On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]
WD’s guts, originally uploaded by malyousif. So far a recovery program is reporting every single sector it comes across as bad. I didn’t believe that a little drop would affect a supposed “portable” drive that much… I have revised my estimation of this thing, it is a piece of crap.
Man I am pissed. I dropped my new WD Passport 160GB drive while I was getting out of the car this morning and now the bugger is buggered. I’ve got 120GB of data on it, mostly my original photographs going back years! It contains my whole library which I have deleted from my disks because […]
[POLL=7] Quick admin stuff: I’ve installed a new Ajax-Comments plugin, that means that the comment is posted when you click submit without it having to reload the whole page to show it. Did you not notice that sexy drawer effect when you hit submit? That lessens the load on the server a lot (I hope). […]
My brother Hani called this afternoon and before his customary “Hi” he posed the rather confusing question: “Did you see it?” I thought he finally flipped and the British weather has addled his brains… “See WHAT?” I replied, “the iPhone!” he said, exasperated. “The iWhat? No way, they didn’t did they?” “Oh yes they did.. […]
Actually there are several idioms colloquially that also describes the following situation: Iran offers nuclear technology to Gulf nations-TV TEHRAN, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a Kuwaiti envoy that Iran was ready to share its nuclear know-how with other countries in the region, state television reported on Saturday. Alarmed by Iran’s […]