Goalie – It’s a Keeper

My son Daniel has released a new iPhone app called Goalie. Updates coming soon. All-in-One Goalie combines features from to-do apps, reminder apps, and goal achieving apps and puts them all in one place. Goalie will remind and track your progress on your way to develop those habits you’ve always wanted. It will also help […]

Google Chrome To Chromium

Google Chrome to Chromium, originally posted here on Rickety, has been moved to a new blog called Less Google.

Google News To iCurrent

Google News to iCurrent, originally posted here on Rickety, has been moved to a new blog called Less Google.

Google Reader To Liferea

Google Reader to Liferea, originally posted here on Rickety, has been moved to a new blog called Less Google.

Chrome’s Dead, Jim!

The page I was viewing in Chrome died today, as you can see from the message. This doesn’t happen very often and when it does, just the one page dies and not the whole browser. I like amusing error messages, it soothes the pain of a crash. For the one or two people on the […]

QR Codes

A QR Code is a matrix barcode readable by mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. QR is the acronym for Quick Response, as the code allows its contents to be decoded at high speed.

QR Codes can be used to display text to the user, to add a vCard contact to the user’s device, to open a URI or to compose a text message or email.

Top Ten Open Source Applications

While I was laboring with the rickety Windows OS my son Steven had long since adopted Linux. Now that Ubuntu has won me over, I was curious as to what Steven’s choice in open source software would be.

Estimates are not Deadlines

This very rough estimate became a deadline almost immediately and caused a great deal of pressure to come my way.