July 2008 Entries

OneLaptopPerChild will get Windows Vista?
I could not believe what I have just read, the OneLaptopPerChild project (a $100 laptop, full story is here) can get Windows Vista, hmm, I am wondering how, if its cost is around $125, well the project is run by MIT and I heard Microsoft will open a research center there, is that related? Any ways it is a blow to Linux.

Posted On Wednesday, July 30, 2008 11:52 PM | Comments (0)

FireFox 3.0 - my experience, what is your story?
To begin with I can tell you - I was super happy with all the previous editions of the FireFox browser. As soon as I discovered on Lifehacker that a new version has reached the release milestone I went on and grabbed it, alas to my disappointment the new version is a go back to me. Why, first its speed! It is not what it used to be speed-wise, it is as slow now or worse than IE, also on my Vista PC it generates a crash report upon a very normal exit, no way to stop that and the same activity ends ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 30, 2008 11:40 PM | Comments (0)

Browser Addon - StumbleUpon
Normal 0 One of the most interesting browser add-ons I have encountered so far is www.stumbleupon.com The short description taken from their website says StumbleUpon discovers web sites based on your interests. What I found especially compelling to me as a software developer is the ability to find web pages based on my interests. For example I can go from one computer related page to another, the nuance is in that somebody has recommended the page! This means the site is worthy to take a look at. ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 30, 2008 11:28 PM | Comments (0)