How to find the IMEI on iPhone and other codes

While I was looking for my IMEI number on the iPhone I found a secret shortcut code list; codes that you dial into the phone. Here are some of those codes – including… How to find your iPhone IMEI number.  *#06# – Displays your IMEI *777# and tap Call – Account balance for prepaid iPhone# *225# and tap Call – Bill Balance (Postpaid only) *#43# and tap Call – Determine if call waiting is enable *#61# and Press Call – Check the number for unanswered calls *#67# and Press Call – Check the number for call forwarding when the iPhone […]

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Social networking at its best with Favo.rs

Favo.rs is a social networking platform where users can trade help for free.  Favo.rs officially launched about two weeks ago and as far as I can make out is the work of Adam Rodnitzky, George Aspland and Scott Roberts who are all listed as co-founders. I signed up today for favo.rs and I have enjoyed helping a few people out, and finding out all about it, I think it is going to be a great “help” to all. It is simple to sign up – you can just log in with your Facebook, Linkedin or Twitter and link the others and […]

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Facebook video scam puts convincing personal message on your wall

More scams …. I got this today – on my Facebook wall – shared by one of my friends, you might think it is authentic as it had my name in it. It shows the link as a blogspot address which if you look at it – doesn’t look too real – UYTUTIUYUIUIOU looks like someone had a heart attack at the keyboard. There is usually a telltale sign that says its a fake share – that is it on this one, apart from the fact it has a possible explicit picture beside the message.  There was another similar one […]

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Thoora says goodbye as it shuts down.

Three months after launching its new android 3.0 tablet application, The startup  Thoora – a content discovery engine, based in Canada. is closing… indefinitely. Purpleplanet and I first wrote about Thoora here – Aggregate and curate your favourite content – we believed then it was going strong.    Nothing has been said yet on their twitter account, which has 26k followers…. Today we received an email stating that as from the 15th December 2011 Thoora is shutting down its website, the API, the WordPress widget and the android tablet application. There is no explanation for this just as yet, they just thank everyone for the crazy journey. […]

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Calibre ebook management for Kindle or ebook reader

I love Calibre – Calibre is a free open source e-book library management application.  In short – it manages your eBooks like iTunes does for your tracks. I’m late to this game, as Calibre actually launched in 2006 after the release of the first e-ink based reader the Sony PRS-500. Kovid Goyal immediately realised that there were no good tools to convert the books in to the correct formats to be able to read them on the Sony, so with the help of mobileread.com libres500 was born, later to be changed to Calibre in 2008. Today calibre is a vibrant open-source community with half a […]

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