Author Archive: Rob (James Robinson)

Tech meddler, Architect, mental health advocate, founder / editor of lastplaceonthe.net, married and father of two.

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Windows 7 goes live to the world
[ 0 ] Thursday, 22 October 2009 |

Windows 7 goes live to the world

So, today is the day that Microsoft’s latest operating system becomes available to the mass market consumer.

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How NOT to set-up MobileMe for syncing calendars / contacts
[ 0 ] Monday, 5 October 2009 |

How NOT to set-up MobileMe for syncing calendars / contacts

pride myself on being a good techie. I tend to thoroughly research my options before making an decisions and don’t often rush into things.

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How to: Restore your iPhone and reset to factory defaults
[ 2 ] Thursday, 24 September 2009 |

How to: Restore your iPhone and reset to factory defaults

There are times when you simply want to reset your iPhone to it’s factory defaults and start over clean

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Vodafone UK iPhone MMS configuration settings
[ 0 ] Thursday, 18 June 2009 |

Vodafone UK iPhone MMS configuration settings

Anyway, here are the MMS settings we all need and have been verified by an iPhone Vodafone UK users within the last 24 hours.

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How to fix: The sim card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported
[ 14 ] Monday, 15 June 2009 |

How to fix: The sim card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported

When I did so, iTunes identified the iPhone had been connected and displayed the following message, “The sim card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported”.

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How to: Recruit quality people to your World of Warcraft Guild effectively
[ 0 ] Friday, 24 April 2009 |

How to: Recruit quality people to your World of Warcraft Guild effectively

I believe we’ve got a good formula for recruiting so I thought I’d share how we’ve gone about things and note some thoughts about some of the other less preferential methods.

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How to: Fix iPhone Bluetooth not enabling (spinning wheel)
[ 5 ] Monday, 20 April 2009 |

How to: Fix iPhone Bluetooth not enabling (spinning wheel)

She returned by another domestic flight and once she’d returned to her car she attempted to reactivate her Bluetooth. Each time she tried it failed. No errors were displayed, just a spinning “busy” wheel.

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How to: Stop PHPBB forum spam registrations using ban lists
[ 5 ] Sunday, 19 April 2009 |

How to: Stop PHPBB forum spam registrations using ban lists

Dealing with these spam accounts is frustrating. Having to check all the activated user accounts to see which are real people is cumbersome.

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How to fix: Outlook cannot turn off the reminder errors
[ 7 ] Friday, 17 April 2009 |

How to fix: Outlook cannot turn off the reminder errors

Each time I’d open Outlook I’d see any reminders. One of my reminders, when I clicked to dismiss it would generate the following error message: “Cannot turn off the reminder. You may be reminded again. Cannot locate recurrence information for this appointment.”

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