Sunday, 7 September 2014

How to turn off showing the margins (aka whitespace) in Excel 2010 Page Layout mode

It was driving me nuts at work, this particular spreadsheet we have. On two tabs it was showing the margins, and on two other tabs, it wasn't. I didn't need to see the margins, and for the life of me I couldn't figure out how to make things consistent.. Then I figured it out when I hovered my mouse over the area!

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Mobile devices aren't particularly secure...

Going through my news feed, I see an article in Engadget about how Boston, Massachusetts with the help of Cisco wants to install wireless charge stations that also report on environmental quality (such as noise and air pollution).

I think there's some gotchas here...

Saturday, 28 December 2013

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Weird noise from my phone...

Awhile back, I noticed that every so often, my phone would make a weird sound and I couldn't figure out what it was.

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Experience with a Telstra Samsung Galaxy Nexus Google Phone

I've had my Telstra Samsung Galaxy Nexus (I-9250TGSMH) for almost a year now (it's September now, and I bought it the January before last). Overall I'm happy with it, but there are also some things I'm not entirely convinced by or thought should have come standard...

Friday, 28 September 2012

So, what does that security vulnerability do on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running stock Android JellyBean 4.1.1?

Thanks to Mikeybear to highlighting this one for me on Facebook and Dylan Reeve for a nifty testing tool and an example.. It seems that some Samsung Android handsets have a vulnerability that allows invoking USSD codes from a browser with minimal user interaction.

Not seeing anything about my particular handset, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, I decided to test it out.