What they don’t teach you in school. ICYDK.

I’m sure we all have moments in our lives, where we see people do things, or say things, and we go “How did they learn to do that? Where did they find that out? Who told them that?”.  These things make up the “you should have known that”, the “its just common sense”, the “I … [Read more…]

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

Edit: Seems to be resolved! 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 … [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…]