Archive for December, 2005

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!! While 2005 seemed like a year that went by in a flash it took a rather long time for 12:00 to come by. The night was spent with friends and family and I must say it was quite enjoyable. All the best to you all and have a happy and pleasant new year.

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Google hacks and a Google Proxy

I was reading over at www.lifehack.org about a nice google hack. Ever had a site that your employer or university blocked. All you need is the following url and change www.expample.com to the site you’d like to visit.

http://www.google.com/translate?langpair=en|en&u=www.example.com

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Merry Christmas All

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Yahoo buys del.icio.us, whats up with that?

So delicious has joined the Yahoo team. For some ultimately strange reason, I just don’t like Yahoo. I really cannot think of any definative facet of Yahoo that turns me off but still, I just dislike them. Now that delicious has joined them I am somewhat disappointed, is there anything else out there like delicious?

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Faulty IPAQ Update

Having just gotten back from a week away I returned to find that my IPAQ had been shipped back to me. Excited I opened it up and tested the screen…it didn’t work. Not only that but they had managed to put someone elses paperwork in my box. So after being bounced around the HP call centre for a while I managed to get a lady who left a message with the technician to call me back….the saga continues.

Update: So I finally got through to someone helpful at HP who without question said someone would be there shortly to collect my IPAQ to have it shipped back to NSW (Teleplan) for repairs. The scarry thing was that the delivery guy was at my desk within about 10min. I didn’t even have the unit pack away yet….To be continued.

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