Technology

VLC for the iPad is released!

VLC for the iPad is released!
If you're as big a fan of watching movie clips via VLC as me, you'll be thrilled to know it's now available on the iPad. Ever since discovering this awesome, FREE app, I have used it to watch every single movie I have. It plays just about every single format and codec known to man. Here's what VLC themselves say…

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Google Docs improves sharing functionality

Google Docs improves sharing functionality
I'm a huge proponent of Google Docs. It has radically changed collaboration, not just in the workplace, but also in every facet of life, if used properly. Here's a few things I do with Google Docs. Timesheets of staff at our digital agency, Integricity IT maintenance record logs between our technology boys and the clients Finance reporting for certain projects involving…

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Best of the best: Facebook fan pages

Best of the best: Facebook fan pages
Facebook fan pages can be really creative these days. You could either install applications that have been created already, design your own tab using FBML (which is a variant of HTML - it's not too difficult) or program your own application (which is the most challenging of the lot). To show you what some sites have done for their fan…

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TheBackpackr featured in Maxis videos

TheBackpackr featured in Maxis videos
Maxis Communications is one of the leading mobile communications service providers in Malaysia and is the provider that pioneered 3G services in the country. They have kept their competitive edge through the years, despite more competition from new service providers entering the market by knowing their target market and customers’ individual preferences well. As technology becomes more readily available and…

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iMaxi case for your iPad

iMaxi case for your iPad
Need protection for your iPad? Jokes surrounding the name for Apple's latest device have been floating around since the second Steve Jobs announced the product, but these guys take the pie for making it the jokes a reality. This iMaxi product with wings is probably slated as a gag that will humiliate that insane Apple fanboy/fangirl in your life who…

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Best FREE travel iPhone apps

Best FREE travel iPhone apps
Right now, I'm traveling the US on a three week tour of the West Coast. Though I brought my trusty MacBook Pro along, I installed a fair number of apps on my iPhone so that I could get to them from my fingertips at any time. Here's what I found really handy. (Of course I didn't install ALL of them!…

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