I was recently discussing hard drive errors with someone and they came up with the idea of zeroing out a hard drive to fix the bad sectors. Zeroing out the disk may appear to fix the issues for a while, but I can guarantee that the issues are still there and will only get worse. Once […]
It seems that for some unknown reason, your iPhone keeps a record of every cell tower that it’s ever talked to, and this data is marked with the current time (accurate to the second) and the latitude and longitude of the location. In other words, it’s quite literally tracking everywhere you’ve been with your iPhone […]
This is essential reading. We really need the NBN. The Seven Myths Of The NBN | newmatilda.com.
I’m now on my 5th AirPort Express as the others have all just died on me (and even this one is a bit flakey). It’s generally the power supplies that have gone in them – the caps are rated for around 200V so they’re fine on a 110V supply, but give up after a year […]
I’ve got a cheap and cheerful HP LaserJet 1022 attached via USB to my Mac Pro. Up until 10.6 came along, it worked perfectly. Then, once Snow Leopard arrived on the scene (and, more specifically Apple’s insistence to bundle print drivers with the OS, no matter how buggy) and it stopped working. It would print […]
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