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

A site about Siri responses:)

STSS, aka Shit That Siri Says, is rather fun, and shows what a deep understanding Apple has of their market. They knew people would push the envelope, and have shown a lot of style in being ready for it. But this is for me to enjoy later – right now, i must work on a […]

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October 20th, 2011 by Romana Challans

The secret numerology behind the iPhone event invitation | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog

It’s been announced. Invitations to Apple’s iPhone event on October 4th have been sent out, and we asked famed numerology expert Helmut Weltschmertz (see photo at right) of the Koblenz Institute of Numerology and Used Car Sales to tell us exactly what the numbers and symbols on the invitation meant. Here’s what Dr. Weltschmertz was […]

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September 28th, 2011 by Romana Challans

Mini Typhoons in Okinawa, (or we aren’t in Kansas any more Toto) – Travel Vignettes 3

So, yesterday afternoon, after an hour and a half delay at Hong Kong airport (they broke the first plane, fortunately before boarding!), we flew to Okinawa. Then himself and I were stuck on the plane, until they managed to get a device attached to the long mobile stairs thing – sort of like an angled […]

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September 20th, 2011 by Romana Challans

From 2-Way to 4G: The Complete History of Cell Phones

via maclife.com Really quite interesting… Posted via email from timelady’s posterous

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July 4th, 2010 by Romana Challans

Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4′

Image by Ninja M. via Flickr Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4’ Friday, 2 July 2010 Source: “Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4”. The iPhone 4 has been the most successful product launch in Apple’s history. It has been judged by reviewers around the world […]

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July 3rd, 2010 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

The History of the iPhone

Image by shapeshift via Flickr This is fascinating…History of the iPhone Posted via email from timelady’s posterous

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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

Meet my secret weapon…

This developer, Matthew James Taylor, has generously, wonderfully, shared how to do the extremely difficult task of acheiving multi column layouts in multiple variations. I cannot rant enough about him:) The number of times i have used his tips or examples to just nudge me into a solution for a problem of cross browser compatability…countless. […]

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June 20th, 2010 by Romana Challans