And…this week in awesome

OK.  I admit it.  I was feeling pretty bummed out last week when I wrote my confessional.  But this week I’m feeling way better.  It might be because I have upgraded to a 15″ MacBook Pro with a retina display.  Yeah.  Seriously.  Retina is like a game changer.  I can’t go back to a normal […]

Watch streaming video on the iPad or iPhone to your TV

This might be one of my best nerdout’s yet.  Have you ever wanted to watch streaming video from your iPad on your TV?  It is super super simple.  All you need is a cable from scosche, an iPad (iPhone or iPod) and a TV.  Then you are good to go.  I love this little device. […]

iPad vs Android Tablet

Everyone who follows the Nerdgirl for sometime has realized that I am a complete whore for my Android phone.  I love installing custom ROMs on it and I wouldn't change back to an iPhone without a fight.   There is a pretty simple explanation for this resistance…I HATE THE IPHONE KEYBOARD.  Hate.  I can't type […]

Yeah! Skype for iPad. Finally!

Yeah.  Finally. Skype for iPad.  I have been waiting for this forever.  The iPhone version just wasn't cutting it with chats and with video.  So far the iPad version looks great.  My only complaint is that you when you install the iPad version it keeps the iPhone version.  Small price to pay.  Good work, my […]

Cat walking on keyboard indicator. A vintage Skype story.

You may, or may not, have ever been typing on Skype and seen your typing indicator (the writing pencil) turn into a grey kitty who sticks his paw out.  If you have ever noticed this, you might be totally confused about what it is and even more confusing is trying to replicate it. Here is […]