Monthly Archives: April 2009

Nokia Music Store [Seen One, Seen Em All]

Nokia Music Store [Seen One, Seen Em All]

No streaming in South Africa. DRM crippled songs do not play on iPods. Er, hello? Are you hearing this? Are you complete and utter morons? The “Store-front” is not compatible with alternative operating systems and browsers. You’re almost as bad as than Pick ‘n Play. You online music stores never learn. And there’s always the Analog Hole, which cannot be plugged. Nokia Music Store, congratulations, you too have blown your chance to open up online …

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Ph33r the D0n th4t i5 LowVoltage [FUD]

Image via Wikipedia Here’s one that’s good for a laugh. This ‘LowVoltage’ guy sounds pretty evil. Shew! The ‘Low Voltage’ hackers He runs with the name “Low Voltage” and is the don of South Africa’s underground movement of techno trouble-stirrers who could, with the click of a mouse, cause your company to fall into the 90% bracket of enterprises which will suffer significant financial loss by 2005 through breaches in security. Delegates attending a presentation …

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Fragments of Oppikoppi

Image via Wikipedia This post is probably the worst Oppikoppi review ever written – it’s merely a collection of fragments from the weekend, as recovered from my phone, and vague memories. The plastics: Tight. Good. No persona or identity. Too ho-hum. Too much Kooks. Why why why? Like watching the Kooks without any of the good songs. Rambling bones: I’d rather watch paint dry. New Academics needed their bassist. Jesus tap-dancing christ what a disappointment. …

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2009 Elections Results [100% for Zuma, 20% for Maths]

2009 Elections Results [100% for Zuma, 20% for Maths]

From the screen-shot below, I think we can safely assume who news24.com is rooting for in the SA elections of 2009. Clearly they share the exact same high-school maths ability as certain members of the ANC. Update: Click here for more ridiculous news24 election results screenshots. Related articles: ‘Stop Zuma getting two-thirds majority’ (thetimes.co.za)

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Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Hands-On

Image by RafeB via Flickr Over the past few weeks I got a chance to put the relatively new Nokia 5800 XpressMusic through it’s paces and see how it holds up against my current Nokia N95. This was a pretty important trial run for me as my N95 is starting to take strain physically, although internally it’s still better than ever. Presumably my next upgrade will be to the Nokia N97, but with the cellphone …

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