Why the SPAM problem continues

What do sex, drugs and software have in common? They are the top three things purchased off spam email. Have you ever thought about why you receive so much spam every day (for me it averages between ...

Thoughts on Google Street View

There’s been a lot of talk about Google Street View lately and Google has received complaints from several countries for various reasons (USA, Australia, France, Italy, Australia and Thailand)....

Don’t miss the opening ceremony

In less than one hour the Olympics will be officially opened at the Olympic stadium in Bejing. The Chinese are going to fire 35000 (yes 35 thousand) rockets (firework, not missiles) into the air duri...

Can Apple access your iPhone?

Rumours has it that Jonathan Zdziarski, a well-known iPhone developer, has discovered a page on the Apple site that could possibly be used to “kill” applications downloaded from App Store...

Out of nowhere

Hi all! As you might have noticed already I’ve been completely absent for the last 11 days. Why you ask? Well, I’ve been on a well deserved holiday travelling and spending time with my fa...

World’s oldest blogger signed off

Olive Riley, of Woy Woy about 50 miles north of Sydney Australia, began blogging in February last year, sharing stories from her life during the two world wars, raising three children on her own, and...

WP support funny error page

While testing WordPress 2.6 on my other blog earlier today I found a small bug in the media uploader. While trying to submit a support request I came across this rather funny error message/page: More...

Vista Compatibility Centre

Microsoft is about to launch their Windows Vista Compatibility Center which will provide information on more than 9,000 products (5,500 devices and 3,500 software programs). Is it just me or shouldn&...

Viva España

Just a quick post to congratulate Spain with their great victory against Germany last night. Winning the UEFA European Championship sure was a sweet one as they’ve not had great success in thes...

An Update on the Windows Roadmap

In a letter published today Bill Veghte, Senior Vice President at Microsoft Corporation, shares some thoughts on XP, Vista and beyond (Windows 7). A lot of people are watching Microsoft closely these...