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Ptw Youmacon Day 2

Ptw Youmacon Day 2
-- Sent from my Palm Pre
Flickr: Sat 10-30-10 09:32:37 -0400


Ptw Adam and Comfort at Youmacon

Ptw Adam and Comfort at Youmacon
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Flickr: Fri 10-29-10 22:23:03 -0400


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Youmacon Anime Stand Up Comedy Old Spice Guy Video

Look at your Pokeball, now look at mine, look at yours, now back at mine.

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IMG_0031.MOV (4272 KB)

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Mobile Update: Fri 10-29-10 21:53:11 -0400

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Darth Vader and Storm Trooper getting on elevator

Doesn't matter what kind of geek event you go to, the Empire will be there.

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IMG_0023.MOV (626 KB)

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Mobile Update: Fri 10-29-10 21:48:46 -0400

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Adam and Comfort's booth at Youmacon

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IMG_0027.MOV (1302 KB)

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Mobile Update: Fri 10-29-10 21:48:25 -0400

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Youmacon waiting for a panel

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IMG_0029.MOV (2113 KB)

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Mobile Update: Fri 10-29-10 21:47:47 -0400

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Adam and Comfort at Youmacon being interviewed

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IMG_0028.MOV (2897 KB)

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Mobile Update: Fri 10-29-10 21:45:57 -0400

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Youmacon registration and preregistration line video

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IMG_0025.MOV (2423 KB)

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Mobile Update: Fri 10-29-10 21:44:51 -0400

Ptw This con has a McDonalds!

Ptw This con has a McDonalds!
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Flickr: Fri 10-29-10 20:05:12 -0400



Fri 10/29/10 10:13am #

Let's Go Surfing

- Pedego Umbrella Folding Electric Bike packit, stackit and whizz…
source: The Red Ferret Journal

Neat fold up electric Bicycle. 12 mile range at 12 mph. Neat, but a little steep at $1095.

- Marvel Cats
source: Super Punch

Cute illustrations.

- Desktop Fun: Television Show Fonts
source: the How-To Geek


- CleanHaven: clean up and manipulate text and lists like a pro
source: freewaregenius.com

Useful. MacOSX/Linux/Win.

- Posterous Releases Desktop TwitPic Downloader
source: The Official Posterous Posterous

Adobe Air App from Posterous, let's you download your Twitpics to your harddrive. Promises Flickr support soon too.


- PVC skater dolly
source: MAKE Magazine

Neat camera dolly Idea.

- Detroit Lives documentary
source: MAKE Magazine



- Motorola's ridiculously comfortable Oasis headset announced: October 3rd for $80
source: Engadget

Nice design, less obvious than one that sticks out of your ear. It's more like one of those hearing aids. Eventually these will take off, I think we're only a few years from everyone always having one of these things in their ear.

- Scott Pilgrim 6 Inch Figure Set Revealed
source: Action Figure Insider - Best Toy News on the Web!

Cool.

I want to hear your



ptw Leki

ptw Leki
Flickr: Thu 10-28-10 21:08:52 -0400


Ptw Dinah!

Ptw Dinah!
Flickr: Thu 10-28-10 21:05:07 -0400


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Peppy with Colbert in background video

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IMG_0018.MOV (4356 KB)

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Mobile Update: Tue 10-26-10 20:40:06 -0400

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Tornado warning take 2 video:

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IMG_0017.MOV (4022 KB)

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Mobile Update: Tue 10-26-10 11:53:45 -0400

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Tornado warning we're piled in a back room.

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IMG_0016.MOV (930 KB)

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Mobile Update: Tue 10-26-10 11:06:15 -0400


Sun 10/24/10 5:36pm #

More on iPod Touch

As you can imagine, I've been playing with the Touch quite abit all day. I have tried a few more apps.

iMovie works really well, combined two different clips, added a transition, added a title, uploaded to Youtube. Nice.



The light Photoshop app worked real well. For cropping and adjusting images.

Siri, the voice search/assistant app is really slick and Google's voice search also worked well.

I even received a Facetime call, although I wasn't in the room at the time to answer it. That seems very slick.

really like the Posterous app too.

I was also very pleased with using Google Reader and switching between multiple open windows in Safari.

Will probably look for a nice drawing/sketching app next.

I want to hear your



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Fall walk

Check out this video on YouTube:


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Mobile Update: Sun 10-24-10 16:07:38 -0400

Jenn - ptw

Jenn - ptw
Flickr: Sun 10-24-10 13:49:36 -0400



Sun 10/24/10 12:25pm #

iPod Touch iOS 4 intital thoughts

Jenn got me an iPod touch for my birthday this morning. Totally a surprise. I had been mentioning that I wanted to possibly get an iOS device of some sort so that I could play around with some of the apps, but totally in the abstract, I wasn't expecting to get one.

She's awesome like that.

Anyway, I've been playing with it this morning, and here are my initial reactions:

Also installed Meijer Find-it, Meijer Mealbox and Meijer Winelist. I designed the icons for the first two of those apps so that's a neat thing to have on the menu screen.

Probably will be most interested in finding a good image editor app, photo apps, and video apps. Also will be interested in how this extra device will fit itself into my Palm Pre, Android Tablet, Netbook, Desktop use rotation.

If you have App recommendations you think I'd be interested in, please share them in the comments.

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Ptw Fondant mixing

Ptw Fondant mixing
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Flickr: Sat 10-23-10 18:42:43 -0400


Ptw Haircut

Ptw Haircut
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Flickr: Sat 10-23-10 12:57:00 -0400



Fri 10/22/10 12:47pm #

Blogging

Got a bunch of donuts and chips and cookies at my desk, so I'm skipping actually eating for lunch. Was going to write a blog post instead, but can't think of too much to blog about at the moment.

Birthday this weekend, that's cool. Even more snacks planned.

Phones

Nice to see Palm Pre 2 with Web OS 2.0 coming out soon. So far, I'm still thinking I'm sticking with Palm next year. Just haven't been as into the UI of Android, despite the ever growing number of apps there. Plenty of useful apps on Web OS for the most part.

Since the early Palm Pre adopters all bought their phones in June 08, I would imagine if they are going to come out with a serious new form factor, they'd announce it before next summer to maximize retaining people whose 2 year phone contracts would be up by then, but who knows.

Of course, Android is liable to get another 2 or 3 revisions in by then, so who knows where that will go.

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NYTimes: Japan, Once Dynamic, Is Disheartened by Decline

From The New York Times:

Japan, Once Dynamic, Is Disheartened by Decline

By MARTIN FACKLER

Japan is trapped in low growth and deflation, shriveling from a giant to an afterthought in the global economy.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/17/world/asia/17japan.html

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Mobile Update: Sun 10-17-10 09:48:00 -0400


Sat 10/16/10 7:13pm #

Was going thru some video files, uploaded a few from the last couple weeks.

Work Trip to Philly



Knights Entering Joust at 2010 Michigan Renaissance Festival



Jenn with her Parents and Brother at Artprize



Scenic Drive in Wyoming.

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Ptw My kind of vending machine

Ptw My kind of vending machine
-- Sent from my Palm Pre
Flickr: Wed 10-13-10 16:27:58 -0400


Ptw Just walked up Rocky steps while Neil blared theme from his iPhone

Ptw Just walked up Rocky steps while Neil blared theme from his iPhone
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Flickr: Wed 10-13-10 08:27:46 -0400


Ptw Philly Day Two

Ptw Philly Day Two
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Flickr: Wed 10-13-10 07:55:55 -0400


Ptw Philly

Ptw Philly
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Flickr: Wed 10-13-10 06:57:20 -0400


Ptw Attack of the Doids

Ptw Attack of the Doids
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Flickr: Wed 10-13-10 06:56:49 -0400


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