Categorized: Technology

The fruits of humankind’s labour

Beware of Twitter Phishing

Hey guys, this one is for all of you Tweeters. Phishing happens all the time, but I saw this particular attempt today so I figured I’d raise some awareness. Learning good internet practices never hurts anyway. So, the scam starts off like this: You receive a direct Tweet from one of your Twitter buddies; they’re letting you know that somebody is talking smack about you.… Read the rest

WordPress 3.3 now available – a zippy and snazzy update

WordPress 3.3 is now available as a download as well as an update in existing installations’ administrative screen. My first impressions: the user interface felt more responsive than before and has been tweaked for improved efficiency. From what I understand, this update delves below the dated interface, polishing some rust off the underlying platform to improve general performance, notably in processing permalinks and slugs.… Read the rest
Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Put an Eee Pad Transformer Prime under the tree this Christmas

Attention gadget enthusiasts, Asus has officially announced the Eee Pad Transformer Prime and it’s scheduled for a December release. The original Eee Pad Transformer, popular tablet of the year, took the world by surprise, selling out globally. A fine product it has been with its sweet price point, high standards in performance and quality, and most importantly, the keyboard dock.… Read the rest

A sneaky approach to generating site traffic

They’re earning cash on your time and you don’t even realize it. One of the great things about the internet is that new creative ways of using it are found every day. Be it emerging technologies geared at improving communication and sharing, creative tactics in increasing site traffic, or new approaches at generating profit, the internet is certainly a happening place that shows no signs of cooling off and I’m glad to be living in the era.… Read the rest
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New Facebook layout

The breaking news of the day, Facebook’s new “homepage”. Users logging in as of this morning were presented with a rather different homepage than what they are accustomed to. A few like it, myself among that group, but the general opinion seems to be viciously opposed to the latest version of our beloved social network.… Read the rest
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Firefox delivers a slew of updates

Firefox goes from 4 to 7 in just 5 months, woah boy! Mozilla’s decision to embrace a rapid release schedule has certainly stirred up some discussion, from both the Enterprise world and the User world concerning the frequent updates and version numbering but come on, what do the numbers mean anyway?… Read the rest

Blog Bogging & SEO Traps: How our internet is being spammed

We’re just not getting what we expected or wanted… Picture this: you’re at a search engine entering your search words, and up comes the perfect result – the caption contains exactly what you wanted, in more detail than you specified. Great is your dismay and disappointment as you visit that site, realizing that there is nothing but a flurry of buzz words, your search words buried within, and stacks upon stacks of advertisements.… Read the rest

WordPress? wtf!

It’s true. While I have thoroughly enjoyed working with PlanetJon Platform, I have finally decided to use a more feature-rich framework and chose WordPress for its extensive community support.… Read the rest