Unusually Hot Winter Weather

Wow, it has been a really unusually warm winter here in Toronto! The weather has been going up and down near the 0°C mark. Unfortunately, this meant that for Torontonians, whenever there's snow, it'll quickly turn into slush and whenever it rains, it quickly turns into freezing rain causing very dangerous road conditions.

Happy Canada Day 2011!

From Kwokinator.com, I want to wish everyone a very happy Canada Day! It's probably one of my favourite holidays of the year. It's one of those days where I am proud to be Canadian and wave my flag to celebrate this great country.…

Voting Day in Canada 2011

So the big day is here, it's May 2nd. It's time for you, the general Canadian public to vote. This is your chance to help shape our great nation. No matter if you're voting for the Bloc Quebecois, Conservatives, Liberals, NDP, Pirate Party or all the other national parties, be sure to let your voice heard!…

Canada Votes 2011

Canada is one of many nations where its citizens are free to choose their leaders, free to participate in the process and free to voice their concerns to their government. With the upcoming election now set for May 2, 2011, who will you be voting for?…

Experiment: Neighbourhood Wireless Security

Everyone loves wireless, now-a-days we have wireless keyboards, mice, controllers, remotes, headsets, phones, networks and much much more. What people don’t usually realize is that a lot of these wireless devices can be hijacked or intercepted by malicious users who may have happen to drive or walk by your wireless devices and your device may be hijacked right then and there without you noticing that had happened.…

Happy New Year!

Man it's been a long time since I posted. It's been quite a long and rough semester, thus, didn't have the time to post. It feels good to start posting again, that's for sure!

Now that 2011 is here, I hope everyone will have a great new year and that we get less work and more fun time!

fglrx + patched Linux kernels

So lately, I have noticed that people, including myself have been running into a fatal error which prevents your fglrx (ATi proprietary drivers) to compile due to the fact that the kernel developers decided to patch a critical vulnerability with a GPL only solution which meant that the library that fglrx requires no longer exist.…

Adobe Flash “Square” Preview – First Impressions

Today Adobe Labs released a new test version of Adobe Flash codenamed “Square”. It's basically Adobe Flash 10.2. The release page doesn't really contain much about what's new about the beta.

However, what caught most people's attention is the fact that the company has released a 64-bit version of its Flash player for all of the large platforms (Windows, Mac, and Linux).…