I was just evaluating some popular hosting packages on the Internet and I somehow came across FatCow. So I was just asking a simple question to FatCow hosting sales about the control panel software they use, and here is the result. I’ve removed the live chat agent’s name and replaced it with “Agent”. Thank you for contacting support. Please be prepared to answer your Security Question when we begin chatting. To enhance our security protocols, we’ll need you to provide the answer to your Security Question at the beginning of our conversation. If you have not yet set your Security Question Continue Reading
On UBC campus wireless internet… 🙂
According to this article at Domain Name Wire, VeriSign is increasing its domain name prices yet again. VeriSign is the registry operator for the .net and .com top-level domains, and basically is free to raise the price each year its contract is still valid.
Google is releasing a beta of its browser application, Google Chrome, finally. The scheduled release date is tomorrow (Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008). Google Chrome uses the WebKit rendering engine, which is currently being used in Apple’s Safari browser among others. I personally prefer Safari’s speed at loading pages, and I hope Google Chrome using the same engine can achieve same or better speeds than Firefox or Internet Explorer. Also it seems like each tab in Google Chrome will be run in its own process, which should make memory leaks easier to manage (well hopefully there won’t be any to start Continue Reading
We released MyBB 1.4 to the masses this weekend. I wouldn’t say it’s “overdue” but it’s about time we had this release out the door. We still haven’t managed to get the “self-fix” module working for MyBB to fix itself, so as usual support threads are pouring into the MyBB Community Forums. Unfortunately I was caught up in school and work to do as much development as I wanted to for 1.4, but the other developers did a great job recoding the entire Admin CP, and all the other things. Hope you enjoy MyBB 1.4.