Archive for August, 2008

The Future of Film

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Wired has a fascinating article about the technology that could replace 35mm film [via Daring Fireball].

iPhone Voicemail Setup Problems (& Solution)

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

The first time you select the voicemail button your an iPhone, in typical Apple fashion, it offers to help you configure your voicemail. This was much nicer than the traditional voice prompts one normally has to navigate, but the final step (talking to the network) repeatedly failed for me. Google indicated that it might be […]

So is the iPhone any good?

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

As revealed in my previous post, I recently purchased an iPhone. The reason for this is that the Internet stopped working on my old phone, and since I needed a new portable Internet device anyway and the web being the iPhone’s forté, it seemed like the best choice for my requirements. But is it any […]

Debugging an iPhone

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

While a Mac usually “Just Works”, when it does encounter an error situation, OS X often emits a a very vague message that can make debugging a long-winded process. For example, suppose you have recently brought home a shiny new iPhone and upon connecting it to iTunes you receive: “Could not connect to iPhone because […]

The Heathrow Express

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Rant of the day: 1. The website indicates that rail cards are valid, but cannot be used with tickets bought online. Every other rail company manages it so why can’t you? 2. Rail cards can also not be used applied against tickets bought from the automatic ticket machines, one must join the long queue at […]