Switching to Android: How to fix not receiving text messages from iPhone iOS users

After quite a few years of reliable use, my iPhone 5S finally broke down on me. There were some odd scratches or particles inside the camera mechanism in the phone that caused large blotches to appear in all of my pictures. It was really annoying because I love using my phone camera while I’m out. IContinue reading “Switching to Android: How to fix not receiving text messages from iPhone iOS users”

Don’t Use Sprint if You Want to Own Your iPhone

Just an FYI. Don’t get #Sprint. When you finish your 2 year contract, they won’t unlock your iPhone 4s for domestic use on other networks. They also won’t lower your bill after your phone is paid off and you by all rights own it completely. And they’ll tell you some bogus story about how it’sContinue reading “Don’t Use Sprint if You Want to Own Your iPhone”

Al Jazeera English Is Still Available in Singapore

I was reading a blog post on Al Jazeera’s ‘The Asia Blog‘ about a correspondent’s experience in Singapore in 1994.  He was saying that though Singapore has grown in leaps and bounds, some things don’t change in terms of media censorship.  He questions whether or not the removal of Al Jazeera English was truly aContinue reading “Al Jazeera English Is Still Available in Singapore”

MyTransport.SG: Why LTA Really Killed the ‘Park-a-Lot’ iPhone App

A few days ago I wrote a post about how LTA had told Park-a-Lot developer, NiiDees, that his wildly popular iPhone app could no longer access real-time parking information from garages. The reasons cited were that the information leased to LTA was only allowed to be shown on its site, and not through iPhone apps.Continue reading “MyTransport.SG: Why LTA Really Killed the ‘Park-a-Lot’ iPhone App”

iPhone: Open vs Closed

A few days ago I had a really interesting conversation with Sachin Agarwal, co-founder of Posterous, one of the hottest new blogging sites on the internet.  (If you haven’t checked it out yet, you have no idea what you’re missing).  We were discussing Apple, iPhones, and how much control over their iPhones users actually have,Continue reading “iPhone: Open vs Closed”