Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Is this Handspring, or is this...
Posted on 14-May-2003 20:39 | Tags Filed under: News



I've been to the Handspring web site today and decided to visit its New Zealand version. I was fascinated to find out that the latest news was posted in almost a year ago (28 May 02)...

But what really made me think was the interesting fact that http://www.handspring.co.nz translates to http://203.102.137.201:8081 and it's shown in the URL address, instead of the expected Handspring name.

This is not a usual port for web servers. Curious as I am, I tried the address without the strange port number. The result? You might not want to go there if browsing from work. It's the website for Stiletto, the "world's finest short stay boutique hotel" in Sydney, Australia.

I understand this is not a big deal. And it's not a Handspring problem either. At most it's a server configuration problem, where the IP address is shown in the URL address instead of the server name, causing this kind of problem. In no way I think Handspring has any knowledge of contents in servers hosted by other companies.


More information: http://www.handspring.co.nz...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Kodi recommendations
Created by Thickcnut, last reply by Wiggum on 22-Aug-2017 11:19 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Uploading Passport Photo Issue
Created by allan, last reply by kiwiharry on 21-Aug-2017 18:43 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


rail between Auckland, Bay of Plenty and the Waikato
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by WyleECoyoteNZ on 22-Aug-2017 17:33 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Odd but Yum Sandwiches
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by Rikkitic on 22-Aug-2017 17:24 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Pay & Go price increase
Created by DarkShadow, last reply by djtOtago on 22-Aug-2017 17:10 (12 replies)

Mechanical breakdown insurance - worth having?
Created by Geese, last reply by MikeAqua on 22-Aug-2017 15:18 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Anyone else disabled voicemail?
Created by paulchinnz, last reply by cadman on 22-Aug-2017 10:33 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Investing your Money
Created by sonyxperiageek, last reply by ben28 on 22-Aug-2017 10:00 (22 replies)
Pages... 2