Spanning Sync sneaks in “free trial”

Spanning Sync, the cool utility that allows Mac users to synchronise Google Calendar and iCal (both ways) has emerged from beta testing as version 1.0.  This is great news and as soon as I found out, I downloaded the latest update and installed it.  I should have been a little more cautious though, when I…

The controversial 2007 SA Blog Awards … revisited

The debate over the 2007 SA Blog Awards has been pretty intense.  I had an opportunity to chat to Jonathan Cherry, the co-ordinator/facilitator of the SA Blog Awards for the last three years running about much of the criticism that has been levied against the voting process, the judges and the alignment of the stars…

You really can’t drive them into the ocean …

What a moron: Man drives Cherokee into the sea.I reckon he made up the story about the fight and wanted to see if there was any truth to those ads depicting 4X4s driving in the ocean.  If he didn't make it up then he is a complete moron for risking his wife's and his children's…

We don’t have children anymore, we are raising sociopaths

There are two stories in the last week which bring home the cold, hard fact that many of the so called children going through schools today are not children, rather they are sociopaths.  A sociopath is defined as "a person with a personality disorder manifesting itself in extreme antisocial attitudes and behavior and a lack…

You know when the government says they can’t do it … ?

I was flipping through some videos from Boston Legal on YouTube and came across this gem.  I haven't seen this episode yet but I gather the basic issue is that the US Department of Homeland Security maintains a list of people who are not permitted to fly across the USA, presumably because Homeland Security deems…

iPod users in South Africa are criminals: an appeal to the local music industry

Virtually everywhere you go you see the characteristic white earbuds that are attached to an iPod of some description. iPods fly off the shelves and have become synonymous with portable audio players both here in South Africa and elsewhere and yet most people who use iPods here in South Africa are criminals! This may seem…
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