Category Archive: Technology

Installing Cyanogenmod 7 on HTC Desire HD

I stayed up all night for this… (3am) but I managed to install Cyanogenmod7 on my HTC Desire HD. Initially, I thought it was going to be painful and I also hesitated after reading that you may brick your phone. I decided to take the plunge and update the most popular Android ROM out there […]

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Have you tried utorrent 3.0 beta

I just downloaded and installed utorrent 3.0 beta and there a some great new features with this version. Most noticeably is the ability to stream videos whilst they are being downloaded. I just tested this it does work, but it’s not what I expected. Clicking on “stream” showed a message saying “Ready in [xx seconds]” […]

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FireFox 4 sync feature

If you’re a techie like me you probably have already tested and used the FireFox 4 sync feature. What do you like about it? Did you find it difficult to set up? Is it secure? Those were some of the questions I asked myself post install. But before I dwell into these questions let me […]

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Secure the unsecured

Today I was setting up my HTC phone as a hotspot and wondered how many wireless networks were unsecured – deliberately. Why, maybe there’s a deliberate intention from hackers. They get you to connect and use their wireless internet connection and then capture your internet usage. They may be even tracking where you went and […]

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Are .mobi domains obsolete?

Several years ago there was a hype to purchase and register .mobi domains. These are internet domains that end with .mobi and are primarily used for viewing websites (optimised) on the mobile phones. With the introduction of smartphone the website pages are rendered for the phone so my question is whether these .mobi domains are […]

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Android market goes online

I received notification that android market went live online. This gives android users to browse, purchase and install the applications from a desktop pc or laptop. This makes it easier for users to search and install apps. Google has also released the in apps purchasing as well. This allows developers to further make money on […]

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January 31, 2011   /   by Marco   /  

Odt file extensions

Odt file extensions

Today I received an email attachment with the file extension odt. I haven’t really paid attention to work out what application I needed to use on my android. When I tried opening this document it couldn’t recognise a program that could be used to open the file. Luckily after some research I discovered there is […]

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December 21, 2010   /   by Marco   /  

Issues with gingerbread keyboard on HTC Desire HD

Issues with gingerbread keyboard on HTC Desire HD

I was reading about the new Android OS called Gingerbread and the great features this system has. One of them being the new keyboard and after a bit of researching I discovered that someone ported the gingerbread keyboard to Froyd. So I decided to give it a go on my Desire HD. It installed fine […]

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Appointments in android email

Yesterday, I received a blank email from my colleague and wondered why he sent it. Upon further investigation it was actually a calendar appointment but it appears that the android email client does not correctly read this. Anyone has a solution or workaround? DO YOU LIKE WHAT YOU’VE READ?Join our subscription list and receive our […]

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Internet speeds to Australia

We have a few international clients all over the world and noticed that speeds back to Australia is slow. Does anyone know what speeds they should be getting?  I know it depends on their ISP but it appears they have 2M download and upload. When they perform speed tests locally is fine but if they […]

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