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Archive for August 2008

August 31st, 2008

iPods Bridging Language Barriers

According to this story from Apple Insider, the US Military is experimenting with iPods as a form of a translator. The iPod provides translation for soldiers and Iraqi citizens.
The iPod is less threatening and because it’s so universal already, some Iraqis are also familiar with it already. It has bridged the cultural divide.
The software running [...]

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August 31st, 2008

New iPods Soon?

According to Kevin Rose of Digg fame, new iPods are set to come out soon. Quoting from his blog, here some of the things to come.

Latest rumors:
- Revamp of entire iPod line.
- Small cosmetic changes to Touch, Nano to see significant redesign (see pic below).
- iPods to see fairly large price drops to distance itself [...]

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August 28th, 2008

iPhone/iPod Touch Tips and Tricks

Whether you’re on an iPhone or an iPod Touch these tips and tricks from PhilMUG member dubeditions is certainly a must read. It’s really an iPhone centered tips and tricks list but soem of them will also work with the iPod Touch. I tried it on my iPod Touch.
Some of them are just great. My [...]

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August 27th, 2008

Keyboard Shortcuts Are Making My Day Better

I absolutely love keyboard shortcuts. The quicker I can get to something without navigating a menu tree, the better. Recently I discovered a few keyboard shortcuts that are making my life simpler and my day better.
Hide Dock
I know the dock can autohide, but most of the time I prefer to have it out in the [...]

By Chris Marsden -- 2 comments

August 26th, 2008

The Web In 3D

There’s a great piece of software that allows you to view certain web sites in a 3D wall. Have you seen the iTunes commercial with the wall of album art? It’s similar to that.
CoolIris is a browser plugin for both Mac and Windows that allows you to transform your browser into a 3D [...]

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August 25th, 2008

More iPhone 3G Philippine Launch Pics

Here are some more pictures from the iPhone 3G launch last Aug 22. Thanks to PhilMUG member Skint for the pictures.

More pics after the jump…

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August 22nd, 2008

Turn Your iPhone Into A Functional Camera

With more people getting their hands on the iPhone 3G, you might be interested in

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August 22nd, 2008

Do You Want A Wacom Tablet?

I have finally found a drawing tablet I actually want and Snapvillage is giving one away.

The Cintiq 21UX interactive pen display provides the best-of-class pen experience for working directly on the screen. It combines the advantages of a large-format LCD monitor with the control, comfort, and productivity of Wacom’s most sophisticated patented cordless, battery-free pen [...]

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August 22nd, 2008

iPhone 3G Now Available In The Philippines

Globe finally launched the iPhone 3G on August 22. They welcomed the iPhone 3G with a launch party starting August 21 at around 10 p.m. and counted down till midnight.
I wasn’t able to attend but some of my friends and group mates were able to attend. A group of people from PhilMUG met up before [...]

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August 21st, 2008

Spreading Out Your Mac to an External Hard Drive

Lately my Hard Drive has been getting kind of full. This has made things run a little slower than I’d like (especially PhotoShop), but it also limited my ability to import more CD’s from my wife’s collection into iTunes or import as many pictures as we’ve been taking of the new baby. So I decided [...]

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