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MyPhoneExplorer via Bluetooth: phone could not be indentified and parameter incorrect

Chances are that you are trying to have your Android phone sync with Outlook via MyPhoneExplorer, but whatever you do won’t work, since as soon as you try to connect, the procedure stops at “identification” and MyPhoneExplorer pops up a “phone could not be identified” error. Syncing via USB cables works though, but you are […]

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(Italiano) Le “subitate” (i contatti più pazzi ricevuti su Subito.it e eBay annunci)

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Why Android sucks at managing battery drain and discharge

So here is my second rant about disliking Android. I should mention now that I am a happy user of this OS on my HD2 since a while ago, after discovering that CalenGoo is a great substitute for Microsoft’s Pocket Outlook calendar, and that HanDBase in its Android version can be tricked into doing the […]

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(Italiano) Subito.it e eBay annunci, il regno dei perditempo

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Why Android sucks for professional use

UPDATE at the end of this post. I tried many, many times to switch from Windows Mobile to Android, and every and each time I went back to Windows Mobile. Honestly, I would like to upgrade, because my HD2 won’t be enough forever, and no new phone gets shipped with a shiny Windows Mobile 6.5 […]

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(Italiano) La simpatica politica degli interessi sul conto corrente FinecoBank

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Power efficiency of ATX PSU, power adapters and UPS

This article goes hand in hand with my previous one, since the findings I report in here are those that led me to update the power source of my server. When you buy a PC, usually the PSU is the last of the worries: the more Watts it’s got, the better, as it can handle […]

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(Italiano) Appia e Grande Raccordo Anulare, un giorno di ordinaria follia a Roma

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Virtualbox bridged network adapter driver slows down LAN speed

When I upgraded from WiFi to a physical CAT5E cable running between my router in the other room and this desktop, I jumped from 2-3MB/s tops (1MB/s usually, sometimes less) to 11-12MB/s speeds during file transfers from my home server. Lately I was checking that the speed to download some fansubs off the server got […]

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(Italiano) Mamme tempestose

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