Someone should investigate the Blogshares BSEC

Dec. 28, 2007, 10 a.m.

For while now many disgruntled former Blogshares addicts have claimed that all is not well at Blogshares. Those hooked on the game have always dismissed those allegations as sour grapes. I am also a disgruntled player, so I will not be surprised if my allegations suffer the same fate.there are two k ...

Huawei ETS 1001

Dec. 15, 2007, 8:40 a.m.

Trying to see if the Huawei ETS 1001 phone which came with my Dialog CDMA connection is any good. Well even without opening the box I can tell you that it's no good, it's a Huawei, but none of the CDMA services providers here in Sri Lanka seem to offer anything else. ETS 1001 is the best out of a ba ...

IP Telephony at home.

Dec. 13, 2007, 7:28 a.m. quadruple play

My home network is supposed to carry all kinds of stuff including data, video and voice. The voice bit is causing trouble. There aren't any licensed VOIP providers in Sri Lanka (yes , our politicians are dragging us into the dark ages). So if you buy a phone it's a POTS terminal or a mobile. And the ...

Inverters for solar power (part 1)

Dec. 11, 2007, 11:32 a.m. green

Been looking for a good inverter for more than an year now. My search began well before I even the blueprints for my house was drawn up, yet after tracking many difficult routes I am back to square one.Initially I was looking at Grid Tie Xantrex or Sunny Boy inverters. Unfortunately neither company ...

Two steps closer Quadruple Play

Dec. 8, 2007, 7:28 p.m. quadruple play

My quadruple play at home scenario was seriously stuck in a rut until a couple of weeks ago but finally things have started to move forward.One of the biggest stumbling blocks of course was the broadband connection but fortunately Dialog Broadband stepped up and connected me up with a 2Mbps WiMax co ...

A Corrupt Compact Flash card

Dec. 5, 2007, 7:41 p.m. photography

After returning from an overnight stay at the Club Palm Bay in Marawila I was extremely disappointed to find that the Compact Flash Card (Transcend 1GB) on my Nikon D70S was corrupt. I have lost about 25-30 photos because of this.I had a sniff of trouble while taking some night photos close to the p ...

Kicked Out of Blogshares.

Dec. 3, 2007, 3:11 a.m.

Well folks, I have been kicked out of blogshares. Supposedly for exploiting a bug or loophole. At the moment the ban is temporary. I hope they make it permanent. I have wasted too many hours of my life at that site. ...