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Hack your Tungsten-E to improve it's Battery life!
I’ve been reading a LOT lately, mostly during my commute. I’ve been a MP3 Audio Book guy for the past few months but nothing beats reading. So, lately I’ve been accompanied by my 1.5 year old Tungsten E reading on my way home and to office. The T/E has shown some battery drain issues last week. I had nothing to do this Saturday, (practically half of my family is out holidaying) so, I decided to waste some time trying to investigate what I can do about the battery drain issue the ......

Posted On Saturday, July 29, 2006 11:58 AM

DRM! Moving you DRM Protected eBooks to Mobile Devices
If you’ve tried moving an eBook you bought on Amazon that was protected with DRM to your palm device and have been successful skip this post. However, if you’ve tried your hands at if and failed (becuase you were as confused as me) read on. Trying to the use the Acrobat Reader for Palm OS (that works for all of my other PDFs) kept throwing the following error - "This document has not been encrypted using stand security handler and therefore could not be opened" A Few minutes on Google ......

Posted On Saturday, July 29, 2006 8:14 AM

Internet Explorer Beta 3 For Windows 2003 Server. Finally!
In an earlier post I described how Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 2 can be made to work on Windows 2003 Server even though it’s intended to run on Windows XP only. Tricks like that one are not required any more. Microsoft finally has a Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 3 Version for Windows 2003 Server SP1 users. Don’t walk, Run! Download it from If you’re using the 64 Bit Itanium the same URL offers you a download too. ......

Posted On Saturday, July 15, 2006 2:11 PM

Static Variables In ASP.NET - "I Didn't know this" Moment Number 42
Yet another "I didn't know this" moment - Turns out, static variables in a class in ASP.NET are pretty similar to application objects but I am going to keep my long-winded posts really short this time. Long story short: "A key reason that the Application object exists in ASP.NET is for compatibility with classic ASP code—to allow easier migration of existing applications to ASP.NET. If you are creating an ASP.NET application from scratch, you will want to consider storing data in static members ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 5, 2006 12:32 AM

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