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Siri is a great productivity tool – and it keeps getting better.

06.13.2014

I spend a lot of time thinking about productivity tools and apps and devices that might make my daily life more efficient. The irony, of course, is that I would probably get all the efficiency gains I need if I just stopped trying new tools every week. But what fun would that be? I’ve been […]

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Adding punctuation with Siri speech-to-text on the iPhone 4S

10.16.2011

I picked up my iPhone 4 yesterday and one of the coolest new features is the Siri personal assistant. A lot has been written about this already, but I discovered something cool about the speech to text feature last night that I thought I would share. Siri lets you compose Twitter updates, Facebook updates, notes, […]

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I am not formal; I am mobile.

08.11.2010

I find I’m not using contractions as much anymore. I just wrote “he had been ready” when I’m sure I would ordinarily have written “he’d been.” (Of course, now that my mind is on it I’m using contractions in this post, so this is not a good test case.) I blame the iPhone. It is […]

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Blogging from my iPhone

02.22.2010

Just got a new iPhone app called BlogPress that allows you not only to post to a blog and upload photos, but also attach and embed video. The photos and videos are embedded in the blog and sent to your preferred hosting service (Flickr, YouTube). I like that idea, because I’m getting more and more […]

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Never underestimate the power of the gadget

05.12.2009

It is 10:00 pm and I am lying on my back in bed, writing this post on my iPhone. Why would I write a blog post in the dark on a cramped keyboard that, no matter what you think of it, is not ideally suited to larger-than-micro blogging? Because I can. I just found the […]

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