Tag: Rant

It’s never late to celebrate

Although 1st January came and went without a post, CodeBin is now officially 3 years old. As my regular readers (if any) know by now, it is time for another recap. Here’s what’s happened in 2015… Well, not a lot

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Android 5.0 silent mode missing

The long awaited Android 5.0 update for my Galaxy S5 has finally arrived in an official update. I wasn’t impressed by the battery-sucking change to put a white background on everything, but hey, I’m adaptable, I can live with that.

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End of 2014 report

Another year has gone by and CodeBin blog is celebrating its second birthday today. Yay! I’d also like to wish all my readers a happy and prosperous new year! This is the usual recap of all that’s happened here. Apart

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Excavation of an extra-terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released to cinemas in 1982. The critically acclaimed movie surpassed Star Wars to be the highest grossing film of all time until 1993’s Jurassic Park. For gamers however, its video game adaptation is more famous for

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Outlook 2010 manual send/receive not working

And there I was, thinking that nothing could amuse me today, but Microsoft has delivered splendidly. Normally, I wouldn’t even poke Outlook with a stick, but like many unfortunate souls, I’m forced to use it at work. Symptoms For some

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End of 2013 report

I started this blog exactly a year ago on new year’s day, which makes it 1 year old today! Yay! This is a little recap post to summarise what happened over these past 12 months here. First I’d like to

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In memoriam: ComVir

This is a completely uninteresting post for pretty much anyone, but me, still it’s a great part of my developer life in terms of stupid mistakes resulting in a data loss of something dear to me. This is the story

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Visitors galore

I’m happy to report that last week my blog saw an amazing number of visitors, with 7 consecutive days having one or more hits. While building a vibrant community might be a bit further away, it’s definitely progress. The only

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Evolution of a developer

This is a bit of retrospective of how I became a developer, having a look at all the programming languages I stumbled across over the years. I never had a C-64, no matter how much I was whining to my

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