Tag Archives: software


A friend shared my sentiments about shooting at ISO 100 (“Old habits die hard“) and mentioned that “when I go to [ISO] 400 I feel like I’m cheating”. Well, I’m not sure about that being considered cheating. There are certainly more ways to cheat in post processing than the simple act of pushing up the… Read More »

Have you ever had it blue?

Do you realise that many of the icons for iPhone apps are in blue, shades of blue or with blue as the dominant colour scheme? Examples: App Store Dropbox Mail Safari MyObservatory EasyTalk Skype PS Express Adobe Ideas Google Citibank HK Discovery RTM Dictionary HSW (How Stuff Works) LinkedIn Plaxo Facebook Twitter Battery Go! Stocks… Read More »

It’s the season to be angry

First, we have Angry Birds. Now it appears that there are a bunch of copycats (whether in actual gameplay or just in name). These are the ones I’ve come across so far: Angry Cat Angry Dog Angry Fruits Angry Honey (good permise, but could have been executed better) Angry Mommy Angry Panda Angry Sperms (simple… Read More »

Appsolutely useless?

How many iPhone apps have you downloaded but never used on a regular basis? Here’s my list in no particular order: Super Camera (crash prone) *deleted* Target Takedown *deleted* SiteAnalyser (use once and you will pretty much dump it)*deleted* Type n Talk ContactsTapLite (this cannot be branded as a Lite version; it expires and becomes… Read More »

Are you kidding me, Google?

Jet ski across the Pacific Ocean? No wonder Sino-Japanese relations are strained. There’s no easy way for them to reach each other. How this screen was captured: Go to Google Maps, get directions for “Japan” to “China” and scroll down to step 43. Related stuff: Mighty Google Maps Google reaching for the stars