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Warning: Non-Approved USB Chargers Could Kill

I am quite sure that we have more or less come across various cases of people being injured and even allegedly electrocuted to death while talking on their charging handsets, either due to a faulty battery that exploded, or the charger used is not an officially recognized accessory. Having said that, one of Australia’s leading…Read More…

  • By Edwin Kee
  • Posted in Gadgets
  • Also tagged Charger, USB

Where Should I Travel Next? [Interactive Quiz]

The post Where Should I Travel Next? [Interactive Quiz] appeared first on When On Earth – Places to See, Things to Do, Gear to Get.Read More…

SMPlayer For Windows – What You Should Know?

Multiple speed playbacks for example 2 X, fourX, or even slow motion. Compatibility with windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/ Windows 7 and 8. [...]Related Posts:Windows Users Are Now Safe With The Windows Security…Updates For Microsoft W…Read More…

  • By faisal
  • Posted in Software
  • Also tagged sm player, smplayer, smplayer windows

Select Smartphones With Mediatek Chipsets Could Be Compromised

According to French blogger Korben, he has managed to come across a potential security exploit that will affect selected smartphones that have Mediatek chipsets inside. Apparently, these affected smartphones do seem to shut down and reset themselves after being on the receiving end of an equals symbol “=” (sans the quotation marks, of course) through…Read More…

Blogging from BBEdit, redux

I’ve been having blog problems the past couple of weeks. My script for publishing from BBEdit has been working fine when publishing new posts, but it’s been throwing errors when updating posts after editing. I’m not sure what has changed. I did update my WordPress installation recently, but I’m also suspicious of new configurations my…Read More…

Cleaning up my Markdown table cleanup script

Way back in 2008, I wrote a script that made it easier to have nicely formatted tables in a Markdown1 document. The idea was to take a hastily written table like this, | Column 1 | Column 2 | Column 3 | |–|:–:|–:| | first | second | third | | column | column |…Read More…

How Powerful is Your Passport? [Infographic]

Even in our digital world, a 3X5 inch paper booklet we call the passport dominates our ability to travel between countries. But no two… The post How Powerful is Your Passport? [Infographic] appeared first on When On Earth – Places to See, Things to Do, Gear to Get.Read More…

  • By Nikita Goldovsky
  • Posted in science
  • Also tagged infographic, passports

Quick invoicing emails with MailMate

I’m not ready to write a post on the positives and negatives (mostly positives) of MailMate, but I am ready to share a script that automates one of my common emailing tasks. The invoices I send to clients are PDFs that I attach to a short email. The body of the email is boilerplate: here’s…Read More…

Battery post

Of the 2,000-plus posts I’ve written here, one stands out. Not because it’s particularly well written, and not because it covers a favorite topic of mine, but because it’s the one post where I somehow managed to hit the SEO jackpot. It’s a small jackpot, to be sure, but it’s mine. The post is “Camry…Read More…

[writing] Literary rights

Jay left his literary rights to the Lake Family Trust for the benefit of his wife and daughter. His sister Mary Elizabeth Lake is trustee. Please contact her at [email protected], if you have any questions concerning any of his literary wor…Read More…

  • By Lisa Costello
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