Splash Mountain’s Origin

Mental floss has a pretty interesting piece on Song of the South, the Disney movie that the characters from the ride Splash Mountain originate in (as well as the song Zip-a-dee-do-dah). It’s truly an interesting situation: popular franchise characters in a movie that hasn’t ever been released on home video…

Get True Push Gmail on Your iPhone or iOS Device

A few years ago, Google announced it was ending support for the Exchange ActiveSync Protocol (EAS) for most users. Now those of us who were grandfathered in have changed devices, and likely lost that grandfathered status. So how do you get Gmail pushed to your iOS device without having to…

Jon’s “Broken” Day

So I should start this post by noting that as of 7:24 AM this morning, Saturday, “Broken” day has been resolved. Amazingly. So however horrific this ‘bad day’ story sounds, at least I believe it has a happy ending. Yesterday started out like any other Friday. Little did I know…

Yes, an AT&T GoPhone SIM Will Activate an iPhone 3GS

Hey, so no one could provide a definite answer and all of the stuff I found was way out of date, but here’s the proof straight from my own experience. If you have an iPhone 3GS that you somehow killed the activation on (e.g., it’s stuck on the “insert SIM”…

i-mate Jumps on Alternate UI Bandwagon

http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2008…e-61-i-mate-go/ “First things first… It’s no TouchFLO 3D. Ok, now that we have that out of the way we do have to say that we’re happy to see another company making an effort to tidy up the Windows Mobile UI a tad. Who knows how far away we really are…

Verizon Got $50 More From Early Omnia Adopters!

http://www.engadget.com/2008/12/01/…-attention-now/ “Samsung’s Omnia is nice enough to find a good home in many a professional’s pocket, but in terms of overall desirability it doesn’t quite compare to the iPhone or G1. Why, then, did Verizon price the thing $50 higher than its alternate-platform competition? Your guess is as good as…

Brighthand Reviews the Samsung Omnia i900

http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=14487 “Pretty much the only way to describe the Omnia is as an iPhone clone. No insult intended, that’s just the way it is. It copies the same basic form-factor and some of the specs of the iPhone, albeit with obvious differences: addition of a removable battery under the backplate,…