minor ramblings

Entries that aren’t really worth the bandwidth they take up…

If… things go wrong

Apparently even multinational insurance companies forget to pay their bills every now and then. At least that’s what I suspect happened to If Skadeförsäkring AB. The following domains no longer have any DNS records all of a sudden: if.no – If Forsikring AS (Norway) if.dk – If Skadeforsikring (Denmark) if.fi – If Vahinkovakuutusyhtiö Oy (Finland) …

If… things go wrong Read More »

Gmail mail fetcher – if only it worked…

A while ago I decided to switch to Google’s Gmail as my primary email account. Since most of my emails arrive on another account/server, I was hoping to use the Mail Fetcher functionality of Gmail to collect these emails from that old account automatically into my Gmail account. Well, it’s not that simple… I went …

Gmail mail fetcher – if only it worked… Read More »

Posten Sporing app - screenshot

Posten Sporing app lets me track my packages… and everyone else’s!

I just came across an interesting feature in the Posten Sporing app of Posten Norge AS.This app does the following (translated from the product description on Google Play): Record tracking makes it easy to monitor packages on their way to you with the Post Office.When you register with your mobile number and email we find …

Posten Sporing app lets me track my packages… and everyone else’s! Read More »

Azure web sites down – February 27th

Azure wasn’t having one of its best days yesterday. The mess started around 07:30 local time, and lasted until almost 16:00. In other words, our sites were down for the full duration of the business day! The following table contains the ‘explanations’ Microsoft shared with the public during the downtime: No mention of the cause. …

Azure web sites down – February 27th Read More »

reduction
%d bloggers like this: