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Archive for December, 2005

Save A Few Keystrokes with Yahoo! Shortcuts

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Ever heard of Yahoo! Open Shortcuts? It sounds new to me. Just came across a post regarding this tool in Yahoo! Search Blog. Basically, it's some shortcuts that bring you where you want to go faster by saving a few key presses on your keyboard.

AdSense Referral: New Size and Colour

Monday, December 19th, 2005

AdSense added one new size (180x60), which is available in Firefox referral long time ago, to AdSense referral. They also added green and blue colour to some of the sizes. Here's a sample:


Gmail On Mobile

Saturday, December 17th, 2005

For the moment, before you are convenient to turn on your mobile device, point your browser to http://m.gmail.com to try it out. Other recent Gmail updates were automatic vacation response and contact group. Both of them are essential features that every email service must have. I don't understand why it took so long for them to produce it.

Good AdSense Error Page

Saturday, December 17th, 2005

I see an error page with 23 languages (not sure if I've counted it correctly) when I failed to login to AdSense. Can you (webmasters) do that?

Fight Comment Spam with Akismet

Friday, December 16th, 2005

I’ve heard of Akismet for quite some time. At that time, I thought the amount of comment spam on my blog is still at acceptable level (once or twice per week). Now, I’m receiving few of them each day! I’m really too lazy to delete them everyday. Hence, Akismet!