Archive for July, 2006

ALSA Support in Skype

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

Finally, Skype has released a beta version with alsa support: 1.3.0.30_API Hopefully all the troubles with “Problem with Sound Device” will be history. However for users with very old kernels, and prefer to use OSS, the option is still there. The problem with Skype utilizing OSS on modern systems is that it keeps on failing […]

Tudung Mawi

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Looks familiar? Entah siapa la yang rajin pegi super-impose dia ni pakai tudung. Lawak lawak…        

When Things Are So Easy… Cursed?

Monday, July 10th, 2006

I just realized that when things get so easy, I get confused and lost. Last Saturday a friend asked me to help in installing one of these at his home: There was an installation CD with SmartWizard®, which Netgear said should be “effortless”. Sure, it should be, and yet I was thinking in low level […]

Student caught recording in cinema

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

PENANG: Ever wondered how the latest movie blockbusters make it into the pirated market within a day of its official cinema release? A 21-year-old college student was caught using a video camera handphone to record Anjelica Lee Sinje’s latest horror flick Re-cycle at the Golden Screen Cinema (GSC) in Gurney Plaza on Thursday afternoon. The […]