Time recording on your cellphone

I’m a consultant – so I need to account for my time. Now my colleagues will likely remind me of just how bad I am at getting my timesheets in on time – but I do record my time pretty well. I have a J2ME/MIDP 2.0 capable cellphone Sony Ericsson k610i- nothing too special, though I’m increasingly […]

Partition disk space low

It annoys me when I run out of space on the C: partition of a default installed machine, but have space to burn on another partition (D: in this instance). One such case is the default install of my Acer Aspire 5520 – 160GB split evenly over two partitions. After 6 months of default installation to […]

Home mail server

I have a lot of domains around the place – and with each domain I have email accounts. I even still have an ISP email address I picked up 15 years ago when I didn’t know any better. I get enough spam on any given account that I regularly need to download my email during the day or […]

The thing about warranties is…

you sometimes need them! I noticed some machine check warnings “Machine Check Event reported is a memory hierarchy error” in the event log on my freshly modded notebook. They’d been occurring since I first purchased the unit: As far as I could tell using the AMD tool, it looked like there was something wrong with […]

Notebook graphics-card upgrade

On one of those spur-of-the-moment things, I purchased an Acer Aspire 5520g in the new year with dedicated nVidia 8400m G graphics – it was at sale price and had most of the features I was looking for. The following week however, I realised that I had purchased an expensive slideshow viewer when the thing came anywhere near […]