Every once in a while, I’ll search for something on Google and when I click through, I get a specific section of highlighted text that addresses the question I was asking. But it’s only every once in a while. The vast majority of the time, I either have to scan the page for the content or try to use the Find function.Read More
A Little more motivation to shop around Portland this holiday season
You’re in Portland. Of course buying local is in your blood. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t get rewarded for that behavior. And what about finding new stores or boutiques? Shouldn’t there be some technology that helps you discover those places? That’s exactly why there’s a service like Little Boxes.
Now, figuring out where to Workfrom fits in the palm of your hand
If you’re among the coffeeshop camping workforce in Portland, you’re probably well aware of Workfrom, the company that helps you figure out nearby places, wifi speeds and passwords, and the like. But what you may not know is that finding those great work spots just got a heck of a lot easier. With the Workfrom mobile app. Read More
Knock, knock! Who's there? Your Mac password via your iPhone
In a world of ever increasing password complexity and growing concern over privacy, managing highly secure passwords can be both a necessity and hassle. Which is why using additional devices or two-factor authentication are growing in popularity. And a Portland company just hit upon a unique way to unlock your Mac. With your iPhone. Introducing Knock. Read More
Heavy: Grove expands beyond bamboo covers to release an iPhone charging dock
Just in time for the new iPhone, we’ve got a new dock option. Portland has a thing about those wacky iPhone charging stands. The Elevation Dock attacked the problem to great acclaim. And now Grove—makers of awesome bamboo products for iOS devices—has their take on the best possible iPhone charger stand. Read More
Is that an Alaska Airlines boarding pass in your Passbook or is your iPhone just happy to see me?
After the Urban Airship and Alaska Air announcement during Google I/O, you might have seen this one coming. But now it’s been confirmed. Urban Airship is powering Alaska Airlines Passbook integration on iOS devices. Read More
Get an iPhone or iPod Touch for the holidays? Make your gaming experience that much better with WynCASE
While many folks get an iPhone to be—well, a phone—many soon discover that it works far better as a gaming and computing device than an actual phone. But that gameplay can often leave a bit to be desired. Read More
Another day, another awesome Portland Kickstarter project funded: GameDock for iOS devices
Admit it. There are days when you find the less than tactile surface of your capacitive touch screen a tad cold and unwelcoming. You long for the days—especially during gaming—when you had buttons to press and a controller to throw at the wall. Well, get ready to be happy. Read More
Some folks set off fireworks on July 4th. Apple releases a bunch of exploding iPhone apps, instead. Including PDX Bus.
If you use PDX Bus on your iPhone and you updated it via the App Store on July 3 or yesterday while you were waiting for festivities to start, you might want to go ahead and try to update it again. Read More