Linkification v5

, posted: 19-Sep-2008 13:26

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Linkification v4

, posted: 12-Sep-2008 08:00



Linkification v3

, posted: 5-Sep-2008 09:52

LinkificationHere we go again:

iPhone / Apple:

Orange says Polish iPhone 3G customers weren't paid actors
Apple acknowledges iPhone passcode flaw, promises fix next month
Top 5 iPhone buzzkills
Apple's Next iPhone Killer App: Interactive Albums With Lyrics, Photos

Mobile / Gadgets:

Google talks Android Market app store
3 Mobile Web Apps that keep old Pocket PCs relevant
Presenting the winners of the Android developer challenge
How to Set Up a Laptop Security System
24 Killer Portable Apps For Your USB Flash Drive
Live Mesh Windows Mobile client teased

General:

Mythbusters RFID hacking episode canned by credit card company lawyers - watch the video.
Adam Savage's RFID implant activates, orders him to change his story - saw that coming.
Ginormous robot spider invades Liverpool, England
Japanese firms to partially propel cargo ship via solar panels
Microsoft to launch “Skymarket” applications marketplace for Windows Mobile 7 - anyone else see a pattern emerging here?
Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: September 2008
88% of IT Admins Would Steal Passwords If Laid Off
Google Analytics Advanced Tips and Tricks
5 Apps For Painless Windows Reformats
Getting Wireless To Work On A Laptop Running Windows Server 2008 As Its Operating System
Fix for Windows Vista forgetting folder view settings - Freakin' yes!
Keep Vista from Changing Folder View
NASA Preparing to Service Hubble for the Last Time, In Glorious Pictures
Stunning Desert Canyon Flight Scares the Underpants Off Me
More mobile - Xero adds support for Blackberry and Windows Mobile.
Stephen Fry wishes GNU a happy birthday - he also has a great podcast (or Pod-gram as he calls them).
The Deadly Aftermath of a Rocket Explosion Seconds After Launch - incredible video of what happens when launching a satelite goes wrong.

Coding / Development:

Hug a developer today - great video.
20 Websites To Help You Learn and Master CSS
Protecting Your Cookies: HttpOnly
Free New Zealand web cartography tools for educational and non-commercial purposes
Roll your own 404s with Error Page Generator

NZ Teched 2008:

Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand 2008 keynote now available in video streaming
TechEd 2008 Summary
Darryl Burling's TechEd 2008 Summary
The unofficial TechEd blog

FAIL:

This weeks FAIL comes via a Twitter from @freitasm this morning. Parking Lot FAIL.



Chrome roundup

, posted: 5-Sep-2008 09:15

ChromeI was going to post a few links about Googles new browser 'Chrome' in my weekly Linkification post - but as theres such a flood of information and articles this week I've decided to move them into their own blog post. So here it is:

Google Chrome, Google’s Browser Project - a great article which includes the original announcement and the 38 page comic that Google put together as a product overview.
Google Chrome screenshots - for those who haven't taken the plunge yet.
Download Google Chrome beta (for windows)
Google Chrome, Chromium, and V8 launch today - the official word from Google.
Google Chrome press event: the video
Browsing with Google Chrome
Google Chrome's about: Pages
Google Chrome Features that we miss in other Web Browsers
Google Co-Founder Expects Chrome-Like Browser For Android
Google's Brin says Chrome headed to Android, probably
Portable Chrome Puts Chrome on Your Thumb Drive
Run Google Chrome in Ubuntu with WINE
Google Chrome Tips and Pointers
Chrome vs IE8
So Is Chrome The Fastest Or What?
Mozilla's thoughts on Google Chrome
The story behind Google Chrome
Dr. Frankenstein's Browser: The Strangely Obvious Ancestry of Google Chrome
Google Chrome EULA Claims Ownership of Everything You Create on Chrome, From Blog Posts to Emails - see next links for an update.
Google does not want rights to things you do with Chrome
Google Updating Chrome EULA to Be Less Creepy
Privacy Concerns Over Google Chrome’s "Omnibox"
Google Analytics now tracks Chrome
Serious security flaw found in Chrome - originally found by Aviv

And now some local reaction / opinion:

Xero's Rod Drury talks about the significance of Chrome - Xero were also very quick to update their site to support Chrome beta.
The Geekzone forum thread on Chrome - some love, some hate and some serious paranoia!

By the way, this blog entry was posted from Chrome. How are you finding it? :)



Linkification v2

, posted: 29-Aug-2008 12:18

LinkificationTech tips:

Bulk Convert Old Documents to Office 2007 Format - handy
SSL Shopper - compare pricing & features of SSL providers
9 things you should not buy new - I'm not sure about how second hand jewelery would go down with the other half mind
Outlook troubleshooting tip: The magic of the CTRL key
Five best FTP clients
The Best Free Apps for Your Windows Mobile Device
Convert your Windows Server 2008 to a Workstation
Remotely Log Off Remote Desktop Users
Free replacements for paid tools

Web news / happenings:

Firefox SSL debate rages on - debate on how FF3 handles self-signed certificates
Microsoft enlists Seinfeld, Gates to battle "Get a Mac" ads
Using Fedora Red Hat Enterprise? Check the security announcements
So maybe there is a point to spam...
Web Fraud 2.0 — Point-and-Click Cracking Tools
Telecom free mobile e-mail offer extended
Xero announces Acclipse partnership
Hands-on with the Palm Treo Pro 850 (review)

iPhone:

Orange paying actors to line up for iPhone in Poland
iPhone 3G Tests: Antenna passes, networks fail
iPhone Game Pads Are Coming To Enhance Gameplay Tenfold - the concept is great, but I can't see these becoming widespread enough to turn the iPhone into a serious gaming platform.

Coding / Programming:

Enterprise .Net vs PHP - web comic
Latency is Everywhere and it Costs You Sales - How to Crush it
Top 10 things that annoy programmers

LOL / cool:

Crime fighting GPS turtle!
RC Cars Are the Javelin Errand Boys of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics
QinetiQ's Zephyr sets another unmanned solar plane flight record - very cool tech in action
Draganfly X6 UAV: UFO Thingy Packed With Carbon Fiber, HD/Night Cameras and GPS - I want one!
A Map of Olympic Medals
Want to Know Everything About a Website? Try Quarkbase - pretty cool, try it with geekzone.co.nz

Gaming:

Gold Farming: It Prints Money

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My names Phil, and I'm a software / web developer (and designer) based in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

I've a keen interest in all things to do with the net', as well as GPS, and most other gadgets.

I am the director of Red Jungle Limited and StaffTracker Limited. I'm involved in a number of technology start-ups.

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