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Here comes… OSX Mavericks!

Here comes… OSX Mavericks!

23 Oct, '132 Comments

Download complete (took about 4 hours on a Batelco 8MB line) Can’t wait to experience the new new thing!

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My favourite apps

My favourite apps

9 Oct, '132 Comments

I can’t live without my iPhone. It has become an invaluable business and personal communication tool. Like most, I use the computing functionality of the device much more than the telephone. I suspect that I do most of my internet usage through it, rather than my laptop or iPad. Like most, I suspect, I must […]

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Bye VIVA, it’s not been fun

Bye VIVA, it’s not been fun

30 Jul, '127 Comments

After a year of painfully using Viva’s mediocre but much over-hyped internet offering in Bahrain, I’ve terminated both contracts for my home and office. The best speed I could get out of Viva was something like 4mbps and that was flaky. As far as the uploads are concerned, I don’t think I got much more […]

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OSX Mountain Lion on Chicken

OSX Mountain Lion on Chicken

26 Jul, '125 Comments

Installation in progress… Sweet!

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Out with the old…

Out with the old…

3 Jan, '127 Comments

No no, this is not a political post. I’m (almost) fed up of that crap. Instead, this is just to share with you what I’ve done to my office today in celebration of a new year and a determination to grab this year and bend it to my will I frankly got fed up of […]

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On iOS5

On iOS5

12 Oct, '116 Comments

And it’s exciting! I know I know but if I do get another child I’ll call him Steve. So sue me!!

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M.Report: endgadget NY meetup vlog

M.Report: endgadget NY meetup vlog

28 Aug, '111 Comment

Tech blog endgadget.com held their readers meetup in New York on Aug 25th, 2011 and we were fortunate enough to be holidaying there at the time. Arif and I went to geek out with fellow tech-heads. It was a good opportunity and we both were impressed with various products on show. Here’s the vlog I […]

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Shanghai and Small Mercies

Shanghai and Small Mercies

17 May, '1121 Comments

Just arrived in Shanghai this afternoon and checked in to a lovely hotel on the The Bund and overlooking the Huangpu river. You see the view from my room above. Quite nice. First impressions of Shanghai is nothing short of “wow” mixed in with “oh shit!” and an occasional “daaaaamn!”. Let me explain: From the […]

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Paranoia and Mobile Phones

Paranoia and Mobile Phones

21 Apr, '1124 Comments

Some friends have started to demand that before any conversation takes place, even when the chat is really about nothing but mundane and insignificant things, that all our mobile phones are not only switched off, but have their batteries removed too. Some go further by demanding that the offending instruments be placed outside of the […]

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The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

6 Apr, '1116 Comments

Thanks Robert!

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