This is not a knitting trick, but a trick for the Droid phone, which is my new favorite toy.
I was all set to purchase the multimedia docking station for the Droid — the one that charges it while displaying weather, time, photos, etc. I figured I’d replace my alarm clock with this nifty little solution that costs $29.99.
Well, you can download a free app from the Android Market called “Dockrunner.” It puts your Droid into multimedia mode without the dock. Here’s my little Droid running multimedia mode and going commando without a dock.
You need to plug your charger in on what is now the bottom of the phone, so you do need some sort of stand for it if you want it to stand up nicely on your nightstand.
I ordered this stand from ThinkGeek.com for $3.99. Beats $30!
I’ve had my Droid for a week, and I am still in love with it.
I’m working on a sock design using the lovely MacKintosh Iona sock yarn pictured in yesterday’s blog post. Here is the first sock, which I completed yesterday:
I’m calling the design “Thistle and Heather Socks” and it will eventually be available for sale from MacKintosh Yarns.
Or maybe “Heather and Thistle Socks.”
We Have a Winner
The winner of the Nicky Epstein book is Carol R., chosen by the great and mighty Random Number Generator. Thank-you to everyone who left a comment. If your name is Carol R., check your email.
Psssst! I’ll have another book to give away later this week . . .
Meanwhile, Lucy hasn’t done any more mountain climbing.