Monday, October 31, 2005

CNN Video: Know Your Big Mac!

Do you know how many calories are in a Big Mac sandwitch? You will soon. McDonalds is going to put the caloriesand other information on the sandwitch wrappers.

Only In America!

Freedom of speech and expression at its best ;)

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Mobile phones coming soon

As reported by CNET Asia!

Falcon City of Wonders to Include a life size Eiffel Tower and Pyramid!

I kid you not!

Dubai to Build 2 Skyscrapers in Istanbul

Dubai will build two 300-meter tall skyscrapers. The properties will be called "The Dubai Towers Istanbul".

First-Ever Cruise Line between Dubai & GCC

That's really interesting... We were talking about it just the other day when someone asked me how come Dubai does not have any cruise lines even though it is an air travel, shopping and tourism hub? I guess that answers the question... Now it does!

Friday, October 28, 2005

The Samsung SGH-P300 credit card cameraphone

The design looks like an 80's style calculator or even a really old VCR remote control! On the bright side, it has 1.3 megapixel camera.

Google Classifieds?

Also called Google Base! A global classified ad search? What will they do next!

TV Squad: The TV show blog

Wonder what is on TV or what is coming up next? This site keeps you up to date so you can get even more glued to your TV!

E-mail Spyware: You could get fired too!

An employee was fired for sending email. Learn more about the technology and how to avoid getting caught. There are two types of people in this world, those who get caught, and those who dig (tunnels)... You should dig in this case ;)

VK2000 Slim Phone

Yet another mobile phone that can fit in your wallet ;)

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Did you ever go to a website that required you to register before you can access its contents? Who hasn't! This site addresses this problem by providing you with the credentials to access such sites... Problem solved!

Monday, October 24, 2005

Samsung Serene

A mobile phone that doubles up to be a desktop phone. Who can bring you such a phone other than the good people at Samsung and Bang & Olufsen!

Friday, October 21, 2005

Sunday, October 16, 2005

PSP Browser

The wipeout game comes with a web browser that restricts going anywhere on the net except for the updates site. Not for long! This was hacked and now it can be used to browse anywhare.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Donald Trump To Build Tulip-Shaped Hotel In Dubai

Trump Tulip Hotel In Dubai U.S. real estate and gambling kingpin Donald Trump is joining forces with top Emirates developer Nakheel LLC to build a tulip-shaped hotel on a man-made island shaped like a palm tree (Nakheel). The deal that Nakheel announced Wednesday October 5th brings together two of the world’s flashiest developers, and marks Trump’s first foray into the Middle East.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

BlackBerry email to go AES/3DES with PGP: Engadget

Finally :) a mobile phone that natively comes with encryption, decryption, and signature package for email based on 3DES and AES.

Funny: PSP Ad

No comment. Only do not sign up unless you live in the UK, have an address that is NOT a P.O. Box AND have money to BURN!

Sunday, October 09, 2005

PSP Hacking 101

Hacking the PSP to run SNES, AMIGA, and other roms is easier than you think. Also running home-brew applications is a simple task! The site is a guide for basics of hacking the PSP. For the ausie official PSP site go to For episode one go Here.

GPS Mobile with Qiblah, Quran and Prayer Times

Fred Ernst / AP file.  Linked from MSNBC
Another Ramadhan Special for you from (Thanks Dobey).

Datel 4GB PSP Hard Drive on Sony PSP

The kit includes: 4Gb of HDD storage, X2 battery power and Max media get connected cable and software. Priced around 140 UK pounds. Not bad when comparing it with the price of the 2 GB memory stick!

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Online Quran Reciter

Flash based live online reciter. With choice of voices from:Abdulbaset, Ali Alhodaifi, Mahmood Alhosari, Abdullah Basfar, Ibrahim Alakhdar, Mohammed Ayoub. Also includes Four Tafseers: Ibn Katheer, Galaleen, Tabari, and Kortobi. Six Translations: English, French, German, Turkish, Indonesian and Malayu. If you still want more, then try the test and knowledge section! Best of all, you do not need to download anything!

Thursday, October 06, 2005

:: Swapping Lives ::

Two girls an Indonesian and Australian swapping places. Crossing the cultural and religious understanding gaps.

PSP Demo Vids

Watch how cool PSP games are in this short video. I am sold and I am getting one ASAP!

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

The Holy Quran and the Miracle of Number 19

The Quran is characterized by a unique phenomenon never found in any human authored book. Every element of the Quran is mathematically composed. Because of this comprehensive mathematical coding, the slightest distortion of the Quran's text or physical arrangement is immediately exposed. Nineteen is the common denominator throughout the Quran's mathematical system. To really appreciate this fact, please follow the link and spend some time and try some of the math out! A treat for mathmaticians in Ramadhan :) Happy fasting and calculations!

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Picasa with GMail, and Blog This!

Do you know you can use the free download from Google to send photos directly through your gmail and also to your blog? Try it, the software will also find all the pictures on your computer and organize them for you. Other features include picture touch up, picture collages, posters and much more :) For a tour of Picasa click here.

Monday, October 03, 2005

Arabic: Emirates Vision Introduces Mobile Phone Services

Emirates Vision Launches new service that allows subscribers to download ringtones and other content for mobile phone users.

Melbourne research bid to prevent Alzheimer's

The drugs developed may block the protein that causes Alzheimer's disease, and eventually prevent it or slow its progression.

Australians Win Nobel Price for Discovering Bacteria that Causes Stomach Ulcers

Two Australians were awarded the prize for discovering a bacterium that causes gastritis and stomach ulcers.

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Cisco Buys Nemo for $12.5M and Enters data-center Market

In brief, Cisco is jumping into the data-center architecture market with accuasition of Nemo. It already launched new line of server fabric switches and virtualization software based on technology that it accuired by acquisition of Topspin Communications earlier this year.

Nano Screens Crack!

Apple will replace cracked screens though :P but NOT scratched ones hehehehee.... You figure it out!