Firefox 4

Well, Firefox 4 was officially released today, and I gotta say it’s cool!I tested the various betas and the release candidate during the time before the release, and it hasn’t changed that much since then but it’s a huge improvement over Firefox 3. Program launch time is much faster, page loading is faster, and it … Read more

Testing Paid Forum Software

Well this week I’ll be testing paid forum software, namely vBulletin and IP.Board, as a friend of mine seems to be thinking about purchasing a license for one of them for ECC.Without even getting very deep into them I think I may go with IP.Board, it’s pretty great.The main reason behind this is because MyBB … Read more

DreamBoard 1

Well guys, this awesome new tweak just got released on Cydia in the modmyi repository.It’s called DreamBoard, and it’s this awesome app that is expected to replace WinterBoard for theming iDevices.Here’s a video: I haven’t had much luck with it yet, but it’s still in beta after all, so I’ll post an update when I … Read more

Thoughts on the Dell Inspiron Duo

Haha, just looked at the new Dell Inspiron duo, and the most obvious flaw in my eyes is what if you close the lid too suddenly while the screen is tilted? Say bye bye to keys as they fly off the keyboard!And it’s way too thick and bulky to be effectively used as a tablet, and … Read more

Dell Inspiron 5150

Well got a Dell Inspiron 5150 here, 3.06 GHz Mobile P4, 512 MB DDR RAM, Mobile Radeon 9000 with 64 MB VRAM, and here’s the short story:-Owner hands it to me, tell me it shuts down often.-I at first think it’s the battery.-I realize later that the assumption is wrong.-After updating to Windows XP SP3 … Read more

Macbuntu Installation

After a lengthy Ubuntu installation, I ran the following commands in the Terminal (ctrl+alt+t): wget https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/macbuntu/macbuntu-10.10/v2.3/Macbuntu-10.10.tar.gz -O /tmp/Macbuntu-10.10.tar.gztar xzvf /tmp/Macbuntu-10.10.tar.gz -C /tmpcd /tmp/Macbuntu-10.10/./install.sh After it had finished and I restarted the machine, I was rewarded with a desktop that looked and functioned very similar to OS X. There was even a dock. My only complaint … Read more

Teh First Post

So, first post in me new blog. Current project: Making Ubuntu look like Mac OS X. Turns out all you have to do is run one command in the terminal and voila. But unfortunately my Wubi installation corrupted and so after a lengthy chkdsk session I’m now downloading Ubuntu again via Wubi in preparation for … Read more