Tag: Iphone

By the way, I’m back to the iPhone

After 6 months or so with the “Nokia Lumia”:http://theludwigs.com/2012/04/switching-to-the-nokia-lumia-900-for-a-while/, I’m back to the iPhone — the iPhone 5. The Lumia was nice looking hardware, but Nokia and MSFT’s orphaning of the handset annoyed me, and the device was pretty underpowered. […]

What’s on the first screen of my iphone — year-end 2010

I’ve made a number of changes on the first page of my iphone since “last survey”:http://theludwigs.com/2010/08/whats-on-the-first-screen-of-my-iphone-august-2010/. Firstly, the bottom row: Mail, Messages, Safari, and Calvetica in place of the Apple Calendar app. Calvetica doesn’t offer a lot more features but […]

The iPad

Well of course I will buy one because I am a geek. That said I am unconvinced. * I still have to carry my iPhone around because I need to make calls. Actually the iPad could free me to switch […]

What’s on the first screen of my iPhone

Been 3 months since I last talked about what apps I’m using, there have been some changes. The bottom row remains Mail, Messages, Calendar, Safari. I use all these many many times a day, almost hourly. Calendar is the least […]

My iPhone app config — August 2009

Rich discusses the apps he likes. Some good ideas here, and I’ve made a few changes as well since I last talked about apps. Here is what I am using right now: * Bottom Row: Mail, Messages, Calendar, Safari. Mail, […]

Recent app trials

* Scanaroo. The idea of something to manage all my cards is cool — one place to see account numbers, 1800 customer service numbers, etc etc etc. But this isn’t it. The shortcoming is the dependency on the iphone camera. […]

Contrasting Quarters — Apple, MSFT

Apple’s quarter (NYTimes): “We’re making our most innovative products ever and our customers are responding”…”unexpectedly strong sales of Macintosh computers and a surge in iPhone purchases pushed Apple’s profit up 15 percent in the third quarter”…”PC shipments for the industry […]

Rogue for iPhone: nerdgasm

CrunchGear » Archive » Rogue for iPhone: nerdgasm. Installed. Late 1982, I am killing myself chasing two degrees at CMU. In the mornings I was at the business school, classmates all wearing power suits and reading the WSJ and the […]


Seven Must-Have Offline Apps For Your iPhone/iPod Touch – ReadWriteWeb. — MightyDocs is great if you are a google docs users.

iphone tips and tricks

IPhone: Carry Your PC on Your iPhone or iPod Touch. I admire the hard work and ingenuity that has gone into this thing. Tho it seems like an awfully hard way to have access to all your docs wherever you […]

Grab bag of software tips

* Playing AVIs on a mac. Thanks Rich. I’ve just been deleting these emails mostly. * Find open files preventing disk ejection on mac * How to MMS from iPhone. Thanks again rich * Bring the ribbon to notepad. not […]

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Jhludwig's bookshelf: read

City of Saints and Madmen
Cowboy Angels
Deep State
Cleopatra: A Life
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
A Journey: My Political Life
The Post-Birthday World
The Hunter
This Is Not a Game
Rules of Deception
Denial of Sunlight
Sixty-One Nails
The Glass Room

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