Finally Giving The Rackspace Cloud a Try

I have been keeping an eye on the cloud offering from Rackspace for awhile now.  Earlier this week I finally created an account and setup my first server.  Many of my blogs utilize WordPress and sit on a shared hosting platform.  Most of my systems administration knowledge lies in the

My Favorite Android Apps – #1 Touiteur

1 – Touiteur I am a huge fan of Twitter.  I mostly use it for keeping up with news and sports and for a few aggregators I run.  In looking for a Twitter app there is one requirement that is a must for me: merged timelines.  I have multiple accounts and

My Favorite Android Apps – #2 SlingPlayer

This is the third post in the series about my favorite Android apps. 2 – SlingPlayer I have been an avid SlingBox user for many, many years. In fact I would bet I have one of the first devices they made, and it still works like a champ. When I first

Google Releases App Inventor for Android

Google has released their App Inventor for Android. I have not had a chance yet to play around with this, but on the surface it appears slick. Google claims you do not need to be a programmer to create the apps. So it sort of sounds like a WYSIWYG application

My Favorite Android Apps – #3 MLB At Bat '10

This is the second post in the series about my favorite Android apps. 3 – MLB At Bat ‘10 MLB At Bat is a baseball fan’s dream app. If you are not a fan of baseball, you can probably skip this review, although some of the technology itself is so

My Favorite Android Apps – #4 AppAware

This is the second post in the series about my favorite Android apps. 4 – AppAware I stumbled across AppAware about three months ago. At first I really did not get the point of what it was all about. It markets itself as the social market for Android. So in a

My Favorite Android Apps - #5 Remote Desktop

In the coming days I will be counting down my top 5 favorite Android apps. I currently have a Verizon Motorola Droid and cannot sing the praises of this device enough. 5 – Remote Desktop I’ll start this little review by explaining how I discovered this app. My wife and

The Killer iRobot Is Here

Sometimes you come across some cool technology that you must share. This iRobot video is one of those. Definitely some cool technology involved here.

Geocode Addresses in T-SQL

Just wanted to pass along this article from SQLServerCentral on how you can use Google’s Geocode API within T-SQL. This is some very slick code. Geocode Addresses in T-SQL

Post #2: Use the .NET TweetSharp Library to Integrate with Twitter via OAuth

Today’s post is the second in a series explaining how to integrate TweetSharp into your .NET application using OAuth.  In our first post we covered the basics of registering a new application with Twitter.  This post will cover how you ask, then grant access from someone’s Twitter account