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Transcoding for the iPhone

This is definitely one of those “you’d better write this down” posts. Being a longtime LINUX monkey, I am used to manipulating files via the command line. The GUI is a fad and if you want to get something done switch to command line. Transcoding video files are good for […]

Watching the shower get fixed

Yesterday Lily stayed at home and got the contractors started on our bathroom.  They have done work for us before and don’t need us but we wanted to start off right. Today it was my turn so I took a day off and ran errands.  Me and the owner of […]

The iPhone 3G

I’ve had the iPhone 3G for a week now and have come to one inescapable conclusion: I need to buy a watch. The iPhone 3G is well designed and easy to use.  The screen is larger than my old BlackBerry Pearl but not too large. The built in applications are […]

Rain 1, Cell Phone 0

I killed my Blackberry 8100.  I was caught in a downpour from 24th Street and Park Avenue South to 32nd Street and 7th Avenue.   I’m charging up one of my old Motorola junkers but soon I have to get a new iPhone 3G. Update: Phone is dry now and working.  […]