CUDA: Breaking the Intel & AMD Dominance

A few months ago, NVIDIA broke the news that they have acquired physics-processing company AGEIA, which manufactures the PhysX add-on card which didn’t do so well in the market. The result of that acquisition is only now starting to appear. A little bit of history lesson first; when NVIDIA first launched their Geforce 8 series […]

PIKOM PC fair 2008 KLCC

I know it’s late as the latest edition of the most popular IT fair in Malaysia was concluded last week. But, I would still like to talk about this PC Fair which was held at KL Convention Center, because I know you want to see what latest gadgets you can find there. Oh no, you […]

Terminator: P2P elimination

It seemed like the era of P2P might come to an end after all, in the near future. The Japanese ISPs have apparently agreed to disconnect any users that they detected to be using any P2P (peer-to-peer) program such as BitTorrent, BearShare, and Japan’s very own Winny. They did have a go with an attack […]

What is svchost.exe?

This article interests you because you have been wondering why on earth there are so many processes running with the weird name svchost.exe. Nope, you can’t stop them or your system may crash faster than you know it. What is svchost.exe? Is it a virus or trojan?! Fear not. Svchost.exe is actually a system process […]

U Mobile broadband, unlimited broadband access?

Have you heard of U Mobile? Obviously it’s the country’s newest cellphone service provider. joining the ranks of Maxis, Celcom and DiGi. According to Wikipedia, U Mobile was founded in 1998 as MiTV Networks Sdn Bhd, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of U Television Sdn Bhd which was formerly known as U Telecom Media […]

Electronic display board error in Bukit Bintang

I was in Jalan Bukit Bintang heading towards the Pudu Jail’s direction the other day. What caught my attention was the huge electronic display board which is no stranger to KL people. The board displays an assortment of advertisements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I had never seen it down… but on […]

Nuffnang went down due to server hard disk crash

What a surprise. Nuffnang’s website went down today due to a hard disk failure. I don’t usually check Nuffnang’s website everyday so I have no idea what time the hard disk failure occurred, but the email from Timothy Tiah came in at about 3pm. According to the email, the hard disk crashed at about 12pm […]

KFC offers free WiFi hotspots in Malaysia

It has really been a while since I last updated this blog… blame my long absence on the long Chinese New Year break and on the lack of Internet facilities in the town I am in now. Anyway, I was extremely glad to find that KFC actually offers free WiFi hotspot here. I am not […]

Good service from Streamyx

Streamyx has changed their system! Instead of taking up to 5 working days to fix a small “unable to connect to Streamyx” problem, this time it took them merely 2 hours to get the problem fixed. This morning all of a sudden my Streamyx connection died on me. I made a call and after going […]

P1 wireless broadband, it’s damn slow!

Yoyoyo, today is a public holiday, instead of resting at home or go patoh, I decided to test out the new kid in wireless broadband in Malaysia. It’s none other than P1 Broadband which I have signed up at the recent PC Fair in KLCC. Take about fast service, I received their password the next […]