Last week, after a long battle with Apple, Think Secret was shut down. Apple has been trying to muzzle the Apple rumour site for a while now, to stop them from publishing leaked reports of their upcoming products. Think Secret obviously has a “mole” on the inside, as most of their revelations are surprisingly accurate. Read More
Here’s a list of some of the social networking sites I am on. Facebook Digg LinkedIn del.icio.us Flickr Reddit MySpace Newsvine Pownce StumbleUpon Technorati Twitter Go ahead and friend me!
I am proud to announce the birth of our son, Jackson Johar Taiabjee, on Oct 18, 2007. Both Jack and mom are doing great! You can find pics and more on Jack’s blog at
The quickest and easiest way to speed up your website is to add mod_gzip to your pages. Basically what it does is takes any .html page on the server, and uses gzip compression to shrink the file before sending it out. IE or Firefox at the users end will unzip it and display it automatically, Read More
Hi Folks, Over the past few weeks we have been in the process of moving the system to a new offsite location to address the reliability issues. Suddenly, that process has been put into high gear. Lots of issues with the Joetek Server this morning.
Back in January, Apple announced their revolutionary new iPhone. It was a great device, but it’s ties to AT&T really crippled it. First, their Edge network leave much to be desired. Secondly, and most importantly for me, is it limits it to the U.S. market. We were all waiting for the functionality of the iPhone, Read More
Apple sent out invitations to a “Special Event” on Wednesday, September 5, regarding an iPod announcement. Is this the next gen iPod we’ve been waiting for?
Okay, we all know that we should be backing up our computers regularly. We have our entire lives on these machines. All of my digital pictures, music, every word document and spreadsheet I’ve done in the last 15 years. If I were to lose that data… well, I don’t even want to think about it. Read More
The Interactive Friend Thing allows you to visualize your friend list in a way that groups together people that are friends of each other. It naturally sorts itself into groups that you worked with, or went to school with, etc. Just a neat way of looking at your friends! Just double-click any of them to Read More
A new feature was added to Google Maps last week that allows you to zoom right in to view what the street looks like in the major cities. Already, Top Sightings sites have popped up showing off some of the interesting things captured as the Street View Car zoomed by. Very cool, as Google once Read More
Now this is cool. Take a look at Microsoft Surface. When I first saw this site, I thought it was another cool concept like the iPod Packaging or, more recently, the oFone. This isn’t a concept (well, not completely). It’s available to corporate customers, for restaurants and such. Some of the fancy features with Wi-Fi Read More
This afternoon, as I was walking to my car in Downtown Toronto, I walked in front of an old Dodge Caravan waiting to pull out of a parking lot. At that moment, I had the oddest flashback to my childhood, growing up in Bramalea in the 80′s. I continued walking past the driveway, and the Read More