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2010 Gadget of the year - Parrot AR.Drone
I'm hoping that this new remote controlled flying gadget announced at CES 2010 won't be a flop like the Sony Aibo robot dog as I can see a lot of potential for it. http://www.parrot.com/ ......
Posted On Saturday, January 9, 2010 3:48 AM | Comments (1)
Avatar
As work has been ultra hectic this second half of 2009 I thought I'd post a non work non technical related blog to take my mind off things. Looks like one of the top films this Xmas will be Avatar by James Cameron, hopefully it will be a fitting come back and as humongous as Titanic. I always have a good laugh when I see the following clip on Titanic II The Sequel, it would be hilarious if someone did actually make a full movie similar to the likes of Hot Shots! Part Deux, I'd sure go watch it ......
Posted On Monday, September 28, 2009 5:05 PM | Comments (1)
Bad day in the office
If you are having a bad day in the office, the following video might cheer you up as it shows how an IT guy could be having an even worse day. An IT personnel do not always have access to see all system status/server room webcam etc. as this video depicts which makes the job a waiting game sometimes. It's no wonder iPhones are so popular as 'it just works', keeps users happy and lighten the work of technical support. http://www.thewebsiteisdown... ......
Posted On Saturday, August 2, 2008 11:45 AM | Comments (1)
MacBook AirPort and wireless router 64-bit WEP key
I spent a while trying to figure out this problem so I thought I'd post this tip to help others who may have the same issue. The problem I had was trying to connect a MacBook to a wireless router which uses 64-bit WEP key. The AirPort prompt on the Mac wasn't very helpful, giving only 3 options for WEP key (WEP Password, WEP 128 bit HEX and ASCII). I chose WEP Password and entered the 64-bit WEP HEX key and unbeknownst to me, Mac did not understand this key and cannot connect to the wireless router. ......
Posted On Saturday, June 14, 2008 10:19 PM | Comments (9)
Windows Vista Ultimate installation
I have finally reinstalled my Vista Ultimate to RTM after running RC1 for some time. The installation went smoothly and took less than half an hour for a clean installation with all the essential drivers without me having to go rummaging through my CD collection to find any drivers. I chose to install the Ultimate rather than Enterprise version since I plan to use Vista for both entertainment and work. The picture below which I've expertly copied from the Windows Vista magazine sums up nicely the ......
Posted On Sunday, February 11, 2007 2:09 PM | Comments (7)
Google Analytics - Quick start to to website logging
Google Analytics is now free, you can track stats for multiple sites (profiles) from a single Google Analytics account, the sites you wish to log traffic on does not have to be on the same domain as the one you registered your account with.To log traffic couldn't be simpler, you are given a snippet of javascript to add to the web page that you want to collect statistics from.See a screenshot below for one of the traffic stats page for my GWB blog. For quick access to your site's stats you can use ......
Posted On Friday, August 18, 2006 7:36 PM | Comments (12)
Google Base now live
Google's Blog on Google Base Google Base enables content owners to easily make their information searchable online. Anyone, from large companies to website owners and individuals, can use it to submit their content in the form of data items. We'll host the items and make them searchable for free. There's more info here ......
Posted On Wednesday, November 16, 2005 9:15 AM | Comments (0)
Funny side of Microsoft
An amusing video by the Microsoft TechNet UK team...
Microsoft's WSYP (We Share Your Pain)
Posted On Friday, November 4, 2005 6:25 AM | Comments (1)
What is Microsoft After Dark, the launch show webcast?
In this webcast the Vice Presidents of the soon to launch products: Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006 talks about and answers questions from customers and partners whilst they play blackjack against each other to win a free trip to the San Francisco launch for a partner that they have selected. Examples of questions discussed in this webcast:Why are the 3 products being launch together?What is the difference between Windows Workflow Foundation and Biztalk ......
Posted On Saturday, October 29, 2005 6:53 AM | Comments (1)
Google Base to Launch
According to TechCrunch: "Google Base will be launching soon, perhaps even today. Dirson has a screen shot up on Flickr and additional images are on Wouter Schut’s blog. Google Base appears to be a service to publish content directly to google and have them host it in a centralized way. If so, this would be going completely against the accelerating trend of decentralized publishing. " ......
Posted On Friday, October 28, 2005 12:56 PM | Comments (1)
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