# Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Ok, I've nabbed the new Beta developer tools for Windows Phone 7 (and still cursing the fact that no offline installer is available) dropped it into a test VHD and did a quick test project to test out wheter the previous Silverlight 4 port of the library works on the phone (and also in Silverlight 3) and... well.. it works without a hitch, so if you were looking for a QRCode library for use in  Windows Phone 7.

Download it here.

Enjoy!


Wednesday, July 14, 2010 10:59:24 PM (Malay Peninsula Standard Time, UTC+08:00)  #    Comments [0]  | 
# Friday, July 09, 2010

A little scene was waiting for me when I got home today.

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Of course, the person responsible for this is.

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Friday, July 09, 2010 10:03:48 PM (Malay Peninsula Standard Time, UTC+08:00)  #    Comments [0]  | 

After finding out about local online knife selling website Blade.MY I decided to pick up something to try out their service. So I went and got this.

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This is the Leatherman Style CS, it's a small little multitool knife like the best pocket multitool I've ever used, the Leatherman Squirt.

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So it's small and slightly more than 3 inches across, and of course it's sporting a very holely look.

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Not only do the holes give it a sweet look, they also serve to lighten the overall weight of the knife, and yes the weight's very pocketable.

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The Style CS comes with a pair of scissors instead of pliers, which is actually one of the things that is stopping me from swapping out the Squirt in my pocket for this. I kinda like the idea of having a pretty usable pair of needle nose pliers in my pocket.

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On one handle you'll find the knife.

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And on the other you'll find the combination nail file / screwdriver. After carrying around the squirt for 4 years I actually fear using these flat screwdrivers, the problem is that they don't have the structural strength of a real Phillips screwdriver so if the screw you're trying to open happens to be really right you might end up damaging the head.

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The carabineer clip that's on the end of the tool is actually a bottle cap opener as well, personally I haven't opened a bottle cap EVER with my knives but I guess caps must still be popular enough to warrant the inclusion of an opener in anything that can be called a proper multitool.

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The little nib on the handle, is actually a small pair of tweezers.

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Nothing much to write about a pair of tweezers I guess...

While the Style CS will still not replace my Squirt P4 in my pocket, the main thing I found out was that Blade.My is able to supply these Leatherman Tools at pretty competitive prices. So if you're looking for a Leatherman tool you might want to check them out. I myself already have my eyes set on something else in the catalog...


Friday, July 09, 2010 12:33:36 AM (Malay Peninsula Standard Time, UTC+08:00)  #    Comments [1]  | 
# Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Well, I managed to get inside the Windows Live Connect Beta. And first thing I did was? Put yet another widget on my page... Let's see how long it takes for me to implement other features. Smile with tongue out


Wednesday, July 07, 2010 11:23:01 PM (Malay Peninsula Standard Time, UTC+08:00)  #    Comments [0]  | 
# Saturday, June 26, 2010

God that was such an underwhelming experience.. There's a LOUD POP... and then SOME confetti..


Saturday, June 26, 2010 6:50:29 PM (Malay Peninsula Standard Time, UTC+08:00)  #    Comments [0]  |