Tagged: wireless

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Android: Avoid excessive data usage

APNDroid is one of those free, must-have applications (scan the barcode below to download on your Android phone): A simple, little program which switches mobile data access on/off by just appending/removing “apndroid” to/from your APN-name. If you mainly work off...

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iBurst: Radiating your suburb

Weekends in South Africa are always entertaining, especially on intersections. I picked up the flyer below today at the Fourways Mall intersection, where Craigavon’s residents created awareness about iBurst’s “cancer clusters”: Pity, that the awareness campaign does not seem to...

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OS X: Upgrade to Snow Leopard

I managed to source a copy of Snow Leopard and upgraded my MacBook Air. I am always on the wild and reckless side and shoved in the DVD and upgraded without a recent backup – something I would not attempt...

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South African HTC Dream Hacked

In pursuit of happiness (and obviously a good phone), I got the HTC Dream (also called G1) on my recent Europe trip. Although HTC recently released firmware 1.5 (code-named “Cupcake”), it still lacks a number of features. WARNING: I will...

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Synology: Easy Time Machine integration

The recent release of Synology’s 2.2 beta firmware includes Time Machine support. For all Synology users, my tutorial OS X: Time Machine backup has now really become a piece of cake: Create a shared folder called “TimeMachine” Create a user...

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Extension to the networking family – Gigabit switch

I have been playing quite a lot of Battlefield Bad Company and did notice a small amount of lag when having the PS3 connected via wireless. I needed a quick fix in the form of the Zyxel GS105a 5-port gigabit...

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Belkin N+ modem router

A little while back I had problems with my old Belkin N1 wireless router and was still amazed that despite a general lack of customer service in South Africa, Incredible Connection (of all places) managed to impress me. Netgear provides...

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PS3 chat-pad

Sony has introduced the QWERTY Wireless keypad clip-on. It makes text entry much easier and includes some bonus touchpad functionality too. Ever since I got my PS3 bluetooth headset, the chat pas is not used as much as it did...

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The Jesus-firmware for your ADSL modem

Well, not quite, but close enough. If you happen to have a Netgear DG834XX ADSL modem router, I strongly suggest that you have a look at the DGTeam custom firmware: All the features are listed after the break, but to...

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Guitar Hero: Underwear

I truly love Guitar Hero World Tour and laughed watching a South Park episode, where they rip off people playing GH. I have never rocked in my underwear: And I doubt that many GH-rockers look as stunning as Heidi Klum:...