Month: March 2012

Speed up your iPhone

There are a few great posts on the web on how to speed up your phone.  I won’t try to re-create them. I personally like the version from lifehacker and the few links they have related to Battery life and settings http://lifehacker.com/5897438/how-to-speed-up-clean-up-and-revive-your-iphone Overall, the idea is to disable anything that is continuously talking or communicating to the web.  Basically, notifications and …

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Bicycle Messenger Movie–Premium Rush

I think I will have to drag myself to see this one.  Check out the trailer below.   I’m not sure if they will make it worth watching, but the preview makes it look good.   I’ve been watching a log of biking movies lately.  I’ve even re-watched a few old ones.   Quicksilver – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091814/ American Flyers – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088707/ A recent TV show …

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Cards, Photos, and DPI

I am happy to say that my 13th wedding anniversary was this week.  As always I get my wife a little gift and a card.  Lately when I am in need of cards I have been creating my own.  I’ve become pretty proficient with Photoshop (or the equivalent open source GIMP) and make my own.     I like the idea of making …

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WordPress Plugin: wp-topbar

I was in need of a top bar for a WordPress site to communicate news and updates to users.   In doing some research there are a lot of options.  I ended up settling on wp-topbar http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-topbar/ This plugin is really easy to use and has some great features in the admin section.  It allows you to set style and other granular …

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New Bike

I finally purchased a new commuter bike.  I ended up going with a Cadent i8 from Raleigh.  The local bike shop I use Freewheeler was having a sale this week.  They ended up giving me such a great deal.  I’ve always been happy with their service and selection.  If you are in the grand rapids area, stop over and check out …

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