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Update: Google has discontinued the free edition of Google Apps since December 7, 2012. Therefore, the content of this post is still valid only if you go with the Google Apps for Business which charges US$50/user/year. If you are still looking for a free options, check out my guide to get your email service running off Microsoft Live’s Hotmail.com aka Outlook.com service here.
Some of you may have wondered how I got my own domain name for More >
I’ve recently jumped on the Linux bandwagon and installed Linux Mint as the primary OS on my work machine. Cutting the long story short, I installed Chrome and discovered that it didn’t have the Java plugin pre-installed. Bummer.
So naturally, I went to download the latest Java runtime for Linux (jre-6u18-linux-x64.bin) here and installed it at /opt/java. For you Linux newbies, I’ll go easy on you as I too was a Linux n00b not too long ago More >
Great, there’s yet another social media platform to get hook on. I’ve not able to test it on my Gmail account yet since it’s not yet released to Google Apps users, such as yours truly. So that sucks. The only way that I’m able to Buzz is through my iPhone via the mobile version of Google Buzz. Just try going to http://buzz.google.com/ on your mobile device and you’ll see what I mean.
So Buzz allows you to share with your friends photos, More >
If you do not already know, Chrome today supports extensions to further enhances your browsing experience. Extensions are nothing new if you’re been using Firefox or Maxthon before. But before you go nuts trying to figure out why Chrome on your machine don’t seem to work, do note that it’s actually only supported on the latest beta version of Chrome. So yeah, you’ve to upgrade it (link here) if you’re using the latest official release of More >
Pretty much everyone harping about Google’s Chrome these days. I know. I’m one of them too. Which is also why it’s so frustrating when I couldn’t get Chrome to work on my work notebook which is running Windows XP SP3. Countless searches showed quite a number too suffered the same problem as I did. Google Chrome would install. But it would mysteriously close the import settings dialog box nor would it uninstall itself. The portable version More >