Microsoft Office on the go

Microsoft Office on the go
These days, we are increasingly mobile and yet have the need to be connected with the office. Gone are the days of, "I don't want a data plan, my boss will expect me to reply emails all the time". We now openly embrace the connectivity. Many times, I review documents while waiting for meetings and need to make changes to…

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Cloud storage rocks!

Cloud storage rocks!
Many people have heard the terms, "Cloud Computing", "Cloud Storage", "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" :) but what really is this cloud? More importantly, how can this benefit you? You may be surprised, but you're probably using some form of cloud computing and storage already! Do you have a Yahoo! or Gmail account? Surely you use Facebook? Dropbox? Google…

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Interactive Tools & Toys to Engage Your Audience

Interactive Tools & Toys to Engage Your Audience
In September, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation to various SMEs in Malaysia as part of an initiative by DiGi to help promote social media and online marketing to assist businesses improve themselves. After the pleasantries, Fan Chen Yip, Group Account Director for Carat Malaysia spoke, providing lots of statistics proving how there will be a huge increase…

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iPhone sync error: 13019

iPhone sync error: 13019
I woke up bright and early on this glorious Saturday morning to birds chirping outside my window. Totally glorious... until I plugged in my iPhone for syncing and was thrown a cryptic message by iTunes: The iPhone "TheBackpackr's iPhone" cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (13019). WHAT ON EARTH IS THAT, STEVE? Anyhow, after searching for awhile, it was…

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Video promos for Christmas: MadWorld

Video promos for Christmas: MadWorld
Rather timidly, I whispered to Grace (my wife) one day, "I'd like to learn videography - can you teach me?". She's been in the film and television scene for years, has edited full-length movies and countless TV series episodes. Me? I have been heading a group of companies dealing with servers and web campaigns. Nothing in common with video, whatsoever.…

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Regular SIM card to Micro SIM conversion

Regular SIM card to Micro SIM conversion
Buying an iPhone4, or an iPad? Your existing SIM cards will not fit into these devices. Yes, Steve Jobs is changing the rules. For the uninitiated, here's some news for you - your existing SIM cards CAN be converted to Micro SIMs easily and without having to pay extra dollars to your local telco. Of course, there are Micro SIM…

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