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Text message your order to Amazon

Amazon launched a new service yesterday called TextBuyIt in which you can look up and compare product info via SMS and purchase with your pre-existing account. I tried it out this morning by texting “Purple cow” to short code 262966 (“Amazon” on the keypad). A moment later I got a response that read: Reply w/1 [Keep Reading...]

TwitterBerry was mean to me

I’ve got a thing for Twitter and I own a BlackBerry, so naturally I use TwitterBerry. It’s a downloadable BB app that lets me post updates, get replies, read my friends timeline and the public timeline — all without having to load Twitter in the mobile browser. It isn’t perfect, but it usually works pretty [Keep Reading...]

Formatting my blog for the iPhone

Last night Matthew Oliphant recommended iWPhone, an easy WordPress plugin that “automatically reformats your blog’s content for optimized viewing on Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch.” I tried it out this morning and here are the results: With the plugin: Without the plugin: So… which one do you all prefer? Big thanks to Daniel Sandler for [Keep Reading...]

links for 2008-02-26

Twitter / tencommandments Via Alex Rainert: http://twitter.com/arainert (tags: twitter etiquette) Least helpful apartment listing photo of all time Via Curbed (tags: craigslist funny) The LinkedIn Blog: Announcing LinkedIn Mobile (tags: socialnetworking linkedin mobile wap) How To Manage Your Online Reputation – ReadWriteWeb How Trackur matches up against Google Alerts, Technorati, Monitor This, Naymz, Rapleaf, etc. [Keep Reading...]

Ten Best Things and Five Worst Things About the BlackBerry

Ten Best Things about the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition: Battery status is expressed in 5% increments, so you never have to estimate how much juice you have left “Convenience key” can be set to open any app, or can be used to lock the device (you choose!) Unlimited custom profiles give you detailed control of [Keep Reading...]