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October 2011

Remote desktop sharing

Number of Views : 4001Remote PC support has come a long way.  It used to be a long phone call and people would explain what they were seeing.  Then we added remote desktop sharing tools like VNC.  Now many sites and applications have these features.    I have discussed remote …

Bike Saftey

Number of Views : 6757My wife sent me this link in an email today. http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/local/ottawa_county/vehicle-hits-bicycle-in-robinson-township  It is tragic to see someone get hit on a bicycle.  Since I have been riding into work I think about this often.  I have had a few close calls, but I have not been hit. …

iPhone and iPad emulator for windows

Number of Views : 16471I’ve been involved in some mobile application development and have had the need to test a site and application with many mobile devices. During this process I have found two good iOS emulators. http://www.electricplum.com/dlsim.html and http://code.google.com/p/ibbdemo2/ I just recently learned that the ibbdemo2 was replaced by …

Wi-Fi Sync iPad or iPhone

Number of Views : 5719I updated all devices at our house today. Ipads, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4s. Everyone now has ios 5 and all devices are backed up and have iCloud working. If you have not ever heard of all the “i” things can you imagine what I just …

Great Biking Poster

Number of Views : 3155 I came across this advertisement on a blog that I read about urban biking / commuting. I thought it was a pretty common sense advertisement. I think there is another that compares electric cars as well. Original Link http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/reality.jpg

iOS 5 upgrade – 8 hours

Number of Views : 5365I decided to upgrade iTunes and also my iOS version to 5.   The install of iTunes version 10.5 took about 20 min to download and install.  The install of iOS 5 is taking a bit of time to install – 8 hours.  Eight hours, that …

Listening to music while biking

Number of Views : 4962  I’ve been commuting to work on my bike for a bit now.   I have about 7 miles to travel each direction on some busy roads.   During the commute I listen to music via my Motorola s10 headphones.      These allow me to keep my …

Bike Commuting Tools

Number of Views : 3340I had a few setbacks on  commuting this week.  Over the weekend I let someone borrow my bike for a race here in GR.  During the race the chain broke.   Thankfully we were able to get them another bike in about 15 min.  I felt …

Bike Commuting to Work

Number of Views : 4205I have started biking into work again.  It has been enjoyable and an interesting adventure.   This time around I’m using my commuter, a converted mountain bike (Schwinn S9five6 – Purchased in 1995).    This is one of my favorite bikes, I’ve had a great amount …