Archive for May, 2009

May 15, 2009

Perak will show if Najib is the People’s PM

Observing all the political and legal rigmaroles for a while now, we can safely say that the situation has become absolutely absurd and convoluted.

Perak went from a rich state to a fool’s circus in the past few months.  We now have this ridiculous history etched into our minds, something to tell our grandchildren one fine day.

As more and more people voice up for a fresh election so that Perakians can show their decision as to who they want govern the silver state, we fail to see a possible solution to the deadlock unless something unthinkable is to happen first.

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May 5, 2009

iPhone 3G: The Joy and Danger of Jailbreak (Part 1 of 2)

UPDATED: Posting on iPhone 4 here.

UPDATED: Read about the iPhone4 killer – Samsung Galaxy S II

In my previous posting, I had discouraged readers about jailbreaking the iPhone (or iPod Touch).   I have since received numerous requests to review the jailbreak iPhone and a kind soul has generously supplied me with a unit for my personal experience.

To the uninitiated, jailbreak is the term used to describe an iPhone which is locked to the telco and iTune Shop to free the owner to use other telcos and install applications from other than iTune Shop.  If you have such a need, you will have to jailbreak your iPhone (and that applies to iPod Touch as well).

In this first part of a two part segment, the first thing that you must do before you jailbreak your iPhone is to know how to restore it back to factory default settings using iTunes.  This is most important in case something happens to your iPhone which you least expect and affects the proper use of the device.

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May 3, 2009

iPhone 3G: The Hype and The Myth

After a while of being the proud user of an Apple iPhone 3G, I think that it is time for me to be very candid about using this cool baby of a device.  After all, I’ve written a few articles on this device before and this is not going to be the last.

Prior to this, I had the pleasure of using the Apple iPhone (2G version) and now a 16GB 3G version.  Essentially, the experience is the same although the 3G data gives a slightly better data transfer speed than its 2G brother.

To cut a long story short, this is my conclusion for those of you who are thinking of getting one.

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