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Out with the old…

Out with the old…

11 May, '0823 Comments

Out with the old…, originally uploaded by malyousif. After maybe a couple of years with the MacMini, I thought it was about time to retire the old thing and replace it with a fresh 2.66 iMac 20″. The experience so far is standard (boring?) painless Mac. I plugged the Firewire cable into the old MiniMac, […]

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Zain@Home connected

Zain@Home connected

20 Apr, '0875 Comments

This post will be a running record of my experience with Zain@Home and compare that with Batelco’s offering as I experience it on a daily basis. They have just connected the equipment at home and it’s working. I didn’t do any tweaks or fine-tuning (if there are any, let me know please) so it’s a […]

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Social Networks: Getting on Facebook, finally.

Social Networks: Getting on Facebook, finally.

15 Apr, '0817 Comments

What got me to investigate Facebook again, this time seriously, is the recent Aspen conference in which several panellists emphasised the use of social networks in various “serious” fields including business, commerce and finance as well as other fields. This of course put paid to my prejudices against that site and I decided that the […]

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Zain@Home.. here I come

Zain@Home.. here I come

1 Apr, '0819 Comments

I’ve just applied for the Zain@Home broadband WiMax technology and am documenting my experience with not only the technology, but the service I expect from Zain.

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Crying babies are no longer the only thing to screw your flight

Crying babies are no longer the only thing to screw your flight

31 Mar, '0816 Comments

Mobile phones will too. I travel quite regularly and can tell you that no matter how short the flight is, a screaming baby must be the thing that judges should excuse people for going on an air born killing spree. Now travellers will not just have to contend with that, with mobile phone calls gradually […]

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