Is the glow of your computer depriving you of sleep?


Find yourself up in the wee hours glued to your monitor? That blue glow can keep you from getting to sleep by altering your exposure to the natural light changes in spectrum.

Maybe you need F.lux.  It's a piece of software that makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day. It's even possible that you're staying up too late because of your computer.

You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.

Flash is dead. Apple vs Adobe.


Steve Jobs published an open letter on apple.com

Flash is a cross platform development tool. It is not Adobe’s goal to help developers write the best iPhone, iPod and iPad apps. It is their goal to help developers write cross platform apps. And Adobe has been painfully slow to adopt enhancements to Apple’s platforms. For example, although Mac OS X has been shipping for almost 10 years now, Adobe just adopted it fully (Cocoa) two weeks ago when they shipped CS5. Adobe was the last major third party developer to fully adopt Mac OS X.  – Steve Jobs

iPhone, iPad, and the purchse of Siri


If you think the iPad is a new idea think again. Apple created a concept video demonstrating a future device in 1987. That's right 1987, the Knowledge Navigator. Now that Apple has aquired Siri that vision is much closer to reality and Apple may be able to deliver on a promise 23 years in the making. Siri understands that context is essential.

Apple buys Siri for iPhone : voice controlled personal assistant


Apple has begun to expand it's reach into the mobile space with a new acquisition. Using it's considerable cash on hand. This application fits well with the new advertising model that Apple has announced. Experience rich advertising and interaction. Here's a vid from Siri that explains the app. The application is voice controlled and searches using plain english.