Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

January 2010

@echofon Awesome release! Loving it. One question, though: is there a way to customize the bit.ly account? All URLs are shortened by naan.

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Walking on the frozen Alster lake. Incredibly beautiful. http://twitpic.com/10h477

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@_Yllier_ Thanks :-) I really mean it.

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.@retomeier &a@jeremerem: Yeah, looks like I’ve hit a nerve he@codepo8epo8 is pretty good at it w/ evangelizing YHOO w/ (among others) GOOG APIs

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RT @joehewitt: Boy oh boy does Adobe look scared: http://bit.ly/9vThFe //

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For an it’s OK to praise your own company’s products & the ones from competitors @ the same tiWish more jobs were like that

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RT @_Yllier_: I’ll change the bahavior of *.host + *host to use the domain instead of subdomains (cont) http://tl.gd/5strr //Thanks :-)

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RT @retomeier: We’ve still got some places free for the Lab event. Sign up: http://bit.ly/8p9GtB

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Wanna work in the team? Contact me if you think that this job http://bit.ly/d4ovqb should be your job.

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Find a bug & get $500. If it’s a severe one, $1,337. Now is this geeky or what? http://bit.ly/b9lGGm

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Am I the only one who wonders why the SDK is called SDK? The latter is a subset of the prior, but not vice versa

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@_Yllier_ You know my opinion ;-) Please, please add *domainname and *.domainname. Maybe make switches opt-in/out via settings. Thanks!

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In from Feb 10 on for the matriculation process for . Hoping for a complimentary pass http://bit.ly/dkZ7wQ for , too!

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@retomeier LOL, for historic reasons you should probably avoid the “Kameraden”… It was perfectly understandable besides this ;-)

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Still spaces left for the Lab at / => bit.ly/5Vpqm2 (via @retomeier, @JohnMu)

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Check (.com, signed-in, roll-out next days) http://bit.ly/aJQ1Os Also check Social Graph API http://bit.ly/aiQ1o5 [JSON]

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An running with the openness of . Oh, and peace for the world. That’s all I ask for Christmas.

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pedrodias http://www.apple.com/ipa… is live, looks kewl, wants one :P

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@_Yllier_ I think all else misses the point. I’d <3 to have simple “change-forgiving” per-app rules à la http://twitpic.com/101dkk Thanks!

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@_Yllier_ IMHO it should be *host.tld not *subdomain.host.tld b/o dynamic loadbalanced URLs http://twitpic.com/101bw1

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@_Yllier_ (1) I do “*host Allow always” at the prompt, but then get this http://twitpic.com/101a7a

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(free, the one w/ the green icon) is a good feed reader for . Includes offline reading/syncing for e.g. flights.

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@_Yllier_ Seems like the *host allows *subdomain.host.tld instead of *host.tld. Guess this shouldn’t be the case. Tested in Facebook app.

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SIMOROBO I hope they make a pocket version of the Apple tablet and it allows me to make calls with it. That would be useful!

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Reading @diveintomark’s http://diveintohtml5.org. Learnin about the background of & enjoyin fun quotes like the prev. twenWeb

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“The AVI format was invented by MSFT in a simpler time, when the fact that computers could play video at all was considered pretty amazing.”

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Coding a (Google-internal) . Did you know how easy it is? Just HTML, JavaScript & CSS. Docs: http://bit.ly/4mh class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23OpenWeb”>#OpenWebnWeb

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Blocke @neueszuhause Immonet &a@WohnScoutyouty ImmobilienScout24 @spamSpam. Keine Werbung eintweeteburg http://bit.ly/6Hd0q5

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@WohnScouty Einmal: Ganz nett. Zweimal: Lästig. Und “Block”. Bye!

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We celebrate (http://bit.ly/55gePk) at Germany. The chef serves crocodile steaks & kangaroo filets. New experience.

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@HolleSt Glückwunsch zum ersten Tweet ;-) Und dann gleich was ganz Schweres, ein nativer ReTweet… Respekt!

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tcurdt very handy for iphone devs http://www.handleOpenURL…

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Robert O’Callahan from on why should not implement H.264 support: http://bit.ly/8OuTSw (via @ajaxian)

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shows love, now uses hCalendar for events: http://bit.ly/5BDn1q See http://bit.ly/8ZkRog for hProduct, hReview, hCard.

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greenrobot_de Android Hackathon am 20.2. bei München - Anmeldung hier: http://cli.gs/pvYgzL Details in Kürze. Please RT.

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RT @ChristopherBlum: Jan 25: Release of 1.0!

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@MartinAssmann Jepp, via Jailbreak gibt’s einen Patch “MultiExchange” (oder so ähnlich) im Cydia Store.

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What happened to the notation (L:Boston) on Twitter? Do (did ever?) people use it? Who invented it?

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@WohnScouty Ohne Zweifel. Ihr kostet aber Geld ;-), aber sympath. Nutzung d. Social Web. Wir versuchen erstmal unser echtes Netz, dann euch.

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Wir suchen einen Nachmieter für unsere 3-Zi. in (courtagefrei!): http://bit.ly/wohnung-wi…

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Back from review. Apparently people love the accordion pattern, especially in order to avoid scrolling. Agreed! New ideas, more work :-)

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@_Yllier_ Plain pure awesome! Looking forward to the update :-) Thanks, and nicely integrated in the UI, perfect!

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The Twitter geo location integration of on is amazingly cool & elegant. Jwish it’d fail other than w/ a modal alert.

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Flying to London for a review of a project of mine. A primer… Will it be two experts, three opinions :-) ?

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jerols Worth a read: detailed post from @SnappyTouch about the sales/marketing of Flower Garden: http://bit.ly/5hs4NO

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RT @tcurdt: Just released: iProxy - poor man’s with your un-jailbroken . http://bit.ly/7vpLiA http://bit.ly/79nTUC Enjoy!

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@kojote Oh Mann, leide mit dir! Hoffentlich klappt bald was! Wenn ich vielleicht als Referenz für potentielle Arbeitgeber dienen kann, gerne

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Working on a project in Chinese (zh-CN). Awesome! Unfortunately one of the languages that I can’t even order a pizza in.

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My 2008 3G has about the same graphics performance now as my 1998 Voodoo2 AMD K6 PC. Fair enough…

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chrismessina New (wordy) post: “Designing hashtags for emergency response” http://j.mp/fj_tweak /cc @digiphile @Ed @eric_andersen @epiccolorado

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Bought @analyticsapp. Login failed. Mailed support @mdjensen: “Please change password to weird-character-free password.” Login works.

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No offense, but I dont care if you got mayor of $place (@foursquare), or if you ran $float miles (@NikePlus). @twitter, filters please! Thx!

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.@martinjoosse I know that they sell DRM-free stuff on , but not in format which, OK, is also proprietary, but de-facto standard

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Dear , Can’t you just sell darn simple DRM-free files on ? The future is non-proprietary. Sincerely, Tom

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Negative lookbehinds in & its (non)-implementation in languages is a beast straight from hell for portability: http://bit.ly/7n2Fim

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@mringwal Hi Matthias, wie lautet denn die Modellbezeichnung der Tastatur von diesem Bild http://bit.ly/5JycNw auf deiner Seite? Danke! Tom

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Just found this by accident (old news?): Duke Nukem 3D for Mac OS X (legal as shareware, need CDs for full version): http://bit.ly/7bHknG

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RT @bogosian: Haiti response shows the difference between the EU and a superpower http://goo.gl/mMxC // Agreed, but source is EU-critic UK.

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music: ClickClickDecker: “just drive me home, don’t ask for tomorrow”: http://bit.ly/8UgPTw [legal mp3]

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stroughtonsmith RT @jurewitz: iPhone Developer Secret Of The Day: Drag .crash files into Organizer > iPhone Development > Crash Logs for easy symbolication.

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@LuisBenavides Silentale uses OAuth for the services that offer it.

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I got 5 free invites for (http://silentale.com/). Reply if you want one, please include your email.

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Awesome results with reverse image search TinEye (http://www.tineye.com): upload images, find occurrences online. Flabbergasted.

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Learning a lot about database indexes in from @bogosian (thanks, man). A nice tutorial is also here: http://bit.ly/7gT0dj

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.@OneLag Please direct all questions reg. the new () approach to externalquestions _AT_ google (DOT) com

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@OneLag Agreed. The last phrase of the post states: “We are committed to working responsibly to resolve the very difficult issues raised.”

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.@mattcutts, please add our new approach to your list of things that make proud to work for : http://bit.ly/700x3J

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This decision http://bit.ly/5BElrH makes me proud to be able to work for this company.

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Should app settings go directly in apps, or in the common Settings.app? InAppSettingsKit says both: http://bit.ly/85jOj6

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@TNVS Yay, worked now! Purchased and already activated. Thanks for this great app!

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@LuisBenavides Basically it is an experiment how far I can get w/ just and no . Did not miss Flash the whole day..eb

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I don’t like ’s way of App Store reviews, but the 100% openness of the Market has risks, too: http://bit.ly/6BQMRs

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Uninstalling . Find the uninstaller for your operating system of choice here: http://bit.ly/87paZm

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@TNVS Could you reproduce this? The app is displayed in blue, as other Cydia Store apps, but then the button doesn’t offer the “Buy” option.

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@TNVS Course I did that, but neither direct download nor Cydia works, both return 403. I dont see “Buy” in Cydia (Store), just “Install”.

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@TNVS Hi there! Trying to install Longitude, but getting 403 http://bit.ly/7bERBw

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Announcing ( @adwordsapi) Hack Days v2009. NYC Jan14, LON Feb3, PAR Feb5, HAM Feb9 http://bit.ly/5TR0l1

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Just learnt that “Dinosaurs were made up by the CIA to discourage time travel” is not just a cool conspiracy theory: http://bit.ly/7jmOBt

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Another free solution (PDF tweet book, XML export): http://tweetbook.in (via @frischkopp, @sepos)

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@tcurdt Switched a while ago & never regretted. Worried bout the price of the 1.0 desktop Echofon tho. Was OK paying for hone Echofon

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kitson I nominate @backupmytweets for a Shorty Award in because Twitter won’t roll out an Archive function. =( http://bit.ly/shorty

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@_Yllier_ Sweet! Loving how you handle this. Having Twitter as an uncomplicated & semi-public communication channel is awesome. Viele Grüße!

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@_Yllier_ Cool! Happy to hear that it is easy to fix and looking forward to the new features! Great work, and totally worth the $2,49 :-)

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@_Yllier_ Yes, for example iTranslate (com.outerspaceapps.itranslate): globally blocked *aXXXb.com, still requests access to mm.aXXXb.com.

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@_Yllier_ Cool, IMO worth another button row. Question: I have *sample.com globally blocked. Still apps ask me if they may access it. Bug?

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jerem New Chrome dev channel release on Mac: Extensions, Bookmarks sync, Pin tab and Bookmarks manager. Can I say w00t?

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@_Yllier_ I don’t think it’s that useful. However, I’d like to have “allow/deny *domain.com” & “… *.domain.com” right in the popup dialog.

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Updated my “iPhone 3.1.2 Update Hints and Reminders” post to include the missing carrier logo bugfix => http://bit.ly/6fFW1s

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That’s why I’m on the local mailing list: got the kids a nostalgic rocking horse! http://twitpic.com/wxcub

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@krahn Yeah, we’ll _probably_ have AdWords API Hackday(s) in Hamburg and/or Munich in February. Watch out for the official announcement.

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Dear , Please don’t allow on the . We don’t need annoying Flash ads & 2001ish browser games. Sincerely, Tom

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Finished my 3.1.2 update & created a new blog entry: “iPhone 3.1.2 Update Hints and Reminders” http://bit.ly/6fFW1s

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To some, this might be a big deal: 10.1 demo’ed officially by Adobe on a => http://bit.ly/7Swgle (via @cromwellian)

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RT @cromwellian: NexusOne announcement is kinda anti-climatic given the leaks. Imagine the launch if every1 knew. http://ff.im/dPU4w

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RT @stroughtonsmith: How to unlock the bootloader on Nexus One (run custom OSes): http://tinyurl.com/y9nus… /via @c99koder //

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@jibrilg 3.1.8 is awesome. One question, tho: is there a chance PkgBackup could also restore _manually_ added repos in ?

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RT @diveintomark: I’ll be live-tweeting the Google event later today. Follow if you like, unfollow if you like. //

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Bought @_Yllier_ ‘s awesome Firewall IP for the . $2.49, and this is what you get for it: http://bit.ly/6Idt9D

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MartinAssmann Kostenlos: Auf Bild.de täglich neue Filme abrufen. http://trim.li/nk/UVz

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Couple of apps appeared over Xmas: Pro Switcher probably the coolest. iPhone was legally open, not just via hacks.

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@mwinton is hard to get. I still didn’t. Usually I end up rebuilding the whole lib by removing & readding. LMK if you know better.

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1st day after vacation. 1/1 done w/ email, 1/2 done w/ blog reading. Tomorrow bug fixes, 3.1.2 update, finish laptop migration. Sigh

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