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Yep, AIM Down For Many, Including Me

Yes, AIM is down for me. My primary mode of communication with everyone and anyone. AIM being down is much worse, to me, than Twitter being down. Not as bad as email or phone being down, though. At first, I thought it was just me. But I checked Twitter and it is many others.

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Some People Should Not Be Allowed to Buy Smart Phones (iPhones)

In my opinion, there should be exams given to people before they can buy an iPhone or smart phone. I am sure this happens with all software developers and computer manufacturers, but errr! The iPhone might be the easiest smart phone in the world to use. But people have no clue how to use it.

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Bought a Google Nexus One

Yesterday, we decided to purchase an unlocked Nexus One from Google to begin development testing of apps for that mobile OS. Here are some pictures of the Nexus One next to my Apple iPhone 3GS. Update: Danny Sullivan has an excellent review of the Nexus One vs iPhone – he writes way better than I.

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When Will Android Support Hebrew?

As many of you know, we have the most popular Jewish prayer book on the iPhone platform, the iPhone Siddur. Every day, I get emails from happy users, thrilled with all the neat and useful features. But I often get complaints from people on other mobile platforms. Why can’t you make the iPhone Siddur for

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Switching to Chromium – Drinking the Google Koolaid

I have been a devoted Safari user for years now. I never switched to Firefox as my daily browser. I loved the speed of Safari. However, when I installed Snow Leopard my favorite Safari extension was killed and buried. I was no longer able to use Inquisitor X and it has been super bad! I

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Free Google Wave Invites : Leave a Comment

I have a bunch of Google Wave invites to send out. If you want one, leave a comment below using the email address you want the invite to go to. Also, make sure to follow @rustybrick on Twitter. Keep in mind, when I send you an invite, you might not get it right away. Google

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Verizon MiFi Speeds in Suffern, New York

I just got my Verizon MiFi, which I ordered on Friday. I let it charge for 2.5 hours and set up the device just now. I made some configuration changes to the router itself and it is up and running. I wanted to quickly document the download and upload speeds, as they are in my

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Ordered Verizon MiFi to Help iPhone Work in NYC

I’ve had the Verizon Wireless V740 ExpressCard for over two years now. It lets me plug the card into my laptop and have Internet virtually anywhere I go. It is rock solid, in fact, I used it on a drive all the way from my office to Albany and back with no issues at all.

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Google Voice Spam SMS Messages

I never really used my Google Voice phone number yet but on occasion I get phone number via Google Voice. Here is an SMS message sent to my phone number, which is not listed anywhere, in my Google Voice inbox: Not bad, a 3.25% fix mortgage rate?!