Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Printing from iOS (to a PDF) using Mountain Lion

Saturday, January 12th, 2013 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 15:55

In the past I’ve written about using AirPrint on iOS to print to a PDF or a printer connected to your Mac. The process of setting it up was quite a bit of manual work, so I’ve updated the instructions when an alternative became available. After upgrading to Mountain Lion the printer sharing stopped working […]

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Random Photography Links

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:51

Recently I’ve started shooting with a DSLR (Canon EOS 60D). This post is a random collection of links I’ve found interesting and that got me started. I might update this list in the future. General Information Blog Technical Discussions — fantastic in-depth photography info Canon Professional Network — Technical Canon Digital Learning Center Canon […]

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Incredible 3D Mapping Technology

Friday, November 11th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 17:57

Apple recently purchased C3 Technologies, a company partly owned by Saab before Apple got its hands on some nifty mapping technology. It would be pretty cool should these 3D maps find their way to iOS devices.

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Foxconn and its Founder Terry Gou

Saturday, September 25th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 13:41

An interesting article by Businessweek about Foxconn’s founder Terry Gou. Foxconn is a Chinese company with more than 800,000 employees that produces hardware for Apple, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Sony, HP and others. The one page version of this article.

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Human-Shaped High-Voltage Electrical Pylons on Iceland

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:13

The architecture and design firm Choi+Shine proposed human-shaped pylons for electricity cables: The enormous figures would only require slight alterations to existing pylon designs, says the firm, which was awarded an honorable mention for its design by the competition’s judging board. — Wired Read more on Wired

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Soviet Ground Effect Tank-Plane

Friday, April 30th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:13

Pictures (and an article in Russian) of a huge ground effect plane. The ground effect and similar planes on Google image search. (via Boing Boing)

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The Next Big Thing: iPhone-friendly Keynote Coverage

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:50

Follow the latest Apple news and keynote live coverage on your iPhone. The link collection at provides access to iPhone formatted news and rumor sites and will be updated with links to live coverage once they become available. Please leave link requests to iPhone friendly Apple news sites (i.e. formatted to display nicely on […]

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Saturn V Model Rocket (Scale 1:10)

Sunday, December 27th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:01

A cool video on YouTube showing the launch of a Saturn V model rocket. Scale 1:10 might sound small but it’s freaking huge for a model rocket!

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Fun with an SR-71 Blackbird

Thursday, July 16th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:13

There were a lot of things we couldn’t do in an SR-71 Blackbird [...], but we were the fastest guys on the block and loved reminding our fellow aviators of this fact. When you’re remotely interested in planes, etc. you should read this story by a pilot of the great reconnaissance aircraft SR-71. More about […]

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Organize Your Cable Clutter

Friday, June 19th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:45

Every now and then a product comes to my attention I wish I needed badly. This time I don’t need it–it’s great nevertheless. Bluelounge’s CableDrop is a product to organize your cables. It has a very minimalist design yet it seems to be awfully effective in removing cable clutter from your desk. The idea is […]

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In Depth Implementation Idea for Missing Copy and Paste on iPhone

Sunday, February 17th, 2008 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 13:42

iPhone misses copy, cut and paste capabilities. It features the great magnifying glass though, which is the first step to a–in m opinion–great copy and past implementation. The following describes my idea of interacting with text input on the iPhone: Mark text Use the magnifying glass to position the cursor on one end of the […]

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iPhones: 50 Times the Search Traffic

Thursday, February 14th, 2008 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:44

Apple’s iPhone started a new era of mobile internet usage: Google on Wednesday said it had seen 50 times more searches on Apple‘s iPhone than any other mobile handset [...] Financial Times link

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Airbus A380 at SFO

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:48

Getting cozy with an Airbus A380 during the first-ever visit of an A380 to San Francisco International Airport. Great close-ups and pictures of the inside of Airbus’ new flagship. (by telstar)

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