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DirecTV Launches Remote DVR Scheduling — With A Mobile Version

DirecTV Launches Remote DVR Scheduling — With A Mobile Version

US satellite TV provider DirecTV has launched a new feature that allows its DVR subscribers to remotely schedule recordings. Users can do it via the DirecTV.com web site, but the company is also prominently advertising the mobile version of the service, available at m.directv.com. Similar services have been available in other countries for some time […]

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Text Answer Services Take Off In The US

A couple of text answer services — with the same idea as AQA or Texperts in the UK: you text in a question, and they write back (hopefully) with an answer — have launched in the US, called Johnny27 (via SMS Text News), and ChaCha (via AP). They do basically the same thing, with one […]

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My Thoughts On Today’s Steve Jobs Keynote.

Yawn. Anybody else? —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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SMS Inspired Keyboard Layout

We all know that today’s QWERTY keyboard layout was designed in the days of the old typewriter and that the intention was to actually slow down typing to prevent the mechanical keys from getting stuck together. So it’s pretty amazing that we still have the same layout, purposely designed to make things more difficult. It’s […]

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Opera Mini 4 Is Out

A new version of one of my favorite mobile apps of all time, Opera Mini, has been released. Hit operamini.com from your phone or PC browser to get it. The Opera crew says they’ve made a ton of improvements to Mini, including an Overview mode, support for landscape viewing and a new mouse cursor. One […]

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