• Technology

    [Tutorial] Paypal Currency Exchange Rate Calculator

    Every since I wrote this post [Tutorial] Link Maybank Visa Debit Card with Paypal in this blog and also posted on Lowyat Forum, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what is the currency rate for Paypal, especially for US Dollar (USD) to Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) or vice versa. So here is another tutorial on how to find out what is the currency exchange rate for Paypal from USD to other currencies. =========== Step 1 Log into your Paypal account. Step 2 Click “My Account” on the top left, then click “Withdraw”. You do not need to have any money in your paypal account at this point. This is…

  • Technology,  Triberr,  Twitter

    Create your own Twitter Character!

    This is a pretty cool “customized” infographic for you Twitter users out there. Quite fun and interesting project from the people over at Visual.ly Get your own here – http://visual.ly/twitter One of my gripes about the infographic is that I don’t seem to have a unique URL to show people my character. So what I did was I screenshot the whole thing so that I can share it here. Whoops my bad, you can get a short unique URL to show people. And also, I’ve noticed that it seems to track back only to a certain time, meaning the topics are what you’ve talked about in the past few days…

  • Technology,  Triberr

    Get One Million FREE Facebook Credits with U Mobile + Giveaway!

    I’ve been traveling a lot lately, well alternate weekends anyway so posted this a bit late. Heh Anyway a couple of weeks back, I was invited to the  “1Million Facebook Credits Giveaway with U Mobile” party . The event was held at DELIcious, Marc Residences on a workday evening. I got there quite on time I think but they started late – I guess its due to the jam and all that. KL is really a nightmare to drive in during peak hours. U Mobile is proud to announce that they are the FIRST TELCO in Asia to have an exclusive partnership with Facebook to offer FREE Facebook Credits with…

  • Reviews,  Technology

    Gadget Review : Energizer XP2000 Powerpack

    I’ve been using this Energizer Energi To Go XPal XP2000 for more than a year now I think. Yea, yea slowpoke, I know! I’m actually quite surprised that a lot of people are not aware of this thing. There are actually a couple of different brands for power packs/external battery pack but I choose Energizer because it is a reputable brand. You don’t want to buy a cheap power pack only to plug it into your expensive smartphone and spoil it! I initially bought this for my iPhone 3Gs and HTC Desire but I’m always lending out to friends to charge their blackberries and Nokias. The Charger also works for…

  • Tech,  Technology

    How to change the new Facebook Photo “Lightroom” Viewer back to the old version

    Don’t you hate the new Facebook Photo Viewer that’s with that “lightroom” effect? I seriously dislike it a lot! Its so annoying and doesn’t enhance the user experience at all, in my opinion. I found a simple way to walk around this issue. Can’t remember where I saw it la, some tech site I think. Note : In addition to the steps below, here are more steps to help “remove” the new viewer Open in new tab – In Chrome I tried duplicating the tab, it seemed to remove the lightroom effect. Haven’t tried on other browsers tho. This works on other browsers like Firefox Refresh the page – Pressing…