Linkification v45

, posted: 24-Jul-2009 11:46

LinkificationBusy week - the Geekzone Pizza evening in Wellington last weekend was great fun. Good to put some faces to names, meet some new people, and of course catch up with the regulars.

So big thanks to Mauricio for organising everything. And huge thanks to the sponsors: Snapper and Domains4Less. I'm looking forward to the Auckland event in a couple of weeks.

News / Web Happenings:

NZ Google Apps to be deployed at Postal Services Group
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Service Pack 2 released
Snapper spreads integrated ticketing footprint
PayPal set to become global payment platform Open to third-party developers
SPOT GPS Tracking Device Now a Smaller, More Powerful Lifesaver
Palm Pre Fixes iTunes Sync!
YouTube enters the cavernous, chromatic world of 3D
Two strikes for Kindle is enough for me
Microsoft sees first annual sales decline in its history for fiscal 2009
Windows 7 Has Been Released to Manufacturing
Skype 2.8 Gold for Mac out now - Skype Blogs

General / Neat Stuff:

Fallback to 2G or no fallback: the Vodafone vs Telecom question
Internet Explorer Determines Which Add-ons Slow Down Browsing
The Computer Hardware Chart Identifies Your PC's Parts


Security official suspended, turned over to authorities in apparent connection to Foxconn employee's suicide
iPhone 3.0's 'broken' push messaging caused by unlockers, dirty keys
Official Google Blog: Google Latitude on your iPhone


Stack Overflow Architecture - A thorough review of the architecture behind - a great read for anyone using in a high traffic environment.
HTML5 and The Future of the Web

FAIL of the week:

Handshake fail

Linkification v44

, posted: 17-Jul-2009 09:26

Linkification v43

, posted: 10-Jul-2009 11:01

Linkification v42

, posted: 3-Jul-2009 10:23

LinkificationNews / Web Happenings:

Mobile phone giants agree on universal charger
Firefox 3.5 Officially Available for Download
Firefox 3.5 Portable Available for Download
Gmail Attachment Size Upped to 25MB
Windows 7 gets"Apple style" guided tours
Skype 3.0 for Windows Phones
ComCom to investigate mobile roaming charges
'Asteroids' heading towards the big screen?
HTC Magic Back on Sale - What a bizarre incident
YouTube Uploads Doubled to 2GB, HD Embeds and Linking Added
Microsoft May Sell Windows 7 on Flash Drives
Windows 7 Beta Shutdowns Begin Today - If you're still running a BETA build, make sure you update to RC now.
Gmail Gives Labels the Folder Treatment
Pirate Bay Planned for Purchase, May Start "Compensation Model"
Skype 4.1 for Windows goes gold
Hotmail Rolls Out Incoming Pop3 to U.S. and Other Customers

General / Neat Stuff:

Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows Longhorn's Aero Snap, circa 2005


45 Incredibly Useful Web Design Checklists and Questionnaires
Sign up for Tech Ed before 31 July and be in to win - Interesting that last year TechEd sold out in three weeks.. this year they're giving away prizes as incentives to buy tickets! State of the economy perhaps?
Google Analytics on your Mobile Phone


Steve Jobs back to work at Apple
Skype 1.1 for iPhone and iPod touch out now - Still no push notifications?
Apple patching nasty iPhone SMS vulnerability
Vodafone New Zealand confirms 10 July launch date for iPhone 3GS
iPhone OS 3.1 beta now available for developer community

FAIL of the week:

Luggage Container Fail

Linkification v41

, posted: 26-Jun-2009 22:59

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Phil Gale
Hawkes Bay
New Zealand

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.

If you want to contact me, you can do so through my website.


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