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Very Suspicious Access

Today Facebook temporarily locked my account, which caused much consternation to my iPhone. When I tried to log in again it said that my account was locked and I had to access it from a computer to sort out the problem. I was shown this access screen, confirmed it was not me and . . . → Read More: Very Suspicious Access

iPhone cover

The old cover died about halfway through the Malaysia trip. I continued using it. So yesterday I purchased a new cover from the apple shop in Sydney. It is a lucky brand covet and boasts that “your luck is protected”. 🙂 It looks good too!

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Dyslexic Computers

Both my computers have become dyslexic, the one at work whch is a Windows 2000 computer running explorer 6 and my home computer which is a mac running safari have the same bit of dyslexia going on. When I select the letter B in the web browser, I get a list of the . . . → Read More: Dyslexic Computers

A new hard disk

LaCie Hard Disks by pietel

Well I purchased a new hard disk as my old one finally said it had run out of space. I have been looking at new disks for a while and I have been putting off the purchase of a new disk. I have a mix of firewire . . . → Read More: A new hard disk

new cooling system

I purchased a new fan to cool the computer. It seems to have solved the overheating problems.

new cooling system, originally uploaded by yewenyi.

layout managers

Downloaded netbeans 6.0 a few days ago. Spent a while fighting the layout manager. Changed the layout from absolute to gridbag (my favourite) still fought the layout manager. Gave up in disgust. Some time later, thought, I wonder if it is a bug. So went back, downloaded all the latest patches. Lo and behold! the . . . → Read More: layout managers

Recovery

Well, finally I got the broken computer back, fixed and with a new HD to boot. It took about 2 hours for time machine to back up the boot drive. How lucky was I that I installed it 2 days before the computer died. I have yet to update the windows part. I do not . . . → Read More: Recovery

Automator Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

I upgraded to Leopard, but will write more about that later. I have only one gripe. Automator only is able to work about 15% of the time. It seems unable to open files. This morning it crashed and I sent the report to Apple.