Review: WordPress 2.7

My WordPress 2.6 installation had been prompting me for quite some time to upgrade to the latest 2.7 installation. So yeaterday, I finally used Fantastico and upgraded. I think this is a big improvement over the previous one. The look is cleaner and the navigation more intuitive. The whole thing looks...
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Ubuntu 8.10 Review: Broke but fixed

I have been using Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) since the beginning of December. So, this is a short term review. Although, I don’t think much will change in the long term. I upgrade via the internet from 8.04. Considering the internet speeds in India, the download took about 6 hours to complete....
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Indian Blogger? Please don’t Blog About…

India has some great bloggers. They write good stuff. They provide inspiration to amateurs like… ME. They stimulate, motivate and aliviate. India also has a lot of amateur bloggers like… ME. Here’s a list of things that I think amateur/newbie bloggers should steer clear of, especially...
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Google Chrome for Linux

Does anybody know when the Linux version of Chrome is coming out? And do not tell me to go download Crossover Chromium (cause I already did). I am really waiting for Chrome to come out for Linux. I really want to see how Gnome will handle it. Will it look as polished? I have seen other ports of Windows...
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Review: Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term

Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) is expected in about a week here. I am definately going to upgrade have upgraded to it. albiet after about a week or so of the release, since I am pretty risk averse. So, I thought that this would be a good time to do a long term review of Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) which I...
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Adsense Outage

At about 10:45PM Indian Standard Time, I tried to access my Adsense account and it was down. Then I tried again at 11:30PM IST and it was up. The page displayed was the site down message in about 20 languages. I wonder how many people like me will put this up on various blogs and sites.
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Firefox 3.1 Beta Released

October 14th saw the release of Firefox 3.1 beta. With this release Mozilla wants to showcase improvements in the user interface and greater support for emerging web standards. This release was originally intented to come out in August but they released an additional Alpha before this release. This release...
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New MacBooks are Here

I am no Apple fan. I feel that in terms of computing, Apple occupies a niche that I don’t really want to be a part of (I prefer the Linux niche). But, of course I am interested in all that Apple does from time to time. Be it the iPhone, the iPods or the brand, spanking new MacBooks. I have always...
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First Android Phone Released

After a lot of waiting and wanting, the first Android based mobile device has been released. Introducing the T-Mobile G1. What do you think the G stands for (Google 1 maybe?). For starters, I like the phone and how it looks. I am however, more tolerant of bulky phones than most I think (considering...
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My Google (Snail)Mail

I got a mail from Google. It was something that they said they had sent to me about 20 days ago, but I just got it. That’s cause it came by regular post. That’s right; SNAIL MAIL. This is the mail they send to you once your adsense account reaches $10.00. Mine just did, hence the mail. It...
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