Archive for June, 2007

WordPress 2.2.1 Upgrade

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

I have just finished upgrading this blog and 6 others maintained (not owned) by me. The transition from 2.2 to 2.2.1 is generally very smooth, as there’s no database changes involved. I simply uploaded only the changed files as listed here. I am rushed to upgrade to 2.2.1 since there is a lot of security […]

Google Desktop for Linux

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Hooray! Google Desktop has finally reached Linux users. It is the first release, and contains a subset of features from the Windows version. Obviously no source is provided, but two package types is ready to be downloaded – .rpm for Red Hat/Fedora/Suse/Mandriva x86, and .deb for Debian/Ubuntu x86 No 64 bit version yet, though. However […]

Compiz Fusion

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

Have you seen or used Windows Vista? Like the eye candies and effects that it provides? Wished that something like that is available on your other favorite *NIX OS? Wish no more, Compiz Fusion is here. This project is a merger between Compiz and Beryl. Beryl was a fork of Compiz, where there was some […]

Clipperz: Online Password Manager

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

In my previous post about passwords, I wrote about why you should not use shared passwords. One thing after another, in the comments section password storage became a topic and I suggested KeePass and at all cost avoid online password managers. I had a reason in mind, and you have guessed it right – security. […]

Five e-mail habits that waste time and cause problems

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

I have been subscribed to TechRepublic’s newsletters for quite a while but never had many chance to read every article. However today’s article caught my eyes: Five e-mail habits that waste time and cause problems As someone who is very dependent to emails, and hates using phones I agree very much with the content of […]

Bye, Advertlets

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Advertlets is not working for me, so I am dropping it this weekend. This does not mean that you shouldn’t try it out, go ahead it might just work for you. For me the most revenue I am receiving from this blog is through AdSense and Kontera. Someone from Advertlets did make a comment on […]

Slow Streamyx

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

For quite some time Streamyx has been quite stable for me, no complaints. However starting from a few days ago it has become really painful to access the Internet, and to even access my own blog. I guess the problem is with international connections again as accessing a local server hosted in Netmyne is not […]

World of Microprocessors

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

I have been terribly busy lately and my energy seems to be drained out completely once I reach home. It’s time to write something. For no apparent reason I was browsing the Internet when my eyes caught on the words Intel and Penryn. I was curious. Really curious so I Googled the words. The results […]

Advertlets Performance

Sunday, June 10th, 2007

From other Malaysian and Singaporean bloggers I can see that they experiencing very good performance with Advertlets. Unfortunately it is not the same case for me. Since having the widget for quite a while, and I remember that I am in the first batch of advertisement as well when it started but I only received […]

Nokia 5700 Commercial Song

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Recently in Malaysian TV there are several commercials with very cool music. One of them is the Nokia 5700 Express Music commercial with a very funky music performed in a foreign language. Googling around I found out that the song titled Solta O Frango is performed by Bonde Do Rolê, a band from Brazil. The […]

You Can Make Money Online

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

For the skeptical, here’s a post as a simple proof that you can indeed make money online. During early March 2007 I introduced my better half to Pay Per Post. Since then she has been happily blogging and earn around USD15-25 per day. Within two month’s time she accumulated more than USD1000 in her Paypal […]

Yahoo! Mail Now Unlimited

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Yeah, you heard it right. Yahoo! has finally disabled the storage limitation for all users! As a long time Yahoo! Mail Plus user with 2GB max storage I was surprised to see that my limit has been decreased to 1GB and only 35% of my email exists where it was at 50% level before. Of […]