Rockstar Supernova Lukas Rossi hits Auckland strip joints

, posted: 25-Mar-2007 10:11

Intrepid paparazzo Dylan Reeve hit pay dirt early this morning while out on a stag/hen night when he snapped Lukas Rossi of Rockstar Supernova fame outside Showgirls and Penthouse, two Auckland establishments of some repute:

Checking out t (read the entire post)...



Is Telecom making a mistake by going GSM/UMTS?

, posted: 24-Mar-2007 12:56

That question springs to mind after reading a release from the CDMA Development Group that states CDMA2000 is doubling its subscriber base to 45 million. Erm, in South Asia that is. Telecom users can in theory now roam in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ind (read the entire post)...



The PR Troll Dialogues: Part II

, posted: 23-Mar-2007 13:41

Phone rings....


PR Troll: "Hi, it's $NAME from $LARGECORP - just calling to see if you got the invitation I sent out as we had some problems with it and if you're going to come along?"

Me: "Oh, the one about the Wa (read the entire post)...



One man and his horse - in an apartment (true!)

, posted: 22-Mar-2007 09:14

While the Boing-Boinged and massively blogged story from Galway First about a horse, a man in latex and a hotel room was a hoax, this one from Sweden involving unusual animal husbandry practices isn't. Here's a short translation for the benefit of th (read the entire post)...



A very non-obvious Firefox security hole plugged

, posted: 21-Mar-2007 13:59

A Firefox update arrived, 2.0.0.3, as I was typing a way here on deadlines. I thought it was a bit odd because 2.0.0.2 came out not so long ago, fixing a whole lot of security issues.

The latest update also sorts out a security problem, b (read the entire post)...



Scoopit tag-cloud almost-haiku

, posted: 19-Mar-2007 16:21

anti-smacking auckland
climate change
clint rickards global
warming graeme burton
greenpeace helen
clark internet iran iraq
maori media murders
national party
police rape russell
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Calling PowerPoint wizards: Slideshare competition with Guy Kawasaki judging

, posted: 18-Mar-2007 09:15

Jon Boutelle of Slideshare sent me the below release about a competion that should appeal to creative PowerPoint people out there. This may seem like an esoteric pastime but trust me, good PowerPoint presentations should be encouraged.

$D (read the entire post)...



Ack, Vista removes XP F8 boot options

, posted: 17-Mar-2007 14:52

No news probably, but I just noticed as I was trying to restore XP on a dual-boot installation with Vista installed that while you can do the F8 options for the latter, they're no longer there for the former. Pain.

This is no doubt due (read the entire post)...



Weird Outlook recurring retrospective reminder

, posted: 16-Mar-2007 11:17


Ah... uhmm, happy extremely belated birthday then, Matt. Sorry I missed it last year :)

I really don't know where this came from, because I didn't enter it into Outlook's calendar. Matt must've hacked my Outlook (no, (read the entire post)...



Mix'n'match: Telecom's new hybrid GSM/EV-DO network

, posted: 14-Mar-2007 14:12

Yesterday, I wrote about Telecom's plans for a new mobile network for Communications Day in Australia and the more I think about it, the strategy makes sense. The idea is for Telecom to make use of what it already has - a well-functioning CDMA ne (read the entire post)...





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