Mobile users are on the go. They’re rushing to get a train or busy meeting people. They don’t have much time and they’re on a slow connection. Right? The answer of course is not necessarily. So-called mobile browsing could include shopping online while tucked up in bed, sending messages while watching TV or giggling at … Continue reading Responsive Is Not Just Visual: Three Useful Web APIs
Song: Waiting to Load ♪
A short song about the frustrations of slow websites, especially on mobile. https://soundcloud.com/daniemon/waiting-to-load Go to the song’s SoundCloud page to download, leave a comment, etc. Lyrics My heart is pounding as I step off the train So excited to finally see you again. I forgot the address of our meeting place tonight So I get out my … Continue reading Song: Waiting to Load ♪
Readability for Android
So you want Readability bookmarklets on your Android device, huh? Not so fast! At the time of writing, it’s not possible to access the official Readability bookmarklets on Android but there is a workaround. Here’s how to do it in three easy steps. Step 1: Copy the Readability script In Opera Mobile or Mini (I don’t think this works … Continue reading Readability for Android
Song: Just a Phone?
I don’t get all this fuss about just another phone. Maybe if I sing a song it’ll help me understand… https://www.youtube.com/embed/LNTSR1oOzqw Video URL (with captions): www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNTSR1oOzqw Downloads For your downloading pleasure, here are the video and audio–only files. Video (WebM): Just-a-phone.webm (14 MB) Audio (Ogg): Just-a-phone.ogg (1 MB) License is Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. If you need … Continue reading Song: Just a Phone?
How to watch videos on a Nokia smartphone
My new Nokia N96 (yes, and then they immediately released the N97!) may not be as intuitive as the iPhone but is packed with far more features and is so much more open to exploration that it’s a keeper. Not only that but clever @LonelyBob gave me some help last night to fix a problem … Continue reading How to watch videos on a Nokia smartphone