Apple is releasing new patch

If you think that hackers are only targeting Microsoft products, you are wrong. On early November Krystian Kloskowski from Poland who are working on monitoring software security found a "hole" in Quicktime player. Not long after, many hackers took advantages of this hole by attacking users of Quicktime player. Unfortunately, quicktime player are most used by Firefox webbrowsers. This event, ofcourse, bring firefox developers into a head ache while they are trying to campaign a slogan "Safe Browsing".

Apple in this matter tried to resolve the problem quickly by releasing new patch. Now, quicktime users not need to worry about this problems. But until when? nobody will know!

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Thinking to buy HP Pavilion dv6500t series

Currently I am having this TOSHIBA laptop with P4. It works OK because my RAM is 1GB. But it becoming very slow when I am installing some new applications. Now... when Christmas is near, I am thinking to buy new laptop as a gift for myself.

So far, I am looking at HP Pavilion dv6500t series that is fit my budget. I will choose the one with:

Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo processor T7250 (2.00 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB)
2GB DDR2 System Memory
HP Imprint (Radiance) + Fingerprint Reader + Webcam + Microphone
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
250GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive

With some coupons, I can have it for about USD 757.49+
I will be researching a little bit and compare the prices with different brands on the same specs.

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2007 UN Climate Change Conference in Bali

A big conference was held in Bali discussing about Climate Change. One thing that interest me is the discussion about 5 reasons of avoiding burning forest to open new area for plantations.

Most farmers or plantations company use method of burning forest to open new area or land clearing because it is considered as the cheapest way. However, they should know the consequences in doing so.

1. Wood biomass that present in forest keeps nutrition for the land. Land clearing by burning will invoke loss of land quality to prevent erosion and water quality under the land.
2. Burning is obviously produces excessive smokes that can affect global warming.
3. Wood in forest can be used for paper materials. So, why burning them?.
4. Burning will produce excessive carbon that can affect the quality of next plantations. The result of next plantations will be greatly affected.
5. If it difficult to control the spread of fire in the area. Windy environment can spread out the fire to locations that was supposed not to be cleared.

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