Archive for the category "geeky"

New MacBook and MacBook Pro from Apple

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve had my MacBook since early 2007 and although switching wasn’t easy (for someone who grew up on Microsoft… and who doesn’t do well with change) I shut down my Frankenbox PC that very day and it hasn’t been fired up since. Today Apple announced their new 13 inch MacBook and 15 inch MacBook Pro, […]

Monday Morning Link Fest: Getting Down to Business

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mondays and Tuesdays are my big writing days where I prepare my contributions for E!Online as well as HockeyStars. A big part of my new ventures into the realm of self-employment is freelance blog writing. Our company, sixty4media, offers tutorials, training, setup, coding, themes, podcasts, screencasts etc. but we can also find the right person […]

Handi Mobility Launches Next Bus for Translink

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Local mobile technology company, Handi Mobility, just launched Translink‘s new “Next Bus” service for the iPhone. “Every second person coming to TransLink’s mobile site uses the iPhone, so we had to create an amazing experience for these early adopters. Our goal is to make commuting even better – by providing complete schedule information, alerts, GMail-style […]

TweetDeck is Your All-in-One Twitter Manager

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago I wrote a post about some useful Twitter apps. I still use Twitteriffic however when traveling to Blog World a few weeks ago Tris introduced me to TweetDeck. Ideal for following conversations and topics (perfect for a big conference like Blog World Expo) it’s a great all-in-one device. It’s a dock […]

National Digital Media Day: Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a hearty breakfast at Ricky’s we’re now chilling at Blenz in Central City / SFU Surrey. So far this morning the traffic has been horrendous so after this we’ll head straight to Gastown for the 1:00pm meetup. The kiss event (one of the only events mentioned this morning in one of the local papers) […]

National Digital Media Day: A Metro Vancouver Tour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s here! Today is National Digital Media Day and I’m going to be embarking on a tour of Metro Vancouver, stopping at various points to live blog and promote digital media in our region. Why am I doing this you may ask? … As you may know, there is wide speculation that the federal government […]