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)...



Working BIOS driver crack for Vista released

, posted: 13-Mar-2007 17:14

John the Bluespark Flashboy pointed me to this Digg entry on what appears to be a new, working crack for Windows Vista. It's basically a BIOS driver used by OEMs that tells Vista it doesn't need to validate the copy, as it's deemed inconv (read the entire post)...



Swedish girls and alcohol policy explained

, posted: 12-Mar-2007 09:53

Sweden has a slightly fraught relationship with alcohol because... people like it. Much too much in fact so here's Henrik Schyffert with the skinny on Swedes and drink:



With thanks to Thomas.

(Full like a kastr (read the entire post)...



Lookout OneCare!

, posted: 11-Mar-2007 12:23

Was this a close shave? I was about to install Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare security package on my Vista box here to see what it can do. Reading this post on BetaNews however, I'm going to wait. Since I still haven't been able to make (read the entire post)...





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