A quick tutorial on how to send and receive non-Gmail email through Gmail. For this tutorial, we’ll use a fictious email account named email@example.com.
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How to Sell Your Car in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
I recently sold my Perodua Myvi here in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. To, perhaps, make somebody else’s life easier, here’s how I did it…
PADI Presentation Problems in PowerPoint for Mac
Previously PADI didn’t include the PADI Open Water Course PowerPoint presentation with their IDC Crew Pack, but now they do. Unfortunately, on some Apple Macs the IDC Crew Pack Open Water PowerPoint presentation doesn’t work so well. Here’s how to fix it.
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”
Problem: Apple iCal 3.0.8 Not Showing Shared Google Calendar Delegates
Last week, iCal 3.0.8 running on Mac OSX 10.5.8 stopped importing and sync’ing delegates from shared Google Calendar for 2 of our oldest Macs. Blah.
Howto: HTC Desire Z Screen Capture From Apple iMac
I’m about to tackle my first Maxis10 HTC Desire Z review, but in order to do so with gusto, I need to be able to take HTC Desire Z screen captures, and I’m using an Apple iMac, where things just work… a little differently.
iCal Shows Date But Not Time in Appointments
Just had to deal with yet another thing on Mac, which didn’t just work. Encountering quite a lot of those recently, so here’s just a note to remember what and how for my future reference.
OpenBravo POS Ticket ID Duplicate Problem
Struggling with OpenBravo POS again. This time the issue I was that my Ticket IDs (used for Receipt Numbers) didn’t auto_increment as they were supposed to do, and instead duplicated.
Excel Formula To Generate EAN 13 Digit Barcode Check Digit
I was preparing data in an Excel spreadsheet for import into an OpenBravoPOS database, and needed to generate check digits for my custom EAN-13 barcodes. Here’s the Excel formula I constructed to generate a 13-digit barcode check digit. It works in Google Sheets too!
Mac Upgrade Circus
I was called in at 9 this morning for some routine maintenance, and an upgrade or two of the computer that Just Works.