Ubuntu 12.04 and BCM4312 LP-PHY Not Connecting to Wireless

After nearly a year of touching nothing but Apple Macs, we experienced a sudden computer shortage in the office and I had to breathe life into an old Compaq Presario CQ40. The old machine was heavily bogged down by Windows Vista, so I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and was up and running in no time… untilContinue reading “Ubuntu 12.04 and BCM4312 LP-PHY Not Connecting to Wireless”

Bukit Aman Police Station Phishing Scam

The phone rings this morning from a KL number I don’t pay attention to, and it’s a guy speaking slowly in Malay. I hear my name, but understand nothing else, so after his spiel I tell him I don’t speak Malay. “Inspector Teng,” he says he is, “from Bukit Aman.” Oh dear, I think toContinue reading “Bukit Aman Police Station Phishing Scam”

Suunto DM4 Dive Computer Software for Mac

The world of Apple Mac is growing at an exponential rate, which means even if you can’t see it immediately, there usually is a Mac derivative for your favourite software. At first glance you might think Suunto dive computers don’t have native software for Mac, and that your only option is MacDive software for MacContinue reading “Suunto DM4 Dive Computer Software for Mac”

iCal Google Calendar Update Delete Problem

By the time this post propagates the problem might likely be solved, but it’s worth a mention for poor plebs like me who spent their whole morning trying to find out what’s going on. iCal on Apple Mac can’t delete calendar entries from connected Google Calendars. From a user’s point of view, the problem isContinue reading “iCal Google Calendar Update Delete Problem”

Salt Trail in Sabah’s Crocker Range Mountains

The Salt Trail in Sabah’s Crocker Range Mountains is jungle path that was used by the villagers of old to make their way to the coastal cities of Sabah where they would trade their fresh produce and other goods for salt and other necessities.

Borneo Headhunters Hat 2011

The Borneo Headhunters Hat 2011 Ultimate Frisbee tournament weekend is all but wrapped up, and I think it’s safe to say it was a success. For the last 2 weeks it’s been multiple phone calls, as many meetings, and 2 solid weeks of getting to bed between 2am and 3am. Exhausting stuff.