Technology 101: Still Remember Your Dolby Noise Reduced Songs?

Dolby NR TDK Cassette Tape

If one needs to listen to a particular song back in the 1980s, you will record them yourself either from the radio using blank TDK cassette tapes (encoded with Dolby Noise Reduction or get it recorded in one of the many recorded cassettes selling shops out there. Image source: Wikipedia

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Tech News 101: Confirmed, No KitKat for SP

Sigh, it was not a big surprise though…

Seeing how other (newer & higher model) Sony models are getting their firmware updates to Android KitKat but not the Xperia SP, I had long suspected that Sony, in the end, will not deploy Kitkat to SP model.

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Old Photos – Part 3

Before we proceed with this week’s short post, there are 3 things I wanted to say aloud.

First is Waytha, after the hunger strike stunt that he pulled before the elections and got his MOU with Najib had now resigned – he rightfully deserved it, if you ask me. The way to go is to stop fighting for rights and benefits based on racial lines and do so more on poverty lines so that all races in this country will fairly benefit from it.… [Click to read the rest] “Old Photos – Part 3”

Tech News 101: The Symbian is FINALLY dead!

symbian nokia n8

(Anodised aluminium monocoque case – that is what grabs you when you see a Symbian powered Nokia N8 smartphone for the first time. That’s what happened to me and it became my first smartphone and it remained until it was clear that it’s OS, Symbian^3 will no longer be developed with new releases.[Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: The Symbian is FINALLY dead!”

Childhood Memories: Part 24 – Different Types of Memorable Radios

Read the childhood series here

childhood radio

(The granddaddy of all radio and even entertainment devices – the one that ruled long before we had satellite TV and one good source for news)

I was watching TV a couple of nights ago when my wife asked me to “update” her MP3 files in her thumb drive.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 24 – Different Types of Memorable Radios”

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