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Crossover @ Work – the good (Part 1)

As mentioned in a previous post, I embarked on a road to apply for one of the roles that Crossover @ Work advertised all over the web on sites like Linkedin and Stack Overflow. I have done some research and reading on Quora and Glassdoor and the majority of the questions and comments was very […]

Crossover @ Work – the good and the bad

I have embarked on applying for a position as a Crossover @ Work contractor for a Program Manager position for a United States based company.  Over the next couple of posts I will give an honest view of the process and how it is going. I have read and seen some very negative views about […]

2012 — The year that was and looking forward to 2013

2012 was one of those years that was not that bad (well the world did not end) at all but I cannot say that it was great either.  So what happened during the year: Work — I changed jobs.  I started the year off working for Fundamo/VISA and during the first half decided to make […]

Google IO 2012 – Nexus 7, Nexus Q and Jelly Bean from a South African perspective.

As most of you might know, I am a fan of Open Source, Linux and what Google is doing so Google IO is something that I follow.  Although I am not a developer anymore, I would love to attend Google IO someday and yesterday I did the second best thing by watching the full 2 […]

HTC One X — Screenshot without ROOT and APP

Let’s start again after our elastious electricity company decided to switch off the power and I lost the previous incarnation of this blog post. Yesterday I spend a couple of hours searching for an APP that will take screenshots on my HTC One X without ROOTING my phone only to find out that there are […]

HTC One X soon in South Africa

As I posted before, I am due for a new cellphone and top of the list is the HTC One X.  I have just noticed that it will be at MTN soon.  See front cover of the May 1-17 MTN Catalog Now lets just hope that it is actually in the stores also.

PayCity.co.za major Fail .. my experience over the past couple of week – #fail #paycity

As it happens to most of us, we tend to drive to fast from time to time and pick up some traffic fines that needs to be paid.  In the past there was a site www.payfines.co.za which worked just great and one could easity pay one’s files. During November 2011 I got 2 fines on […]

Time for cellphone upgrade — HTC One X is the front runner — but when in South Africa

My current cellphone contract has come to an end and I am due for an upgrade.  It will definitly be an Android phone and the current front runner is the HTC One X. I am a MTN contract subscriber and have tried to find out if and when this phone will be available on contract […]

Udacity learning — Week 2

I mentioned that I am doing an online Python course through Udacity.  The results from week one is out and I got 89% for my first homework assignment, got 1 question wrong and it was a realy stupid mistake. Currenly busy with week 2 work and must say that I am enjoying it.  The work […]

Cellphone contract due for renewal — either HTC OneX or Samsung Galaxy SIII

My current 2 year cellphone contract is up for renewal this month.  I have been using a HTC Desire for the last 2 years and absolutely loved it.  Comparing to today’s Android phones, the Desire is very limited particularly when it comes to internal memory and storage. I have already decided to stay with an […]