I’m not sure why everybody is surprised that Google’s “new” (not new, been around for a while, just released to the public) url shortener can provide an extra piece of info known as a QR code. This is just Google’s url shortening crew being smart and using existing graphic/image APIs that Google provides to everybody. […]
As some of you may know I’m now seeking full time employment. I have had a wonderful time “off” from the hustle and bustle of every day employment over the last 18 months. I’ve had fun doing little jobs here and there. I’ve had fun working on my own projects. And I’ve also had great […]
Google latitude now gives you the option of enabling ‘history’ – you can enable it here. It’s kind of neat, and I can see it being somewhat fun to use if you go on long trips. I gave it a little test run while I was on the train back to Toronto the other day […]
If you’re looking for Triviosity you can find it here: http://triviosity.com/ – if you’re looking for news about Triviosity you can find it here: http://blog.triviosity.com/ – I won’t be talking about it here anymore unless there’s something super nerdy that I just have to talk about.
Fun things like a common background, task switcher and app folders/groups.
I’ve never really been a big fan of URL shortening services. My main reason is because you lose a bit of branding and URL recognition from users. Also the ‘memory’ factor. Users can’t remember shortened URLs, unless you have an awesome one like bit.ly/hangman. But now my real reason for disliking the shorteners is the […]