Author Archives: dillera

Google Trends and the 770

So Google trends is now live– with it you can compare all sorts of things, like how the UMPC (remember Origami?) could turn out to be just a flash in the pan as the reviews of the first devices (just the Samsung for now) are rolling in– and almost all of them are dismal.  …

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Nother test from OPML

This is my first test from the Macintosh version of the OPML editor. Dave released a new version of wp.root yesterday and it seems to support catagories on your blog. So I’m trying it out. I read about it over at Nomadic Coder. Wow, I didn’t realize that the editor understood a link- it just…

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RSS Wrangling on the 770

I was looking around the other day for some good gui blog posting apps for windows. But I was also looking for some good RSS readers for Windows… I ended up looking at RSS Bandit and the OPML editor from Dave Winer. The OPML editor is a bit of a trial, as I don’t see…

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Using OPML editor

Just like it says, this is a test from my 2nd attempt with the OPML editor and wordpress. Well, the title in that test post didn’t seem to go right. I’ve edited this with Ecto to make it more presentable…

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Nokia 770

Did I mention that I’m anxiously waiting for my Nokia 770? They call it an internet tablet, but it looks like the next Newton (in a good way). Using real Xwindows and Gnome, this will be very interesting. There is a lot of talk here, in the forums at Internet Tablet Talk, and there is…

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Posting Entries on XP

I wish there was a nice blog editor for Windows. Mars Edit and Ecto (both only available for MacOSX) are the best in the world. Too bad Ecto for windows sucks hard. I’ve even tried the new OMPL editor that Dave W. released, with his WordPress patch, but I can’t get it to work on…

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Audio Books on the iPod

Since I’ve had my iPod Nano, I’ve really started using it with audiobooks. I’ve never listened to audiobooks before (in any format) but there is a certain type of book that really lends itself to an audio book. Plus I’ve really come to enjoy the force feeding of the book, not havisdng to actually hold…

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