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The Casio Z750, a temperamental but enduring foot soldier


My Casio Z750 died, but again I managed to bring it back from the brink of oblivion with a bit of open heart surgery. The saga continues...

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 by by David at 09 Sep 2007 22:46:38
Find your way around with a Nokia Internet tablet 770


I recently purchased the Navicore Navigation Kit for my Nokia 770. Is it any better than Tom Tom or Navman ?

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 by by David at 05 Dec 2006 23:48:03
Do it yourself repair for broken LCD on Casio Z750


My continuing quest to bring my Casio camera back from the brink of oblivion

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 by by David at 17 Mar 2006 22:59:41
The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet


I am rather amused with all the hypes and buzz on the internet in the last few days with the news that Microsoft has created some kind of portable gadget that allows people to access the internet, listen to MP3, watch movies etc. on the move. Unlike any other products coming out of their camp before, where you get to hear about every features and how they will be so good, this time round, the product has a name but absolutely no specifications whatsoever. I am of course talking about Origami

This new marketing style seems to take a page straight out of Apple's manual, and the product seems to be pitched directly ...more

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 by by David at 04 Mar 2006 23:50:39
Casio Exilim Z750 'Lens error' !


If you thought of buying one of those Casio Exilim camera range, specially the Z series and its successors, you might want to know that one thing is left out of the glossy brochure. The lens machanism tends to get stuck. This happened to me after just eight months. I discovered that it seems the problem is linked to the badly designed power button, which can be accidentally activated if placed in a case (which you tend to do with a digital camera to protect the sensitive electronics, right ?). Anyway, the first thing the camera does when it is switched on is to push out the lens, and because it is still in the case, it fails to do this. I should have seen this coming as I thought the battery drained a bit too quickly a few times, even tho ...more

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 by by David at 05 Feb 2006 00:35:25
Intel based Apple Mac


There is a lot of excitement about the new range of Apple computers powered by Intel processors instead of IBM's PowerPC. There are indications that the first wave of Intel based Apple Macs will not have all the popular software titles ported to this architecture. It might be a good idea to wait for the whole line to stabilise a bit before taking the plunge. Like everyone else, I am waiting for that sub 2Kg notebook which is half the thickness of Windows laptops and twice as fast.

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 by by David at 02 Feb 2006 23:10:23
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