It’s not so much A Day in the Life of the HTC Desire Z as it is My Life after a day with the HTC Desire Z.Continue reading “A Day in the Life of the HTC Desire Z – Part 1”
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.Continue reading “Howto: HTC Desire Z Screen Capture From Apple iMac”
On Friday I received a call.
It originated from a landline in Kuala Lumpur, immediate grounds for suspicion, but having handed out my phone number willy-nilly recently because of the upcoming Headhunters Hat Ultimate Tournament, I was expecting calls from anywhere.
I called back, but got through to the central switchboard of an advertising agency, and they couldn’t tell who called me. So I had to wait for a return call.Continue reading “Maxis10 & HTC Desire Z – It Starts”
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.Continue reading “iCal Shows Date But Not Time in Appointments”
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.Continue reading “OpenBravo POS Ticket ID Duplicate Problem”
Hey, what’s brewing? Me!
This time around I wanted just a good, hassle free beer, so decided on a no-frills Coopers English Bitter with a Light Malt Extract as a little something extra. Of course, my brews are never without some element of disaster.Continue reading “Batch 4: Coopers English Bitter”
In South Africa’s supposedly competitive environment, it seems big name companies, that are supposed to be in competition with each other, often work together to fleece the consumer. Banks are no different.Continue reading “South African Banking Fleece”
The Journo and I had limited time for dinner last night in between Ultimate and a meeting we had to attend, so we went the junk food way. This is a reminder.Continue reading “Oily Record. Not BP, KFC”
I was preparing data in an Excel spreadsheet for import into an OpenBravoPOS database, and needed to generate check digits for my custom barcodes.
Here’s the Excel formula I constructed to generate a 13-digit barcode check digit.Continue reading “Excel Formula To Generate 13 Digit Barcode Check Digit”
It’s a known fact that eating garlic and onions make you socially repulsive, but garlic and onions also have known curative properties.
Garlic, for one, is known, and I have personal experience with this, to drastically lower blood cholesterol. The downside is that you have to take it chopped and, yes, raw – for at least 2 weeks. Say goodbye to your non garlic-eating friends.Continue reading “Garlic & Onions against Teeth Plaque?”