Microsoft forgot to check their massage

by Ruchira on May 31, 2009

Recently I had received a email from microsoft regarding that they made mistake when they sending microsoft Windows 7 beta expiring date. lol Here it is the email from microsoft,

Exploring Windows: Special Beta Edition — Correction

Because you signed up to test the Windows 7 Beta, we recently sent you mail about the expiration dates for the Beta and Release Candidate. Unfortunately, we made a mistake.

We said the Beta would start shutting down every two hours on June 1, 2009. The correct date is July 1, 2009.

The rest of the dates in the mail were correct. Here’s a quick summary:
Version:

Starts shutting down every two hours:

Expires:
Beta

July 1, 2009

August 1, 2009
Release Candidate

March 1, 2010

June 1, 2010

We apologize for the error and any confusion it may have caused.

Thanks again for helping us test Windows 7.

I wrote a post about the expiring dates of the windows 7 beta (not the Release Candidate). you can find it out here. They previously said their beta will begin to restart every 2 hours from 1st of June. But now they are telling that it is July 1st and not June 1st. This emails delivered to many beta testers worldwide. So when they emailing their clients they should be more responsible about the accuracy of their massages and don’t send this kind of foolish mails lol.

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Youtube offers “Shows”

by Ruchira on May 28, 2009

Recently youtube begun to offer its new feature named "shows" it gives users the ability to watch Movie’s and TV Seasons free online. Cool isn’t it?
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You can watch bit old TV season episodes on there and they are improving day by day. But there are some location restrictions. :( (Some countries cant view them) This will be a shame for youtube because this is a free world. But this new feature is cool. checkout your self by clicking here.

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How to get more twitter followers

by Ruchira on May 27, 2009

I think you knows about twitter and its treasure for the people who wants to make money with internet. If you dont know what is twitter please read my post about it here .The major problem for twitter users are its very hard to get followers that you dont know, I mean who is not on your interest area. But the famous people like Oprah has a world record for getting millions of twitter followers in one week. But this post is not for them. Its a nightmare to get millions of twiiter followers for just mainstream users like us. But while reading many blog posts and searching on google I found out a way for increasing twitter followers as you want. From this site-

Twittermass

You can signup free on there and start automatically following people who is trigger to your key words that you supply to twittermass.com . Its simple and easy like this-

twitter search

So in this site you can only follow people which trigger to your keywords. Some times you may be wonder that the blog post named to get more followers for my account, and not to follow other people. The process begins here. remember there is a point on twitter that is you should follow people to get them to follow you back. :D With this just follow people more and more…. It might be like 10000 people, but no problem if you follower 10000 people you will get follow backs at least 5000. I’ll tell you how to unfollow people that you followed in other post. ( We are unfollowing because there is no importance in following people who dont follow us, but this dont applies for your friends or homies :D This is just a marketing point). Follow more and more people and wait about one week they will follow you sure, chances are about 50% .. Meet you again with another greatfull post like how to unfollow people who dont follow you. Bye for now..

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Ruchira Sahan

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South Korean Broadband World’s Fastest

by Ruchira on May 26, 2009

All people who use internet would like to have maximum internet speed for the money they pay. But who gets that their advertised speed? Most of the people don’t get the speed as advertised by the ISP (Internet Service Provider). USA hosts the worlds biggest and largest Data Centers. Imagine Google’s container data center solution.,

I think its a very good idea for placing Data Centers. Oh I’m out of my topic :P . I want to tell you that the Japanese people are very lucky they got average of 93,693 Mbits per second internet speed on 2007 which is the best average speeds in the world. Wish I were there :D . According to 2009 DSL Broadband speed Rankings in world Korean internet speeds are fastest now. They got their connection on Fiber-Optic cable with free VOIP. USA hosts most of data centers in the world but the people are bit unlucky because the US came in at 17th at 8,860 Mb/sec. Here are the average speed charts

Top Countries by Download Speed

* 1. 17.84 Mb/s South Korea
* 2. 16.05 Mb/s Japan
* 3. 11.56 Mb/s Sweden
* 4. 11.30 Mb/s Lithuania
* 5. 10.33 Mb/s Romania
* 6. 10.12 Mb/s Latvia
* 7. 9.40 Mb/s Bulgaria
* 8. 8.98 Mb/s Netherlands
* 9. 7.59 Mb/s Germany
* 10. 7.40 Mb/s Russian Federation
* 11 .7.26 Mb/s Moldova, Republic of
* 12. 7.24 Mb/s Slovakia
* 13. 7.15 Mb/s Switzerland
* 14. 7.04 Mb/s Finland
* 124. 1.06 Mb/s Sri Lanka

Top Countries by Upload Speed

* 1. 8.08 Mb/s Lithuania
* 2. 7.48 Mb/s Japan
* 3. 4.43 Mb/s Bulgaria
* 4. 4.32 Mb/s Romania
* 5. 4.28 Mb/s Russian Federation
* 6. 4.10 Mb/s Sweden
* 7. 3.87 Mb/s Latvia
* 8. 3.86 Mb/s Slovenia
* 9. 3.34 Mb/s Andorra
* 10. 3.34 Mb/s Moldova, Republic of
* 11. 2.95 Mb/s Korea, Republic of
* 12. 2.78 Mb/s Asia/Pacific Region
* 13. 2.77 Mb/s Hong Kong
* 14. 2.72 Mb/s Netherlands
* 153. 0.19 Mb/s Sri Lanka

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Windows 7 Beta Expiring on August 1 2009

by Ruchira on May 25, 2009

Today I have received a email from microsoft like this…

IMPORTANT REMINDER ABOUT BETA EXPIRATION DATE

Thanks again for your help in testing the Windows 7 Beta.

We’re sending this mail to remind you that Windows 7 Release candidate is available and to make sure you plan ahead for when the Beta expires on August 1, 2009. On June 1, 2009, the PC you’re using to test the Beta will begin shutting down every two hours. Windows will send you a notice a couple of weeks in advance, and that’d be the ideal time to rebuild your test PC with a non-expired version of Windows, such as the RC or Windows Vista. This will be a clean installation, so be ready to reinstall your programs and data. (Learn more about installing Windows.)

So, if you haven’t already done so, we highly recommend that you download and install the RC from one of the following sites today:

Developers

IT Pros/Microsoft Partners

Tech Enthusiasts/Consumers

IMPORTANT: If you are running Windows 7 Beta you’ll need to back up your data (preferably on an external device) and then do a clean install of the Windows 7 Release Candidate. After installing Windows 7, you will need to reinstall applications and restore your files. If you need help with the installation process, please see the Installation Instructions.

If you have questions or need help installing the RC, you can get help with your Windows 7 questions at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/category/w7itpro/

There’s another expiration date you need to keep in mind: Windows 7 RC will expire on June 1, 2010, and you’ll need to either upgrade to the final release of Windows 7 or a prior version of Windows before then. (We‘ll send you another reminder as this date approaches.)

Thanks again for your interest in Windows 7 and for your help in finishing this product!

SO as you think i downloaded microsoft’s new Windows 7 Beta for testing. It was offered directly by microsoft for testing for bugs. So if we report bugs to microsoft they can improve the final product which they are offering. So after 4 months of using windows 7 beta, here are some of my personal experience about it when compared with Windows Vista.

  • More speedy operations
  • More user friendly
  • Plug and Play options got better
  • Reliable
  • Boot time is fast
  • Windows Media Player is got better
  • Stable
  • Beautiful User Interface


So my computer is on dual boot with windows Vista but now im using windows 7 because its more fast and stable. On April 30 microsoft released Windows 7 release Candidate (RC). I’ve downloaded it but not installed because my current version (built 7100) performs well for me :D. But I will have to install it soon because my current version will begin to restart every 2 hours after 1th of june. lol its a massage to us to remind we should upgrade to newer RC1 or install Vista. But I’ve decided to upgrade to RC1 because I like Windows 7 more than Vista and RC1 will work till next year june 1 and its more good. Also this is a good chance for people who dont have money to buy vista now. So now these days micro$oft looks like they are caring more than past their customers. :P So if you want to get in to test team just download the Windows 7 release candidate 1 from here free of cost.

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Get a CO.TV Free domain

by Ruchira on May 24, 2009

While surfing on internet on last week I found out there is a new site called www.co.tv which offers free domains with C Name, MX & NS Zone compatibility.

So I tried out their service and registered for their free domain and setup my name servers for free hosting account. Then I’m very impressed about there service. My new domain begun to work immediately after setting up name servers. Unlike CO.CC domains they didn’t took too long to update their name servers. Some times when using a Co.cc free domains you can signup for a free domain and when you setup name servers for it, It takes too long to update their servers and after 1 years of their service you should pay them also. But this site www.co.tv is completely free right now.

But there are premium domains you can buy there also. But most of good domain names are free. You can setup name servers or directly forward long URL’s after registering. For example imaging that you want to shorten your youtube channel link  looks like this –www.youtube.com/Ruchira88 and you feels its so long and want to make it shorten for lifetime you can sign up in www.co.tv for free domain and select URL forwarding in the setup menu and add the youtube URL you want to forward to…. Its now complete! Easy as 1-2-3 . Check out my   forwarded page www.Ruchirablog.co.tv works clean and it points to my youtube channel. :D So why don’t you give it a try…

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What is Twitter?

by Ruchira on May 23, 2009

So guys after launching my blog i decided to blog about the Twitter this is a introducing post about twitter for readers who don’t know what is it. After this I’ll blog about the various tool which can optimize your twitter experience. So this a main round up only. So twitter can be called as a micro blogging tool which lets users to communicate with each other who they like.
twitter-logo
Twitter lets you to communicate each other with 140 character massages also called updates. twitter also called micro blogging tool because you don’t have to mess with blogging tools or web hosting services. You only have to do is create a free account on there and start publishing your updates now. Few uses of twitter are,

  1. Advertising
  2. Keep in touch with friends
  3. Blogging
  4. Discussing topics

and more.. So signing up in twitter is easy as 1-2-3 just visit their website www.twitter.com and create a free account.

So after signing up you can start to follow people. Following means if you interested on the users who is on the twitter and wish to receive their updates to you to read you can follow them. Its just like subscribing to their updates. So imagine you want to follow my blog and its updates on twitter go to www.twitter.com/ruchirablog or search me in the find people form. It will direct you to my profile page.

if you wish to follow me just simply click the button "follow" under my name RuchiraBlog like this…

follow-me

So you just started to follow my updates and you will start to receive my updates in your profile page. Also you can reply to my updates by clicking the "reply" button. So you can follow more people you like. So dear readers this is the web 2.0 generation. Sign up for Twitter and start updating! :) See you on there and dont forget to follow me on twitter after you sign up. Later i’ll blog about the tools that can can increase your followers because twitter can be used as money making source also. Be ready for it, Bye for now.

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First Post

by Ruchira on May 22, 2009

Hey guys,

I think now the time has came for start a journey with my blog. So first of all i will introduce my self! So guys I’m a person who like to do extreme things in my life and i addicted to new technology trends such as computers Telecommunications and everything that is relative to technology. And I’m interested in internet too because it changed our day to day life style giving us the ability to do everything with ease. Imagine the times that we communicated with Post Mails ,Telegrams and such things in past. But we used to do them because we doesn’t had other options to do it. But world has changed now! Now people live in a machinery world. Imagine if you lost connections for internet for 1 week what would happen? ,You lost all contacts with world. So we are living in computer age it is changing the world frequently. Most of people live in dreams.,

So i decided to start a blog for posting and sharing my thoughts with you. So I’m going to update my blog every time i can. In those posts ill introduce you various infamous facts about internet and computers.This blog will be a good source for sharing tech news also. I’ll be share very good freewares and stuff which can help you in using computers.There are lots of useful things on internet that most of users never known.  Forgot to mention that I like vehicles also. :P more about my interested things can be found at About page .

So keep in touch with my blog by subscribing my mailing list powered by feedburner. Don’t be afraid to enter your email address in my mailing list because you email address will be never shared or sold. You can subscribe for RSS feeds also. Dear readers there will be few grammatical problems in my posts because my mother language is not English and please don’t forget to inform me if there are bugs in my blog. So fellow readers its the time to begin the journey long to go…….. Don’t forget to comment in my posts. If there are interesting things let me know and ill blog it for my readers. So guys lets begin,

Ruchira sahan

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www.RuchiraBlog.com

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22/05/2009

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