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Testing web hosts...

Lately I have been re-testing most of b2evolution's hosting partners... As the number of hosting test sites grows though, it takes days just to update the testing software on all of them. I guess I'll have the automate that ;) But that's nothing compa…...

May 17, 2008 · 1 min · François Planque

Apple Mighty Mouse goes wireless... but how far away?

Wireless Mighty Mouse Until now, Apple had a cool mouse called the Mighty Mouse with all the advanced features you'd expect from a mouse (right click, scroll weel... even better: multidirectional scrolling ball)... it just wasn't wireless. Apple also…...

August 2, 2006 · 2 min · François Planque

About Apple Bluetooth

One of my biggest frustrations with the Mac Mini has been using the mouse... the Bluetooth Wireless Mouse actually... The pointer movement just wasn't smooth enough... just not as responsive as it is on Windows... I first blamed it on using PowerPC…...

July 26, 2006 · 3 min · François Planque

WiFi brifging

Done with the moving. Done with the painting. Almost done with the unpacking. And it’s already mid August… 2004 :!: (Last time I remember time going by slowly was summer 03… when it was so hot there was nothing you could do but wait…...

August 14, 2004 · 3 min · François Planque

Video conferencing: future is now!

Okay now, sometimes I really feel stuck in south of France when I need to be working with people in Paris! Phone + email was cool until my phone bills rocketed in the past few months... :-/ Recently, I decided, with a couple of business partners, to…...

January 27, 2004 · 4 min · François Planque

A journey into WiFi

I'm on a train right now (typing this into TextPad) and I'm sort of realizing that the WiFi ubiquity I have been experiencing for the past few weeks was actually an illusion! :-/ It all started last month when I bought a new laptop with built in WiFi.…...

January 2, 2004 · 5 min · François Planque

Sendo X unveiled

Sendo has unveiled more of its Sendo X in a press conference today. Let's tell it as it is: that smartphone totally rocks! It's even better than what we could expect from previous announcements. Of course, in this industry, product cycles are very…...

November 26, 2003 · 2 min · François Planque

checkdisk on Windows 2000

Every year or so, there comes a time where my W2K hard disk seems to fail in mysterious ways. Every time my reaction is the same: I desperately start searching the GUI for the disk checking tool. Damn it, where have they moved it in this version of…...

September 1, 2003 · 1 min · François Planque

The hard disk storage access problem

Quoting Jim Gray [dead link] again: "We have an embarrassment of riches in that we're able to store more than we can access. Capacities continue to double each year, while access times are improving at 10 percent per year. So, we have a vastly larger…...

July 26, 2003 · 2 min · François Planque