Archive for April 2007

China limits kids’ online gaming time

Amidst concerns of curbs on free speech and online gaming addiction, China has passed a decree to limit the amount of time kids spend gaming online report Xinhua. Kids spending more than three hours online will lose half the credits they earned and those spending more than five hours online lose all of them. Online gamers will also need to get themselves registered.

Tool Tuesday: Lorem Ipsum Generator

If you’re familiar with free templates, or have been working in the printing industry you would have come across this text often: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur.

Summary Sunday: Week 14

April 2 – Multimedia Monday: jetAudio Basic April 3 – Tool Tuesday: IE NetRenderer April 4 – WordPress Wednesday: A Plugin A Day April 5 – Tip Thursday: Preview Pane in Windows Vista April 6 – Fun Friday: Rotate April 7 – Service Saturday: IndiaNewsBox If you would like something featured, do write in and let us know.

Service Saturday: IndiaNewsBox

IndiaNewsBox is a new Indian startup that aims at being a news aggregator to display news on a single page while preserving the segregation in news source. Currently they offer news from the following categories: National Headlines International Headlines Business Sports -> Cricket Technology News Showbiz Regional News -> Hindi Regional News -> Kannada Market News Indian Blogs Each page has nine different sources for news. Clicking on an article takes you to the respective page.

WordPress Wednesday: A Plugin A Day

All this month of April, the folks at Weblog Tools Collection will be taking up a single plugin every day and reviewing it in detail. The purpose is to highlight some of the outstanding (for various reasons) plugins available today as well as provide a means for the WordPress community to tell the authors what they actually want. The series began on Monday and you can expect six posts a week (Sunday is the weekly off).

Google TiSPs over

Google launched their brand new ISP which provides free in-home broadband via wifi. The ISP is called TiSP. Read the official press release or find out how to go about getting it.