With plenty of time to spare today, I decided to quickly set up a WAMP server in a Virtual PC environment running Windows XP and tried to see if I could replicate this issue.  After spending a couple of hours trying to find the magic combination of WordPress updates between 2.9.2 (my original version) and version 3.1, the categories always worked fine once I landed on version 3.1. Continue reading »


As some may have noticed a few weeks ago, the categories drop-down menu links and certain links throughout this website including tags stopped working, all giving an “Error 404 – Not found” issue.  From some quick tests in the control panel, this issue only occurred when I enabled custom permalinks for blog posts.  Continue reading »


Happy new year everyone :-)

With the turn of 2011, I decided to flick the switch on this website back on.  With me still keeping a close eye on the news, if I come across something worth writing about, I’ll do so here.  However, I’ll unlikely be posting lengthy multiple paragraph articles like I use to.  To be honest, this website gets just a handful of hits per day, even before I took it offline back in July 2010.


A North Carolina University scientist, Dr. Jay Narayan, has developed a new chip that has the potential to store many times the storage of an equivalent size NAND chip through the use of magnetic nanodots as small as 6nm in size.  Each nanodot can be polarised to represent a binary ’0′ or ’1′ depending on the polarity. Continue reading »


Under ConstructionAt the time this website was set up, we set up on the domain SSDFreaks.org due to the dot com domain not being available at the time.  As we don’t have the funding resources to backorder domains being a commercial free website, we decided to just keep a quiet eye on it and to our surprise, it recently became available to register.  As domains ending in ‘.com’ are generally easier to remember and some people occasionally do the mistake of typing ‘.com’ as the extension instead of the proper extension, we decided to move over to the new domain. Continue reading »


As pretty much all SSD Freaks are aware of, most modern SSDs offer many times the performance of any hard disk, but with the high cost of SSDs and most consumers looking for a high capacity fast drive to compliment their SSD, MaximumPC take a look at what improvement Western Digital has managed to squeeze into what was once the leader when it came to high speed storage.  Continue reading »


Under ConstructionOver the coming days as I get more posts made here, I aim to customise the layout a bit better to hopefully make it look nice.  To keep it clean, this website will remain ad-free and banner-free unless it comes to the point where I cannot afford the bandwidth costs.  Continue reading »

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