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Chris Noble’s notepad on the interwebs

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Quiet round these partsChrisTumbleweed

Fri, 22 Feb 2013 05:13:08 +0000

[photo via jezarnold on flickr] My poor little neglected blog. I haven’t forgotten you, but I must admit I’ve been seeing other sites, Google+ and Twitter if you must know. C’est la vie. Advertisements(image)

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I’ll stick with Google Maps thanksChrisGoogle Map of central WellingtonApple Map of central WellingtonGoogle Maps - SatelliteApple Maps - SatelliteApple Maps - Satellite Hybrid

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:03:46 +0000

A quick comparison of central Wellington as depicted in Google Maps (on a Nexus S running Jelly Bean 4.1.1) and in the new Apple Maps (on a 4th Gen iPod Touch running iOS6) that got released yesterday. First up, Google Maps: . And now Apple Maps: Well, if you like it simple I guess and […](image)

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Top 10 NZ Android MeTrade MeFlicksFlicksGeoNetGeoNetWellington AirportWellington AirportCountdownCountdownSnapperSnapperAir NZAir NZ

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 02:44:50 +0000

That is, the top 10 NZ Android apps as judged and used by me! Since I last posted a bunch of  New Zealand apps, lots of new ones have been released – some of which I’ve grabbed and use frequently. Here’s the 2012 list of my favourite NZ Android Apps… MetService Firstly, a disclaimer – I […](image)

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Safari vs Chrome on iOSChrisSafari vs Chrome on iOS

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:18:28 +0000

A little comparison on my 4th gen iPod Touch – Safari on the left, Chrome on the right: Safari 0, Chrome 1. More page real estate ftw! ‘Nuf said.(image)

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Happy New YearChrisNew Year Google DoodleBizarro 2012 comicWebDonuts 2012 comicScientific Madness 2012 comic

Sat, 31 Dec 2011 23:57:23 +0000

Yup, 2011 is done! And to celebrate Google has the following doodle up today: And being 2012, I suppose it’s time to cue the end of the world/calendar cartoons… From Bizarro Blog: . From WebDonuts: From Scientific Madness: . 😀(image)

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No Carrier IQ on my Samsung Galaxy 580ChrisNo Carrier IQ on my phoneAbout phonePhone status

Mon, 05 Dec 2011 23:08:35 +0000

Last week there was a bit of media kerfuffle about “Carrier IQ” – a hidden application installed on some phones that can log all sorts of things for the phone company (see this Lifehacker article with links to Android developer Trevor Eckhart’s posts here and here – the dev who discovered the app). While I’m not overly […](image)

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I’m a SamsungChris

Sat, 03 Dec 2011 08:49:13 +0000

A brilliant ad from Samsung taking a pot-shot at the Apple fanboys:   The best line in the ad would have to be: “If it looks the same how will people know I upgraded?” followed closely by “I could never get a Samsung, I’m creative”. LOL! 😀 Nice one Samsung. I’d like to think that S2 will […](image)

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Thanks to all Mo supportersChrisThe 2011 Mo!Movember Mo

Sat, 03 Dec 2011 05:54:12 +0000

Finally, here it is, in all its glory. My 30 day old mo! Mmm, bushy! This was of course grown for Movember 2011, to raise awareness of men’s health issues and to raise funds for the Cancer Society and Mental Health Foundation here in New Zealand. The glorious mo you are gazing at was one of […](image)

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Google doodle for NZ electionChrisNew Zealand General Elections 2011

Fri, 25 Nov 2011 16:01:41 +0000

Nice little Google doodle for today: 🙂(image)

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The Mo is back!ChrisMovember MoMo Past Participant 6 yearsMovember moustache season

Sat, 05 Nov 2011 20:19:29 +0000

Yes folks, it’s moustache growing season with the return of Movember. From Movember (the month formerly known as November) is a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men’s health. At the start of Movember guys register with a clean shaven face. The Movember participants, known […](image)

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