Maps on iOS6: Pretty good around here

By Jordan / September 23, 2012 /

With the removal of Google apps from iOS, Apple had to find alternate data sources for their mapping application. Although they have data from over 10 different sources, their data has been found to be inferior to that of Google. Let’s look at why. Data Inaccuracies While TomTom and Yelp (the two biggest data sources…

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Firefox: 16 versions later, still fails at the details

By Jordan / September 12, 2012 /

There once was a time in my pre-Mac days when Firefox was the only browser I would use. IE blew chunks (it mostly still does) and Google Chrome wasn’t even a browser yet, so anything to avoid the toolbar-palooza that was Internet Explorer was right by me. Then came Chrome, promising per-tab processes to avoid…

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Telus does in fact unlock iPhones

By Jordan / September 11, 2012 /

About a year ago I remember reading an article about Telus unlocking all phones by request within 90 days of contract (essentially beyond the return policy – makes sense!) At the time, all phones were supported except for iPhones. I’m guessing this is due to the time required to build a tie-in with Apple’s unlocking…

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By Jordan / May 13, 2012 /

There happens to be a lot of websites and postings of funny or strange website CAPTCHA codes. Most of the time, they’re because of amusing or odd combinations of words that were provided for user input, but today I got one that was quite unexpected! Check it out:   I mean, I guess it’s going for…

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