2012 : A ticket of The Ark In Tibet, China

2012 : A ticket of The Ark In Tibet, China
Found the coolest auction on BidOrBuy today, a ticket to the Ark in Tibet, for when the world comes to an end in 2012. The price is a bit steep though, but with bidding starting at R19.95 how can you not try to bid on this item for the fun of it.

No hassle Broken Link Checking

No hassle Broken Link Checking
At work I’ve been taking over a very content intensive website the last few months. Today we found some links that were invalid whereby the destination URL was non-existent and we had to correct the links. For this I found LinkChecker, and open source utility for checking broken links in websites. Some of the main ...

Canon SLR camera at a Giveaway

Canon SLR camera at a Giveaway
As social buying is getting big these days, it is hard to keep track of all the excellent offers and deals that are available online.  BidOrBuy has also been having a section on their website called “Deal of the Week” which sometimes have some excellent deals at very good prices. Just one such an example ...

A Super hero wedding

A Super hero wedding
Have a look at the GeekDad blog entry, excellent pic by Hoffer Photography . How awesome!

Using Evernote as a Todo super application 1

Using Evernote as a Todo super application
Something I’ve learned this week, is how to utilise Evernote (what is Evernote ?)as a ToDo list management tool. It’s quite simple …  In you note, just hit Ctrl+Shift+C, and voila, a checkbox appears…. which is clickable to change the state of the checkbox. Where it gets exciting is where you call up all the ...

Google Latitude and Maps Revisited 4

Google Latitude and Maps Revisited
I’ve only really been using Google Maps for the last 2 month, although I’ve blogged about Latitude about 2 years ago. Since 2009 the Google Maps application for windows mobile has improved immensely, especially the layers of build on top of it. Some layers that are available : Buzz Buzz from your current location, and ...

Discovering audio books

Discovering audio books
Each day I spent around 1-2 hours on the road, a royal waste of time. Usually I would use this time to catch up on some people I have to phone or things that I needed to sort out during the day, quickly phoning the relevant people. About 5 weeks ago, I discovered the magic ...

Umbono – share your ideas

Umbono - share your ideas
Umbono is the isiZulu word for “vision” or “idea.” Umbono is an innovation hub to help South African teams with brilliant ideas get the ideas to prototype level, and in the process provide the resources that is needed to achieve this. Resources available to you and your team provided by Google and the “Angel” investors ...

HD PVR getting cheaper in SA

HD PVR getting cheaper in SA
Was quite amazed this morning when opening up Kalahari.net, that the HD PVRs are getting cheaper, and obviously more accessible for the normal man on the street. At this point in time you can now buy a DSTV HD PVR for R1400.

Learn South Africa sign language

Learn South Africa sign language
So, you live your life everyday, talking to various people, interacting and exchanging ideas, opinions or just generally just “communicating“. Have you ever thought how to communicate with deaf people.  Usually the standard behaviour is to walk away before they come your way, or that is my reaction, as one never know how to react ...