Showing posts from December, 2010

Windows 7 USB Startup download tool

Finally decided to create a Windows 7 Startup USB to install Windows 7 on my laptop with faulty DVD-drive.

Searched through the net for USB startup creator, and found out that theres a free tool from Windows available at Microsoft Store.


Windows 7 ISO(more than) 4GB removable USB flash drive*

*Note: If your USB is advertised capacity 4GB, then you might want to consider getting a 8GB USB drive.

During the USB creation, I stumbled across this issue of
"The selected file is not a valid ISO file. Please select a valid ISO file and try again". 

A quick Google search shows that there are solution to this at

You can download the quick hack/fix for your from the site.
You can also find out about how the tool works from the site.

Here are the mirrors for the tool and the fix.
Credits to owners.

Openinviter for Wordpress - Hotmail Plugin Fix

Been having issue with OpenInviter Hotmail plugin for Wordpress. Can't find the fix from the site or the support forum, so decided to do a quick fix for it.

For those who are looking for quick/temp fix. You can download it here.

openinviter-for-wordpress v1.7.0 :

openinviter-for-wordpress v1.7.0 :

Quick guide:
Choose the plugin from the list above.Upload it to "/your-wordpress-folder/wp-content/plugins/openinviter-for-wordpress/oi_includes/plugins"

Mobile Tracker for Samsung Galaxy S

For Samsung Galaxy S owner (like me) out there, this is a post that guide you step by step to turn on Mobile Tracker on your phone.

Mobile Tracker allows you to
Receive notification when the SIM card in the phone is changedRemotely lock your phoneRemotely wipe your phoneReceive the location of your phone (not available in Singapore)

To turn on the service.
Go Settings -> Location and Security -> Mobile Tracker.You will be prompted to key in new password.Register (or login) a Samsung Account by selecting "Join Now" button at the bottom.
Set the recipients to who you will want to be notified new SIM is inserted.

Set the recipients to who you will want to be notified new SIM is inserted.Login at to control your phone. :)


Gmail with iPad 2-panel layout in Chrome

Ever wanted to use Gmail 2-panel layout for iPad on your desktop chrome?

Now you can, just change your chrome properties target to the following.

"C:\Users\stiucsib86\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0(iPad; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.21.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.4 Mobile/7B314 Safari/531.21.10"

Then login your gmail as per normal.

Woahlah! Enjoy! :)

Mobile Redirection Script

This is the code for Mobile Detection and redirection.

For Joomla, add this in the [joomla-folder]/emplates/[your-theme]/index.php, <head> section.

Remember to change the mobile redirection site, the example used here is ""

<script type="text/javascript"> if((navigator.userAgent.match(/ipad/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/ipod/i)||navigator.userAgent.match(/iphone/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/android/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/opera mini/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/blackberry/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/(pre\/|palm os|palm|hiptop|avantgo|plucker|xiino|blazer|elaine)/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/(iris|3g_t|windows ce|opera mobi|windows ce; smartphone;|windows ce; iemobile)/i))             || (navigator.userAgent.match(/(mini 9.5|vx1000|lge |m800|e860|u940|ux840|compal|wireless| mobi|ahong|lg380|lgku|lgu900|lg210|lg47|lg920|lg…

New Android Market

Saw the post on new Android Market on XDA-Developers, and after restarting my Samsung Galaxy S, I found that my market has been updated too!

For those who are looking for the apk (installer) for the new market, head over to the thread for the download.

Permanent Root for Android 2.2

If you are looking for a permanent root solution for Android 2.2 Froyo, can try z4root from xda-developers.