Tag Archives: Windows

Secure Android Development, project preparation, a cold and a new year

It’s been a mixed start to the new year. Watching what I eat for the rest of January, damn you Christmas. Back at work after three weeks off, achieved nothing and left by eleven. My ego got the better of … Continue reading

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Problematic licensing arrangements

I have a license for PGP Desktop software through work. When I’m away, I need to use Windows for work and whole disk encryption is essential when you’re travelling. I just returned from several months abroad, I re-installed my laptop including PGP Desktop … Continue reading

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Tomighty

If you’re a fan of the Pomodoro technique – there’s a fantastic little timer applet for the notification area called Tomighty.

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Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK

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

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Advocacy by not advocating

We have Ubuntu installed on two of the machines at home and recently, after losing a Windows restore disc, I suggested installing Ubuntu 10.04 on her Dell 1545 after my suggestion. As installations go, it was relatively painless – certainly … Continue reading

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Samsung NC10 – a pleasant Ubuntu experience

It’s another year and I’m deploying next week. One of the few perks that entails is VAT exemption at PC World. I had decided some time ago to retire my Acer Aspire One A110L, this seems a sensible opportunity. I … Continue reading

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A Windows post (gasp)

Windows software tends to abstract any kind of technicality from the user, except when it comes to ripping.  For some reason, this requires a myriad dropdowns.  I’m computer literate and I struggle.

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