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Book review: Midnight in the Garden

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on Monday, 26 May 2008
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Ok, title is a bit long, so I cut it shorter. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt is a really great novel. 
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Book review: Dark Harbor – and a bit on CSI Miami

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on Monday, 21 April 2008
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I’m currently undergoing a excess of uber-male hero types both on TV and in literature, and I think I have now had enough.


 

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My love letter to Google

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on Friday, 07 March 2008
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It’s official. If I could marry a search engine, I would. I would even gladly change my name to Ilva Google. And I’d have a million Googlets if it were possible. I just freaking love Google.

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Book review: Go Tell it on the Mountain

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on Wednesday, 13 February 2008
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Admittedly, I had my reservations about this book – the blurb on the back cover said that author James Baldwin focuses mainly on politics (racism, in particular) and religion throughout the story, but I was pleasantly surprised to find out this was not exactly the case.

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Use protection this Valentine’s Day

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on Wednesday, 13 February 2008
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Anti-virus and security companies are warning of love-related malware that is, predictably, doing the rounds. Here is what to watch out for:
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The other side of Vodacom

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on Friday, 08 February 2008
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I’ve come to realise from many of the blogs circulating on MyDL that most of you are not very happy with Vodacom, and I am sure you have every right to be. BUT –


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‘Just say no’ to Firefox and IE

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on Monday, 04 February 2008
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There has been news around the safety offered by Firefox and IE when these browsers offer to “remember” your password, and surprisingly, Firefox is your bigger danger.
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Book review: Vanishing Acts

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on Friday, 01 February 2008
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This Jodi Picoult book embodies the theme of disappearance, and how it plays a painful yet sometimes liberating role in a handful of characters’ lives.

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Not feeling so lucky with Google

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on Thursday, 31 January 2008
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The latest MessageLabs report has revealed that spammers are taking advantage of Google’s “I’m Feeling Lucky” button to execute their junk-mail misdeeds.

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Free malware with your digital photo frame!

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on Wednesday, 30 January 2008
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Oh, boy. Talk about a major embarrassment. Best Buy has confirmed that a batch of their own brand of digital photo frames, called Insignia, contain malware.
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