Good Bye Instagram, Hello Pixelfed

I haven't had Instagram account for a while anymore, but I haven't stopped posting online random photos I take. During the past year or so, Pixelfed has grown to be a viable alternative to Instagram. Pixelfed is similar to Mastodon that it forms a federated network of autonomously maintained server…

Dark Mode and Other Updates

Those few (lucky ones) of you who stumble upon my old posts might appreciate that I've updated blog's theme to support "dark mode". So if you are on iOS 13 or later versions of macOS, theme should automatically switch colors based on your OS dark mode setting. Hello darkness my…

Ghost

Hello there. I've decided to switch my (long-dead) blog's platform from Hugo to self-hosted Ghost instance. There was lot to like with Hugo, it being in my opinion one of the most flexible and easy-to-setup static-site generators. Hugo embraces the command-line and pure markdown plaintext files. But as I've mostly…

Iconic

On Monday 3th of June, Apple released the anticipated and highly speculated iOS 7. The OS used by tens of millions people around the globe received a massive visual overhaul. Many agree that iOS from 1.0 (called iPhone OS back then) all the way through 6.0 had remained…

Backpedaling on the Metro UI

Mary Jo Foley: Reports from a couple of different forums from this past weekend raised the possibility that Microsoft might be moving toward allowing users to skip booting into the Metro-Style Start menu and instead start their PCs in desktop mode. (Winbeta.org noted the thread about this on April…

Relaunch

Welcome to the redesigned Kutomo. I have not been blogging for a good while, partly because I have wanted to redesign and rethink the whole thing, and partly because I’m just a lazy writer. My old blog had been running on Tumblr since 2008. Tumblr as a platform has…

iPhone 5 - First Impressions

After few hours of using the brand-spanking-new iPhone 5 (black 16 GB) here are some of the first things I’ve noticed. Most of these are in comparison to my old iPhone 4. Tallphone is tall. I hope iPhone wont get bigger display than this. I can reach the top…

N9

Nokia N9 is a gorgeous looking phone challenging even iPhone 4 in elegance. And the N9’s software (Meego Harmattan OS) is really designed to go along with the hardware. I had chance to play briefly with Lumia 800, the first Windows Phone 7 device from Nokia. It had essentially…