High Interest Bank Savings Accounts

dollar signIt doesn’t matter whether you’re saving for your first home, investment, for your child or retirement, it’s always important to make sure that you are actually saving it into an account which returns you a high interest. How do you find which bank you should put your savings into is a good question. But fortuntely in Australia, the guesswork has already been done by someone else. Continue reading

Reusable Auto Parts

Just in case you were wondering what good can your old car have, take a look at this picture. No wonder scrappers or wreckers still buy cars that are damaged. They got reusable auto parts! I wonder how much they can earn from reselling these.

wrecker car reusable auto parts

Growing Up: A Month Ago

It has been a month since my personal blog was registered and created. It has been quite a jouney so far, and here are some of the major achievements that I was able to attain so far.

1. Site was indexed in Google within 5 days of blogging.
2. Site submited to Yahoo, Google, Alexa and Technorati
3. Alexa traffic jumped from 5,xxx, xxx to 1, 495, 925 in a month!
4. Pagerank still 0 :)
5. A microscopic Google Adsense earnings of USD15.39 in October.
6. Made 51 posts in the first month! Continue reading

Canadian RIAA Shuts Down Torrent Tracker Site Demonoid

demonoid logoThe CRIA (Canadian Recording Industry Association) has targetted Demoioind this time and currenty it’s still unsure how the owners of Demonoid will react. Their web hosting company has chose to favor the CRIA and took the website down.

What is left, however, is just a plain message:

“The CRIA threatened the company renting the servers to us, and because of this it is not possible to keep the site online. Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for your understanding.”

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Windows Vista System Requirements

windows vista logoGood piece of reference for the system requirements that you need in order to have Windows Vista running smoothly on your computer.

Windows Vista Capable PC Specification (Minimum Requirements):
A modern processor (at least 800MHz)
512 MB of system RAM memory
A graphics processor that is DirectX 9 capable

Windows Vista Premium Ready PC Specifications (Recommended Requirements):
1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 GB of system memory
A graphics processor that runs Windows Aero (DirectX 9 class graphics processor that supports WDDM Driver, Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware and 32 bits per pixel with big enough graphics memory)
128 MB of graphics memory
40 GB of hard drive capacity with 15 GB free space
Audio output capability
Internet access capability

How To Know That You Are Good At Something?

It’s your life and you know that you are in this world for something. You have a dream, it makes your heart pump just 2 times faster when you think of it (so you know that it’s not a heart attack). But how do you know when you are good enough to say that you are able to achieve that dream? Continue reading

Toll Is Killing West Malaysians

malaysia kl too money

Is there really anything that can be done to lower toll in Malaysia, espeically in the West Malaysia? I was born in east Malaysia (Sabah) and haven’t really find any toll here before. I can’t even find it in Australia or in United states as well. Is this kind of like Malaysia’s way of saying that they have a good road system so they need to charge road toll?

NIB First Private Health Insurance Listed in ASX

NIB isn’t the largest private health insurance company in Australia, but it was definately the first to be be listed on ASX. According to gathered data, NIB controls only 7 percent of the market, while MBF and Medibank controls more than 43 percent in total. It’s rumored that both Medibank and MBF are planning to go public in 2008.

I bought mine with Medibank, have you buy a private health insurance yet?

* In terms of market share:
1. Medibank
2. BUPA Australia
3. MBF

* It’s recently rumored that BUPA has interest in taking over MBF.