I decided not to use it. I’m using about.me service to create my personal splash page. You can see mine at about.me/thomasarie. It looks good, and very useful to display multiple online profiles like Twitter, Facebook, or even Instagram. Everything works great. Few days ago, about.me users received an email informing about an offer to […]
After using Posterous in the last few weeks more frequenlty, I feel that I like it more than before. It feels right. These are 10 reasons why I like Posterous — and why you should love it, too. 1. Email-friendly, of course One of the internet feature I regularly check is email inbox. Sometime, I […]
This September, Posterous blogging service released some new features and improvements. If you’re not familiar with Posterous — or never heard about it before, it’s a service that will help you put something online. You can post text, photos, videos and also documents. The big difference is that you can do it directly from your […]
Some useful features shipped in Firefox 3.5.
I think, this Google Image Search‘s “filter by color” feature is very useful. I can filter image search results not only by size (extra large, large, medium, and small) and image type (news content, faces, clip art, line drawing and photos) but also by color. There are twelve colors available to be used as filter. […]
After being a free member at Flickr (again), I noticed that my photostream displays more than three sets. It seems that Flickr has lifted its set limit — for free account. Right now, I can see lots of photo sets. So, what’s the exact number? Flickr writes: We’ve lifted that limit and you’re now free […]
When Budi Putra visited Jogjakarta last weekend, I was involved in a discussion about a video provider called blip.tv. I’m using it now effectively for my videoblog. We learned about the service, features, and other aspects that we need to know
In the next few days, Flickr Pro account I have with Lala will be expired (see our Flickr Photostream). I haven’t decided whether I renew it before or after the expiry date. I am curious about this. About this renewal, Flickr explains: If your Pro account expires, don’t panic! None of your photos or videos […]
Finally, WordPress now offers a better search engine for its plugin directory. It is using Sphinx right now. But, it does not search plugins by authors and tags. It only reads all information from readme.txt file which is delivered in every plugins uploaded to directory. Another improvement — well, I think I should call it […]
I’m using Tumblr for Blog Pemilu and my other collaborative tumblelog, Orangescale Tumblelog. So, if you don’t get updates from this blog, I might posts in those two tumbleogs. Recently, Tumblr added some new features. Some of them are few things that I really like, because I find them useful. Here they are: Save posts […]
Vimeo, my favorite video sharing provider, offers its Vimeo Plus for international users. Right now, Vimeo offers two types of account: free and Plus. I’m using the free account, and it’s more than enough for me. With Vimeo Plus, we can get these features: 5GB of upload space per week 5000 free HD embed plays […]
As WordPress users, we can contribute to its development in many ways. But, if you do not involve actively in the development, you can get involved by participating in a survey. This survey will help WordPress developers to determine which features should be on the top priority for WordPress 2.8 (and/or 2.9 and beyond) . […]
If you’re using WordPress.com service, you probably notice that there is a new link in the upper right of dashboard navigation. It says “Turbo“. This is a new feature offered by WordPress.com, telling that WordPress.com is Google Gears-friendly website. In my other blog (using WordPress from SubVersion), I already enabled this. And, I can take […]
The coming WordPress 2.6 (scheduled to be released on August 7th, 2008, or July 7th, 2008) will have more features. Most of you probably heard that about the probably-most-well-known Post Revisions feature. But, there are some other features that should be highlighted. Here are some of them I find (using WordPress from SVN, revision 8094): […]
No, no. It’s not about having social bookmarking buttons on our Flickr photos. But, the idea is still about sharing. We are now able to share our photos, sets, collections with other members. And, it’s not only about sharing pictures with other members, but also related to how we will use the photos. The “Share […]
A good news for WordPress.com users. If you have account at WordPress.com, you do not need to worry again about the upload space now. Right, now you can store files up to 3,000 mb.
Flickr introduces a new feature called Flickr Stats. (hat tip Yan Arief) This statistics is only available for Flickr Pro account holder. I can not have this feature for my account since I am still use the free version. Anyone want to upgrade my account? :) To gain the statistics, you need to activate this […]
Few days ago, WordPress MU 1.3 was released for public. This latest release is a sync of WordPress 2.3.1. So, many new features offered by WordPress 2.3.1 will be also available in WordPress MU environment. Great!