘open’ web apps on iPhone home screen.
Fix or explain. There’s no other alternatives.
Lifehacker: Dropbox Mobile Apps Are Less Secure than the Desktop Utility.
VPN or Mifi is the fix for the moment, I suppose. Or using something else.
Native Union: Moshi Moshi 03i.
Handset and charger for your iPhone. Cool.
CNET: Google to launch new social network at SXSW?
Do we really need another? After Buzz, Google, this better be flipping fantastic.
Mashable: Verizon iPhones Fell Back an Hour Instead of Springing Ahead.
Mwah-hah-hah. The third party clock app I use, my chosen alarm time (6:30 AM) got ‘automagically’ promoted to 7:30 AM. If that’d been a workday - what a pain! Beware the time functions on your apps!
Gizmodo: How to Activate the Best Secret Feature In Your iPad.
Racing Like a Pro: Brunello Cucinelli iPad case.
Beautiful. Expensive. Tandy Leather’s in town. I’ll make my own.
Instapaper 3.0 is here!
Update your mobile devices!
Smashing Apps: A Web Based Platform For Easy Distribution on any device.
CNET: Wi-Fi 30 percent slower than wired.
Interesting. I’ve been shutting off wifi devices for months now, when I need fast upload capability on my wired iMac ... simply because it seemed to be logical.
CNET: Aircraft Wi-Fi fears won’t fly.
I think CNET should ask a pilot, first. I’ll wager they won’t be so sanguine.
Gizmodo: iOS 4.3 Syncing Problems? Try Re-Syncing Your Photos.
“... it looks like a few people are experiencing a “required file cannot be found” issue when trying to sync with iTunes after updating to iOS 4.3. The culprit, it seems, is your photo library.”
The Local.SE: Text messages to replace stamps in Sweden.
You send an SMS, and a code is sent back that you write on the letter. Write. How quaint! Pen manufacturers will be thrilled at the good news.
InstantShift: Understanding the Theory of Minimalism in Web Design.
I’m seeing minimalism more and more, esp. in iPad apps. Nice break from the overstimulation of ad-infested sites.
Mashable: Introducing Zite, the iPad’s Smartest Magazine Yet.
“The app’s secret sauce is this: It learns from your everyday reading. It’s constantly watching what kind of stories you click on, how long those stories are, how long you’re reading them for — and just as importantly, the stories you don’t click on (it’ll give you less of those).” A Flipboard that learns. I like it.
CNET: How to ease into Google Voice - Freeze your cell phone service.
“There is, however, a third way, one that lets you ease into Google Voice — or ease out of your monthly service — before completely ditching your carrier plan. I discovered it accidentally when calling T-Mobile to cancel a service I now rarely use. I was adamant about canceling service, until the tenacious customer service rep offered me this: temporarily suspending my plan for a nominal, $10-per-month holding fee while I decided what to do.”
TNW: The Economics of Self-Publishing an Ebook.
Macworld: Ten tips for mastering the iPad.
Hey, handy. Might help if we all read the manual once in a while, but these cheat-articles are quicker ...
Oh, you know I have to haul one of these to the coffee shop and start working on the iPad ...
KickStarter: LetterMpress: A Virtual Letterpress on Your iPad.
Readability Blog: An Open Letter to Apple.
Later: In the interest of fair play, Daring Fireball rebuttal.