Category: Geek

Cloud Storage

I’ve got a few different cloud storage accounts, between Dropbox, Mega, Megacloud, Skydrive, Google Drive, TresorIt, Cubby, SurDoc, and Box I have over 250GB of online storage. So far, in my experience, Dropbox is...

Chrome

It’s taken a long time, but I’ve finally made the move, swapping Firefox and the mountain of extensions I used, for Chrome and a small handful of extensions. As a fan of Android, and...

Xbox one – My Opinions

It requires installation of games I have a PC for that. Consoles are supposed to load the game quickly. Crap. It requires pre-owned games to be be re-licensed at a fee So first I...

Internode

We’ve recently bought a new house. Brand new. No previous owners. No phone lines connected, nothing. The house is in a Telstra Velocity estate, serviced by Telstra or Internode. Being a geek, and knowing...

‘Mark as Scam’ for Gmail

As a result of some emails my wife and I have received trying to run a scam against us while we try to sell Sammy’s car, I started thinking how someone less tech-savvy may fall for the scam, and came up with an idea that might help reduce the likelihood of the scam succeeding – we’ve all heard if SPAM filters, how ’bout adding a SCAM filter to our email?

Default sucks

As a geek, I very rarely leave things the way they come … my Windows Mobile phone was heavily modified, I’ve altered just about every plugin for this wordpress journal, my old xbox runs XBMC, and all of my computers run customised software. I’m a geek. I don’t settle for things as they are out-of-the-box. Out-of-the-box is configured for the masses. I try to set myself apart from the masses. So I tweak, customise, hack, and modify until I am left with something unique. Or, in the case of my windows mobile phone, a paper weight.