How To Blackout Your Blogger and WordPress (.org or .com) Sites To Protest SOPA

This site along, with several thousand others including Wikipedia,, Reddit, Boing Boing and XDA-Developers will be shutting down for 24 hours tomorrow to protest  SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act  (HR3261) and the Protect IP Act (S.968 ).  These two proposed laws were drafted by and for the old guard entertainment industry (Hollywood, record labels and print publishing houses, mainly) and are backed by a two million dollar lobbying effort. The bills are supposed to combat online piracy and illegal file sharing. However they … Continue reading

Updated: All Blogs Are Now Mobile Friendly.

Images – Updated: Issues using with Symbian phones fixed. Wow! Automattic, the folks behind WordPress, finally fixed something I’ve been complaining about for years.  All 4.5 million blogs are now mobile friendly. Just to be clear there are two distinct products called “WordPress“., which is what runs on, is free open source software that anyone can download and install on a web server.   You can do anything with it including modifying the code or installing … Continue reading

WPhone – I Wish You Still Worked

I’m still trying to find the perfect tool for running  Wap Review using just a mobile phone. My requirements are pretty basic, I just want to be able to create and edit posts and edit and moderate comments.  With posts I need to be able to enter and edit the body of the post and I’d like to be able assign  the category, enter tags and an excerpt.   For comments I need to be able edit them to remove phone … Continue reading

Easy Status updates With Mobile

Thanks to Mark Guim at The Nokia Blog, I’ve discovered a neat new mobile tool. It’s’ s mobile site and Mark used to announce his engagement! Congratulations Mark. If you don’t know, it’s a service that lets you simultaneously update multiple social networks. So instead of posting  a Tweet to Twitter and then going to Facebook and any and all the other social networks that you use and updating your status on each one – you just update … Continue reading