After years on what I believe was ones of the best blogging platforms, today the inevitable was announced. Posterous will be closing down on the 30th of April. It’s such a shame and very saddening that those behind the service sold out to Twitter. This is one of many services that have canned to the…… Continue reading Time to move on
I have just discovered Zemanta, a tool which promises to enrich the blogging experience by offering up an array of media and information rich content and sources of such content….. as you type! As I am typing this (Zemanta needs a couple hundred characters to start figuring out what you are blogging about) a side…… Continue reading Zemanta – blogging tips & advice
This is typed with the new Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad. The feel is very good. Key layout is reminiscent of the Apple keyboard in that the keys are physically spaced from one another. The key action is very satisfying, with just the right level of resistance allowing for the fingers to depress each key…… Continue reading Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad
The excellent Blogsy app for the iPad (on which I am writing this post) has been updated to version 3.2, the Minotaur release. In this release the developers have figured out how to parse the HTML code that Apple uses in order to present cleaner and more standard code on the HTML edit screen.This version…… Continue reading Blogsy for iPad updated to v3.2
I’ve just downloaded Blogsy after watching a couple of the tutorial videos. It seems like a great way to connect your various media streams to your blogs, making photo and image selection (and video) very easy when drafting a blog post. The drag and drop (from your Picasa, Flickr, YouTube accounts) feature works very well…… Continue reading Blogsy…. testing
An update to the excellent WordPress iOS app has just landed, taking it to version 2.9.3. This release addresses a couple of specific bugs (see the screen grab below). I am @iCraigt on Twitter.
An update has recently landed for the WordPress iOS app. Now at version 2.9.1, the latest update is a maintenance (bug fix) release offering greater stability. Head over to the App Store now to install the update. I am @iCraigt on Twitter and you can find me on chime.in here.
The already brilliant iOS WordPress app just got a whole lot better with the introduction of version 2.9, featuring much needed additions such as rich text editing, quick links and a lot more space to enter all of your words. It’s so easy to make things bold for example, or to strike out text. Links…… Continue reading WordPress for iOS updated to v2.9
Please, if you run a blog, set it up so that you can moderate comments. So many blogs contain comments from very obvious spambots and it never ceases to amaze me how many bloggers overlook the obvious signs. If the comment is very generic “hey, I love your blog and the way you write, keep…… Continue reading Blog comments
QuietWrite… an online writing tool that, once you start typing, clears all toolbars, icons and unwanted menus and text out of the way leaving you to concentrate on just your writing. It’s great! If you write blog posts or just need somewhere to write without the distractions and clutter of all those adverts and menus…… Continue reading QuietWrite