Category Archives: Internet

Google Translate Now Support Bahasa Indonesia

Google Translate
Google Translate

I use Google Translate often for translating from Dutch to English as I’am currently working for a Dutch company and some of the documents are in Dutch.

Several days ago I noticed that Google Translate now support translation from/to Bahasa Indonesia. I tried several times and the translation is good enough although still a lot of words not translated or the translation is not correct.

I’m quite happy with the addition of Bahasa Indonesia as it will help a lot of Indonesian to understand English language.

Trying Firefox 3 Beta 4 without Installing It

I’m sure that all of Firefox fans are so eager to try the new beta 4 of Firefox 3. As it is still in beta version so it is not ready for daily browsing use. Other reason that you shouldn’t use it (yet) for daily use are a lot of themes, plug-ins and extensions of Firefox 2 will not compatible with Firefox 3 beta 4.

Firefox 3 beta 4 portable

But I’m sure that your curiosity is getting high, right? Then you can try Firefox 3 Beta 4 Portable from PortableApps.com. The benefit of using the portable version is you don’t need to install it, you just run the auto extract package file to a directory, then click on the Firefox executable files and Firefox 3 beta 4 will run. Another good thing is, it will not interfere your existing Firefox 2 profiles.

Download Firefox 3 beta 4 portable here.

Firefox 3 Beta 4 Released

Yesterday Mozilla released new beta version of Firefox 3, the beta 4. On this new beta version, Mozilla developers include more than 900 enhancements from the previous beta 3, add performance boost, increase the stability and improve the user interface.

Firefox 3 is based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, which on the release note web page said that it has been developed since the last 31 months. Within 31 months, Mozilla developers already made 12.000 updates, re-architecting and simplifying the codes.

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Online Video Hosting Stage6.com Shutting Down

What a shock news I read today! Stage6.com a high quality video online hosting is well known with its DivX file format will shut down their operation on 28 February 2008. A post made by Tom (aka Spinner) on 25 February 2008 explains why they are shutting down the website. With the very sort notification a lot of Stage6 user complaint it as you can see it on their reply to the announcement post.

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Yahoo! Say No! To Microsoft

Just read ArsTechnica today and found out that Yahoo in the end say “no” to Microsoft $44.6 billion bid to take over Yahoo. The board member of Yahoo said that Microsoft’s offer is undervalued Yahoo.

After rejecting Microsoft’s offer, Yahoo still need to find a way to solve the problem. Another article said that Yahoo thinking about making cooperation with Google, to serve ads on Yahoo search page in exchange of big revenue from the advertiser. But then if this cooperation happens, Google will monopolize online advertising.