Replacement lipo batteries for Palm OS devices & PDAs

Ok, here’s a hot tip for refurbishing Palm & PDA devices with dead batteries. If you search “palm battery tx” or whatever, on ebay or aliexpress, you’re bound to find lots of batteries with this “CS” logo. That is Cameron Sino , who have batteries for almost every model out there. They do not sell … [Read more…]

Dodgy LESHP 4K “60Hz” HDMI Adapters

In case display specifications and dongle-madness wasn’t confusing enough, here’s an example of a dodgy product to watch out for, by LESHP. I have an older 2015 Macbook Pro 15″. It has 3 display outputs: 1x HDMI port (HDMI 1.4) 2x mini-displayport ports (DP 1.2) Now, my laptop supports 4K on all ports. However, the … [Read more…]

Parasites and scumbags on the web: a hall of shame

Few people would agree with the phrase “I love and trust marketing companies”. Even having worked in marketing, I would still disagree with this statement. Marketing is primarily about finding ways to persuade people to change their behaviour, in order to commercially benefit a company. This is not hard to do, and decades of psychology … [Read more…]

eM Client CALDAV problems with iCloud Email – Subfolder Synchronization for folder “notification” failed due to the following error: Not Found

For those suffering with this issue, please comment on the eM Client support forum so this issue gets the attention it needs: iCloud Calendar Sync problems: [CALDAV] Subfolder Synchronization for folder “notification” failed due to the following error: Not Found Thanks! Overall eM Client is great, but it’s things like this that are definitely frustrating … [Read more…]

Hello, I’m a PC.

I’m switching to PC after 27 years of Mac. I have a problem. I need a new computer, and I have money to spend. But this time, I don’t think I’ll be buying a Mac. I already have an iMac Late 2014, fully upgraded and top of the line, but it is too slow in … [Read more…]

MacOS Finder URL extension overflow bug

Here’s a fun one. Load this page in Firefox, on a Mac. Drag the red square below to your Desktop. Finder will crash and restart.   Yes, I have reported this to apple. This is a file URL overflow bug. Here the URL is converted to a filename, without proper checking of the extension length. … [Read more…]