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Some Thoughts on Choosing a New Wordpress Theme

I think I’m going to choose a new theme for my blog. The current theme is iNove (albeit an older version with some custom modifications), and I feel like it looks a bit messy and has gotten a bit cluttered, so it’s time to find something new. I ...

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Inaccuracies in Google Analytics for Website Stats

I use Google Analytics for visitor stats on this blog. Not because I’m trying to direct-market to my readers or become Big Brother, but for a number of simple reasons:

  • It’s simple - no software for me to update, and nothing that needs to run on my server and ...
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Android 2.0.1 update

So, I updated my Droid to Android 2.0.1 today. I’ll be honest that it didn’t work the way I’d hoped. When I woke up this morning (December 10th 2009) I had an alert dialog on screen telling me that an update was ready. It ...

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Android links - maps, dial a phone number

If you’ve used Google search from an Android device to search for a business, you’ve probably noticed the two interesting “buttons” to the right of the search listing - “Get Directions” and a button for the phone number. It turns out, these are pretty easy to implement.

The “Get ...

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Weekend of Code (Android)

The Droid is here (literally, sitting in my pocket), and I have the next two days off of work - plus the weekend. Minus personal commitments, that’s about two full (call it 16 hour) days to get some work done. While I have lots of things that could use my ...

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Droid!

I don’t like writing posts with a low useful content quotient, but here goes.

After having only one new (i.e. not used) phone in eight years - and the one new one was a Treo 700p, obsolete when I bought it - I decided to bite the bullet. I bought ...

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First big Android … fisaco

Well, I wanted to call this a $#!\^storm, but I don’t think it’s grown to those proportions yet. But any new platform will have its hiccups, and Google is relatively new to the OS world.

So, here’s the news. Google issued a legal Cease and Desist order ...

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New Projects

In terms of ongoing projects, I should be updating RackMan sometime soon, and also adding the demo site.

I’ve begun to move DNS for all of my domains in-house, mostly because since everything is behind NAT, it’s a real pain to manage DNS entries in two places (one ...

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