Monthly Archives: January 2010

VIDEO Love for fire victims

A 5-year-old girl gives the contents of her purse, and the purse, to a West York, Pa. fire victim who is also a fellow student. Donations help victims of a Jan. 17 fire get necessities.

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Android Tips & Tricks: Three Droid speed reset options

Ctrl+Alt+Del on the physical keyboard will boot the Motorola Droid without going though the shut down menu and physical shutdown switch. Ctrl is the key furthest most left key in the third row with the arrow and line above it. … Continue reading

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VIDEO Wind Storm

Mike and Phil Mengelkamp drive a GMC Jimmy out from beneath a tree that fell during Monday’s wind storm in York County. The family Bulldog leaves a parting comment on the 25 year old tree in Dover, Pa.

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Android Tips & Tricks: Google labs is eternal beta bliss

People have poked fun at Gmail’s eternal beta status, but it makes sense with an interface that is constantly in evolution. On Android based phones, you don’t have to wait for operating system updates pushed to the phone to try … Continue reading

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VIDEO Prayers for Haiti and unity

About 100 people stood in the Crispus Attucks gym Monday afternoon, their hands clasped together at the end of Crispus Attucks’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service celebration. A prayer for a student with family in Haiti.

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Ford is Sync-ing with smart phones

The idea is that electronics change rapidly, while cars are in service for years. Deploying a development layer that can be swapped out easily, extends the life of the car’s electronics so that today’s Sync doesn’t become tomorrow’s 8-track player. … Continue reading

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Android VIDEO: Fastest Omelet maker wows farm show crowd

More mixing 720 x 480 Android phone video with stills. All sound on video was generated by a Motorola Droid. It’s great to just pull out a phone and supplement a story with a quick video hit, one less piece … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: Reader issues with PoliceStream & its new widget

Update: PoliceStream asked me for my order number. I went to the receipt stored in my Google Checkout list and the app verified sal gullo writes: I bought police stream app for my g1 and my touch and I can’t … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: The Google Talk slider, shortcuts to chat

Beyond the most obvious shortcut on Android phones, the notification shade, lurk many ways to jump between tasks. The notification shade pulls down from the top of all screens and jumps you to updated content pushed into apps. Googe Talk … Continue reading

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Android Tips & Tricks: Google voice recognition spreads across platform – SpeaknTweet

Android 2.1 implements the speak-to-text function across the platform into any text window. For those of us who don’t have a Nexus One and are waiting for the Android OS update, the function is starting to appear in apps. Currently, … Continue reading

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