Monthly Archives: June 2009

Blackberry Storm tricks & tips – Scan, copy and fax

scanR is an App for the Blackberry Storm that harnesses the phone’s sharp auto-focus, flash and excellent exposure control and turns it into a copier and character recognition tool. The App is available via App World and via the scanR … Continue reading

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VIDEO A long life of exercise

Midge Morse, age 85, has competed in basketball, softball, tennis, golf and bowling. Today she takes home the silver for shuffleboard during the 8th Annual York County Senior Games. Morse said that she started exercising regularly in 1970. Midge, your … Continue reading

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Blackberry Storm tricks & tips – Blending mobile Twitter, Facebook, video, stills and GPS

Ubertwitter is a beta program that you won’t find in Blackberry’s App World, but it’s my favorite Twitter app for the Blackberry Storm. You can download it directly from their site by pointing your Blackberry web browser to their download … Continue reading

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Blackberry Storm tricks & tips – Enhanced copy and paste

A software upgrade last month on the Storm made the global copy and paste more functional. A dot to define the beginning of the selection has been replaced with a floating window that increases the contact patch and smooths navigation. … Continue reading

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VIDEO Unruly yards, forgotten community

3,827: Number of property maintenance complaints received by the city in 2008 2,717: Number of complaints that were resolved Broken community: A York yard in shambles. Owner occupied transitioning to rentals, destructive renters, abandoning owners, foreclosure and people gaming the … Continue reading

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Blackberry Storm tricks & tips – Wire free podcasting from the wild

RIM’s podcasting platform on the Blackberry Storm starts with a blank slate. Pick your software, find your streaming sites and download via the wireless network. In 1968, you did this with an AM transistor radio powered by a 9 volt. … Continue reading

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A Hercules engine dropped into a wagon can save us from the auto industry

Around 1920, there were hundreds of car companies in the United States. Industry revolved around local communities and the cars from those companies transported their local economies. Wood craftsmen skilled in building wagons jumped into the car business. There were … Continue reading

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VIDEO Raising dad’s flag

A U.S. symbol ties a family and school together across 6000 miles. The American flag raised at Orendorf Elementary School in Manchester was sent home by Dominick Versace as a thank you for support he has received over the past … Continue reading

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VIDEO Making a large path small again

Sometimes the path of commerce getting smaller is a good way to evolve. East Market Street in York started out as a path for early inhabitants to pass though the woods, evolved into a congested main artery for local, rail … Continue reading

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Volvo Hybrid Plug-in Cars

Volvo Car Corporation is sending a demonstration fleet of the new plug-in hybrid cars this summer, which feature two charging ports. newsoxy.com

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