Month: May 2004

Sitings

As of time of writing, this UK computer magazine poll indicates that Firefox is the second most-used web browser with a respectable 17% out of 537 votes (including one from myself). Sleeping in the public library? Another New Yorker deals with high costs of living by staying in a 27-foot camper van. Nullsoft have done …

BiblePod

While surfing around for accessories and software enhancements for my iPod, I chanced upon a very handy tool for Christians: the BiblePod, built for third generation iPods and Minis. It’s available for both Mac and PC (2000/XP). The Mac interface looks much prettier than the PC version. Yes I know that’s usually the case, but …

Who’s your favourite?

The American Idol competition is approaching the final stage and everyone is talking about their favourite singer. Who’s yours? I think it’ll be a tie between Fantasia and La Toya. More people I’ve spoken to, seem to prefer La Toya. But Fantasia has a more distinctive voice. Not everyone appreciates it. And I admit she …

Truly international

Did you know that the BBC has 43 different translations of its website? I was interested to see what it was like ploughing through the different versions in languages like Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Turkish. One of the greatest variations to the visual layout is the Arabic version, which is positioned from right to left. …