The other week I was looking at how Windows generates the old 8.3 style names from a long name. I came across this article on the Microsoft site, and noted the banner at the top:
We live in an age where computers are all around us. While they may not yet be embedded into every object we come in contact with, they are on our desks at home or in the office, and in our Continue reading
Back in November a mobile version of VLC was released for the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Many people cheered as the open source media player graced their iOS device. Though some people didn’t…
VLC, the popular open source media plater, has been ported to the iPhone by Applidium. The media player is available via the App Store for free. VLC is licensed under the open source license called the GNU General Public License, this license Continue reading
OK, so back in July I posted my praises of Google Reader and RSS technology. Today however, I’m not so sure. I’ve been without Internet for a couple of weeks, and look at my Google Reader:
Faye has got a new phone, some up-to-date Nokia to replace her old 6200. Her 6230 still works apart, just the battery doesn’t hold a charge very well.
At work I’ve got a situation where I want to store a load of files in a central location, and then scatter links accross the rest of the file system (for reasons best not explained here). The file system will Continue reading