When can we get Playstation 3 in Malaysia?

It’s reported that the next-generation gaming console from Sony – the much hyped Sony Playstation 3 was released in Australia today. Tonnes of hardcore gamers queued tens of hours in advance in order to be the first to grab the hottest console on earth.

Australian gamers will be the first outside of the United States and Japan to experience the PS3, with a midnight (1300 GMT) launch at the Myer department store in central Sydney. PS3 was originally scheduled for worldwide launch in November 2006, but some problems in production forced the launching to include United States and Japan only.

PS3

Anyway, I am not a Playstation fanatic myself, I don’t even own PSone, not to mention Playstation 2. But looking at the brilliant images of PS3 is enough to make me drool… I think this time I might try my luck on a piece of the action by getting PS3; haha, skip PSone and PS2!

Anyone know when will PS3 hit Malaysia stores and how much it’ll cost? In Australia, it retails for 1,000 dollars (808 US). But, fear not, it comes complete with many impressive features such as a Blu-ray DVD player!

Read report on Yahoo News

Adsense ready WordPress theme

Are you looking for a nice WordPress theme for your blog, and yes I know, you want the theme to be Adsense optimized? Look no further, try Carl Ocab’s Adsense ready WordPress theme which is very much based on the popular K2 theme.

Adsense ready theme

The WordPress theme includes 2 ad units and 1 link unit, which is the mazimum number of Adsense content ads you can place on a page I think… correct me if I am wrong, I haven’t reviewed Adsense policies for quite a while.

The theme make use of adsense beautifier which places beautiful little pictures beside the ads. But, I am not totally sure if this is against Adsense’s policy. 🙂

Monitor your broadband bandwidth and speed with DU Meter

How fast is your Streamyx broadband connection? Are you subscribed to the Streamyx Basic 512k but is actually getting an amazing 1.0M bandwidth? This is not likely to happen, the more likely case would be the other way round. In order to check on the bandwidth stability we are actually getting, we can use a nice monitoring tool called DU Meter.

DU Meter is a tool for monitoring the bandwidth of your Internet connection. It monitors network traffic on your computer and displays real-time graphical and numerical data transfer rates.

Watching your data transfer rates can be very enlightening as you open up a web page, reads an email, or starts an Internet application. This will give you a much better idea of how long the operation will take, and will also let you know how efficient your Internet connection is.

Network monitoring tool

DU Meter doesn’t take up a lot of desktop space when it’s running, in fact it stays silently in the system tray until you wakes her up. The bandwidth/speed chart she displays is small, and even semi transparent which makes it so cool! Check out the semi transparent graph on my desktop… that pretty babe is not my girlfriend, just in case you misunderstand. 🙂

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2GB email space for free on your own domain?

I was looking for a simple but powerful communication and collaboration tools for my organization at a very low and affordable cost. Tried a few searches on the Internet and I bounced into Google Apps for Your Domain. Immediately I was attracted as the standard edition is absolutely free! This is even better than what I am expecting.

Google Apps offers some of the most interesting services from Google into one package, these includes Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar, Docs & Spreadsheets, Page Creator and Start Page. There will be a single sign-on control panel to manage the services and users.

I don’t think I will be able to test out most of the services soon, but the 2GB free gmail account on your own domain name seems to be pretty exciting. I just wonder if anyone has successfully configured the gmail mail server to work on their own domain before.

So, if anyone has any feedback regarding this 2GB free email on your own domain name, that would be great. I would love to hear what you thought or think about this service. Does it really work? 🙂

Gmail invitation

Still remember the old good days where you can use Gmail invitations to ask pretty chicks out for a date. 🙂

Adobe Photoshop online edition coming soon!

Not too long ago, Adobe Photoshop made a hugh announcement, saying that they plan to launch a web-based version of Adobe Photoshop within six months. The hosted version will be free to use as with any other newly launched web services but it will be ad supported. If you think this is too surprising, no I didn’t make this up. You can read on CNet news.

Adobe Photoshop

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Free software download everyday

Looking for a place to download some of the best commercial software for free? Yes, look no further, Giveaway of the Day offers licensed software you’d have to buy otherwise, for free, everyday! Yes, you heard me all right, they are giving away software for free, and you can download them from their site, right now and right there on their website!

Free software giveaway

I am not sure how many software they have now, but certainly you will need a hugh hard disk to load them all. There are software to help you work better with your PowerPoint presentations, to a whole section dedicated to game lovers.

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50 most important people on the Web

Sometime ago I shared with you who are the Biggest, brightest and most influential people on the Internet. Just to recap, the top spot went to Jessica Lee Rose of Lonelygirl15 who looks so pretty and sexy.

Now, there is another list compiled by the people at PC World. They name this list The 50 most Important people on the Web. Take a glance at the list and I am sure if you used the Internet long enough most or all of the names who make it there are familiar to you.

Let’s check them out quickly and see if we can spot any pretties who have brains! 🙂

Google CEO Listed at number 1 is Google’s Eric Schmidt, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin. This is not very surprising as Google is one of the most trafficked search engine on the Internet. I don’t have the statistics, but I guess 98 out of 100 searches done on the Internet are through Google!

That’s how important they are, if Google went down one day, I guess all of us will suffer! Can you imagine a day without adsense?

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Your Recycle Bin is full?

What can you do if your Recycle Bin is full? Of course you can just trash all the rubbish inside and then you have an empty and fresh bin to work with.

But, do you know the beauty with Windows’ Recycle Bin is that you can increase and decrease its size as you wish? The Recycle Bin is automatically set to a default size which is equivalent to 10 percent of the drive’s size. Follow the following simple steps to change this default size:

Recycle Bin properties

  • Right click on the Recycle Bin icon on the Desktop of your computer. Then select Properties.
  • Adjust the slider bar in the center of the screen from 10% to any other size as you see fit.
  • Click on the OK button to save your new setting and exit the Recycle Bin Properties Window.
  • Reboot your computer so that Windows can pick up your new setting.

Tip: The maximum size of your Recycle Bin is still limited to the maximum available size of your hard disk!

Lost your Firefox bookmarks?

I am sure if you have used Mozilla Firefox long enough, you have came across situations where your Mozilla Firefox bookmarks were mysteriously missing. Most of the time this happens after a Firefox upgrade.

This is really a frustrating situation to be in, especially if you have lots of links and other information in the bookmarks just like what I have. But, as you might have expected, there is actually a way to restore the lost bookmarks, so read on. The following tips might save you days of headache. 🙂

Firefox bookmarks

Actually the bookmarks are not lost since Firefox keeps all bookmarks and some other important information in the profile folder in Application Data (Usually this is located at C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\).

For Firefox versions 1.5 and above, the browser automatically creates 5 most recent backups in the “bookmarkbackups” folder. The backups are named according to the date they are created, so you can easily identify which one is the latest version. Then, you can restore your bookmarks by simply deleting the “bookmarks.html” file and replacing it with a copy from the “bookmarkbackups” folder.

After the file is replaced, simply restart Firefox for it to take effect if it doesn’t already work. Simple and cool, isn’t it? 🙂