Detecting the Mobile OS version and type – getMobileOSver v1.2

This new release of getMobileOSverJS fixes a bug and adds new features. The bug fix is if the OS version was two digits (e.g. 10.0), the version number was being truncated one char. This now functions correctly. Windows Phone is now supported and tested with v8.0 thru v10.0. There are new flags to make your… Continue reading Detecting the Mobile OS version and type – getMobileOSver v1.2

Google Changes Search to Favor Mobile Friendly Sites

On Tuesday, April 22 2015, Google is changing its mobile search algorithm to favor sites that look good on smartphones, a move some are calling “Mobilegeddon”. This affects searches done from mobile devices only. Desktop search results will not be affected. This could be bad news for 40% of the top websites that are not… Continue reading Google Changes Search to Favor Mobile Friendly Sites

Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros – Lovely Day – chords & lyrics

Saturday Night Live ended their 2013 season with a terrific song written by Fred Armisen and performed by Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros, which is Fred Armisen’s punk rock alter ego. This was the last SNL to feature Fred Armisen, Bill Hader (bass) and quite probably Jason Sudeikis (drums). It’s been a great run gentlemen.… Continue reading Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros – Lovely Day – chords & lyrics

What WebKit version is in what Android version?

UPDATED February 14, 2015 In the data reported by my ScoreKeepr app, some useful info on the version of WebKit used in a Android release. Please note this is about the Android OS webkit version, which is what you get when an app opens a webview. It is not the same as the default browser… Continue reading What WebKit version is in what Android version?

Fing-Fong-Fooey

Fing-Fong-Fooey is a game similar to Rock-Paper-Scissors, with the same purpose, to select one person in a group to be ‘it’. While Rock-Paper-Scissors (also called Ro-Sham-Bo) works with two people at a time, Fing-Fong-Fooey is more easily used with a group of people. It works like this: Everyone stands together in a circle, and each… Continue reading Fing-Fong-Fooey

Test your web browser for WebSocket support

Google announced an improved way for a web application to communicate with a server. The new method is called WebSockets. You can read more info here on WebSockets. Here is a quick test to see if your web browser supports WebSockets. At the time this post was published Google Chrome developer channel release 4.0.249.0 is… Continue reading Test your web browser for WebSocket support

7 Groundrules For An Intelligent Conversation

Everybody loves a great conversation. It is one of life’s simple pleasures. Sharing ideas and perspectives is a great way feel alive and connected. Looking back at the high points in your life, I hope there are some Intelligent Conversations in there. So establishing some groundrules for an Intelligent Conversation can help you avoid getting… Continue reading 7 Groundrules For An Intelligent Conversation