Category Archives: Techno

Cool Tech Toys, and stuff for the boyz and the girlz! Do you back up your data?

When I first started using computers in the mid 90s, I didn’t know what ‘back up’ meant. I really didn’t. My first pc was a notebook 486 which lasted a while, but one day the system died and wouldn’t reboot. Sorry, your data is gone! Woops! My second pc was a desktop system actually but in those CD… Read More »

M$ acquires YHOO? Now that would be a boost for my stock!

10 Reasons Why Microsoft Will Aquire Yahoo In 2007 Microsoft sat back while Google showed everyone how to take a search engine from 2 kinds having fun to a top 20 American company. How did they do it? Well just look at their revenue numbers and you will see a massive percentage comes from the Adwords & Adsense… Read More »

Thanks, John Chow

My blog, recently because of its increasing status, ranking, etc., I have been getting spam comments with dozens of links, and junk postings in the comments. It wasn’t a lot, but on the last day, I got something like 25. Wow! So John Chow’s advice was just timely. Now I just wanted to thank John for his advice… Read More »

Taipei City’s Experiment: The Wireless City – 2007

Ron Brownlow in the Taipei Times writes about the challenges facing Taipei City’s WiFi company, Wifly. Taipei Times also covered this on January 19th. Taipei City government may have rolled out plenty of WiFi stations, but the take-up rate has been less than enthusiastic…. So why aren’t people using Wifly? The article attempts to answer the question: it’s… Read More »

BlogDesk Saves the Day!

Why I didn’t post anything on January 26th? I spent too long trying to sort out a carelessly deleted post.  I recently lost a sponsored post in the files here by carelessly clicking a comment delete button. Boom! Post gone! I had no archived posts, nothing on a cache, nothing in a cached feed, nothing on Google (too… Read More »

M$: Digitally Real Mugging: DRM rips off customers…

I was reading the list of 10 reasons not to buy Vista, I guess there was one for XP, too! I am most concerned about the problems caused by the DRM that Vista installs for videos. It’s odd that in the rebuttal this is one of the few points NOT specifically rebutted. It goes onto to state: 10.… Read More »

PCLinuxOS 2007

Anyone here looking to replace Windows XP or Vista? Well, I found references to this software: PCLinuxOS 2007 Test release 1 is now available for download. PCLinuxOS .94/2007 Test release 1 is now available for download. Please note this is not the final release. PCLinuxOS 2007 final will be released at the end of the month. Features include:… Read More »

Good News/Bad News: A new version of WordPress is out…

Wow! It’s exciting, Ella’s here! Yes, the new version of WordPress 2.1 is already here, and I just installed the previous version! Anyway here’s the details about it… Autosave makes sure you never lose a post again. Our new tabbed editor allows you to switch between WYSIWYG and code editing instantly while writing a post. The lossless XML… Read More »

Blogging Software: BlogDesk

Blog Desk is an interesting blog editor. Its website states: Blogging should be simple, but it gets complicated and time-consuming if you are serious about it. BlogDesk makes it easy to write, speeds up lavish processes and assists the author with smart features. And actually, I’d agree with that assessment. I’m using it as I write this post.… Read More »