Author Archives: Leefe Hicks

Um @Apple, the #Mac #AppStore Top Free aren’t all #free !?

Browsing the Mac OS X App Store today, I noticed that only 58% of the first 12 Top Free Apps are actually free! Is this a miss-classification of applications? A data entry error? Or the Australia tax I get for … Continue reading

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Politicians line up to donate words to Charles Firth’s Museum

Recent news coverage about Charles Firth’s Museum of Words has reached the parliaments of Australia, and he has scored somewhat of a coup. While The Guardian see the museum as a failed stunt, many politicians are lining up to loan … Continue reading

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Cthulhu walks into your pub, what do you offer? Lovecraft beer!

I saw this sign on The Local Taphouse in Darlinghurst. It reads like you are playing a Call of Cthulhu role playing game. Lovecraft beer? Only when the Ale Stars’ Membership are right!

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Alone on the station? Beware of zombies…

I took this shot of a man coming down the escalator of a seemingly empty station. It reminds me of thriller movies when, that extra the camera has been following walks into an empty public space, only to be attacked … Continue reading

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When $2.50 is 20% of $7.50 at Coles

It’s funny, but a little worrying, when supermarkets can’t do maths correctly on their signs. I suppose this is erring on the side of caution, saying you get 20% but giving you 33%, rather than saying you get 33% any … Continue reading

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Kill Bill, the new killer women’s fashion

The new fashion trend gracing windows of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney is black & yellow. Very reminiscent of The Bride from Kill Bill. Upstairs are the dresses and tops. And downstairs, the matching shoes. Are these clothes you … Continue reading

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Questionable specs for the new Mac eTax software

The ATO has finally released their Mac eTax software, but the computer requirement seem a little strange. I understand having one of the last 3 Mac OS X versions (10.6, 10.7 10.8) as a requirement. But the hardware requirements seem … Continue reading

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Need an anti-virus solution? Try this new (no)power solution

Are you having problems finding an adequate anti-virus to protect the users you support? Try this new (no)power solution. Removing the possibility of unintentional or intentional installation of malware or viruses. It reduces infection rate to zero. And is a … Continue reading

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Caution! Portal floor cleaning in progress!

When warning signs go up to for floor cleaning, often they are just to make you aware of the dangers of slippery floors. Where as, this one for Portal floor cleaning warns not to step too close, or you might … Continue reading

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(Cardboard) Tank outside #QVB, #Sydney for the anniversary of #TiananmenSquare

A (Cardboard) Tank outside the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney for the anniversary of Tiananmen Square. See tank-8964-1

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