Difference Between 64-bit and 32-bit Computing and What It Means for Phones

September 15, 2013 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Tech.

You can probably notice that discussions are popping up on advantages of 64-bit systems. It is mostly linked with Apples 64-bit A7 processor in new iPhone. If you just search the web for iPhone and 64-bit, you will find that some call it innovation, some say it gives huge advantages including major performance boosts. And • Read More »

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Why Sri Lanka Need Rs 15000 or Even Cheaper Computers

August 6, 2013 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Sri Lanka, Tech.

I came across this post on readme.lk recently. It’s about upcoming policy on import of used computer systems to cut e-waste. Which is good. Because we do very little recycling. And e-waste consist of mostly non recyclable material with many toxic chemicals. However what I do not agree is the statement which claims Sri Lanka • Read More »

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Upgrade to Mobitel Mega-Plan and Huawei E5331 – A Review

August 3, 2013 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Me, Myself & I, Sri Lanka, Tech.

Over last few years I used two Mobitel 1290 packages to connect two computers to internet.  We used two mainly for extra bandwidth and speed. With introduction of Mobitel Mega plans, After dropped one connection and upgrade the other one to 20Gb package. It let you use multiple SIMs with same connection. Our 3G dongles were • Read More »

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134th Battle of the Blues – Royal Thomian Big Match 2013 – Live Stream on ThePapare.com

March 7, 2013 | By Rakhitha | 2 Comments | Filed in: Royal College, Sri Lanka.

Since I posted links to Big Match live stream last couple of years. This year I got few questions asking for this years link. But the until yesterday there was no one publishing about a live big match stream. And there was even nothing to be found on Google.  But finally  ThePapare.Com is streaming Big Match. Here is the link. http://www.thepapare.com/index.php/live/646-live-134th-battle-of-the-blues /Rakhitha  

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Display Flicker After RAM Upgrade? Check PSU Outputs!

March 4, 2013 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Tech.

In case you are wondering why your monitor flicker and computer crash after a hardware upgrade, this might be the answer. New hardware can drive the voltage bellow 5% tolerance level required to run the PC smoothly. You can check the voltage level in BIOS or with a Multimeter. But don’t rush to buy a new PSU. • Read More »

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Full Airport Experience

February 17, 2013 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Sri Lanka, Travel.

This Saturday  I went to Colombo airport to drop off my wife. Usually once I drop off someone, I leave the airport as soon as they pass the scanners to go to check in counters. But since this was Saturday morning and there was nothing much to do afterwards, me and another friend who came to drop off his wife decided to • Read More »

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Using Metered Tuk Tuks to Find Business for Non-Metered Tuk Tuks

December 16, 2012 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Me, Myself & I, Sri Lanka, Travel.

Three-wheelers or Tuk tuks are quite useful when you are out shopping. Specially these days, because the car parks at most of the shops are guaranteed to be full during rush hour due to x’mas shopping. Therefore it’s a natural choice to ditch the car at a larger car park and then take a three-wheeler to shops and when hopping between • Read More »

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Dental Fears!

August 18, 2012 | By Rakhitha | No Comments | Filed in: Me, Myself & I, Sri Lanka.

I don’t have a serious phobia or anything. I have gone through lot of cosmetic/corrective dental work including few extractions during my teen years as my teeth were a mess.  But I avoid dentists as much as I can. I just don’t like to go there. I used to bring up all the sorts of excuses to skip mandatory dental • Read More »

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