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View Article  Time and Tide wait for no man
No I know how King Canute felt as the sea rose up, for years I complained and laughed saying it was vaporware, a public relations fantasy, a monumental advertiser lead dream.  I mocked and laughed at people even suggesting it would work that the vision would see the light of day but alas it came.

‘No one is so powerful that he can stop the march of time’

There comes a point in your life and you see something that makes you want to raise up, march for the cause, demonstrate against a goverment or join a rebellion you take up the arms and march and nothing is going to stop you. Once you have seen the light and crossed the line there is no going back as it was once said "
When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away. "

I've only eaten humble pie a few times in my life but the announce I'm going to have to make on this blog next week will mean I'm stuff full for a long time. Look out for the ContentAgent press releases they are going to be very filling.

"Madam, if a thing is possible, consider it done; the impossible? That will be done." Charles Alexandre de Calonne 1734 - 1802
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Iphone doesn't bounce
Originally uploaded by akira_kev.
Iphone doesn't bounce
View Article  I swear the Underground is getting worse

This was the scene that greeted me at Mile End this morning well I say greeted I did have to let 4 trains go past before I took this shot. In all I had to let 6 trains go past before I could get on one. Ok normally if there are problems on the line etc ok. But there were no problems reported on the London Underground Website or by Transport for London. It seem more and more often I'm having to wait longer and longer for a train. I haven't changed my time i get in the morning it just seems that more and more people are getting the tube.

I like to be in on time and after a 45minute commute its always a push to do it these days. You can leave earlier and still have a 15 or a 20 minute wait to be able to get on a train.
Oh well what to do.
View Article  Walk in the Park
Well here I am sitting under a tree in the park just about to start reading war and peace on my iPhone. I thought I make my first ebook a challenge. Stanza is a great app and very useable.

Having just walked via speaker corner and taken a few picture. I never thought I'd get accuse of being one of her majesty finest by some random preacher. Oh well something to aspire to.

By the way Love No Longer Lives Here by Autoclav1.1.hasn't not been off the Zune all week. Awesome album All ForYou is an amazing track. You really need to check it out.

View Article  Iphone the work phone
Yes well i did it and as soon as I got back from the USA i went out and got myself my Iphone upgrade. I got to say they have done a lovely job of the UI and the App Store is great even if a bit battery draining at times. All together I'm impressed and i love the idea that I can now use my work exchange and my home exchange server and my odd gmail address on the same phone....What that, you say I cannot, but why Apple why? You can only have one exchange account on the Iphone on dear this will not do you mean i have to live with the same silly restrictions that ActiveSync has on the Windows Mobile platform, oh mother to betsy. Well I suppose we can use IMAP and get around that but workaround...tut tut...

Then today I notice something on the tube on the way in normally on my way into work I answer some emails delete some spam etc and generally get on with work. On my windows mobile phone you can work, delete move things around and when you next log in to the server it updates all the cached local changes with the exchange server.

Well working this morning I tried to move some spam to trash while on the underground, and up pops a error message

which I thought was strange why couldn't it move the message then I twigged that it must need network coverage to move the message. I tried when I was above ground and yes it worked...How strange and stupid that it can't cache what you want and update when you next sync.

You can see i simulated being underground in the picture above by turning the phone into airplane mode. I can't believe that the Iphone can't work the same as the WMobile and be able to delete and move message on the fly wioth no coverage and cache the results locally till you nexrt connect.

Well i thought i'd bring this up with Apple, so I rang and spoke to someone who told me

"that on the iphone it is different and even with exchange this has to be in coverage."

Different I said....very different...

So this got me curious about what i can do underground and what will and won't work as i want to use the iphone for work rather than the WMobile and travelling underground in London is daily occurance.

So what happens if we try and move a message from folder to folder with no coverage....indeed it greys out the move to folder icon if you have no coverage to move the file. COOL the lady on the phone said we needed coverage so they have greyed it out so i know i can't do it. OK Therefore under that rule and keeping withing the rules it should grey out/disable the Delete function so we don't get a error message by doing something stupid that we know will fail.

Sound like common sense to me but then would caching the changes and then syncing them up when you next push, like the Windoze Mobiles do.

Well it looks like you can't work with a Iphone with exchange anywhere there isn't complete wifi or 3G coverage. So if your thinking using it to travel to work in London, lets hope you take the overground. But Kev, Kev......It works in San Fransisco, sorry mate.....I'll pass on the Kool Aid this time.

0.02p worth

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leeds pride-4
Originally uploaded by akira_kev.
Saying it loud and proud at Leeds Pride 08....Tony has posted about the weekend on his Livejournal