Category Archives: Technology

Accessing The Chip GPIO Port Via Xojo

July 19, 2016 / Eddy / CHIP

Last November, I read about this $9 Computer called the CHIP and was intrigued. This was right after their Kickstarter campaign and was into the Pre-order stage. The Raspberry Pi 3 came out about that time but at $35, definitely costly more to try. So it such a no brainer to place an order for […]

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Apple Pay in Singapore

May 31, 2016 / Eddy / General, Technology

Apple Pay has finally arrived at our shore in a big way on 25th May 2016 when  5 banks, DBS, POSB, UOB, OCBC and Standard Chartered came on board. With the backing of all the three major credit card companies including AMEX, Visa and Mastercard. For more information on Apple Pay, check out The whole contactless […]

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Keeping Your Website Up While Changing Web Hosts

February 26, 2016 / Eddy / Technology, Web Hosting

Those of us who have our own websites would inevitably reach a point where we may have to shift our websites for one reason or another. There are times when the web hosting plan may not cope the new demand of the traffic and moving up the plans from within the web hosts or to a […]

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SSD Hosting is the future

February 19, 2016 / Eddy / Technology, Web Hosting

I have been using web hosting services since 1998 and using several web hosts and migrating from one platform to another over the years. At one point of time, I migrated from a shared hosting to a dedicated server because at that point of time, the fastest CPU used on the server was probably much […]

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Cracked my iPhone 6 Screen which broke my heart

December 4, 2015 / Eddy / General, Technology

In one dark morning, a simple act of carelessness ruin my day. It was the morning I dropped my iPhone 6 and cracked the screen. For some reason, I placed my iPhone 6 on top of my iPad and not realizing that, lifted the iPad and my iPhone 6 slipped to the floor. It lied […]

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Exporting Photos from Apple OS X Photos App

November 9, 2015 / Eddy / Mac, Photography Tricks, Technology

Photos holds the snapshots of one’s memories. Like most Mac users, I have an iPhone too and I certainly do enjoy being in their ecosystems. It isn’t perfect but for the most parts, it simply works. However, one of the biggest pain for me is not being able to access my photos individually which is […]

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Being Responsive – Connecting with Customers

October 16, 2015 / Eddy / Business, General, Technology

I run a small software development business and I have clients from across the globe and understandably they are from all time zones. The beauty of the internet or online business is that the business itself never sleeps as the website is always accessible at any time 24/7. But being human, we just could not stay […]

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Unable to Upgrade to Windows 10 on VMWare Fusion

August 3, 2015 / Eddy / Windows 10

I have been beta testing Windows 10 on VMWare Fusion and it worked like a charm. It’s probably one of the better build of Windows even at the beta stage. I guess one beauty about running Windows on a virtual machine is that I am able to try out new operating system without messing up […]

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Changing Default Search Engine in Windows 10 Microsoft Edge

July 31, 2015 / Eddy / Windows 10

I’ve finally installed Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro. It’s sounds weird but then that is another post altogether. Microsoft Edge is a brand new Web Browser found in Windows 10 and it takes over from the retired Internet Explorer that we are familiar with. Windows 10 actually has quite a number of changes but […]

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Failed CDN Experimentation – Rackspace Cloud Files

July 14, 2015 / Eddy / Technology

The idea of utilizing a Content Distribution Network (CDN) does sounded like a nice proposition and while it worked, it did reduce the latency on the website by quite a huge margin. There are quite a number of CDN solutions out there and Rackspace Cloud Files was one which is supported by W3 Total Cache […]

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