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For some reason my default search engine in FireFox was changed to Ask.com, probably because I installed there tool bar accidentally. Today it was time to get rid of this and switch back to good ald Google.These are the steps I took to change the default search engine in FireFox
Open a new tab.
Enter “about:config” and hit enter, this brings up the all powerful settings of Firefox.
You should agree to the warning that you could potentially mess things up
In the filter enter keyword.url
Double click and change keyword.url string to Google, the …
So I finally installed OS3.0 on my iPhone. Installation was smooth
One of the things I was looking for is to sync my Google calendars with my iPhone. You have two options to do that, I choose not to use the Microsoft Exchange option but using the CalDav synchronization. So here it goes:
Note that you have to repeat this for every Google Calendar you want to add, I dropped myself an email with the 3 calendars I wanted to add.
Settings → Mail, Contacts, Calendars → Add Account → Other …
So I am planning a trip to Iceland in April. Flight is booked, next step is to create a route with some of the places we want to see. I was looking for a good route planner that has good maps of Iceland. I tried routenet
, but most of the places were not recognized. My other favorite route planner viamichelin does not have a map of Iceland so I ended up with Map24. An excellent alternative, lots of options to add unlimited number of places, recognizes most of the places …
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I just installed the WordPress plugin on my iPhone.
This application requires to have XML-RPC enabled on WordPress. By default this interface in not enabled so you have to explicitly enable it. Follow these steps to enable XML-RPC on your WordPress blog:
Login to WordPress as the admin user
Navigate to Settings > Writing
Tick the box next to “XML-RPC”
On the bottom of the page click “Save Changes”
Now you should be able to use the WordPress plugin on your Iphone.
Since a few weeks we are the owners of a Canon EOS 1000D camera. After playing around for 2 years with my Sony Cybershot DSC-W200 we thought it was time for a DSR camera.
After playing around a bit I already found out that I probably need some practice before going on holiday again. I still have 3 weeks before going to Iceland so hopefully I get a chance to test it a bit more and discover all the settings and options.
Welcome to my new personal webspace!
In the next weeks I will be building up this page and adding content slowly. As you can see I am using wordpress with Arthemia theme. I still have things that are not working but that should all be fixed sooner or later.
On this blog I will try and post on a regular base articles on topics that have my interest. This includes traveling, cooking and open source software. Feel free to sent me all your comments and remarks.