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Tonight I decided to treat myself to my favourite Dominos pizza; a hotdog stuffed crust with various toppings… So I logged into the website as usual and started putting together my order, only to find that there was no hotdog stuffed crust anymore!! I frantically flicked through the options hoping I had just missed it… […]

 

Good Evening, Windows has this really nasty feature called “user permissions”, well its not all nasty as it gives full flexibility when it comes to assigning permissions to certain users or groups of users. The trouble is that if your not familiar with the feature, and in fact just ignore it all together as is […]

 

I read something absolutely hilarious on BBC news today, the author of Game Of Thrones (George RR Martin) has confessed that he uses DOS to write the series and does not like modern machinery, not because hes comfortable with DOS or because his eyesight is affected by the 32-bit colours of modern displays. Not even […]

 

If your generating a CSV with PHP you may have stumbled upon the same problem as me where any special character such as £ becomes ASCII in your CSV, this is because the encoding of your CSV is wrong and you will need to output your CSV in UTF8 to be able to use special […]

 

At work today I needed to modify an image that was embedded in a Word Document, I thought it should be quite simple to export the image somehow or simply just right click on the image and edit it with an image editor such as Paint or Photoshop. Unfortunately Microsoft Word does NOT have any […]

 

Unfortunately my laptop fell victim to the JoniCoupon malware, not sure where it came from as I had not downloaded and installed anything for months. In fact I only use my laptop for streaming movies from my main pc, and I also watch those movies on my PC and that has not ever been infected […]

 

It seems PirateBay has not given up against world governments censorship tactics, they have been secretly planning a return since the recent, forced blocking across the UK and other countries. Just like in futurama when bender says: “Lets build our own internet, with blackjack and hookers”, the PirateBay are looking to invent their own internet […]

 

So today’s date is 11-12-13, it may hold meaning, it may not. What we do know however that it is a sequential string, and that is considered special to some. But why is it special? Well perhaps because this is the last date this century with three consecutive numbers, the next time this will come […]

 

Over the last couple of years our devices have been able to do more and more, especially when it comes to the latest 3d games and HD technologies, however as our devices have gotten more powerful, they have also become more usable for every day tasks such as email and banking. Our phones are now […]

 

I work for a company that offers a recycling service for new / used / broken mobile phones so I work heavily in the mobile phone recycling market. Recently Cash4Phones has been in the spotlight for downgrading their customers devices due to damage that did not exist and for delaying payment to customers that accepted […]

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