Alternatives to using the Google Market to purchase Android Applications

If you’re looking at alternative sites to purchase or download Android Applications either because you’re on a network that blocks access to the Android Market or want to look at alternative options the following are some sites that have a decent range. SlideME

Google Apps for my domain (GAFYD), Android Market, Google Checkout and the Google Account

If you have a Google Apps for my domain (GAFYD) and a google account that you created which uses the same email address as that account you will run into the problems on any Android platform of being unable to purchase apps, link your Picasa account to your Android and so forth The right belize […]

Track, Lock, Backup and Wipe your Android with WaveSecure

Wavesecure is a service that allows you to backup your data, track your phone, track who’s using the phone, lock the phone and wipe all the data remotely. And to top it off the service works well and is currently free for a lifetime membership for Android users who sign up before March 31. WaveSecure […]

Adding MultiTouch to the Google Nexus One includes 3G radio enhancements

Google has announced a Nexus One Software Update to be rolled out to all handsets over the next week, if you can’t wait follow the instructions below. New Software Update for Nexus One phones Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to receive an over-the-air software update on their phones. This update provides some great […]

Osram Decostar 51 Energy Saver Halogen Dichroic Reflector Lamps GU5,3

The Osram IRC range of lamps were released a few years ago but have been both hard to get in Australia and expensive. I’ve been paying around AUD$13 for each lamp and having to buy online as other than the electrical wholesalers they’re not stocked by retailers who instead tend to stock the no name […]

Setting up Data and MMS on your Android using Crazy Johns Vodafone network

To avoid the problems with Optus and Virgin mobile deliberately blocking access to Google paid apps a move to Vodafone was called for however Vodafone don’t have any cheap plans that include a decent amount of data, the only choice for cheap plans is a 200mb add on pack otherwise you need to start looking […]

Importing a Google Nexus phone to Australia (and other countries)

Google released it’s first phone the Nexus One phone on January 5 for sale via it’s webstore however with the restriction that only four countries could purchase it (USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK). Google won’t confirm when Australia will be able to purchase but it’s likely to be later this year and revolves […]

VMware vSphere ESX Virtual Machine Locked Process Problem

Whilst renaming a server the error message “Another task is already in progress” appeared. Checking Tasks & Events shows an operation timed out earlier in the morning when creating a snapshot of the server for a backup. Powering off the server was also met with the same error as was the resetting the server. Migration […]