Posts tagged “Mac”


Crap. There goes the rest of 2008. Take a look at Frenzic (iPhone version), “a fast-paced, addictive game that makes Tetris look like child’s play.”



In which I recommend an instant messenger app

Florida Gators 2008 Football iCal Schedule

Florida Gators 2008 Football iCal Schedule

Mac users: You can use this link to subscribe to the Florida Gators 2008 Football iCal Schedule, published by Yahoo!.

iPhone Ringtone Creator

Recommended by a friend: iToner: No hacks. No per-ringtone fees. Unlimited custom ringtones for your iPhone. Update for Mac Users: You can create your own ringtones for free with GarageBand, which is probably already on your computer. Update for Windows Users: Make Your Own Ringtone for Free with iTunes

New iPhone Screen Capture Feature

One of the cool new features of the updated iPhone software is the ability to take a screen shot. If you hold the home button and then press the power button, the system will save a screen capture to your “camera roll” library. You can then email it or save it to your computer when

New iPhone: Day One

Seventeen hours have passed since I upgraded to the new iPhone. Can it possibly be too early for me to make sweeping generalizations and pass judgment? No. I didn’t think so either. The folks at Apple sort of painted themselves into a corner on this one. The original iPhone was just so incredibly, amazingly, stupendously

Switching to Mac:  Top Ten Things I Like

Switching to Mac: Top Ten Things I Like

In which I write about switching to Mac

iPhone Camera Bug

iPhone Camera Bug

In which I find a solution to an iPhone camera bug

Backup iPhone SMS Messages

A few weeks ago my iPhone randomly decided to stop saving photos taken with its camera. It would act like it was taking a photo, but it wouldn’t actually save the photo to its internal photo file system. I didn’t realize this until I had taken a few dozen photos of my dad and me

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.