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Gadget Glee - Mobile Device Charger
Kathy Brown    

I recently purchased a portable USB power supply. This one in fact.

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According to the description, it holds a charge up to three months. It's really small, which is great, it drops right into my bag without noticeable bulk or weight. I was out one evening and noticed my Blackberry battery was nearly depleted. I plugged it into my newly purchased and charged portable power supply. In about an hour, it was fully charged. All while I relaxed in the bar and didn't miss a tweet.

Inexpensive, small and it does exactly what it says. You can't ask for more!


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Jan 19, 2011
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Review: Speaking JavaScript
Wed, Apr 9th 2014 8:12a   Kathy Brown
Book: Speaking JavaScript By: Dr Axel Rauschmayer Publisher: O’Reilly Publishing Thorough book on JavaScript from the very basic to the more advanced with lots of tips and example code along the way. Contents i. JavaScript Quick Start Basic JavaScript ii. Background Why JavaScript The Nature of JavaScript How JavaScript was Created Standardization: ECMAScript Historical JavaScript Milestones iii. JavaScript in Depth JavaScript’s Syntax Values Operators Booleans Numbers Strings Statement [read] Keywords: javascript widgets
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SocialBizUg Articles: Notes Dev Tips April Edition
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 8:11a   Kathy Brown
The April edition of the Notes Dev Tips Newsletter is now available. Engage! I just left Breda in the Netherlands, and Engage (formerly known as BLUG).  This was my fourth year attending this conference, and this year lived up to my expectations.  And let me assure you, my expectations were high. Read more… And Now For Something Completely Different… The Collaboration Stack Community Event was on Friday, March 21st, in London at the Soho Hotel.   The hotel itself set the st [read] Keywords: collaboration domino notes application bug community
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Bucky Ball Stud Finder
Sat, Mar 29th 2014 6:11p   Kathy Brown
So, I was going to wall mount my TV.  In order to do that, I needed to find a stud.  A wall stud, that is. Now most people would tell you that you would need a stud finder, but I didn’t have one.  And I wanted to mount the TV NOW.  Off to the Google. The Google gave such suggestions as knocking on the wall.  Supposedly one could listen to the knocking or tapping and hear the difference between hollow wall and stud.  Unless you are part dog, that aint gonna work.  The Google also sug [read] Keywords: google
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The View: Twitter Bootstrap – Beyond the Basics
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 7:56a   Kathy Brown
Part 2 of my View articles on Twitter Bootstrap is now available. (Subscription required). Once you’ve started using Twitter Bootstrap with your XPages applications, you can create a grid, use some Bootstrap classes, or even use some features via JavaScript or attributes. (For an introduction to using Twitter Bootstrap, see Part 1 of this series, Twitter Bootstrap: Getting Started. What else can you do with Bootstrap? A better question may be, “What can’t you do with Bootstrap?” This ar [read] Keywords: xpages applications javascript twitter
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Review: Mobile Design Pattern Gallery – UI Patterns for Mobile Applications – OReilly Publishing
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 4:11p   Kathy Brown
Mobile Design Pattern Gallery – UI Patterns for Mobile Applications – 2nd Edition by Theresa Neil Publisher: O’Reilly A device-agnostic look at design patterns.  This well-done book covers the gamut of design patterns and gives thoughtful explanations on what works and what does not work. Content Navigation Forms Tables Search, Sort & Filter Tools Charts Tutorials & Invitations Social Patterns Feedback & Affordance Help Anti-Patterns Mobile Design Pattern G [read] Keywords: application applications mobile widgets
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Engage!
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 8:13a   Kathy Brown
I somehow managed to not post about this, but I will be speaking at Engage next week!  Previously, BLUG, Engage is one of my favorite conferences (previously user groups ) to attend.  It’s an incredibly well-run conference and always in new and interesting locations.  And there is always loads of chocolate for the speakers. I will be presenting “Improve Your Domino Designer Experience” with Julian Robichaux on Tuesday at 1:30.  (I think, the agenda is in non-US time format [read] Keywords: domino
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SocialBizUg Articles: Notes Dev Tips March Edition
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 8:12a   Kathy Brown
March Notes Dev Tips articles are available: Intimidating Themes I admit it, I was intimidated.  I’m not sure why, but every time I saw a session on themes, I thought, “I should go to that”, or a blog post, “I should read that”, but I didn’t for the longest time.  I had some misconceptions that intimidated me. My first misconception was that themes were hard.  They aren’t.  I’ll show you how to create a theme in just a few minutes. Read more… Testing! Testing! Testing [read] Keywords: notes xpages applications twitter




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Review: iOS7 Programming Fundamentals by Matt Neuburg, OReilly Publishing
Wed, Feb 12th 2014 8:03a   Kathy Brown
iOS7 Programming Fundamentals by Matt Neuburg Publisher: OReilly Everything you need to know to get started with programming for iOS7. Contents Language Object-Based Programming Objective-C Objects and Messages Objective-C Classes Objective-C Instances IDE Nib Management Documentation Life Cycle of a Project Cocoa Cocoa Events Accessors and Memory Management Communication Between Objects You can’t say this book isn’t thorough.  This book really and truly covers the fundamentals of programmi [read] Keywords: applications
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SocialBizUg Articles: Notes Dev Tips February Edition
Mon, Feb 10th 2014 9:07a   Kathy Brown
Great Sessions at IBM Connect 2014 Lots to see and do at IBM Connect 2014.  There was no way I could possibly see and do it all.  I tried my best to attend sessions that were important to me, and as usual, I still couldn’t see them all, but what I saw was great and always motivates me to learn even more. This year, I attended a few stand out sessions (no one get upset if I don’t mention YOUR session; remember, I couldn’t attend them all!). Read the article here. Email is Dead – L [read] Keywords: collaboration domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes email
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IBM Connect 2014 Slides and Files
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 7:40a   Kathy Brown
Here are the slides from my IBM Connect 2014 sessions.  If your looking for other people’s session slides, check out the database that Chris Miller has put together. Improving Domino Designer from Kathy Brown Uno! Deux! Three! Making Localization of XPages as Easy as 1-2-3 from Kathy Brown SHOW102 XPages: Still No Experience Necessary IBM Connect 2014 from Kathy Brown And here are the files for Show 102 - SHOW102 [read] Keywords: domino ibm xpages database




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