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Category Archives: Computing
Google is offering selected Android apps at £0.25 each – they change each night around 1800. So far I’ve picked up Angry Birds Space, Endomondo Pro, RealCalc, Camera ZOOM FX and HD Widgets.
If you’re a fan of the Pomodoro technique – there’s a fantastic little timer applet for the notification area called Tomighty.
This Christmas I’m going to embrace the past. COmmon Business Oriented Language (COBOL) 85 standard was the first language I was taught. Napier University was a feeder into the banking and insurance industries in Edinburgh at the time and they … Continue reading
Haven’t done much Project Euler recently – I’ve been busy studying. So here is an answer to problem eight which asks: Find the greatest product of five consecutive digits in the 1000-digit number.
First TMA on MT264 (Designing applications with Visual Basic) got returned today – 96%. I’m very pleased with that and exceptionally lucky given that I read the material in a week, attended one on-line tutorial and wrote the assessment in a couple of days. I’ve … Continue reading
Still some way to completing my degree part-time (at the end of this academic year I’m half way). I’m not soliciting my services – just looking for advice from the community and if anyone has a few minutes it’d be … Continue reading
Someone asked me yesterday “You’re good with computers, can you give me a copy of Photoshop?“. Aside from the fact I run Linux on most of my computers, I’m not keen on being accused of software piracy on the basis that … Continue reading
I bought a new laptop the other week, a Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK. I have been using a Samsung NC10 dual booting Ubuntu and XP. An NC10 is a wondrous thing but when push comes to shove, a 1280×600 resolution is too small for Visual … Continue reading
Repair the Samsung NC10’s MBR – returning the F4 recovery option. Continue reading