Weekly Twitter Digest: 2011-02-14

  • Canon develops EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender1.4x: Digital Photography Review http://ech.cc/e5k0iL #
  • Canon's new Speedlite 320EX also has an LED video light http://ech.cc/eeCyfx #
  • Superbowl commercial playlist, in case that was all you were interested in. http://ech.cc/ghiVKL #
  • NoteSlate. WANT!! http://ech.cc/fzQRjo #
  • Work-Life Balance? Smartphones and Laptops Tip the Scale - NYTimes.com http://instapaper.com/zbuwpj22y #
  • Military communications: Liquid radio | The Economist http://instapaper.com/zowslh12V #
  • @corbosman Tweet in English, post in Dutch? ;) #
  • Meta http://instagr.am/p/BddMO/ #
  • @gillat Is there a list of Eye-Fi aware SLRs somewhere? #
  • Getting the dreaded error -50 when syncing iPhone 4. I'm glad this thing is so easy to use! *sigh* http://ech.cc/ftYWBq #
  • Glad I am a musician. Currently trilling between two keys to delete every other msg in inbox (after Gmail duped a couple thousand in inbox). #
  • Just declared email bankruptcy. A Mail.app IMAP glitch with Gmail forced my hand, but it was welcome. I never caught up from the last trip. #
  • I want this but already have Panny GF1. "Fujifilm announces commercial release of FinePix X100" http://ech.cc/hYHnhL #
  • Night thunderstorm and stars @ Misool, Indonesia http://instagr.am/p/BeeGJ/ #
  • I think all websites should support "u" as a keyboard shortcut to go back to index. #
  • Going to TEDxBerkeley on Feb 19 (but not speaking this year). Anyone interested in going? #
  • Coffee with @bryanlamkin of @bagcheck - it was great to meet you! #
  • Sign the petition to protect the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach, Florida! (duplicate petition from 3 years ago) http://ech.cc/glTmwF #
  • $2.99 for iPhone 4 dock and USB cable, shipped free from Hong Kong. How is that possible?? http://ech.cc/dXQQjL #
  • FS: New, unopened Adobe CS4 Design Premium for Windows $350 + shipping. http://yfrog.com/h0uhdsej #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- PhantomHD - Kitten in Slow Motion.mp4 http://youtu.be/J1vpB6h3ek4?a #
  • Catholic Church Approves Confession App - Geekologie http://ech.cc/h2Sx5L #
  • This is all a part of my nightly wind-down process. ;) "Arm Wrestling FAIL" http://ech.cc/hX99zS #
  • @vaihkonen yes, selling adobe suite. #
  • @gilesshaxted used eBay. Not expecting OEM -- just want something functional! #
  • @corbosman $19 including shipping for a non-branded remote timer seems about right. There is nothing to the product!! ;) #
  • @corbosman I ordered 2 of them at that ridiculous price. we'll see if they arrive. :) #
  • @gilesshaxted I use a dremel to fix things that don't fit right. Worked well to convert iPod/iPhone docks in the past. :) #
  • Hmmm. iPhone 4 wireless hotspot causes my phone to flip between 3G and GPRS (while driving down the 280). MiFi seemed more consistent. #
  • @sterlingz Pixelpipe is one solution for getting Eye-Fi images to Dropbox, but it only works for JPG. http://ech.cc/eiaWwq #
  • @vaihkonen I'm going to attempt to sell in USA first, and will open up to Europe if I can't. :) #
  • Mac App Store isn't working for me. Click "Buy", am asked (again) for password. Click "Billing Info" (only option), and... nothing. #
  • Trying to buy Sparrow from the Mac App Store. Still unable to. #
  • @johnolilly I sure wish I could try it, first. #
  • Just enabled "All Mail" in Gmail for IMAP access. Mail.app is now downloading 105,000 messages. I expect #fail soon. ;) #
  • @randyching It must have been, if it drew you back to using Twitter! ;) #
  • @vaihkonen CS4 has been sold. Sorry. :) #
  • Just tried to renew my vehicle registration at dmv.ca.gov. Entered credit card info, hit submit, and... back to home page! #dmv #fail #
  • Auto-disable AirPort when ethernet is active - Mac OS X Hints http://ech.cc/hUGOyu #
  • @cindypon AT&T has been notoriously bad in SF and NYC. Do some searches and you will find 100% complaining and 0% happiness. Dunno about SD. #
  • @cindypon Check out this search for "AT&T service in San Francisco" :) http://ech.cc/gaHn7s #
  • RIP Palm. It was a good ride -- my first handheld mobile device! http://ech.cc/fxVFt6 #
  • Huge 48-hr game sale for iPhone / iPad. EA: http://ech.cc/erGsFA Capcom: http://ech.cc/fBBIs2 #
  • Just saw someone with an E.piphany backpack at the SF Caltrain station. Blast from the past! #
  • Interesting. Trying to return a $50 purchase (shock mount for microphone), and company is just issuing a refund (no return - value too low)! #
  • @johnolilly Email workflow post: http://ech.cc/hgn4fb I'd love to see what you do! #
  • @sterlingz Do you have a suggestion for a lightweight Twitter Mac client that supports bit.ly API? Sick of waiting for Tweetie to do it. #
  • RT @sterlingz: Probably a very good idea to set up Find My iPhone to allow remote wipe of a lost phone. http://ow.ly/3U9NB #
  • @sterlingz I use Tweetdeck at home, but Adobe AIR is too resource hungry for use on a MacBook Air. ;) #
  • What's the best Twitter sync app on Facebook? Twitter (the official one) doesn't work with secure http. #
  • My behind the scenes tour of NASA, which included the space shuttle flight simulator: http://bit.ly/i8j0Ic (via @andybiggs) #
  • 2-factor authentication on Google: turn it on! (hasn't been rolled out to me yet) https://www.google.com/accounts/ManageAccount) #
  • I wish I could configure TwitterFeed to ignore Twitter @replies. #
  • Capitol Weekly: Paul Fong to introduce bill to ban shark fin soup http://ech.cc/dWtMFb #
  • @sterlingz yeah. I switch between The various Facebook Twitter apps constantly. Fed up! #
  • Now using Hootsuite on web and iPhone thanks to @sterlingz's recommendation. It is incredible! #
  • @atow's new MsgFiler app is out in the Mac App Store. Check it out if you like to organize your mail in Mail.app! http://msgfiler.com/ #
  • Applied Wrapsol films to both my iPhone and Pam's. It is a shame to cover that beautiful glass, but protection is a good thing. :) #
  • Pure Digital CEO Leaving Cisco; Was Flip Deal a Flop?: Online Video News « http://ech.cc/hsIQkE #
  • Stuxnet Worm Used Against Iran Was Tested in Israel - NYTimes.com http://instapaper.com/zZsr5ek1e #
  • A Windows 7 update just totally hosed my Bootcamp setup on my Mac. I wish they played together nicely. :( #
  • Recovered Windows 7 install. System restore failed, but found other way. Updated Bootcamp to 3.2 and turned Win7auto-update off. Annoyed! #
  • Lucia knows how to pick the movies... http://instagr.am/p/Bietm/ #
  • Livia really knows how to pick the movies... http://ow.ly/i/85eM #
  • Locked in a Vegas Hotel Room with a Phantom Flex on Vimeo http://ech.cc/e7N5nf #
  • USB Follow Focus: I want this for underwater! Strange that it seems to be linear, though (focus is not). http://ow.ly/3V7wr #
  • @vaihkonen Video shows that rin correlates to turning focus ring on lens. Want it to slow when it focuses further away (maybe impossible). #
  • I put together a @bagcheck underwater photography bag after meeting @bryanlamkin. Here it is! http://ow.ly/3V88A #
  • @sterlingz oops! Should have checked... #
  • @tonyylu I wish I could "like" tweets. #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Harvey Shapiro Plays Nina http://youtu.be/30mfo4tyS9o?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Darth Vader's theme from "Star Wars" in the style of Beethoven http://youtu.be/IshINI7uGpE?a #
  • Very few people can improvise a fugue! The Muppets' Theme in the style a of Bach fugue. http://ech.cc/hv6uj0 #
  • So far, I've copied about 80,000 old emails from my local mail archive into Gmail. It's taking forever to copy them all! #
  • The Inside Story of How Facebook Responded to Tunisian Hacks - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic http://instapaper.com/zWvv5102p #
  • @tonyylu did you switch to Verizon? Does this mean I can call you now? :) #
  • @gilesshaxted I have whatsapp, but all of my friends still use SMS or BB messenger. #
  • Hmmm. The Hipstamatic non-100% viewfinder is hokey. I want to see what I'm going to capture. #
  • Out for a hike... http://instagr.am/p/BlcTS/ #
  • Walking in Portola Valley is dangerous because Jack now thinks that everyone has a trampoline. #
  • Spring #1 in California http://instagr.am/p/BlfUn/ #
  • @Hipstamatic thank you! Will change my settings now. :) #
  • I just Instapapered 4 tabs on my browser so I can continue my research in the bathroom. TMI? ;) #
  • @manukumar I'm actually enjoying Office 2011 more than 2008. #
  • @manukumar ... and by "enjoying," I mean using out of necessity. Word has shortcut for hide/show ribbon, but Excel uses that key combo. #