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no freakin ways – it still work...

Many moons ago I tried to build a company called ITPiMP. Even built a “corporate” website. I was quite proud of the website as it had nice features in without using flash. And it was even SEO friendly! Check it out: http://web.archive.org/web/20070315015015/http://www.itpimp.co.za/new/. I think I still coded it using the a cacophony of different JS scripts […]

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Now for something completely differen...

Pardon the strange title, but I’ve completely become fedup with vets and fleas. Yes, they’re curable (and so are fleas… 😀 ), but geez, my poor pets are suffering just as badly from some of the cures than some of the ailments.

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My little secret weapon Spybot Search...

People always phone me and ask my help like this “Hallo Maata, I need help. My computer’s slow and I keep getting popups when I browse the web”. My standard replay these days is “Stop downloading junk and surfing porn.” Some people take the humour, other’s … uh, my friend circle just doesn’t seem to […]

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Windows 8 – what was I afraid o...

So Monday afternoon I finally gave up on the Samsung.  Nothing I did could keep it alive. It kept on shutting down by itself. Took it in and they pronounced it DOA. Which is tragic for me, cause it was an i5. And my budget didn’t allow for great expenditure. So I went for an […]

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phpLinkDirectory – “Soos ...

So I’ve had this thing for a while and had used it previously. But, geez, couldn’t it be made simpler?

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Past, present and future – tens...

So I was fiddling on LinkedIn and saw what endorsements I’ve received from peers, clients and friends. And that set me reminiscing the past (which currently dates back 18 years in IT or related fields).

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Webmasters, put dates on your posts, ...

This is probably one of my biggest pet peeves in the world. Experienced webmasters not putting dates on their posts. Why, do you ask? Well, let me put it into perspective.

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Hilarious!! LG 84″ UltraHD TV P...

So I came across this site liveleak.com. Seriously funny stuff.

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xCloner – WoW

So I’m searching around to find a decent backup script (to lazy to write it myself, of course) and I stumble upon xCloner. Now I’m not someone who’s easily satisfied with software from the get-go. But I have to tell you, WYSIWYG with xCloner! In just a few minutes, by following their 4 lines of […]

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Goodbye Firefox, Hallo Chrome…

My friends always ask me why I still use Firefox. My standard answer is usually: Cause I like it. Well, to be honest, I still do… But what I don’t like is this: it hangs. It’s slow. It doesn’t clean its memory (YES, I know I can fix it but it’s supposed to be fixed […]

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