Testing photoblogging from the mobile

Testing photoblogging from the mobile Originally uploaded by flotsky Just wanted to test this out, can now send an MMS directly to here, thanks to a bit of intervention from Flickr.

Save typing on URLs with CTRL + ENTER in Firefox

I’ve just seen this tip on Lifehacker, about not typing full URLs in Firefox. Basically, you can type just the keyword of the domain name e.g. “lifehacker”, hit CTRL and ENTER together, and it will add on the http:// and the .com . This then made me curious about how I could alter this for… Continue reading Save typing on URLs with CTRL + ENTER in Firefox

Nokia announce Ovi

Today Nokia have announced Ovi, their new internet services brand. Apparently Ovi is Finnish for “The Door”. At the moment, the site is fairly empty, but lists the currently announced areas that it will cover, namely photos, maps, a music store and their reworked version of the N-Gage gaming platform. With the N-Gage, rather than… Continue reading Nokia announce Ovi

Applications I’m missing at the moment

I was just thinking about the applications that I don’t have, that I would like. So I thought I’d write a quick list, explain them, and then revisit them in a few months time to see if they exist. I was going to put SMS notifications for Google Mail for my phone on there, but… Continue reading Applications I’m missing at the moment

Race over.

Well, I survived the go-karting. Actually enjoyed it a lot, although I still ache from it. I managed 35 laps out of 50 before my arms fell off, or as good as. What I was happy with was that I was in control throughout, and was able on occasion to get up a good rate… Continue reading Race over.

What can Facebook do for you, and what you can do for Facebook?

I’ve been looking at the Facebook Developers site, and having thought about it a bit, I can see a lot of potential there. What drew me there in the first place was the Facebook-based game Scrabulous. I’ve been playing it quite a bit, and I was wondering how they might add to it. I was… Continue reading What can Facebook do for you, and what you can do for Facebook?

How do we stop the Starbucksification of the Cowley Road?

The Cowley Road in Oxford is starting to change shape at the moment. Not in terms of it being dug up and rerouted, as seems to happen every few months, but instead the start of its Starbucksification. There is always a churn of shops on such roads, but it does seem to be the start… Continue reading How do we stop the Starbucksification of the Cowley Road?