Iraq explained

If you still have not figured out why the oil-price steadily increases and the large oil-companies still manage to make tens of billion of $$$ profit:


PS3 2.20 firmware brings Blue-ray profile 2.0

Sony released 2.20 firmware today which includes Blu-ray Disc Profile 2.0 (known as “BD-LIVE”) Internet features and allow you to copy music and photos directly from PS3 to PSP. BD-LIVE adds interactive features to films, like downloadable bonus scenes, shorts,...


Beta: Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 launched

The Ubuntu developers have just released Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04) in beta. Since the last release (7.10), Hardy Heron sports now: Xorg 7.3 with an emphasis on better autoconfiguration Kernel 2.6.24 which includes many performance improvements and enhancements GNOME 2.22...


Hellkom – lost another customer

I decided to abort my Telkom-science project in the pursuit of getting broadband. Although I had an existing IBurst connection, I thought it would be most patriotic to use our nations broadband service provider. It is just a pity that...


The Friday Picture: Envy

The Friday Picture will provide you with inspirational and (de)motiviational guidance to make the approaching weekend so much more appealing:


Can like to have Rambo Guy?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of weeks, you must have come across the South African Rambo – spotted at H2O: As ridiculous as his outfit for his age is (especially those nut-cracking pants),...


Yamaha YST-FSW150 down-firing subwoofer

In my previous post I mentioned the Yamaha YSP-4000 soundbar. The Digital Experience phoned me the other day, and I have completed my sound-setup with the addition of the YST-FSW150 subwoofer from Yamaha: The 130 watts subwoofer compliments the soundbar...


Marlboro License Department rocks!

My car’s license expired (back in October) and I have never found time to get it renewed. My professional engagement did not allow me to spend hours waiting in a queue to have my license renewed. So I decided to...


Public warning: Adrian Charles Maritz

I generally refrain from mentioning names, id-numbers or even telephone numbers, but in a case where someone misrepresents the service offered, refuses to answer or return phone-calls in 3 weeks and then walks off with 800 Rand of my hard-earned...