Firmware Update for Nokia N95 8GB

There’s a new update to the Nokia N95 8GB firmware — version 15.0.015. This is the 2nd update (i.e. 3rd firmware) since I acquired this phone in November 2008. I’m quite pleased that updates for…

Advertlets Problem Not Quite Resolved

In case you’re thinking it is now OK to put back in all your advertlets markup to your blog site… I would recommend holding a while. I am still seeing problems from several locations, including…

Is Advertlets Serious About Their Business?

The recent domain expiry problem with Advertlets.Com seriously begs the question: How serious is Advertlets about their business? In their Quick FAQ on domain issue posting, they explained what happened: “A complication regarding the renewal…

GPS Navigation Put to the Test

I had the opportunity to put to test Nokia Map’s GPS navigation last night, traveling to a destination (Kelantan Road) I had never been to before. I did check up streetdirectory.com to confirm it was…

My Adorable Vanessa

Vanessa is exactly 9 months old today! Yet another milestone in her babyhood. She is getting more and more adorable each day (not that she wasn’t previously, but you know when she grows up she…

The Internet’s 25th Birthday Today

Yes, the Internet celebrates its 25th birthday today! TCP/IP had a difficult start. It was first demonstrated between Stanford and UCL in 1975. It took quite a bit of persuasion before it was finally adopted…

Is Google or Yahoo More Popular?

I’ve started running some web analytics on my web access logs recently. Among other things, it enabled me to discover (blogged here), how unusually, that many search visitors who end up on my site were…

Power Failure and a Bad Weekend

This Saturday was not a good day. I went back to work twice. First, there was a power glitch that tripped our building chiller plant, causing our Data Centre air-con to trip due to no…

Urgent Security Update to WordPress

Yes it keeps us busy even during the festive season. A number of critical security issues were identified with WordPress 2.3.1 (may apply to older versions too) that necessitated an urgent security release. WordPress 2.3.2…