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Archive for January, 2006

Diagnose Yourself When Your Hard Disk Makes Noise

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Listen to these hard drive noise wave files (at the very bottom of the page) to diagnose your own hard disk problem when it's making noise. At least, you can talk like an expert when you call for support.

(via LifeHacker)

The “Four Things” Tag

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

For the second time being tagged, I know I’ve to do something this time. This time, I was tagged by Elliot Swan. It looks like a "four things" tag, with everything comes in four. Must it necessary to be that way? I’m not too sure. I’ll just follow the trend. Here's mine.


Chitika Updated Member’s Page

Sunday, January 22nd, 2006

Chitika finally updated the user interface for members. It definitely looks much better, by moving the menu from the left to the top. However, I really don't understand why they don’t enhance the format of the report. I can’t find a way to display a total of my all time income. Do I really have to use a calculator to add them page by page?

If you have never heard of Chitika, read my older post on this Chitika Advertising Program.

Windows Vista Successor – Windows Vienna

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

"Vienna" will be the next code name for Microsoft Windows operating system, after Vista. Hey Microsoft, we're still waiting for the official release of Windows Vista.

[via Paul Stamatiou]

In the news:
Vista's successor to be code-named Vienna
Windows Vienna to follow Vista

Better First Impression for Your Blog

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

When you meet a stranger, you will normally will judge that person on the very first impression and give that person a score, whether to trust him or not, whether to know him better or not. Do you realise that you are actually doing the same thing when you first visit a website?