Being an avid @foursquare player, I was tinkering on the website when I stumbled onto the page with a foursquare party, 16 new badges, foursquare swag and temporary tattoos. Track down the right people at the Sobe Lounge, Microsoft Bing Booth, IFC Crossroads House and SXSW Web Awards. Needless to say, I can’t wait to unlock these [...]
The folks at Wikipedia found it best for the site to delete the list of foursquare badges. I found it useful in helping me aim for my next badge… and @cipriani15 asked, so I had to help! Below you can find a PDF of the page as well as a link to the cached page [...]
One of my favorite applications to share with people is Wikitude. Wikitude is considered an “augmented reality” application. Basically, with Wikitude, it uses the compass, gps and camera on an Android phone or iPhone to give you details about what you’re looking at and what is surrounding you. Say you’re looking at the Alamo with [...]
The new BlackBerry Tour was recently released for Verizon and Sprint and this August, RIM is launching the BlackBerry Curve 8520 on T-Mobile. If you’re lucky enough to have picked up a new device or you haven’t done these tweaks to your current BlackBerry, give them a look. They’ll certainly make you look like a [...]
Guy Kawasaki was dead on when he wrote here that the new economics of entrepreneurship are allowing people to build and develop new technologies and platforms inexpensively. And Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook was absolutely right in this video when he discussed the opportunities for transparency and real world information to be distributed across different platforms [...]
Welcome back to Nan the Power User, where I blend my passion for BlackBerry use with a bit of a business twist. Today, we’re going to talk about a mashup that I use to minimize my email clutter by using Viigo, my RSS reader of choice. If you are confused about what RSS means to [...]
Welcome back, BlackBerry Nation, to Nan the Power User! Today, we are going to check out Momentem from Redwood Technologies. Momentem is time tracking software that helps you squeeze every last drop of billable time from your BlackBerry. Let me start by disclosing that I typically don’t purchase software for my BlackBerry. I’m a deal [...]
When I wrote my #FollowFriday post I had a ton of Twitter user names that I was too lazy to link. Fortunately, @larsreineke created Twitter Name Replacer, a WordPress Plugin. According to his site, “In every post it replaces @sometwitterusername with @sometwitterusername It recognizes mail addresses and skips them. If you precede the username with [...]
Follow Friday on Twitter is where Twitter users recommend people other Twitter users should follow.
I wanted to know how to enable Firefox add-ons that were disabled when I upgraded my version of Firefox. I used Nightly Tester Tools to do it.