Weekly Twitter Digest: 2009-11-15

  • New Ricoh GXR w/interchangeable lens and sensor. No sensor dust! http://bit.ly/3GTNJ9 #
  • NiZn rechargeable batteries tested - 1.6V vs 1.2V of NiMh batts. http://bit.ly/2878Sn #
  • Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.2 via Software Update (no stand-alone updater available yet). #
  • OK, embedding video from #smugmug isn't at all obvious. #
  • After upgrading to Mac OS X 10.6.2, sound output defaulted to my Plantronics USB headset instead of line out. #
  • @acedrew Yeah -- found it under "get a link." Only embed code is not a "link", so I never even looked there. in reply to acedrew #
  • The Apple Magic Mouse is going back. Bluetooth mouses just do not work in urban areas that have lots of WiFi around (skips and stutters). #
  • Using the iPhone for apps is such a joy. I'd totally use this thing as my main phone if I could complete a call on AT&T. #
  • @SmugMug Thanks, SmugMug. I found it. It just took me awhile because the embed code is not a "link." (so I never looked in Get a Link). in reply to SmugMug #
  • @cohen I've given up, and have 2 devices. Mostly, it's because Blackberry is the only viable network for data if you travel internationally. in reply to cohen #
  • RT @johnolilly: KindleForPC is out. (http://bit.ly/48Q5oz) Very early, still rough, but thought-provoking.. and great to have. needs search. #
  • @johnolilly 7D is incredible compared to the 40D or 50D in every way. 5D2 is full frame, but is slower performing body. in reply to johnolilly #
  • @alvinjamur What? Are you still a diver?? in reply to alvinjamur #
  • Picking up guinea pig ashes. #
  • @theta_aquarii transformed into... the all-powerful God of sex!! in reply to theta_aquarii #
  • Unfortunate working environment! (SFO) http://yfrog.com/0ays5nj #
  • Revisiting equal height columns in CSS: I think a table may be better, but I don't want to use one. Man. http://bit.ly/3hSxr0 #
  • Someone just sent me an email with light yellow text on a white background. #
  • @gilesshaxted I guess you didn't click through? in reply to gilesshaxted #
  • It sure is beautiful here... http://yfrog.com/2maesj #
  • Stereoviews of old Japan (I used to make these too, but I didn't know they were called "stereoviews). (thanks, Julia). http://bit.ly/2KEC6Z #
  • RT @tonywu: Underwater glider to track deep-diving cetaceans http://is.gd/4TL8R #
  • @adamnash How did our interests diverge so much? Pennies, Farmville, Cafe World, Fishville, BABIES? We should meet to reconnect in person :) in reply to adamnash #
  • Verizon's data charging scam @ $1.99/pop. http://bit.ly/xm8Q0 #
  • My new sunglass vendor of choice: CVS! $20 for polarized sunglasses vs $2xx from Oakley. Fit well, too. #
  • Just switched to Google Sync for Contacts and Calendars on all of my Macs and mobile devices. Simplifying! Long live Teh Google! #
  • Fujitsu has announced a Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard update for the ScanSnap S1500M / S300M / S510M / 500M. http://bit.ly/39uRKE #
  • @alexkingorg I exported VCF from Address Book and imported to Goog. All notes went through + synced fine after that (to Mac and mobile)... in reply to alexkingorg #
  • I am hours (or maybe a day) away from dumping AT&T forever. I am going to celebrate! Now, do I keep the iPhone or use only with wifi? #
  • Have you seen United excess baggage rates recently? Might as well bring a second person with airline status. Same cost. http://bit.ly/49jo5R #
  • My dad just upgraded me on my first leg to PNG (LAX), which will save me at least $300 in excess baggage fees. Thank you, Dad! #
  • AT&T: Error L132 (temp system error) online, and customer care closed. Can't call and can't close my iPhone account. Quite the fitting end! #
  • I've given up on http://umbrellatoday.com . It's been wrong 100% of the time so far (in San Francisco). #
  • Congratulations!! RT @pyknosis: New post: The birth of Avery Logan http://ow.ly/CkCl #
  • No one can compete with this! ;) RT @uwfotog:Just nominated http://bit.ly/Ut34p for Tweet ofthe Year http://mashable.com/owa #openwebawards #
  • Black 32GB iPhone 3Gs, original accessories: $575 + shipping. Screen perfect. Normal usage scratches on back. Contact: http://bit.ly/GhEeL #
  • Editorial on recent AT&T vs Verizon legal battle. I agree with the last line. Compete!! http://bit.ly/7KThE #
  • Sent phone number update out to > 1000 people. The good / bad thing is that I expect 10% to write back. #
  • So far, I have no reservations about dumping iPhone/AT&T for Droid/Verizon. #
  • @adamvlau Go sleep at my place tonight, dammit! in reply to adamvlau #