Firefox 3 is almost here with UI intergration

Firefox 3 will be released to public in a few weeks. For geek users the release candidate version is out there, ready to be downloaded. Firefox 3 will feature user interface integration, which means that Firefox theme will match your operating system theme. Below you can see some screenshots for mozilla development blog that show … Continue reading Firefox 3 is almost here with UI intergration

Fix: WordPress 2.5 and Popularity Contest plugin

Many bloggers out there (including me) use the JAW Popular Posts widget plugin, that displays the most popular post somewhere in the sidebar. This widget requires Popularity Contest plugin in order to run. The problem is that Popularity Contest does not run on WordPress 2.5 (it causes a fatal error when activated). The fix is … Continue reading Fix: WordPress 2.5 and Popularity Contest plugin

First thoughts: WordPress 2.5

It has been about two weeks since I upgraded my blog to WordPress 2.5. The new version (which was delayed for about one week) brings many changes, most of them in the backend (administration panel). These changes, which change the blogger's experience when he admins his blog, offer a faster, and more organized admin panel. … Continue reading First thoughts: WordPress 2.5

How to: Enable Windows Vista sidebar when you get the message “Sidebar is managed by system administrator”

Recently I bought a Sony Vaio laptop that runs Microsoft Windows Vista. When I try to open the Vista sidebar I get an error window saying that "Windows Sidebar is managed by your system administrator". Even when I tried to run the sidebar.exe (that launches the sidebar) as administrator, I was still getting the same … Continue reading How to: Enable Windows Vista sidebar when you get the message “Sidebar is managed by system administrator”

Mozilla Prism: First thoughts

Mozilla Prism is a project created by the Mozilla Foundation (Firefox and Thunderbird creators). Prism is dedicated to bridge Web apps with desktop apps. The project is based on Webrunner which moved to Mozilla code repository and took the name Prism. The first thing you may think is that "We have already Microsoft Silverlight and … Continue reading Mozilla Prism: First thoughts

Downtime due to WordPress update

Sorry for the little downtime (around 40 minutes), but I updated Typpz blog to WordPress 2.3.2! This update fixes a critical security bug and adds the ability to create a custom db error page that will apear if WordPress cannot connect to you database instead of the classic WordPress db error page. The official announcement … Continue reading Downtime due to WordPress update