Clean up Google Mail Folder Structure on your iPhone

If you use GMail, or Google Apps for Your Domain on your iPhone, you’ve probably noticed an odd folder structure, with most of your folders being found under [Gmail]. This looks ugly, and it turns out, is easy to fix: In your “Advanced” Mail account settings, set the IMAP Path Prefix to “[Gmail]/” (The trailing…

Baby Update

Someone who randomly pops into our life, says something smart, then disappears for awhile, randomly popped into my life via IM today and asked why we weren’t blogging about the current pregnancy very much. So this one’s for Tara, and anyone else wondering… It’s not a real big mystery. See we’ve been pregnant for the…

How-to:Change your iPhone IMEI

Disclaimer: Modifying the IMEI on a wireless handset for the purpose of using a previously stolen handset is unlawful. The following information is listed for legitimate purposes only. Any use of the following information is at your own risk and subject to the local laws of your jusidiction. CodePoetry assumes no liability for any damage…

What's happening to me?

Last week I downloaded some music from Journey. Yesterday I was strangely driven to download some from Kansas… Let me be clear, early 80s music has never before appealed to me. Is this some side effect of aging? Does everyone, at some point in their life, find themselves drawn to the music they might have…

Using Mail.app with multiple users — using AppleScript: Part 2

The previous post, about hacking multi-user support into Mail.app, seems to have struck a chord, and there have been lots of great questions about how to extend the script, or customize its behavior or appearance. Things tend to get lost in the comments, so I figured I’d create a part 2 to answer some of…

Found on the back of my coffee cup…

So-called “global warming” is just a secret ploy by wacko tree-huggers to make America energy independent, clean our air and water, improve the fuel efficiency of our vehicles, kick-start 21st-century industries, and make our cities safer and more livable. Don’t let them get away with it! – Chip Giller

Embracing My Inner Geek: Part 1 – The User Group

We heard a sermon a couple weeks ago about giftedness — about focusing on your primary giftedness, because that’s where God wants to use you most. Whether I like it or not (and sometimes I don’t) my primary giftedness is technology. Despite everything else I think I am, or wish I was, there will always…

Tunneling For Security – Problems with a Proxy

Here’s the problem I’m currently working on. I don’t have it solved yet, but I’m close — blocked from educating myself further by the very system I’m trying to escape. At any rate, here’s what I’ve got so far… For purposes of security, I want to tunnel my traffic through SSH… on a Mac… behind…

BIG RED LETTERS!! SUPERFLUOUS PUNCTUATION!!!1

If my project ships on time, with no casualties — its apparently contributed to a heart attack and a car accident already — then it will be a miracle… and I’ll be really proud of this team. Who woulda thought that software engineering could be this dangerous?