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New MacBook AIR reviews and benchmarks ( Models 13.3″ MC503, 504 and 11.6″ MC505,506 series )

October 27, 2010

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Even though the  new MacBook Air uses the aging Intel Core 2 Duo processor, MacWorld benchmark testings had shown that the new models outperform the old models.  The overall performance benchmark test suite shows impressive results for drive-intensive tests and much-improved 3D game performance. And surprisingly, despite slower clock speeds, processor performance also improved over […]

PAUL the World Cup predictor has passed away today

October 26, 2010

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PAUL the octopus, who shot to fame during this year’s football World Cup in South Africa for correctly predicting the outcome of games, has died, his aquarium in Germany said on Tuesday. ‘Management and staff at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre were devastated to discover that oracle octopus Paul, who achieved global renown during the […]

PTPTN 2009 loans – a JOKE or a SCANDAL ??

October 26, 2010

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The Auditor General’s 2009 report released yesterday showed government spending and control has improve over the previous years. There were still cases of questionable expenses, unusually high costs of purchase, etc . I am very sure the opposition will have a field day raising it. Non – government aligned news media, NGO’s  and bloggers will […]

109740 online protests to Najib’s Mega 100 storey tower Menara Warisan Merdeka

October 23, 2010

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As on 23 Oct this morning , 109740 members of the public through Facebook has registered their protests against Najib’s proposed 100 storey mega skyscraper. The ‘1M Malaysians Reject 100-storey Mega Tower’ , Facebook page was created last Saturday, just a day after Prime Minister Najib announced the RM5 billion project in his 2011 Budget speech. […]

UMNO’s 61st AGM : Race relations highlighted

October 22, 2010

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The UMNO 61st AGM on 21 Oct opened with strong messages from our Prime Minister Najib and Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin about curbing talks and debates on racial issues and Malay rights. I’d said this comes at an appropriate time. I respect their frankness on this subject but disillusioned by their sincerity. Both are just […]

New 11.6 inch MacBook Air launch on 20 Oct

October 19, 2010

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By tomorrow the 20 Oct , we will know whether Apple will be releasing the new MacBook Air which will be thinner and lighter. The new model is a redesigned of the 13.3 inch model. I have used both the 1.83 GHz and 2.1 GHz models and though I think highly of the MacBook Pros […]

Samsung and Apple are more friends than rivals

October 19, 2010

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Apple has the iPhone and the iPad, Samsung has several smartphones and its new Galaxy Tab computer – wherever Apple goes these days, it seems, the South Korean giant is sure to follow. But, analysts say, the tech heavyweight rivals are not so much heading into battle as strolling hand in hand into an ever […]