Fire-sale Tablets are Awesome!

Testing the webOS WordPress app on my new $99 HP TouchPad. Finally, a full featured mobile blogging app! Nice as the BlackBerry app was, I just never wanted to type anything on there. A tablet feels more reasonable for long text entry and formatting. This hardware and operating system are really quite nice. Forgetting for …

Keeping tabs on Toronto traffic from your BB

Ah, Toronto in the spring…  Just like the first snowfall of winter, the advent of warm, sunny weather in Toronto invariably means that all Toronto drivers instantly lose their minds and forget how to drive.  Couple that with Toronto’s two seasons (winter, and road construction), and that’s a recipe for long, frustrating commutes in traffic. …

Life after S60 BlackBerry Connect

Now I don’t know about the rest of the world, but living and working in the downtown Toronto core – effectively the "capital" of Canada in the same way that New York is to the US – affords me the view of seeing a lot of people with BlackBerries.  And I mean a LOT of …

“The Gadgeteer” likes the E61i too

I’ve been a long time reader of The Gadgeteer dating back to my ancient PalmPilot Pro and Handspring Visor days in university (I even had a Visor Phone attached to my Prism!  Tres nerd!).  It’s amazing how far gadget technology has come since then, but you can truly tell a person is passionate when they’ve …

Handango’s Free App Friday – 11/09

For my fellow S60 smartphone fans out there, Handango is giving away copies of Lonely Cat Games’ LCG Jukebox as part of their "Free App Fridays".  I’ve never used the application, but LCG does put out some highly regarded software (particularly their email client, ProfiMail).  And who honestly turns down $25 off a $25 piece …