Oracle, Are You Really Hurting for Cash This Badly?

Saw this just now via MacRumors – a wonderful note that our friends at Oracle have decided to bundle the Ask.com toolbar (an invaluable tool if there ever was one) with the Mac version of Java (as they’ve done with the Windows version for some time)… For years, Oracle has…

Why Do Printers Still Suck?

The Installer failed and looped endlessly. You should be ashamed. Recently I bought an HP Photoshare 7510, a pretty nice printer/scanner that brings me up to the wireless age.  I’ve had a few problems setting up the software though. My Mac had a few hiccups with the scanning from the…

Seamless Mode in VirtualBox Plays Nice

Last I checked, Seamless Mode in VirtualBox was buggy, and really annoying to use. I’ve recently switched to my Macbook full-time (My big Windows Machine stays plugged into the LAN and is able to be remotely turned on via LogMeIn in case I need it), which means that I’m good…

Backup & Restore Android Apps Using ADB

Android is an interesting platform for a number of reasons, one of which is it’s openness to developer and debugging tools, and the fact that it runs a modified form of Linux as an operating system. If you’re like me and quite fond of jumping around from ROM to ROM…

Fennec Pre-Alpha Released

http://blog.mozilla.com/blassey/200…windows-mobile/ “This release is pre-alpha, and intended to get the product into the hands of early adopters in order to get feed back and bug reports. In order to focus our efforts on getting this release out, we have targeted only one device, the HTC Touch Pro. This has a…

Why So Much Difficulty Outlook?

OK, so today I’m taking a break from the world of Linux to focus on the world of Windows. Windows 7 to be exact, which now lives on my Toshiba L305 alongside Ubuntu (dual-boot). I’m putting 7 through the paces which for me means installing Office 2007 and setting up…