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The Unofficial Breaking Bad Personality Test

September 26, 2013

Are you Walter White a mild mannered science teacher everyone loves to ignore or are you Heisenberg a murderous drugs king pin? Take our exclusive personality test to find out! Spoliers warning: This blog entry obviously mentions key plot points right up until the last episode aired at the time of writing (S5:15 Granite State). [...]

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Oh noes! I got a phone call about my computer!

October 10, 2012

Imagine my surprise when a nice gentleman from India phoned me today to tell me that my Windows computer has a corrupt Windows Messenger that is affecting my command system! Small problem. I have an iMac… Lets see what my new friend thinks about that. Click for the audio of the phone call.

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I’m still standing!

April 12, 2012

(Yeah, yeah, yeah) A few weeks back, I blogged about switching to a standing desk and I wanted to throw a little update together to share my progress. When researching standing desks, a recurrent theme was to expect discomfort. Some bloggers recommended standing for 15 minutes to start with and extending the standing time slowly. [...]

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Why I switched to a standing desk

March 28, 2012
Die Euphorie erreicht ihren Höhepunkt

Are you sitting comfortably? Any office worker chained to their computer for the best part of the day will undoubtably complain of RSI, lower back pain or mysterious cramps and aches that come and go. I am the same. I’ve been working at a desk for nearly 15 years now and I’m convinced that it’s [...]

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Easy Photoblogging with Flickr and WordPress

September 1, 2011

I used to have a Tumblr account which I used for off the cuff messages and photos. Tumblr is great but with each new service you sign up to, you further fracture your “life” stream. You put bits of content here, and other bits there. Sometimes there is overlap and sometimes there is not. I’ve [...]

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HP Touchpad – Update

August 31, 2011

Yesterday I received my 32GB HP Touchpad and after an hour or so, I wrote up my first impressions which were mostly good. The build quality was good and webOS had some very nice touches such as full multitasking and an intuitive way to browse open apps. I spent a little more time on it [...]

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HP Touchpad – First Impressions

August 30, 2011

I was lucky enough to be able to purchase a HP Touchpad during their recent fire sale. I’m sure you’re all aware of how 42 days into the launch of their new ex-Palm webOS powered tablet HP pulled the plug and slashed the retail price for remaining stock. I haven’t had a lot of time [...]

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Evernote – Print to Evernote from your iPhone

August 26, 2011

Here’s another quick Evernote tip when you’re in Wi-Fi coverage of your home but not at your computer. Actually, this tips is pretty handy for anyone that wants to print to their printer from their iPhone but doesn’t have one of the Apple recognised Air Print printers. For a reasonable sum ($19.95) you can purchase [...]

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Evernote – Scan directly to Evernote on a Mac

August 25, 2011
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Here’s a very quick tip if you’re using a Mac and you’re attempting to go paperless. You could use your scanner’s software to scan to a JPEG and then drag and drop that directly into Evernote but that’s a little time consuming when you have to do it a few dozen times. What’s more, if [...]

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Evernote – Become more efficient and productive today!

August 24, 2011
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I’m sure you’re like me. No, not really, really, ridiculously good looking; totally unorganised. I have paperwork stuffed into folders, stuffed into cupboards with heavy things moved in front to prevent the door from falling open. The back of my desk is a graveyard for lost post it notes. One day in the future an [...]

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