Massive crowds on hand for iPhone 4S launch in Hong Kong 24 hours prior to sale.

I can’t begin to accurately describe the scene on the walkways outside the Hong Kong Apple Store. Last night, an unofficial line of about 400 people was broken up by police and security details as the lack of organization and chaos was leading to some tense scenes, even some fighting. Today the lines are back, … Continue reading Massive crowds on hand for iPhone 4S launch in Hong Kong 24 hours prior to sale.

Share

Hong Kong iPhone 4S line starts 72 hours prior to launch.

They love their Apple gear in Hong Kong, and they also love to line up to get it.  In fact, this line of about 150-200 people outside the Hong Kong Apple Store isn’t even “official”–it’s just people milling about waiting to get into the official line that will start “soon” according to some in the … Continue reading Hong Kong iPhone 4S line starts 72 hours prior to launch.

Share

iPhone Laser Range Finder — my new product

I’ve been busy here in Hong Kong coming up with some new gadgets, and the first one is now ready through Makible.com. An iPhone / Android laser range finder attachment.  Simply place this against the wall, snap a picture, and the app will tell you the distance.  Pretty cool stuff. Available Now       … Continue reading iPhone Laser Range Finder — my new product

Share

Trapped and injured in an earthquake? There’s an iPhone app for that

Dan Woolley was trapped under the rubble of the Haiti earthquake without much information about what to do.  He was in pain, but not sure of his overall situation.  He needed help, and believe it or not, it was just a finger slide away. His iPhone. Woolley used his iPhone as a flashlight (a totally … Continue reading Trapped and injured in an earthquake? There’s an iPhone app for that

Share

How to download a Youtube video with Safari and convert it for your iPhone

You know, I get asked this all the time, so here are the instructions. Find the Youtube video you want.   Click PLAY. While the video is playing, goto the top of the page and open WINDOW–>ACTIVITY  Take a look at all the elements of that page (you may have to click the ‘carrot’ to … Continue reading How to download a Youtube video with Safari and convert it for your iPhone

Share

China’s CCTV iPhone application review: an embarrassment to American television networks.

China’s CCTV has just released a new iPhone application that really blows away most other TV iPhone applications that I’ve seen.  Of course, there is this caveat–it’s all in Chinese, and pretty much not worth much to those who don’t speak Mandarin (with the exception of sports content), but the application is chock a block … Continue reading China’s CCTV iPhone application review: an embarrassment to American television networks.

Share

Livestation going to the iPhone. Thank god almighty.

I’ve been a pretty big fan of Livestation since I first downloaded a copy a month or so ago.  Now I’m even more excited as it appears Livestation will be ported to the Apple iPhone, bringing live video & tv to the iPhone.  The announcement will take place today here but I’m not sure when it … Continue reading Livestation going to the iPhone. Thank god almighty.

Share