Archive for the 'Kit!' Category

Happy Purchase – Griffin iTrip for iPhone

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

I already own a Griffin iTrip FM transmitter for my old iPod, but when I connected this up to my iPhone it suffered from annoying, and sometime deafening, howls of interference unless the handset was in airplane mode. So I had two choices - live with the howling or buy a new FM transmitter. I bought a […]

Fake Apple iPod USB cables

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Just got these iPod USB cables from an Amazon affiliate. On them is says "Designed by Apple in California and assembled in China" ... I guess that's been printed on the cable to give them an air of "genuine-ness" ... thing is, none of the genuine ones seem to have this printed on them. Fakey? I […]

Holiday stuff …

Friday, November 21st, 2008

That time of year when we bring trees indoors, put up lights and foil, and generally eat and drink too much is just around the corner. It's also the time of year when I'm inundated by requests for gift lists and tech gift ideas. Well this year, rather than take my usual scatter-gun approach to […]

Scratch-proofing my Nokia E71 with invisibleSHIELD

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

I've just finished applying invisibleSHIELD scratch-proofing film to my new Nokia E71 and I have to say that I'm pretty pleased with the results. invisibleSHIELD comes in a kit and consists of the following: Scratch-proof film - A durable film that's 0.3mm thick that was originally designed to protect US military helicopters rotor blades from high-speed […]

Google Android simulator

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Want to know what all the fuss is about regarding Google's Android cellphone operating system? Check out the online emulator available on the T-Mobile website. Note: Click the Emulator link at the top right hand of the page. The emulator is pretty good and will give you a feel as to how the Android OS […]