October 21, 2010

I’ve caved, time for an iPad

Okay, no, I lied. But it appears, after Steve Jobs keynote yesterday (or last night Australian time), that Mac OS X Lion is going to be […]
October 25, 2010

It’s Potato Not Pasta!

I’m going to spare a minute for something that isn’t Mac, iPhone, or even Windows… No, this topic is far more important. Gnocchi!
October 26, 2010

iPhone Lock Screen Security Flaw

wired.com posted an article moments ago with a funny little flaw, allowing you to bypass the “lock code” configured on an iPhone. The discovery by some […]
October 26, 2010

lock picking 101

LifeHacker has essentially posted a “101 guide” to lock picking, for all the little kids out there who are on holidays! If you’ve never picked a […]
October 27, 2010

Office 2011 for Mac

Plain and simple. Office 2008 on the Mac sucks. Yeah, I can edit my documents just fine, but it still sucks. Office 2007 in Windows introduced […]
October 27, 2010

825mbps “Phantom DSL” – NBN Killer?

Exceeelllleeennnttttt. Puts Stephen Conroy’s NBN fibre network to shame, doesn’t it? Nokia Siemens Networks achieves world record copper DSL speeds Paris, France – 25 October 2010 […]
November 2, 2010

Makeshift Anonymous (aka always encrypted) Browsing

In light of all the “omg, people can hack into my Facebook/Twitter account now” rubbish that’s been headlining around the world in the last week, I […]
November 24, 2010

Getting your foot into the IT industry & my history

I get asked a fair bit, do I know of any jobs going in the IT industry, by mates looking to get into IT. I occasionally get asked, […]
November 24, 2010

My iptables “base” ruleset

I’m not 100% sure if this is correct in a security sense, but thought I’d post this. For my web/database servers, it’s a pretty basic setup […]
November 25, 2010

WSUS, TMG & WPAD – Making the Proxy Bypass List Work!

I got tasked with a problem today which was plain weird… New servers being deployed, are unable to contact the WSUS distribution point to check for […]
December 2, 2010

WPAD & Proxy Timeout Issue

If you’ve been following, I’ve recently been playing with Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, the “new” ISA Server. Now, for all intensive purposes, everything is configured […]
December 30, 2010

Getting More out of Google AdSense (And a bit of SEO 101)

There’s lots of gimmicky “make a quick buck” packages, scams, or whatever you want to call them, floating around on the internet. It sums up the […]
January 5, 2011

Shoppers vs Shops – Online Buying Debate

As a small business owner, I’ve witnessed first hand the effects of overseas online retailers. I have lost numerous sales because an overseas dealer can offer […]
January 5, 2011

Sphinx Search for Invision Power Board

I’ve toyed with Sphinx before. It blew my socks off… Until it broke. Sphinx is an Open Source indexing engine, which is supported out of the […]
January 6, 2011

iDefrag for OS X

Just a quick post showing an iDefrag before and after (iDefrag is an OS X defrag app, basically Disk Keeper Pro for Mac, minus some of […]
January 6, 2011

Logitech G27 on Special @ LogitechShop.com.au

HERE: http://www.logitechshop.com.au/logitech-g27-racing-wheel-pc-ps3.html Don’t ever say I don’t help out my fellow nerds! 😛 Their normal price is $489 but in the description it has: The Logitech […]
January 19, 2011

Some American Conspiracy – Interesting Video

Thanks to Ray for this interesting interview. William Pawelec, who gave the interview in 2001, stipulated that the video not be released until he had passed […]
January 21, 2011

Does Resume Presentation Matter?

Last two positions I have applied for/gotten, I was scooped up with enthusiasm. I’ve seen my fair share of IT resumes (not so much as a […]
January 25, 2011

LogitechShop.com.au Feedback

After getting my Logitech G27 through these guys, for what I thought was a massively discounted price (see my previous post on this), I waited, and […]
February 16, 2011

TMG 2010 – Export Some, Not All

Quick heads up. In TMG 2010, in the Toolbox sidebar, if you run “Export All” on a Network Object (e.g. Domain Name Sets or URL Sets), […]