SocialScope is a new application for BlackBerry that allows users to simultaneously post to Twitter and Facebook. They are also working on Flickr and FourSquare integration. Unfortunately, they are still in private alpha. You can get on the waiting list by signing up at socialscope.net. Those of us who are fortunate enough to have been sent an invitation to SocialScope have discovered just how hard it is to live without it.
I was doing some routine maintenance on all of my blogs today, when I noticed an unusual number of new blogs had been created on one of my domains. Immediately, I was filled with a feeling of pride…one of my blogs had finally gone mainstream! Out of sheer excitement, I logged in to the site to see what my new authors were posting. As the page loaded (my internet is running a tad slow tonight), I felt like child unwrapping the BIG present Christmas morning. I eagerly anticipated reading the newest blog posts, but was instead met with a stunning revelation: sploggers had invaded. Continue reading
I was sitting here pondering what to post. I thought I would jump on my blog to check recent comments. Once I logged in, I saw I had a plugin update available and I did a mini-dance in my head. I love plugin updates because you never know what new features you are going to get. Then it hit me…why not do a post on my favorite WordPress plugins? So, without further adieu, here they are! Continue reading
Those of us that use WP-Slimbox2 plugin for WordPress (by Transient Monkey) have the simplest Lightbox/Slimbox integration yet. All we have to do is include an image link in the post, and WP-Slimbox2 does the rest. There is only one problem with it: by default it only autodetects .jpg, .png, and .gif file extensions. This is fine, if those are the only file extensions you use. What if you have some .jpeg or .bmp files referenced? It does not autodetect those extensions. Luckily, there is a fix. Continue reading
Ever need to capture what you see on your iPhone or iPod touch? Need to show step-by-step directions in your blog or email whats going on to tech support? On the older iPod touch versions, you had to install a third-party app to get it done. Not anymore! Continue reading