Category Archives: Entertainment

RIP Richard Hatch

After a battle with pancreatic cancer, Richard Hatch has died, aged 71 I was fortunate enough to have met and had a long conversation with Richard during one of the SupaNova events in Perth.  It was quiet, not a lot … Continue reading

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Finally! Only took two tries.

I finally got a straight answer from MicroSoft in regards to getting my poor Vaio back to abby-normal Windows 8.1 after the disaster that was Win10 update.  All I needed was a new Windows 8 license key, because the Windows … Continue reading

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As much as I like DIVX player

I had been having problems with VLC, it would ‘forget’ what audio device for sound and when I reselected which one, restarted it would start with the volume locked in 150%.  So, I uninstalled it and installed DIVX. DIVX player … Continue reading

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Finally got to see GHOSTBUSTERS 2016

And for the life of me, I can’t figure out why there was so much antipathy in regards to it. The script was a bit weak, but the acting was excellent. The FX didn’t dominate the movie. Was it great? … Continue reading

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That annoying lump on back of my hand showed up again

Some time ago, I banged the back of my left hand on a door frame (I think it was when maneuvering a laundry basket. Shortly after that, I had a lump on the back of my hand. It went away. … Continue reading

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Olympus OMD EM1 Firmware 4.0 Focus Bracketing

As I typed yesterday, the focus bracketing update works exceedingly well when photographing a subject that is on a low horizontal angle, but doesn’t do too well when your subject is vertical to the camera/lens. Gear used: Olympus OMD EM1, … Continue reading

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Even when you explain something clearly

It’s as if the support just can’t deviate from their script. Acer TouchPortal  – from day one, I couldn’t get it to connect to Facebook or Flickr. I even did a factory reset to make sure it wasn’t something I … Continue reading

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