Archive for August, 2007

Solar-powered WiFi

Ever feel guilty about leaving your broadband router and wireless access point turned on 24/7? I use mine pretty heavily but I reckon that’s still only about 25% of the time at most. Solis Energy offer a solar panel and array of batteries designed to power a WiFi access point. Apart from its green credentials, [...]


Tell’M is an app I’ve been working on in the background for a few weeks. The idea is that it becomes a kind of online version of the announcement pages from the local newspaper but with all the usual web2.o goodness of tagging, data feeds (rss and kml so far) and comments. A location is [...]

Importing a user’s address book with Plaxo

Despite sounding like a mouthwash, Plaxo is a nifty tool that can be embedded in any site to allow a user to select contacts stored in their address book on Yahoo! Mail, GMail, Hotmail and others. Plaxo interfaces to all of these sites for you so that you don’t have to write code for several [...]