Even more reasons to love Evernote…

I love Evernote. I always have. But since I started on the post graduate study path, combined with lots of travel for my research project path, well, it is an essential tool in my arsenal. I have photos of travel docs (like passport,, visas etc as backup), spare passport photo, ticket info, reservations, all my […]

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November 17th, 2011 by Romana Challans

Last bits of the day

Image via Wikipedia Apple Carves Out A Special App Store Area For “Awesome iOS 4 Apps”. So, developers, lesson is get in early! Infographic of the Day: The Rise of User-Generated Porn – oh wow. There is no comment i want to make on this one:) Wanted: A Bike Basket Perfect for Eames Freaks – […]

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June 26th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Geeky roundup du jour

Image via Wikipedia User Guide for iPhone 4 and iOS 4 Now Online. iPhone 4 Is Fast, But Not As Fast As The iPad Mac terminal users like me will love this – open terminal from Finder with OpenTerminal. Dropbox For Chrome Browses, Downloads Files From The Popular Syncing Service more Dropboxy goodness with  Add PDFs […]

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June 23rd, 2010 by Romana Challans

Bits of me

It has been a week. One would expect that. Ok, not entirely a week in date terms, if one is to be fussy, its just feels that way. Much other people’s stuff and comings and goings and thinkings and wantings and not wantings and loving but not in the way they wanted and loving is […]

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June 17th, 2010 by Romana Challans

An Apple a day…

Image via Wikipedia PrompterPal has everything you’d expect from a teleprompter application. The ability to edit your text, increase and decrease font size, mirror your screen, and control scroll speed are all a quick menu away – and read the rest of the quite glowing PrompterPal for the iPad Review. Yes, not everyone wants an iPad. […]

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June 9th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Apple Posts WWDC Keynote Full Video… …

Apple Posts WWDC Keynote Full Video Online that we might worhip afresh. Well, gasp at every hyperbolic detail (magic, best ever kind of thing). The annoying thing is, they are right about iPhone 4. Gorgeous beasty, but 3Gs is where I am staying (of course with iPhone 4.0 software upgrade looming, nice), and shiny iPad […]

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June 8th, 2010 by timelady

What The iPhone 4 Tells Us About The iPad2

Image via Wikipedia The speculation begins The iPhone version 4 is out, we need  new series of Apple rumours to sustain us, we feed off them. Give us a conspiracy, a theory – anything!!! The iPhone 4 is a day old, iPad is two whole months – we are well overdue to start debating next versions […]

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June 8th, 2010 by timelady

Why Open Source needs Apple – and so does the rest of the industry…

(update: FaceTime video demo) iPhone 4 vs. iPhone 3GS: the tale of the tape iPhone OS 4 unveiled, adds multitasking, shipping this summer I love the iPhone 4, but still love my 3Gs, am in no hurry to upgrade, no need:) The software upgrade to 4.0 OS will be snazzy and spiffy, but I am a tad disappointed that the iPhone OS 4 not coming to the iPad until the fall . … Hardware manufacturers are all now falling over themselves to make amazing tablet devices, similar to the iPad – tablets were dead in the water, despite Microsoft making many attempts – including the much under rated and (when I had one, utterly admired) HPT1100.

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June 7th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Calling for IDEs for IPADs

Image via Wikipedia Love my iPad, so terribly frustrated by a lack of good code editor. Seriously good potential, but getting files to them seems to need to be via wifi or itunes. Goodreader and Air Sharing HD do a great job getting them from Dropbox, MobileMe, google docs etc. But none of the damn […]

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June 5th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Testing Blogpress on the iPad

Image via Wikipedia This is to test my new blogging tool – Blogpress, versus the WordPress option. While free, the WordPress option had draft issues that bugged me* – let us see if this does the same. * losing changes i had made to a lengthy post in draft format. Irksome. – posted from K9, […]

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May 31st, 2010 by Romana Challans