Kiwi spammers: Smartmailpro and Mercury Subs

, posted: 31-Aug-2006 11:37

Despite complaining about unsolicited email from Mercury Subs in April this year, I got another spam to my IDG address. Mercury Subs' dirty address list doesn't even have the right first names, as you can see:



Full mess (read the entire post)...



Microsoft to release Internet Explorer 7 RC1 tomorrow morning

, posted: 24-Aug-2006 17:47

It looks like the first Release Candidate of Internet Explorer 7 will arrive this Thursday morning Pacific Time, which would be some time very early Friday morning New Zealand time, as we live in the future unlike our American cousins.

I (read the entire post)...



Solved: mystery of IE7 declaring Scobleizer 'non-secure'

, posted: 23-Aug-2006 17:21

A little while a go, I was doing just one too many things at the same time. It was reading Robert Scoble's blog while trying to meet deadlines, talking on the phone, etc. Not conducive to detailed troubleshooting that.

Anyway, I saw t (read the entire post)...



Microsoft not the largest blog hoster of them all Scoble says

, posted: 23-Aug-2006 15:04

That massive geek love-in, the annual Microsoft Tech Ed do is on in Auckland at the moment. I've been unable to attend this year, but Richard MacManus went along and dug up some contentious stuff about Microsoft's claims on just how many blog (read the entire post)...



Scoble, PR and NOAA head to virtual worlds

, posted: 23-Aug-2006 14:02

Reality is good, but it can be improved with some vivid imagination and plenty of computing power. I am of course referring to virtual worlds like Second Life and Entropia Universe, both of which have been operating for a few years now and are starti (read the entire post)...



Where do you find jobs at Ferrit?

, posted: 18-Aug-2006 17:04

If you want a job at Telecom's "Trade Me Killer" Ferrit, where would you look for one?

Well, not on Ferrit, because they don't have a sits vacant bit.

Head over to Trade Me Jobs of course!

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Rafferty carries on domain slamming

, posted: 7-Aug-2006 17:35

It's another Rafferty this time though: Blair, who is the brother of Chesley.

Blair's been mailing .nz registrants in large numbers with these letters:



Which the New Zealand Domain Name Commissioner says look (read the entire post)...



Today's YouTube error message is...

, posted: 1-Aug-2006 10:14

500 Internal Server Error Sorry, something went wrong.

A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation. In any case, please report this incident to customer service. Also, please include the following info (read the entire post)...



Why Coketunes Music store won't get my money

, posted: 12-Jul-2006 07:58

Let's see:

Can't use Firefox.

Can't use Opera.

Can't use Konqueror.

Can't use IE7 beta.

Can't use any other media player apart from WMP 7+ for Windows.

Can' (read the entire post)...



Brave new blog look!

, posted: 16-Jun-2006 17:28

Things have changed as you can see here at the Techsploder: the blog sports a new look, created by Su Yin Khoo and courtesy of indefatigable coder and Geekzone Master Mauricio Freitas who made the necessary changes to allow custom CSS.

I&# (read the entire post)...





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