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Archive for July, 2008

Kellogg’s Frosted Mini Wheats makes you more attentive than being stabbed in the face

I saw a great slogan on a box of cereal that my roommate bought today: “Eating a breakfast of Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal is clinically shown to improve kids’ attentiveness by nearly 20%!1“ The best part was the footer on the bottom of the back of the box: “1Based upon independent clinical research, kids who […]

Textedit saves open files on crash

( Apple andmisc )

Uh, so I knew that Word would save copies of my open files, and firefox would reopen my session and tabs on a crash, but when did textedit start doing that? I have a bad habit of keeping notes in textedit (stickies started losing data on me) and not saving them. I just had a […]

Best iPhone tips site yet

This thread’s great. http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=1400919&page=1&pp=15 So far I’ve learned: • You can take a screenshot on the iphone by holding down the hold menu button and hitting the sleep button. It gets saved to your photo roll. • You can insert punctuation by simply clicking on the .?123 button, holding, and dragging to a character, and […]

Film scores turned into musicals

( humor andmisc andMusic )

Oh my god, this guy is hilarious.

iPhone 3g vs. T-mobile Wing and Windows Mobile: Initial thoughts

( Apple andGear andiPhone )

Edit: I never finished this review, but I’m publishing it now because it’s getting dated. The clear winner is the iPhone, though there are some things about it that drive me nuts. In 2007 I decided to go with a T-mobile Wing instead of an iPhone and for the most part did not regret it. […]