Australia has been booming since 2003 and for those who still don’t know, Australia has an abundant resource of commodities such as Nickel, Iron, Uranium, Platinum, Coal and Gold. And it’s very unlikely that the trend of rising prices of house prices, shares and consumer goods ever gonna come down anytime soon. Politicians are making such a big fuss about the interest rate since it’s the national election is just in a month’s time, but I don’t think they can really control it. Continue reading
Compared to other countries, cars in Australia are generally cheaper. Whether you are looking for a second hand car to school/college/work, you will find there’s lot of offers around. And if you’re patient enough, you might as well get yourself a decent car for a good deal. Continue reading
Literally thousands of journalists are employed around the world to bring current event coverage to readers of thousands of newspapers and their online sites. News syndicators such as AP, Reuters and UPI are well known in this industry. This has now changed forever thanks to blogs and news aggregation sites. Continue reading
Upgrading wordpress can be a dauntng task for some. Actually it can be painless if you know how. I’ve recently upgraded wordpress using a way which I never thought was possbile. Continue reading
While browsing Yahoo with Firefox today, I noticed that there was really something missing. It looks like Yahoo’s front page has been tuned down to a simpler view, as you can see from the screenshot above.
But when I turned on Opera and IE7, I revisited the page and it was back to normal again, as seen below.
So what’s happening here? I do like the look of the simpler version of Yahoo’s front page, although it still looks a bit clutter compared to Google’s. But at least standardize a common page for all browsers. Have you had a similar experience or is it just me?
Could this be the first step for Microsoft to go open source? The sorce code for the .NET framework libraries will be provided in .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 release later this year, which is, really, not too far away. Continue reading
As of today, I’ve received a message from one of my mates in MSN and the message was one which I wouldn’t have expected, which goes like “Can you have a look at my pic, I’m going to use it on Myspace?” and a file “Image26.zip” was sent. Being a bit suspicious, I asked a few questions and didn’t get a reply. Continue reading
* I wonder which tool was used to draw/generate the database schema. If you know, please let me know or leave a comment.
Packt just revealed that WordPress is the first winner of the 2007 Open Source CMS Award, picking up the best Open Source Social Networking Content Management System. In a very close category, WordPress came out in front of Elgg and Drupal, who finished joint second. Continue reading