Monthly Archives: September 2010

OpenOffice jumped out of the Oracle

After the accusation of Sun by Oracle, many Qs are raised about the Free and Open Source Softwares, which are contributed or funded or maintained by Sun, like Java, MySQL, OpenOffice, etc. But as of now, there is no official announcements from Ora…

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Singapore F1 Grand Prix 2010

In my life, this is the 1st time, I saw the F1 match in live @ Singapore Grand Prix. The car sound, which we used to hear from Television set is nothing, if you compare it with the sound on the track. Because, apart from the sound, you will also f…

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Android Session – GTUG Meet @ Google Singapore

Along with core GTUG members, I organized the GTUG Meet at Google Singapore. Theme of this meet is Android. Myself, Mohan and Renaldo delivered the talks in different topics in Android. My topic is NDK Programming in Android (get it from GTUG site…

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HTC Desire Froyo Update Issue

Yesterday, I upgraded my HTC Desire to new Froyo release. Upgrade process went well and almost all options are working. But the important issues are mobile internet not working, power consumption is also increased and sound level is reduced. I tes…

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Speak Good English Movement

Singapore English pronunciation is highly influenced by the Malay and Chines slang. It is very difficult for non-Singaporean to understand that. So to improve the quality, Singapore government itself taking series of efforts, in that, 2010 year th…

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Google Video Chat on GNU/Linux

Finally, yesterday I made the first Google Video Chat call to my friend from the Thinkpad T400 + Ubuntu 10.04 + Chrome. The quality of the remote video is not very good, but OK. I feel, the pop-up window is bit confusing and should be redesigned t…

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National Engineers Day 2010

Today, I attended the National Engineers Day 2010 event, organized by The Institution of Engineers Singapore at SCAPE @Orchard Road. Morning started with inauguration (by Singapore DPM) event and followed by the engineering expo. The expo is basic…

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