For a company that prides itself on openness, Google+ sure is closed. Sure, you can read your stream from anywhere, but Google went through extraordinary efforts (as we shall see in a moment) to keep users from posting to Google+ from outside their approved app ecosystem. I've cracked that nut (for now, at least) using a very roundabout method. Here's how I did it. Note: This … [Read more...] about How I’m Auto-Posting To Google+ with LinkedIn, IFTTT, Apple Mail, Google Voice, and SMS
The difference between American and European mobile phone providers are vast, and the modern traveler is likely to run afoul if they are unprepared, running up a surprisingly large bill! Here's a rundown of my standard techniques to prepare my American mobile phone for travel abroad. Frequency Compatibility The first thing to do when considering a trip abroad is checking … [Read more...] about How to Prepare Your AT&T Phone for Travel Abroad
Without a doubt, TripIt is one of the best online travel tools I've come across. With very little effort, TripIt creates consolidated travel itineraries including air, hotel, and car, enabling automatic calendar integration and sharing. They even introduced an iPhone app, putting the itinerary, along with helpful links to maps and flight tracking, right in your pocket whether … [Read more...] about TripIt Goes Pro To Monetize Travel Itinerary Management
One of the major advances introduced in iPhone software version 2.0 was the ability to sync over-the-air to Microsoft Exchange servers using Microsoft's ActiveSync protocol. This was introduced to much fanfare with the iPhone 3G and is available on older updated iPhone and iPod Touch units, too. Google and NuevaSync also offer over-the-air calendar and contact syncing for the … [Read more...] about Can the iPhone Sync With Multiple Exchange Servers?