Posts Tagged "howto"

Prevent legit email from ending up in Spam on Gmail

Prevent legit email from ending up in Spam on Gmail
Just 2 days ago, a colleague of mine casually mentioned that emails from a particular client ALWAYS end up in spam, causing havoc. This can have HUGE repercussions on us, as my company,¬†Integricity, an Interactive agency, always prides ourself to be fanatically responsive. Unwanted scenario - on a Friday evening at 5pm, just before going partying: "Hello vendor, have you…

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Travel packing list

Travel packing list
I travel a fair bit and over time, I've learnt to refine the art of packing. First of all, I don't start packing 2 hours before my plane leaves, nor do I throw a random bunch of clothes into a bag and hope I'll be okay. I've formed a fairly comprehensive list of items to pack, and hope it will…

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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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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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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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Enabling WhatsApp for countries that are not supported

Enabling WhatsApp for countries that are not supported
WhatsApp is a great application that is useful for instant messaging from iPhone-to-iPhone for FREE. It is akin to the Blackberry Messenger, and is a rival application to the much famed Ping, which picked up a huge following due to the $0 price tag when it first launched. (They have since launched Ping Lite which is still free). However, WhatsApp…

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