The exceedingly influential Mr Stephen Fry

, posted: 21-May-2012 14:21

I am already bowled over by how a few lines of tweeting by Stephen Fry shakes things up particularly in New Zealand. Somehow, Fry's utterances carry a tremendous amount of weight down here. Nevertheless, I didn't expect to see his tweets being referr (read the entire post)...



Cleanest inflight entertainment system interface ever?

, posted: 19-May-2012 17:12

Doesn't get much simpler than this IFES screen on a Vietnam Airlines between Hanoi and Saigon. Well, there's the small matter of not having anything resembling a keyboard with which to input any information, but anyway. (read the entire post)...



All my eggs in a basket

, posted: 5-May-2012 21:53

Vietnam is unfortunately covered in cheap plastic like most parts of the world, an environmental mistake of huge proportions that will come back and bite us, hard. They do however have alternative packaging materials that are more nature friendly. Ba (read the entire post)...



An ironic post for all the hipsters out there

, posted: 3-May-2012 19:52

You people think single-speeders is where it's at, but Vietnam has a few things to teach you about two-wheeled coolness. Oh yeah.



Picture taken in Hoi An, using a Samsung NX11 with the 18-55mm kit zoom. I'm quite pleased with t (read the entire post)...



Nokia upgrades: Symbian Belle for the N8 and MeeGo PR1.2 Harmattan for N9

, posted: 16-Apr-2012 14:51

I still use the Nokia N8, even though it really didn't bowl me over with the original version of Symbian ^3 installed. Flashing the phone with Symbian Anna made it much more usable, and a while ago, I spotted Symbian Belle and upgraded the N8. Belle (read the entire post)...



Huawei Massage

, posted: 28-Mar-2012 19:46

Chinese telco supplier Huawei has been in the news a great deal lately, having had some problems getting the message across that it's not affiliated with China's People's Liberation Army or PLA. In Westfield Pakuranga, East Auckland however, Huawei M (read the entire post)...



Getting some traffic from the Department of Homeland Security

, posted: 19-Mar-2012 21:43

Well, I don't know if this blog will be visited by US government spiders, but according to Animal New York, the below search terms are used by the DHS to monitor "social media". Ho-humm. Let's see what happens. DHS Media Monitoring Terms 2.13 Key (read the entire post)...



NZCS Newsline: Draft CloudCode released, iPads, the Bechdel Test and ICANN vs NTIA

, posted: 19-Mar-2012 16:13

Subscribe to Newsline | NZCS Website This Week at NZCS Draft Cloud Computing Code of Practice releasedJoy Cottle, CloudCode Facilitator Six months ago the process kicked off to Develop a Code of Practice for Cloud Computing in NZ. NZCS was asked to (read the entire post)...



The Windows Phone 7.5 bouncing tiles bug

, posted: 18-Mar-2012 15:53

(Ignore mumbly audio that the other phone didn't record properly.) Goes away after a reboot, and I can't replicate it. The bug shows up every now and then on the HTC Trophy 7 and makes the phone unusable until you restart it. Oh, and happy birthday, (read the entire post)...



NZCS Newsline: NoSKA, TPP, Inbox War, Sabu, ICANN, Privacy breach and chiropractor’s advice

, posted: 12-Mar-2012 17:20

Subscribe to Newsline | NZCS Website This Week at NZCS Bad news on the SKA plus #TPP updatePaul Matthews, NZCS CEO Those who follow such things will know that New Zealand and Australia have been working very hard on trying to host the next generatio (read the entire post)...





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