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Seminar – 2011: The Extra Mile

Seminar – 2011: The Extra Mile
Last week, in conjunction with Launchpad, an agency that provides marketing and branding services, consultancy and project management, I had the pleasure of addressing a group of professionals to talk about how they are marketing their products and services. I was given a 2-hour session, and I hope my illustrations were clear enough to explain the role of digital marketing.…

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iPhone New Year 2011 alarm glitch

iPhone New Year 2011 alarm glitch
Happy New Year and may 2011 be a great year for us all. However, as we place more and more reliance on digital gadgets, there can be bugs that arise and may cause us grief. This morning on the 1st of January 2011, my iPhone 3Gs (iOS4.x) alarm didn't go off as scheduled and I thought it strange. My wife's…

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Working at Facebook: A day with their team

Chanced upon this video illustrating how the Facebook Profile Team works and it's interesting to have an insight into how their office is laid out, how meetings are conducted and who some of their engineers are. After all, they are the team supporting the "third largest country in the world", with 600 million users! * Video from time.com

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Technology ruins romance

Technology ruins romance
While randomly surfing YouTube today, I chanced upon a gem of a short video that speaks to most of us techies. Sad, yet hilarious at the same time. Want romance in this day and age? You've gotta move with the times! [hdvid-600]wGr1lQAREB0[/hdvid-600] Love the cinematography!

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Avoid email spam from websites

Avoid email spam from websites
Spammers oftentimes have harvesting systems to run through thousands of websites, digging up anything that looks like an email address and adding it to their database of "To Spam" or "To Sell". It annoys the life out of me and the other billions of people on the Internet, I'm sure. How I wish I could add spammers to spam lists…

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Viber app bug solution: contacts not updating

Many people are hopping onto the Viber bandwagon (read my Viber review) but are rather disappointed by a major bug where the contact list doesn't get updated in real-time, much like what we expect of WhatsApp. Undoubtedly, they've just launched and will definitely fix the bug soon, but till then, here's some help fo you... The fix for this problem…

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Final thoughts about the HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7

Final thoughts about the HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7
Some have asked me what I like about the HTC HD7 phone - having used it for 2 weeks, the phone's biggest attraction for me is the uber-awesome-fun-fantastic-jolly-amazing SCREEN! Its size, coupled with the clarity delivers a great experience for me. I've watched YouTube videos (you need to download the FREE YouTube app from the Marketplace), shown off videos I've…

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Using the Windows Phone 7 on a Mac

Using the Windows Phone 7 on a Mac
Adultery! Windows Phone+Mac=SIN ;) Seems like it anyway, but I'm now a Mac convert and have no Windows PCs in my household anymore. As such, I ventured to explore how well the HTC HD7 would perform on a Mac. I was initially wondering how it would sync, considering it typically syncs with Zune software on a PC. The Microsoft website had…

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