Month: November 2011

Interesting things on the web…

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Well in no particular order, some truly cool things on the web: iTunes Match. Wow, this works amazingly well! Just spend the $25, it recognized 19 thousand plus tracks in my itunes and I can download any play list onto my iPhone, iPad, Mac or Windows machine. Wow, that is way cool! AT&T announces their…

Best credit cards for miles…

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Well there seem to be two choices. First are the cards that just give you dollarls back and then the second are award cards. Personally, I have an older card, the United Visa Select because it gives you 3x miles for trips booked with United or Continental which is great for those of us booking…

Cheap calling in Australia…Connect4Less isn't!

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Ugh, I have a Vodafone sim and an Optus one. Optus seems cheaper, but man are they an incredible amount of trouble. First I got something called connect4less which is a special SIM and they lock you into a program. And nothing works well on the web either. Maybe I’ll go back to Vodafone. You…

Apple is amazing for customer service

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Well I have to say apple customer service is amaZing. Have a Mac problem overseas. U can download the apple store app on your iPhone. It finds the nearest apple store. U can set an appointment and look for other genius bars nearby. And then it has mapping to find the store (although google couldn’t…

Studying Chinese with you Mac

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For learning Chinese, I’m using Qingwen on the iPhone quite a bit. It has really good recognition, but mainly it has word lists which are great. It also gives example phrases and the ability to use Handwriting for Chinese is terrific. On the Mac, there are a host of resources that are scattered all over….

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