Brake for Geeks

Wow, I read this blog post (via FSJ, with whom I have yet to break up) about a woman’s iPhone-Genius Bar experience and found myself experiencing wide range of emoticons. I mean emotions. It’s off-topic, but then again, what topic do I usually follow? Read the summary FSJ gives or the full post, then come… Read More

Fake Steve Jobs Outed

I was so sad to hear the news that FSJ had been outed by Brad Stone of the NYT. Apparently, Daniel Lyons, a writer for Forbes, no less, has been moonlighting as FSJ. Why does this make me sad? Let me count the ways: I have to assume you read FSJ. If you don’t, you… Read More

IPhone Roundup

I’m just now catching up on my feeds. FYI, it looks like Plaxo is set for a big announcement Monday, addressing social network profile aggregation and network segmentation. Must be true, Om Malik, Mike Arrington and Robert Scoble, the triad of truth have all covered it. Actually, Om didn’t cover it, but 2/3 works for… Read More

My iPhone Review

After a month, the torrent of iPhone reviews has begun, so who am I to miss a chance to jump on the bandwagon. Actually, a reader suggested that I blog about the iPhone as a business tool, and I know that a lot of people out there either have one or are sorely tempted to… Read More

Did You Buy an iPhone?

I broke down and bought one for my wife, a longtime smartphone user, to replace her Treo 680, which isn’t very old. Palm has already released a couple newer Treos, so even at less than a year old, that little guy was a relic. Leading up to June 29, I got more and more sick… Read More

Humor Break

A couple funny items mined from yesterday’s reading: The Onion releases latest round of iPhone specs From uncov: MizPee: Where’s the poop go? Toilet metadata kills me. I’m reminded of a post by Terrance Wampler on metadata.