Vista, HP and drivers for a HP Photosmart 7150

At last HP have released basic drivers for the HP Photosmart 7150 for Vista. They describe these as “basic” – I’ll report progress later. This download includes a Print Driver only. This driver makes it possible to use the basic functions for the printer. HP will not be providing a Full Featured Software and Driver […]

Vista, HP and drivers for a HP Photosmart 7150

At last HP have released basic drivers for the HP Photosmart 7150 for Vista. They describe these as “basic” – I’ll report progress later. This download includes a Print Driver only. This driver makes it possible to use the basic functions for the printer. HP will not be providing a Full Featured Software and Driver […]

Collanos 1.1 update

Back to Collanos 1.1 – and the good news is that most of the bugs seem to be ironed out. I’m now sharing several GB with my team; performance is good if tweaked.

Mini Metro abuse – it’s all for charidy

My friend Laurence Pitt (and one of his friends) are driving this delightful Mini Metro from London to Prague. Via the Alps. It’s all for “Charidy Mate” – so go give a few pounds – http://www.justgiving.com/beryl2prague

Building panoramic pictures

I’ve been asked a few times which tools I use to build the panoramic pictures. I use Hugin with autopano-sift for control point generation. I also use enblend for smooth blending.  There is a great manual online now at the Hugin Wiki – http://wiki.panotools.org/Hugin

3M Privacy Filters

I wrote last year about the 3M Privacy Filters; I’ve not worked with my laptop and confidential data on a flight in over three years. I recently purchased the filters for my team; I must say I am impressed. They are unobtrusive – and really work.

PGP and my brick of a laptop

Somehow my PGP passphrase got corrupted; there’s no way back. PGP support tried – but my brick of a laptop needs a rebuild. I was disappointed at how seemingly fragile the passphrase piece is; the support guy at PGP said he’d never seen it before. Hmm. Back to a new build; if it happens again […]

Laptop fun

Somehow the SATA drive in my new Thinkpad is screwy. The surface test is good; but PGP Whole Disk Encryption doesn’t like it. It doesn’t recognise my passphrases. I’m back up and kinda running on my ‘old’ ATA drive in my new laptop; it’s faster but the drive is slow and I’ve lost a little […]

Want to be a ZENworks Product Manager?

We’re growing! There are a few open opportunities within the ZENworks Business Unit for Product Managers. Ideally we are looking for people who can ‘hit the ground running’. If you need any additional information – or if you want to apply – get in touch via the Novell email address. [Edit – the role would […]