I’ve had my BlackBerry for about a year now and find myself using the same few applications every day. I’m going to quickly run through and explain why each one is used.
BlackBerry App World is the source for most of the apps that I download, finding myself scanning through looking for new applications that might prove useful.
There is a lot more trust in downloading from here, rather than browsing the internet and downloading from less trusted locations. It allows you to manage any of the paid for or free apps you have downloaded. Continue reading “Free BlackBerry applications I use daily”
I recently changed my blog domain from sha.re.it to 36flavours.com and wanted to try and preserve my Google Page Rank with help from their Webmaster Tools, which provides a Change of Address tool.
This tool tells Google that it’s the same site, just a new domain. Unfortunately for me, they don’t recognise “.re.it” as a root level domain, so was unable to make use of this feature. Continue reading “Changed domain? Help Google and save Page Rank”
Although I haven’t managed to do any work with the Google Maps API for a few months now, I do try and frequent the Google Geo Developers Blog every once in a while.
On my last visit I noticed a post mentioning new functionality that allows you to include the standard user interface elements you get on the main Google Maps site, plus the standard behaviour of keyboard and mouse handling.
Continue reading “Google Maps API default control look-and-feel”
Following up on the success of sockandawe.com the latest leader bashing game has now arrived with the release of bailoutbrown.com.
The format is the same, except instead of throwing shoes you are armed with a wad of cash! So even if you have no interest in the political side of things you can still have a bit of fun playing the game. Continue reading “BailOutBrown Flash Game + Google Gadget”
Admittedly I have completely missed the boat on blogging about the Google Static Maps API which was launched back in February, but I was reminded of them the other day whilst working on a site admin panel.
This is where the static maps prove very useful and are an easy and quick addition to any web page, whether or not you use Google’s static map wizard. Continue reading “Google Static Maps API”