Microsoft Money 2008

2 minutes I have been trying out the latest version of Microsoft’s financial software Microsoft Money 2008, Home and Small Business edition. The initial impression is quite positive. The software suite keeps track of all your assets and liabilities as well as small businesses (eBay, and the like), having advanced options to create invoices and send them … 

 

Goes against the grain, but…

2 minutes So my HDD just died on me. The main 320 GB Samsung SATA-2 HDD started acting weird after I plugged in two new IDE HDDs. The system would lag during file operations and without warning the drive would disappear giving me Event ID 11. A cold-boot would solve the problem, till it would reoccur with … 

 

Long time no update

3 minutes What’s with the bashing people? I apologize for the lack of bashing and the plethora of questions. Yes, I am still alive and yes, it is going good. Rissa is going to be here in nay eleven days! I really look forward to her arrival. It just seems to make these days in waiting seem … 

 

Newsleecher; Vista

3 minutes So, yeah I am back on Vista, propelled by the superior support for MPEG-2, which was so sorely missing in Mac OSX. It is a shame, a bleeding shame that such a superior OS should be so tatty in its support for MPEG-2 playback or editing. Well believe you me, I tried everything from the … 

 

iPod Touch!

2 minutes iPhone comes to iPod!!! It is here, oh lord be praised it is here : D Watch this space for updates. Pricey though, the 16 GB version for $399 and 8 GB version for $299, ships in a few weeks (this month). Pictures courtesy Gizmodo.com Ah wow, now for something good! Starbucks across the US … 

 

The new Mac keyboard

2 minutes And finally it was delivered this morning, something I had been waiting for, for some time now. I was skeptical whether the new design would suit my fancy, and therefore it was with trepidation that I ordered the new Mac keyboard. It was finally delivered (after a failed delivery event last evening), this morning. The … 

 

Axim x51v to WM6

1 minute Rather disappointed that Dell has discontinued the Axim pocket pc series, and would not release a firmware upgrade to WM6, I took it upon myself to look for ways and means around it. And lo and behold, from sources I shall not disclose I found such a ROM update for my PPC optimized for Dell …