<dd class="wp-caption-dd zemanta-img-attribution" style="font-size: 0.8em;"> Image via <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com">CrunchBase</a> </dd> </dl> When NetNewsWirewent with Google Readersyncing, the hair stood up on the back of my neck. I swore off Google Reader quite some time ago. Indeed, I was using NNW to avoid Google Reader. Now I’m being forced back? It was time to look into splitting up with NNW. I haven’t used RSSsupport in OS Xsince Safari3, so I decided to give it a new try in Safari 4.
<dd class="wp-caption-dd zemanta-img-attribution" style="font-size: 0.8em;"> Image via <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Mobileme_Logo.png">Wikipedia</a> </dd> </dl> If you find that there’s an address bookcard out there that isn’t syncing with MobileMe, your iPhone, or another Mac… check to see if there is an ampersandin the failing record anywhere. Apparently once a card hits MobileMe, it doesn’t like the ampersand in the vcard and chokes on it. If MobileMe chokes on it, all of your devices will be unable to find the new card.
I was really, really excited to try out iLife’09, the successor to the really nice iLife ’08 suite. I run porkbuns.org with iWebpublishing to MobileMebecause hey, that’s what that kind of thing is made for. You can imagine my dismay and disappointment when I discovered that some kind of problem is preventing my site from publishing to MobileMe successfully. I even filed a bug on it. Lots of posts in the forums about it too, but I don’t see the major Mac blogstaking up the yokeof pressing the issue with Apple.
The net is abuzz tonight as MobileMeusers recieve more notices that MobileMe still isn’t what Applehad hoped it would be, so it’s offering 60 days more for free. Paul Thurrott has already played the part of the cynic and provided a rather insightful metaphor, but I’m going to come down on the positive side and say that MobileMe has been a wonderful experience for me. Not only has it been wonderful, it’s turned my iPhoneinto something I can only describe as a thing of glory.