Monthly Archives: June 2016

Android On The Go

If your phone is an Android smart phone, it is highly likely that the phone is capable to work with a flash memory stick. And maybe also with a portable external hard disk drive. OK. Maybe. So what? You can … Continue reading

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HandBrake

Several nights ago I discovered HandBrake. A wonderful GNU freeware computer app with a weird name that you can use to reduce video size without apparent loss of quality. It was the need to reduce the size of a 1.4 … Continue reading

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Mobile Internet 2008

3G HSDPA via laptop PC Card. Insert a 3G SIM card, maybe from your phone, into the slot by the side of the PC Card, push the card into a laptop slot, and you’re good to go. This was the … Continue reading

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The unsung hero of our internet and social media

This unkempt piece of something doesn’t look like much. But it powers our internet. And our facebook, email, whatsapp, telegram, twitter, instagram, wechat, maps, waze and pretty much everything that we do online. It sits silently in the world’s oceans. … Continue reading

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Air and ground

Last week. My flight home from Guangzhou was for Saturday afternoon, arriving KLIA at sundown. By the time I arrive home, it would have been 9-10 pm. And the next day, Sunday, 7 am, I was to go to Sungai … Continue reading

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