Mar 28, 2008
Nic Cho

Western Digital Launches My Passport Elite Portable USB Drives

The well-known manufacturer of a large proportion of the world’s hard disks, Western Digital has recently launched a new line of external/portable USB drives, named as My Passport Elite, which weights less than 5 ounces, aiming to make it easy to carry the important files and e-mail between work and home or on the road and keeping them in sync.


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Mar 28, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

PHP Fatal Error on Call to Add_Query_Var in Taxonomy.php After Upgrading to WordPress 2.5 RC2

After upgrading to WordPress 2.5 RC2, some WordPress iinstallation will return completely blank web page or all blog posts, pages and even wp-admin administrator dashboard and other administrative panel. Or the following error will be displayed (the error message will also be logged and captured in Apache error_log).
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Mar 28, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Uninstall Windows XP SP3 Beta and Release Candiate Versions

With the impending release of latest service pack for Windows XP – Service Pack 3 (SP3), users who install beta or release candidate test versions of Windows XP may wish to uninstall the the beta releases or RC versions of the service pack, as the final RTM version of SP3 for Windows XP may not install if there is any previous test release installed, or not on Windows XP SP2 status.
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Mar 27, 2008
SY Tan

Shakespeare’s Complete Quartos Go Online

Shakespeare’s complete quartos go online For lovers of Shakespeare’s works, all the 75 editions of the Bard’s plays printed in quarto format before 1641 will be available online soon. The Bodleian Library in Oxford and Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington have teamed up to download their vast collections, capitalizing on the work of the British Library which digitalized its collection of quarto editions four years ago. The downloading is expected to take a year to complete.

There is no greater proof of the merging of art and science. Hamlet will not only breathe through the pages of a book or the theater stage and film, but also through the computer screen.
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Mar 27, 2008
SY Wong

Taproot Develops WalkingHotSpot Software Solution for Seamless Connectivity and Mobility

TapRoot System, a leading smartphone software developer has just unveiled a new software based solution that is able to turn a mobile phone into a Wi-Fi access point, making a mobile hotspot a reality for cellular market. Known as WalkingHotSpot, it is targeted for those mobile internet users that would like to extend broadband access to other network devices anywhere on the move.


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Mar 27, 2008
SY Tan

The ‘Tiny’ Challenge by Modu Mobile Group

Modu PhoneHow small can a mobile phone be? An Israeli company, Modu Mobile, released a tiny mobile phone weighing around 40.1g and measuring 72mm x 37mm x 7.8mm. Modu Mobile which was funded by Dov Moran, who sold msystems to SanDisk claimed that this newly launched handset is the world’s smallest and lightest mobile phone available. The Modu phone was designed in a very unique way. It can operate as a standalone phone and also can be fitted into different cases or so called ‘jackets’. Users can slot the underlying Modu phone to different jackets from time to time to have different graphics or color schemes on its display. Besides, users also can slot the Modu phone to some jackets which can enhance or add extra functions of the original device. For instance, users can slot Modu into a GPS device to display maps for addresses that a user has saved on the phone. A home cordless phone could display numbers and other address book information when a Modu is plugged into its base.
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Mar 27, 2008
Nic Cho

Samsung Releases Anycall Haptic Cellphone

The Korean consumer electronics giant, Samsung has recently announced the launch of its Anycall Haptic premium touchscreen phone (model: SCH-W420/SPH-W4200), which can use 22 different types of vibration to simulate actual feels and actions.


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Mar 27, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

WordPress 2.5 RC2 Released for Download

Despite saying that WordPress 2.5 is basically done and stable when introducing WordPress 2.5 RC1 (Release Candidate 1) as sneak peek, there are still must fix bugs that must be ironed out, and thus the final RTM version of WordPress 2.5 continue to delay, although it’s already behind schedule.
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