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How to disable the iPhone shutter camera sound

Earlier this year when I had my Motorola Q I posted this entry about how to disable the shutter sound of that phone. Now that I have the iPhone, I was trying to figure out how to do the same thing since the shutter sound effect is loud and annoying. As long as you have iBrickr (Win) or Breezy (Mac) it's very easy. Just install the Mobile Finder app through the ...

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Change your iPhone carrier graphic with ease

Do you like staring at your "AT&T" or "cingular" carrier graphic at the top of your iPhone? Well, I don't, and apparently others are joining the carrier graphic changing party. Today The Spicy Chicken released a new app for the iPhone that does a lot more than their previous DocSwap app. It allows you to change the carrier image, the dock background, plus the ...

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Move over AIBO, I-Sobot thinks he can dance

It's amazing after all these years of goofy robot toy development the latest masterpiece from Tomy is this hunkajunk called the I-Sobot.  I think I saw some smooth "Bobby Brown Rock Witcha Pushups" in there somewhere. Nice. Seriously... 6.5 inches of gyrating plastic for $299?  And it doesn't even fetch the paper...

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Don’t mess with this baby

Mike sent this one to me earlier today and it's sad that I didn't have time to look at it until now. This is pretty funny, especially if you have kids... check it out.

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iPhone Leopard theme rocks

I'm totally digging on this new Leopard theme that was released today for Summerboard. I especially love the rounded corners at the top. If you haven't already, go get iBrickr (Windows) or Breezy (Mac) and then install the Installer app. Once you have that puppy installed, you can install a ton of third-party apps, games, and themes for your iPhone over the ...

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Donkey Kong on the iPhone

My favorite all-time game, on the iPhone using the NES emulator. Controls aren't the best but it works! In order to make this happen you need iBrickr (Windows) or Breezy (Mac) and then the NES app. You can also install this "over the air" using the Installer app if you have that installed. If you need games for the Nintendo emulator, just head on over to this ...

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Hank

This post is for Hank, my awesome brother-in-law, who was just down here in August on vacation with my sister and their two kids. Get well soon bro! We love you and are thinking of you...

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Syncing Google Calendar with iPhone

When it comes to the Apple iPhone and Windows iTunes, you can synchronize your bookmarks with Internet Explorer or Windows Safari, and contacts from Outlook or Yahoo! but when it comes to synchronizing your calendar you are severely limited, unless all you use is Outlook, because that's all you can directly sync with at the moment. digg_url = "http://christhis....

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Hey kids look it’s time to eat Mickey Mouse

We're going to a friend's house this evening to celebrate their son's 2nd birthday (Luke). Luke loves Mickey Mouse, so my lovely wife got a cake pan and went to town. Several hours later... BAM! Instant Mickey eatable... she's a pro! Continue reading “Hey kids look it’s time to eat Mickey Mouse” »

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Apple OK with iPhone hacking

Interesting stuff: "In an interview given to Gearlog, Apple VP of Hardware Product Marketing Greg Joswiak confirmed that the iPhone and iPod Touch run the same software, and said that Apple is not bothered by the flood of native, third party software for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Joswiak defined the Apple stance as neutral, and while they will not intentionally ...

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iChris: How many iPods do you need?

Well, my new Nano arrived today directly from Shenzhen, China, a day early. I ordered it Sept 5th, the day Apple announced their new line-up of iPods. I'm glad I skipped the 2nd gen iPod Nano because it wasn't much different than the first gen model. The 3rd gen model, however, is crazy different... shorter, wider, does video and games, and if you can believe ...

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Tether your iPhone

My Dad was asking me this morning if you can tether the iPhone yet.  I said not yet, but I'm sure some developer will figure it out any day now.  Looks like they already did! Go to cre.ations.net for the instructions.  AT&T's EDGE network is tolerable on my iPhone... I can't imagine it being tolerable tethered to my laptop, however.  Still, if that's ...

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Adobe AIR

I'm glad to have a social network otherwise I'd miss out on some great tips. Adobe has published a new development environment for building desktop apps. In their words: "Adobe AIR is a cross-operating system runtime that allows web application developers to use their existing web development skills (HTML, Javascript, Adobe Flash®, Adobe Flex, Ajax) to build ...

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Shuffleboard Sunset

I know it sounds a bit odd, but at Truckblog in the members only area we have monthly photo challenges. What does photography have to do with a pickup truck site? Nothing, really, except there's a bunch of amateur photographers there that like to improve their skills through the photography forum and these challenges. I entered this photo and it won the the ...

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Review: Web hosted cron job schedulers

digg_url = "http://christhis.com/archives/147/review-web-hosted-cron-job-schedulers"; I use DreamHost to host my blog and while it's a great and fairly inexpensive service, there are some limitations. One is that you cannot run cron jobs without a shell account, which I do not have. A cron job is a frequently executed task, mainly used for running scripts on a ...

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