Monthly Archives: October 2006

New e-Map Toys

Managed to pick up a couple of interesting digital maps at the 4×4 show on the weekend. The first one is so new that I cannot find it on the Hema web site! All maps are in ECW format for … Continue reading

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We’re on the road to VISTA

Windows Vista was rumored to go RTM around the 25-Oct-2006; Where did it go? So the big question is when will Vista go ‘Ready To Manufacture’ (Gold)? From Paul Thurrott’s SuperSite for Windows [1]; Next client versions of Windows, codenamed … Continue reading

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The Walk to Rivendell (i)

I was minding my own business last night when I heard “Do you want to walk to Rivendell?” Much surprised by this question, my attention was drawn to the Eowyn Challenge’s The Walk to Rivendell and Beyond page. I was … Continue reading

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Some AUDIO goodies for Halloween …

Halloween :: the ancient festival of Samhain Halloween, the light-hearted modern festivity of ghosts and ghoulies, frights and feast, trick or treat, has much more serious (and scary!) origins in the ancient Celtic Feast of the Dead. This festival has … Continue reading

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What we have here is failure to communicate!

The first problem with FF2 and IE7 and it hits us from https://accounts.unimelb.edu.au/; in both Firefox 2.0 and IE 7 SSL2 is off by default in favour of the more secure SSL3 or TLS 1.0 Error from Firefox 2.0 Error … Continue reading

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Net Not Secure? II

After finding that visibleprocrastinations hit 33 times yesterday on searches for the ‘werribee dvd’ and various other search combo’s I think that it is time to see how ‘internet’ is this thing? (I guess if people search for kiddie-porn, they … Continue reading

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Firefox 2 vs Internet Explorer 7

Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Final has been launched on the FTP sites a day before it is officially due for release. But as the Mozilla release people say, please wait for the official 2.0 download; The Anti-release [2] … 1. No, … Continue reading

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