How I Watch Apple Events

Like a billion other people out there, I was watching the Apple rock and roll event on the web. I used both CrunchGear and for the live scrolling coverage. But as the live coverage was flowing, I opened Google Finance and had the title tag peak through at the top, so I can see


My Sukkah in Google Sketchup

A couple days ago, I built my Sukkah using Google’s CAD like software named Skechtup. It basically allows you to design full 3D models, including homes, towns, etc. So I decided to teach myself how to use it and within hours, I had built my own Sukkah. A Sukkah is a temporary home used by


Shabbat Shalom for Palm Pre by RustyBrick

As many of you know, I purchased a Palm Pre to test out some of our apps for porting them from iPhone Apps to Palm Pre Apps. We have finally submitted our first Pre app for review to the Palm team. I have no idea how long it would take to be approved. I can


Now Running Three Monitors on MacBook Pro

I told you I would try getting multiple monitors running on my MacBook Pro… Today, the Kensignton Dual Monitor Adapter came and with the Mac beta driver, it actually worked. The monitor that the adapter is connected to is not as quick as the other monitors, but it is still quick in my opinion. I


Wishing I Had Multiple Monitors For MacBook Pro

Update: On July 22, 2009, my wish came true and I am Running Three Monitors on MacBook Pro… For a long time, I wish I had multiple monitors. Thing is, I have a MacBook Pro and like Danny, I wish I had a good way to get dual+ monitors working with my MacBook Pro. In


Custom Video Openers for Search Videos & iPhone App Demos

As many of you know, I have been very actively using videos for both my weekly search videos and to demonstrate our iPhone apps. So we decided to invest a bit in making the openers and closers to these videos a bit more snazzy. Here they are, let me know what you think… iPhone App


Push Email – A Bad Idea?

There is a ton of people that really enjoy “push” email. There are tons of people wishing that Gmail would support push email on the iPhone. I am not one of those people, at least in some cases, let me explain. I do use “push” to sync my contacts and calendars with the web, computer


My Ambient Orb Is Dying

I first purchased my ambient orb back in February 2005, yea over 4 years ago (1600+ days ago). It is a geek thing, where I paid the small monthly fee to transmit data to it, so that I can see on a weird level, what our employees are doing. In short, I sent a message


My New Palm Pre: Videos Taken with iPhone 3GS

I just picked up my new Palm Pre at the local Sprint store. You are probably now all thinking… “What! Barry got a Pre? What about his Apple love? What about his iPhone obsession?” Yea, I still love my Apple stuff, especially the iPhone. I got the Pre to be able to test building and