A bit of a Review – Kit: High Power 20,800 mAh Dual USB Emergency Charger

So.  I don’t do this sort of thing very often.  Never, in fact. I was asked to review a bit of tech on my blog here.  Specifically, MobileZap saw my blog and asked me to review “a good bit of kit” – a 20,800 mAh USB Emergency Charter.  I said sure – as long as …

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Scrivener to Word Visual Basic Formatter – Converting Scrivener to Word with Style

So I have said previously that one of the issues I have had with using Scrivener to write with is also one of its strengths:  Scrivener doesn’t do formatting. It separates the formatting of the word from the writing of the word. The idea is, you write your Great Australian Novel in Scrivener, and then …

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Mac OSX, Scrivener and Word for Academic writing

Well, about 18 months ago I bought a new Macbook Pro.  I had sworn that Mr Gates’ hegemony had to deliver on Windows 7, and, although it was OK, it was not quite to the standard I wanted.  So I thought that, as I am currently doing my phd full time, it would be a …

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Of droughts, and flooding rains, of businesses and broken business continuity plans.

Well, this is a blog entry, and I have a thing for bad business poetry.  In Brizvegas, as you may have heard, we’ve had droughts a-plenty until the last two years, and then the flooding rains that just created a seeping, growing, black mess that crept stealthily towards everyone’s place of business or abode. Well, …

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HP Printer Support – Officejet Pro L7580

Exactly two years and two months ago, I bought an HP OfficeJet Pro L7580.  That cost me about $500, and had a one year warranty.  At the time, I was prescient and bought a $35 extended warranty – all through Harvey Norman. The following is not a rant, as such, but it does highlight how …

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