Faith Restored in Dialog

Nov. 30, 2007, 10:31 a.m. broadband , quadruple play

Finally I have got my Dialog Telekom WiMax connection and I am very happy dialog customer once again. As I understand it this is the first connection given out from the Battaramulla base station. There were several issues in setting up the connection and the installation crew had to labour for two d ...

Toshiba A100 - 786

Nov. 27, 2007, 3:09 a.m. Macbook

My mother's birthday present on her sixtieth birthday last week was a Toshiba A100 786. It happens to be her first computer. I wanted to get her a Macbook but because of the trouble my father recently had with his Macbook he wasn't too keen on it.There are lots of cheaper notebooks available in the ...

First reboot.

Nov. 19, 2007, 9:56 a.m. bootstrap

Yesterday for the first time in a very long long time, I have had to restart my desktop because of a software failure.This machine does get rebooted once in a while. Most often it's because of a power cut. Sometimes I even switch it off alltogether but that doesn't happen too often. I have had many ...

Faith (Partially) Restored in Dialog.

Nov. 15, 2007, 2:42 a.m. broadband

After my initial disappointment with dialog, things took a dramatic turn for the better. The email I sent to Dr Hans had been acted up. My faith in Dr Hans Wijayasuriya has been restored and I would once again assert that he is indeed the best CEO in the country.Dr Hans had forwarded my mail to Kav ...

Here Lies a Dead Macbook.

Nov. 14, 2007, 6:02 a.m. Macbook , toast

My father's macbook which is just three months old is a goner. It refused to boot Tuesday last week. You get nothing but a black screen when you press the power button (even though the power LED is lit). Apparently this is a known issue. There are some variations of it as well. Some users have repor ...

WiMax and the decline of Dialog

Nov. 12, 2007, 10:03 a.m. broadband

Update 15-11-2007: please see Faith (Partialy) Restored in Dialog and Faith Restored in DialogDialog Telekom once Sri Lanka's primier Telco is now in slow and stead decline. I have commented about this before but even I didn't realise how bad things have become until I had opportunity to use their W ...