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Andrey Mikhalchuk’s Blog

Technoblog about life

Mar 31, 2008 How to make an “incompatible” MiniSD card work with Motorola RAZR V3/V3T

Motorola RAZR V3tA year+ ago I’ve got my Motorola RAZR V3T (free with 2-year subscription from T-Mobile). Almost immediately I ordered 1Gb card that would fit more information and music. Of course I chose the cheapest one. At the moment the best offer was 1Gb Kingston card. Unfortunately when I inserted the card into the cellphone it did not get recognized by the phone. It appeared that only “compatible” MiniSD cards could be used with the cellphone, but that “compatibility” cost twice more. So here is how to make your “incompatible” card work with that cellphone.

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Mar 28, 2008 is being auctioned. Will it become another multimillion domain?

Well, looks like yes, it will be. In the first day the price went above 600’000 and in the beginning of the second auction day it became almost 1mln. You can find more details here.

Mar 20, 2008 Windows Explorer: how to enable labels in the thumbnail view

Windows ExplorerSo you did something and your windows explorer is now displaying thumbnails without labels?

Here is how to cure it: switch to any other view mode and then switch back to thumbnail view while holding shift key. Nice! How many tiny features like this one windows hides inside?

Mar 13, 2008 domain auction details

Ok, here are the promised details. will be sold on The auction starts on March 27th 8pm CET and will last for 7 days. Everyone is welcome to bid.

Mar 8, 2008 is to be sold on an auction is for saleIt is now confirmed that domain will be sold on an internet auction. The auction will start by the end of March and last for several days. I’ll post more details when available.

Mar 8, 2008 Software review

I prepared a page with my favorite software review. Most (if not all) of the utilities are for free and I hope you will enjoy those useful tools.

Mar 7, 2008 Switching to new look and feel …

I’m switching everything to the new look and feel, so pardon this mess. I’ll make the missing parts of the site work really soon.

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