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Month: December 2006

Convergent devices and iPod killers, eat yer heart out.

Convergent devices and iPod killers, eat yer heart out.

For my SGD$360 second hand Dell X51v PDA has arrived from the USA! Unlike typical models out now in the market (even the latest Acer n311 PDA), it has a 624MHz XScale chip, 2700G graphics accelerator, and two I/O slots (CompactFlash and SecureDigital) instead of only one! Not to mention, it also has built-in 802.11b and Bluetooth! It’s amazing what 4 years of technological advancement for the PDAs has done (The X51v was first released in 2005). This is a…

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Stories from the frontlines of tech support

Stories from the frontlines of tech support

I was assigned to a primary school in the east during the sec 1 posting time, and here are some interesting stories 1. A boy almost got enrolled in an all-girls’ school because his mum mistook the school for a mixed or boys’ school. Thank goodness the system refused the data entry until the error was corrected. I can barely imagine the horror pre-computerized sec 1 postings were. 2. I saw a parent who was quite pissed off with another…

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Cannot comply – Renovation in progress.

Cannot comply – Renovation in progress.

Finally, after carpentry work of 3 days and waiting for the lazy slacker electrician for T+4 days to come to my home to do up the power outlets, my computer/study/slacking area is now renovated, as well as my dad’s study. Pics will be up soon, once I figure out how to “migrate from Fotopic over to my webspace.