Earlier this week I wrote about how Mail.app in Snow Leopard changed the way e-mail addresses would be copied to your clipboard, when you right click on a “From” name on an e-mail, to copy their e-mail address. The way it used to work, like in Leopard, was that it simply copied the e-mail address, … Read more →
The small Apple TV 40GB has been removed from the Apple Store, leaving only the 160GB version available for purchase, which also saw a price cut, now down to $229. If you’re satisfied with just getting content from the iTunes Store (or converting your stuff to an iTunes compatible format), the Apple TV is a … Read more →
There’s no need to bust your shiny new iPhone 3GS wide open if you want to see what it looks like on the inside, or if you just want some iPhone porn – have a look at this X-ray video instead and you can see what’s hiding inside the iPhone. See something you like…?
Microsoft has bet big on their new search engine, Bing, and it seems to be the right move, according to a study into the U.S. search market. Bing had 1.1 billion searches in August, an increase of 22.1% compared to July. This gives Microsoft a market share of 10.7% of all searches. There is still … Read more →
Hitler learns that the new generation of iPod Touch doesn’t come with a camera and when he finds out that the camera instead was put into the Nano….. well, take a look for yourself 🙂 It’s a fun video and probably funnier if you understand as little German as I do.
I didn’t really plan on it, but while I saw it at the shop I decided to pick it up anyway, The Lost Symbol from Dan Brown. I was going to wait till November when it’s released in my primary language but since one of my goals with this blog, techpatio.com, is to improve my … Read more →
Facebook seems to be moving more and more into the whole Twitter thing recently and now they just added yet another Twitter like feature: “@Replies” in your status updates. It’s very simple. As you write your status update, you just hit “@” on your keyboard and you can start writing the name of the person … Read more →
iContact, my all-time favourite when it comes to e-mail marketing and autoresponders both professionally and personally, just upgraded their application with some new features. Here’s a quick run-down of the new features just added: Spell Check Now the message editor has the ability to recognize misspelled words, highlight them, and provide suggested options for correcting … Read more →
Last week, Google had a whole “All your O are belong to us” thing going on, with a UFO abducting one of the O’s within the Google logo. Today they have yet another UFO-related logo, this time it shows “Google” spelled out in crop circles, well, almost, because the “L” is missing. By looking at … Read more →
The wireless standard, 802.11n, is no news on the market, you have been able to buy 802.11n enabled devices for years now, but it’s not until recently that IEEE approved it as a “standard”. It took just 7 years… In theory, the old 802.11g standard has a max transfer speed of 54 Mbps while 802.11n … Read more →
Welcome to the first interview I’ve ever done for TechPatio – I hope you like it! Ryan Grant is a talented young individual from North West England who has a passion for developing successful websites, his latest creation is the LovingTech Webmaster Forum, which I’m personally also a member of. LovingTech Webmaster Forum consist of … Read more →
Apple’s mail program so cleverly named “Mail”, didn’t really add anything new and useful to me when I updated from Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard to 10.6 Snow Leopard. Sure, 64 bit is cool and might have made the application a bit snappier, but Exchange support which is the shiny new thing in Mail, is … Read more →
By looking at the picture to the right, you’d be forgiven to think that this thing is some fancy trivet, when it’s actually a real cellular mobile phone from Nokia. This new funny looking phone is the 7705 Twist and comes with a QWERTY keyboard and a design that doesn’t look too ergonomic or practical. … Read more →
If you have watched the Matt Cutts video from WordCamp San Francisco 2009 you probably noticed his mentioning of the two following HTML codes: [html] <!–google_ad_section_start–> <!–google_ad_section_end–> [/html] Most people don’t know about those two tags and so they don’t use them. Using them lets you define what part of your website (or blog) should … Read more →
Matt Cutts is often looked at as the “face of Google” among bloggers and search engine optimization people. Matt often posts information, tips, videos etc. with information about Google and other related stuff that can help bloggers and webmasters optimize their site for better ranking and readership. He joined Google as a software engineer in … Read more →
In a world where you can get pretty much anything in a “diet” version with zero calories (well, in the food and drinks category at least) we can also soon enjoy a lighter version of Facebook called “Facebook Lite”. This new version of the site comes with less features and no applications (no more invitations … Read more →