Thursday, December 11, 2014

Departure of a great helper



王靖雯/王菲: 長大 chord

(D) 想到 (A) 昨日 我尚 (Bm) 幼小 
(D) 望向 (A) 風裡 愛天 (Bm) 真淺笑
(G) 天空 (A) 永恆幻變 (D) 多麼 (Bm) 奧妙 
(G) 我卻幼稚 (A) 管不 (D) 了

(D) 青匆 (A) 歲月 靜靜 (Bm) 遠飄 
(D) 路上 (A) 奔波 再也不 (Bm) 懂淺笑
(G) 彷彿 (A) 汽球在風 (D) 飄怎 (Bm) 意料 
(G) 慨歎這是 (A) 否需 (D) 要

*(G) 你說 (A) 這叫 (Bm) 長大  
 (G) 我說 (A) 多麼的費 (Bm) 解
 (G) 我愛看 (A) 這世上 (D) 有多 (Bm) 大 
 可 (G) 惜世界 (A) 轉變太 (D) 快

(D) 當我 (A) 厭倦 再 (Bm) 沒法走 
(D) 默默 (A) 哭叫 我要當 (Bm) 天所有
(G) 感觸 (A) 世情幻變 (D) 猜想 (Bm) 以後 
不改 (G) 只有遠 (A) 遠的星 (D) 宿

Repeat *

(G) 每次 (A) 失意 (Bm) 躲避 
(G) 我說 (A) 多麼可 (Bm) 悲
(G) 我愛昨 (A) 天那自 (D) 我天 (Bm) 地 
多麼 (G) 粗糙 卻也 (A) 多優 (D) 美

到底天空永恒幻變, 還是不改只有遠遠的星宿?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014














Thursday, April 3, 2014

Zopo 958 maintenance

After eight month of very active usage, the on/off switch failed.

I should remind you all that even I've installed an app to turn off the screen without using the on/off switch, but still, the switch failed eventually.

I kept on using it a few days after the failure of the on/off switch, since I can always turn it on with the home key and I could turn the screen off by using that app.  However, one day when the battery drained, I couldn't switch it on again without pressing the on/off switch!  Of course, if I could keep charging it before the battery went flat, it's not a problem.  Anyway... I could no longer switch it on since then.

I've tried to use the backdoor like to press the volume down button and insert the USB charging cable, and yes, it could be turned on, but it only kicks me to the factory menu and so it was still no useable.

On the next working day, I took it to the local repair center.  The service is not bad, the queue is short, and it's rather close to MTR station.  Better than Samsung I would say.   They had sent my phone back to the factory for repairing and they asked me to expect two weeks.

In less than two weeks' time, I've received a call that my mobile is ready.  Good services I would say.

In order to avoid using the on/off switch, I will use the scheduled power on/off feature of the mobile.  In case the switch were dead again, it will turn itself on according to the schedule.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The "Samsung T118" Tablet

It's being marketed in taobao or some other online shops, the price is exceptionally low for a tablet with its advertising specifications.  It's just too good to be true, and thus, it's not real indeed.

To highlight a few:

1. It's not really from Samsung

2. The LCD has low contrast which could be frustrating when compared with modern LCD.  The viewing angle could be rather limited.  The color depth and dynamic range is rather poor.

3. The CPU is not quad-core as advertised, it's dual core only.

4. The CPU is not as fast as advertised, good only for simple applications, could be a bit slow by modern standard.

Here is a snapshot of the benchmark result:

Having said that, it's a very good deal as long as you could live with the above.  The bottom line is, you got more than what you actually paid for.


On 淘寶, 電子產品, 順豐, 香港

On the contrary of what you can see from the Internet, the above combination is possible provided that the seller declares at the custom properly.  It just add complications which common vendors are not willing to spend the extra-effort.

即係話, 順豐可以發電子產品嚟香港, 只係個發件人要報關, 仲要去特定地點寄件

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Deactivated 18650 battery

One day I found that one of my 18650 failed.

I tried to use apply a 9V across to wake it up but failed, I tried to put it in charger but it shows full charge.

The last resort is to remove the protection PCB which is extremely easy like below:

And it works again afterward, and I'll buy a small mobile charger with protection circuit and place it inside to extend its life.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Ukulele pattern for 3/4 songs

It's just embarrassing to let people know that I can only play 2/4 or 4/4 after playing it for so many months.  Today, I took the plunge to look around and invent a simple one, and then train myself up to do 3/4, finally, I did it so quickly.

To begin with, my self invented one is simplest and could be learned within 10 minutes.  I did it myself:

D DU DU    or


After a few minutes, you can do it like I did.

Searching around youtube, I found this manageable and nice:

4 (1,3)-2 (1,3)-2

Simple enough, I will try to train myself with that and hopefully got it done within a couple of days.

 Finally, I've modified it as follows, could be done within one hour:

(1,4)-2, (1,3)-2, (1,3)-2