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Gorillamobile: #fail

After several iPhone apps started supporting live streaming I was looking for a small tripod for the iPhone. The gorillamobile from Joby looked nice so I ordered one from Norwegian webstore FotoKnudsen PRO. It arrived today and what a disappointment! […]

By: | accessories, gadgets, iphone| Tags: | Comments: 12


The previous post on brilliantdays was posted 24th August 2007. That’s two years ago tomorrow! What happened? What took two years? First of all I made a personal website – oyvindsolstad.com – and moved my personal stuff over there. Second […]

By: | site messages| Tags: | Comments: 4

Invites for MailPlane beta

I have 5 invites for the beta of Mailplane, the gmail app that is just as cool as gmail in a browser. With support for multiple accounts and lots of other nifty things. Post a comment below, just remember to […]

By: | mac| Tags: | Comments: 15
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Tracking packages on a Mac

I just ordered iWork ’08 from Apple. When you get the confirmation e-mail, there’s a tracking number. In Europe, Apple use TNT, but the TNT web page was crap (I couldn’t even find a tracker search box!). So I downloaded […]

By: | mac| Tags: | Comments: 8
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Just made a big mistake at Yamky

Some days ago a friend of mine invited me to Yamky, a social website I didn’t know about. I’m always interested in social media sites, so I registered and made a profile. I register for just about everything there is […]

By: | social| Tags: | Comments: 21

How to get a bigger screen on Nokia N95 than iPhone

Yep. After watching people fight it out at Scoble, we figured we could end the fight right here. So here’s how to get a bigger screen on Nokia N95 than iPhone. (RSS subscribers may need to click through to the […]

By: | iphone, mobile| Tags: | Comments: 10

Two pirate rules

After a busy night in SF, I just would like to state the two very important rules for pirates: #2: One eyepatch good, two eyepatches very bad. #1: Too much Rum make you forget rule #2

By: | fun| Tags: | Comments: 3


Skitch is a brand new app for uploading of pictures. “Heh, I need an app for that??”, you might say. Yes, you do. Because Skitch do it in ways you wouldn’t believe. It looks amazing, behaves like it has a […]

By: | digital creation, flickr, mac| Tags: | Comments: 5
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WWDC 2007

In a few hours, I’m off to the Apple World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. A whole week of unlimited Mac fun, learning, meetups, sessions, labs, meeting people and seeing San Francisco for the first time. If you’re there […]

By: | mac, travel| Tags: | Comments: 0
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Trends in mobile TV (my presentation at Rose d’Or in Lucerne)

I did a presentation at Rose d’Or (also know as the Golden Rose) in Lucerne at tuesday. “Trends in mobile TV”, at Grand Casino, Casineum 7. May from 13.00-15.00. The Rose d’Or (or Golden Rose) is a highly prestigious television […]

By: | digital lifestyle, media, mobile, presentation| Tags: | Comments: 1

If you trust the naysayers…

…you will never have success. I read this at Guy Kawasaki’s blog today: What do you think would have happened if founders listened to pre-release comments about selling used printers online (eBay), creating the tenth search engine (Google), building personal […]

By: | marketing, mind| Tags: | Comments: 2

NRKbeta is on the air

If you’re Norwegian, head over to NRKbeta to see posts about gadgets and techonolgy. NRKbeta is NRK’s (NRK at Wikipedia) new technology site. Our tagline: “NRKs sandkasse for teknologi, duppeditter, nye medier og alt annet som er viktig i livet.” […]

By: | blogging, digital lifestyle, media| Tags: | Comments: 0
  • Pia Tjelta

Make your ads so cool that people would want to see them

“FireTreToEn” is the new ad for Norwegian bank DnB NOR. It’s made like a movie trailer, with lots of action and some of the most popular actors in Norway, Pia Tjelta and Nicolai Cleve Broch. It’s open ended at leaves […]

By: | marketing, media, movies| Tags: | Comments: 21

Twitterific Beta 2.1 out

Get it here. Then add yours truly.

By: | social| Tags: | Comments: 0

OmniFocus video is out

Omnigroup just posted a new video showing the main features of the forthcoming OmniFocus application. And it looks like they are doing almost everything right. The two things I like the most: Focus Let’s you focus on a special project […]

By: | digital lifestyle, gtd, mac, productivity| Tags: | Comments: 3
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