Rad Upload 3 ready to go.

June 25, 2006, 11:06 p.m. Rad Upload

Rad Upload 3, release candidate is now available for download. Version 3 beta one and beta 2 have been available for a while now and many people who tried it out got back to us with valuable comments and feedback. Based on that we have fixed two minor bugs and we are pretty confident that the releas ...

No longer the number 1

June 20, 2006, 9:12 p.m. web 0.8

Google is no longer the number one search engine not as far as I am concerned. For the past five years google has been my default search engine. In recent times it has been the search box for my firefox tool but not anymore. From now on Yahoo will be my preferred search engine, and the firefox searc ...

libmlib_image.so+0x5c0e

June 19, 2006, 6:22 a.m.

An unexpected error has been detected by Java Runtime Environment when working on Rad Image Viewer. This was first seen when trying to add 'brighten/darken' functionality to the viewer. RescaleOp seems to be the class to use (it's name I think is rather misleading). Unfortunately calling RescaleOp.f ...

Network Neutrality

June 16, 2006, 2:58 a.m. web 0.8 , weird

Network Neutrality? what on earth is that? I didn't even know such a thing existed until a few minutes ago, when I encountered the term in the Adwords blogThe wikipedia defnition is rather confusing but it the lobbists say it could take away your freedom of choice. It's touching to see that Google c ...

1000 posts

June 11, 2006, 8:43 a.m. web 0.8

The post titled No more credit cards on my other blog (yes I have two) is my thousandth post. Not bad huh?After being with Blogger for a short time, I found that it reallly wasn't what I wanted. The blog wasn't actually hosted on the Bloggers servers, but I used their web app to manage the posts. Be ...

SLT listed in Spam Cop.

June 7, 2006, 11:13 p.m. anti spam , broadband

I sent someone a mail a little while ago and it was returned. The mailer daemon at the remote end said the outgoing SMTP server was listed in spamcop. That had me worried.Then I realised that the mail was actually sent through the Sri Lanka Telecom mail server rather than mine. I get DSL services fr ...

Certificate Renewal.

June 2, 2006, 5:38 a.m.

It's that time of the year when the Rad Inks code signing certificate has to be renewed. Unlike domain names which can be renewed at any time of the year, code signing certificates can only be renewed during the month before it's expiry.Last time this was done it turned out to be a painful process. ...

No more black and white.

June 1, 2006, 5:29 a.m. photography

My 300mm lense has finally given up on me. The wesak weekend was spent at Great Western, there I shot about 500 photos, only about 1/3 of them can be even remotely considered acceptable. It seems to have lost it's sharpness, if you switch to manual mode and try to focus at infinitely you find yourse ...