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Where’s Gone?

Posted on December 9, 2013 by Andrew

Hey just a quick note: You might be asking “Where’s gone?” Unfortunately, it’s gone for now and it might be gone for a little while. Here’s the story: My website ‘Andrew Tech Help’ was running on Joomla 1.5, which … Continue reading

Brisbane’s Mystery Route Is Back!

Posted on November 7, 2012 by Andrew

Hey Spencer, I couldn’t find your show’s name in the E-Mail contact page’s drop down of shows on the ABC website, so I thought I’d send you this on Twitter. I decided to take a drive today down to the … Continue reading

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Observations About Windows 8 At Retail In Australia

Posted on November 2, 2012 by Andrew

Just a quick post today. I ended up in the city today, so I decided while I was there to check out a couple of the big computer retailers to see how things were looking one week after the launch … Continue reading

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NSW’s Transition To An Alpha-Numeric Route Numbering System!

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Andrew

Today the NSW Transport Minister announced that NSW would finally be transition to the Alpha-Numeric route number system across the state. There is some information in here that most people won’t know and that the Roads Minister and opposition hasn’t … Continue reading

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Dreamspark & Dreamspark Premium For QUT Students

Posted on August 25, 2012 by Andrew

Doing a unit this semester about Mobile Application Development, with a specific tutorial about Windows Phone development and also the release of the Windows 8 RTM has meant that the number of people I know at university trying to use the various Dreamspark programs that Microsoft … Continue reading

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Sydney: It’s Not You, It’s Your Infrastructure

Posted on July 11, 2012 by Andrew

Today the Brisbane & Sydney rivalry was stirred up again, even though the State of Origin concluded last week. This time though, it wasn’t about the NRL, but instead about a summit called the G20 Summit, where leaders and economists … Continue reading

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Optus… Pick Up Your Act With Windows Phone Labelling In Stores!

Posted on March 2, 2012 by Andrew

I was in the Brisbane CBD today doing some business and thought I’d pop in to check out some phone stores to see what they were doing regarding the Nokia Lumia range of phones which is supposed to be available from some … Continue reading

The Third Evolution Of Windows Is Coming

Posted on September 13, 2011 by Andrew

The First Evolution Of Windows (1985-1995) This first evolution of Windows started with a combined File & Program Manager (called MS-DOS Executive which was the Shell) before splitting that program into two seperate programs, the Program Manager (which stayed open … Continue reading

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Zune Music Marketplace Expansions: Why I Think They’re Still Coming Soon!

Posted on August 24, 2011 by Andrew

Update: Turns out I ended up being correct. Zune Music Pass coming to Australia November 16th 2011! Today, Microsoft released the final version of the Zune 4.8 software, which allows phones that are running Windows Phone 7.5 to communicate with … Continue reading

Clearing Out My Browser Tabs: A Collection Of Articles To Blog About!

Posted on August 22, 2011 by Andrew

I generally know when I need to write a new blog post because my computer slows down. When I find an article on the internet that I think might be worth blogging about, I just leave the tab with that … Continue reading