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Mobile Blogging On the G1

February 3rd, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

I’m currently writing this on my G1, while waiting at a Jiffy Lube for my headlight to be fixed. Since this blog runs on WordPress, I decided to test one of two WordPress apps available from the Android Market.

If you’re reading this post, that bodes well for wpToGo, an app that promises to add posts to any WordPress blog which has xmlRpc enabled.

The app seems relatively straightforward–there’s a title line, a body line, and some basic formatting options (Bold, Italic, linked, and quoted). For some reason, you have to type text and then select it in order to apply formatting, which is somewhat iritating.

Other options, too, are sparse–there’s a place to add pictures, and a dropdown which loads categories from the blog.

Overall, though, the program seems quite usable, if a bit utilitarian. Again, assuming you’re reading this…

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