Siemens and Orcon get together for a $30 million ADSL2+ network

, posted: 18-Aug-2006 11:57

Although Telecom New Zealand and its supporters insist that the new regulation introduced by Cunliffe will lead to no investment by competitors who instead will only "leech" off the existing infrastructure, the reality is shaping up quite differently (read the entire post)...



Internet makes Mel Gibson eat his anti-semitic words

, posted: 17-Aug-2006 14:11

Doesn't matter if you own half of Malibu, on the 'Net you're just a schmuck.

"Mel Gibson: Jew-hating Schmuck - Director's cut extended"


"Mel Gibson Hates Jews rap"


"Mad Mel versus Jew Boy"
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Just don't do it!

, posted: 17-Aug-2006 13:28

You know what it's like. There's a pristine loo in front of you, and you feel an irrepressive urge. That urge tells you to take all kinds of things - hankies, cups, nappies, sanitary towels, razors, soap, beer bottles, hands, you name it - an (read the entire post)...



Culinary calamities

, posted: 14-Aug-2006 21:33


I love eating out, but every now and then things go wrong. Horribly wrong. Chefs snort the wrong spice and get creative with it, usually by having a fusion grand mal fit. Sadly, people are too bullied and tastebud numbed to say anything.
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Bismillah! We will not let you go!

, posted: 12-Aug-2006 22:52

Heavy metal? I could give it up tomorrow if I wanted to.

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Bad Buggy Beta 3 of Internet Explorer 7

, posted: 12-Aug-2006 11:32

The third beta of Internet Explorer 7 has been getting up my nose a lot lately. It is supposed to be the almost-ready version of IE7, as the browser was declared feature-complete after Beta 2 and only bug fixes and interface tweaks would make it into (read the entire post)...



Windows Vista TPM kills off third-party security software?

, posted: 11-Aug-2006 16:46

Vista spells the end of third-party security software for Windows.

That seems to be the gist of what Oliver Friedrichs writes about over on the Symantec Security Response Weblog.

Friedrichs points to some disturbing side-effec (read the entire post)...



Annette Presley interview spoof

, posted: 10-Aug-2006 12:24

This is seriously evil... but funny like hell.



Courtesy of Jama (read the entire post)...



Get ready for even higher power bills

, posted: 10-Aug-2006 08:55

Think you're paying a lot already for electricity in Auckland? Too bad. It's going to cost even more soon, after the Commerce Commission said it will implement price controls on Vector, with 650,000 powerline customers.

Well, that (read the entire post)...



Apple bundles Ruby on Rails with Leopard

, posted: 10-Aug-2006 07:47

The Ruby on Rails webdev community has scored a big one: Apple will ship Ruby on Rails with Mac OS X 10.5, a.k.a. Leopard. There's a lot of buzz around RoR at the moment, and Apple's move will only increase it.

Watch this space for (read the entire post)...





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