Archive for May, 2007

May 23rd, 2007 by Keith

GMail Increases Attachment Size to 20MB

Posted in Site News, Software Companies, Web Apps

GMail Logo

According to Google Operating System Blogspot, the popular web-based email system, GMail, has now doubled their maximum attachment size from 10MB to 20MB.

So, from today onwards, GMail users are not able to send emails with attachments up to 20MB in size within one message. Although some other few mail providers may not support attachment size greater than 10MB, but if you are sending to accounts, e.g. Yahoo Mail Plus or other premium accounts, it is quite useful.

Great news, isn’t it?

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May 22nd, 2007 by Keith

Twitter – where chatting meets blogging

Posted in Fun Stuff, Site News, Software Companies, Web Apps

Twitter

Twitter is not a software, but rather it is more like a chatting application that is used in blogging form. Thanks to the information by Alexia, I got to learn about this nice little web-based application.

Somewhat similar to social networking sites, Twitter is a global community of friends and strangers that allows users to communicate with each other, and also to know what you might be doing at the moment.

Your personal agenda can be made private or public. Furthermore, it is integrable onto any sites that you have.

Signing up is free, so why wait? More information can also be found on their Twitter Blog site.

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May 22nd, 2007 by Keith

Tribler 4.0

Posted in Audio, Fun Stuff, Linux, Mac OS, Site News, Utilities, Video, Web Apps, Windows

Tribler

It started initially as a research project at Delft University of technology and De Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Tribler has now gone ahead and become one of the peer-to-peer (P2P) softwares that is efficient in its function.

The project is known to be funded by the I-Share project that is part of the Dutch Freeband Program, which itself is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands.

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May 22nd, 2007 by Keith

MXPLAY 1.1.5 Beta – Music Player

Posted in Audio, Beta, Fun Stuff, Utilities, Web Apps, Windows

MXPLAY

Focused on providing high quality music, MXPLAY 1.1.5 Beta is a unique music player that is capable of providing users with a extreme sensational audio feel when listening to playbacks. This application is available for free, but it is powerful and lightweight.

Here is what the site has to say:

…The best experience seamlessly paired with the best content the web has to offer. MXPLAY offers music fans an unprecedented way to discover, sample, purchase and share music, without compromising the experience. Once you’ve experienced MXPLAY, digital music will never sound the same….

In addition, MXPLAY supports various plugins, such as WiiMote and Last.fm. So, why not make the best of out this software, try it out today.

Download File
MXPLAY 1.1.5 Beta

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May 21st, 2007 by Keith

WiFi-Manager 2.3

Posted in Development Software, Site News, Software Companies, Utilities, Windows

WiFi

Managing WiFi connections and settings are now easier with WiFi-Manager 2.3, an application developed by NicomSoft. This is particularly useful for developers who are programming software for Windows applications, e.g. Windows XP and Windows Vista. Despite that both platforms can manage WiFi settings, but they actually use different APIs for wireless network management.

Windows XP SP2
– uses the “Wireless Zero Configuration” (WZC) API. This API is almost undocumented and there aren’t any examples how to use it, although this API can perform all necessary operations with WiFi connections and Windows XP SP2 is the most popular version of Windows at present.

Windows Vista
– uses the “Native WiFi” API. This is a new API that allows you to manage WiFi networks, this API is simpler and more documented, although there is only one example how to use it. You can find this example for the C++ language in the Vista SDK.

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May 20th, 2007 by Keith

Daimonin Beta 4 – RPG Online Game

Posted in Beta, Fun Stuff, Linux, Site News, Software Companies, Web Apps, Windows

Daimonin

If you have played Daimonin before, then you will be pleased to know that Beta 4 server is now online. For those who have not heard of Daimonin, basically it is a FREE isometric real-time massive multiplayer online Role-Playing Game (RPG).

The web application supports both 2D and 3D Graphics and sound effects, including digital ambient music. This is known to be a rather fast-growing community worldwide, and almost similar to that of Warcraft. The game contains thousands of items, spells, monsters, quests and more… It also allows group playing, guild building and clan formation. The monsters are artificially created and controlled using artificial intelligence (A.I.).

…You can open every chest or shelf you found somewhere in the game. Torches on the wall can be turned on or off. Items have detailed and complex description….

System Requirement

  • # Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, Linux
  • # Pentium II 350
  • # 64 MB RAM
  • # 8 MB 2D card

So, wait no further and kick start your mighty kingdom from today (especially when the server is new). Both Windows and Linux operating systems are supported.

Download Link
Daimonin Beta 4

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May 20th, 2007 by Keith

Apefly Web Page Generator 1.0

Posted in Development Software, Fun Stuff, Site News, Utilities, Web Apps, Windows

Apefly

It should be quite apparent that what I am going to introduce here is a web page generator, known as Apefly. Generally, this application allows users to create simple, yet fully functional web pages without the need to understand or know any sophisticated HTML languages (perhaps maybe the very basic stuffs). Furthermore, it has the ability to provide an educational approach for students who are picking up web design.

Initially, Apefly began as an Online/JavaScript based web page generator. It was further enhanced to develop into simple web page generator to create clean and valid XHTML/CSS web pages. Thus, these are the following functions:

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May 19th, 2007 by Keith

WordPress 2.2 – Final

Posted in Business Software, Development Software, Fun Stuff, Linux, Mac OS, Site News, Solaris, Utilities, Web Apps, Windows

WordPress

After a patience wait, WordPress 2.2 is now officially released to the public. This release is given the codename, Getz, in honor of tenor saxophonist, Stan Getz.

This version contains over two hundred bug fixes and integration of some new features, particularly widgets. Some of these features are listed below:

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May 18th, 2007 by Keith

Kombine 1.0

Posted in Fun Stuff, Windows

Kombine

Kombine, an open source application, is a simple application for building up words from entered letters. The software contains both English and Latin dictionary.

The application allows users to search through these dictionaries to find word with the same letters (that can be of any order), which might be of help to solve puzzles and riddles.

Download Link
Kombine 1.0

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