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Share Everything Plans from Verizon

June 28, 2012 Verizon announced the Share Everything Plans.

Excerpt from Verizon website
"Introducing the Share Everything Plan. Unlimited Talk, Unlimited Text, and a single pool of shareable data to power up to 10 devices. It's the plan that revolves around you. For each device on your account, we recommend 2GB of data."

Pick a monthly planAdd on the number of devices to share + the per device Monthly Line AccessEnjoy reliability, shareability and flexibility The Share Everything Plans is not actually cheap, see the per device fee per month.
And Share Everything Options for Mobile Broadband Devices:
Let me know if this work for your family shared plans or company phones.
Source: (2012, Verizon)

Google+ for Business

Pictures speak a thousand words. Why Google+ is good for business. Images courtesy by Jeff Bullas blog. 


HOWTO edit hosts file in Windows 7?

Just in case you're having difficulty of editing your Windows 7 hosts file, error message such as "access denied". By the way, I post blog this because it took a while for me to recall this exercise. :)

A very easy solution.

Click on Start, Run, search or type "notepad". You will see this under Program, choose Notepad, right click and choose to "Run as administrator". After that, you can edit and save changes to your hosts file.

Hope this blog help someone out there in cyber space :) Post here to let me know.

U.S. and Israel developed Flame computer virus

Very interesting news I stumbled at Washington Post today, here's an excerpt "The United States and Israel jointly developed a sophisticated computer virus nicknamed Flame that collected critical intelligence in preparation for cyber-sabotage attacks aimed at slowing Iran’s ability to develop a nuclear weapon, according to Western officials with knowledge of the effort." (2012, WashingtonPost.com)

Continue to read if you're interested, here's the link. The image is posted below.


How to check printer installation in iMac PC?

Go to System Preferences, Print and Scan, click the (+) sign to add your printer if you don't see it.

To reconfigure your printer setting, double click on it, click Printer Setup, click Utility, click Open Printer Utility, and you will see more options for the printer e.g. Tools, Fax Setting (if applicable), etc.

Hope this help.

Donuts.co most gTLD applications

The Donuts.co applies for the following strings for domain names extension. The applicants are difference companies and different email addresses, but the primary contact is Daniel Schindler. Check out their applications for domain name extensions.


ACADEMY
AGENCY
APARTMENTS
ART
ASSOCIATES
ATTORNEY
AUDIO
AUTO
BABY
BAND
BASEBALL
BASKETBALL
BEAUTY
BET
BIKE
BINGO
BLOG
BOATS
BOOK
BOUTIQUE
BROADWAY
BROKER
BUILDERS
BUSINESS
BUY
CAFE
CAMERA
CAMP
CAPITAL
CARDS
CARE
CAREERS
CARS
CASH
CASINO
CENTER
CHARITY
CHAT
CHEAP
CHURCH
CITY
CLAIMS
CLEANING
CLINIC
CLOUD
CLUB
COACH
CODES
COFFEE
COLLEGE
COMMUNITY
COMPANY
COMPUTER
CONDOS
CONSULTING
CONTRACTORS
COOL
CORP
COUPONS
CPA
CREDIT
CREDITCARD
CRICKET
CRUISES
DATA
DATING
DEALS
DEGREE
DELIVERY
DENTAL
DENTIST
DESIGN
DIET
DIGITAL
DIRECT
DIRECTORY
DISCOUNT
DOCTOR
DOG
DOMAINS
ECO
EDUCATION
EMAIL
ENERGY
ENGINEERING
ENTERPRISES
EQUIPMENT
ESTATE
EVENTS
EXCHANGE
EXPERT
EXPOSED
EXPRESS
FAIL
FAMILY
FAN
FARM
FASHION
FILM
FINANCE
FINANCIAL
FISH
FITNESS
FLIGHTS
FLORIST

Uniregistry applies for .art .auction .diet .free and other domain name extension

The Uniregistry Corp applies for the following strings for new domain names extension.


ART
AUCTION
AUDIO
AUTO
BLACKFRIDAY
CARS
CHRISTMAS
CLICK
COUNTRY
DEAL
DESIGN
DIET
FAMILY
FASHION
FLOWERS
FREE
FURNITURE
GAME
GARDEN
GIFT
GRATIS
GUITARS
HELP
HIPHOP
HOME
HOSTING
INC
JUEGOS
LINK
LOL
LOVE
MARKETING
MEDIA
MOM
NEWS
PHOTO
PICS
PIZZA
PROPERTY
RACING
REALESTATE
RESTAURANT
SALE
SAVE
SCHOOL
SEXY
SHOPPING
STORE
STYLE
TATTOO
TEAM
TECH
VIDEO
YOGA


Check what other companies application for the new internet suffixes, domain name extension in addition to .com .net .org .info .biz .us .etc http://on.ya.net/gtld

Top Level Domain Holding applies for .home .horse .law .video and other extensions

Top Level Domain Holding applies for the following strings for new domain names extension.


ABOGADO
APP
ART
BABY
BEAUTY
BEER
BLOG
BOOK
BUDAPEST
CASA
CLOUD
COOKING
COUNTRY
COUPON
CPA
CRICKET
DATA
DDS
DEALS
DESIGN
DOG
ECO
FASHION
FISHING
FIT
FLOWERS
FREE
GARDEN
GAY
GREEN
GUIDE
HOME
HORSE
HOTEL
IMMO
INC
LATINO
LAW
LAWYER
LLC
LOVE
LUXE
MIAMI
PIZZA
PROPERTY
REALESTATE
RESTAURANT
REVIEW
RODEO
ROMA
SALE
SCHOOL
SCIENCE
SITE
SOCCER
SPA
STORE
STYLE
SURF
TECH
VIDEO
VIP
VODKA
WEBSITE
WEDDING
WORK
YOGA
ZULU


Check what other companies application for the new internet suffixes, domain name extension in addition to .com .net .org .info .biz .us .etc http://on.ya.net/gtld

Microsoft Corporations applies for .bing .live .docs and other extensions.

The Microsoft Corporation applies for the following strings for domain names extension. Check out their applications for domain name extension


AZUREBINGDOCSHOTMAILLIVEMICROSOFTOFFICESKYDRIVESKYPEWINDOWSXBOX

Check what other companies application for the new internet suffixes, domain name extension in addition to .com .net .org .info .biz .us .etc http://on.ya.net/gtld

Wal-Mart Stores applies for .walmart .samclub .grocery domain extensions

The Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. applies for the following strings for domain names extension. Check out their applications for domain name extension


ASDAGEORGEGROCERYSAMSCLUBWALMART

Check what other companies application for the new internet suffixes, domain name extension in addition to .com .net .org .info .biz .us .etc http://on.ya.net/gtld

Loreal applies for .beauty .hair .loreal .salon .skin and others.

The Loreal company applies for the following strings for domain names extension. Check out their applications for domain name extension (gTLDs).


BEAUTY
GARNIER
HAIR
KERASTASE
KIEHLS
LANCOME
LOREAL
MAKEUP
MATRIX
MAYBELLINE
REDKEN
SALON
SKIN

Check what other companies application for the new internet suffixes, domain name extension in addition to .com .net .org .info .biz .us .etc http://on.ya.net/gtld

New Top Level Domain Names announced

The ICANN announced the 1930 new top level domain names or generic top level domains (gTLDs).

Excerpt from PCworld.com
Applications were received from 60 countries, ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom said at a news conference in London. North America accounted for 911 applications, Europe 675, Asia-Pacific 303, Latin America 24 and Africa 17. You can also read the announcement and status here.

Here some details about the new top level domains applications.


Companies:
Google 95 applications, including .ads .and .android .app .are .baby .blog .boo .buy, click here for a complete list.
Amazon 65 applications, including .app .audible .author .book .bot .box .buy .call click here for a complete list.
Dish 13 applications, including .blockbuster .data .direct .dish .dot .dtv .latino .locker .mobile .ollo .ott .phone, click here for a complete list.
Loreal 13 applications, including .beauty .garnier .hair .kerastase .kiehls .lancome .loreal .makeup .matrix .maybelline .redken .salon .skin click here for a…

Google new TLDs applications

Google new TLDs applications:

ADS
AND
ANDROID
APP
ARE
BABY
BLOG
BOO
BUY
CAL
CAR
CHANNEL
CHROME
CLOUD
CORP
CPA
DAD
DAY
DCLK
DDS
DEV
DIY
DOCS
DOG
DOT
DRIVE
EARTH
EAT
ESQ
EST
FAMILY
FILM
FLY
FOO
FREE
FUN
FYI
GAME
GBIZ
GLE
GMAIL
GMBH
GOO
GOOG
GOOGLE
GUGE
HANGOUT
HERE
HOME
HOW
ING
KID
LIVE
LLC
LLP
LOL
LOVE
MAIL
MAP
MBA
MED
MEME
MOM
MOTO
MOV
MOVIE
MUSIC
NEW
NEXUS
PAGE
PET
PHD
PLAY
PLUS
PROD
PROF
RSVP
SEARCH
SHOP
SHOW
SITE
SPOT
SRL
STORE
TALK
TEAM
TECH
TOUR
TUBE
VIP
WEB
WOW
YOU
YOUTUBE
ZIP

More news about gTLDsor here.

Amazon new TLDs applications

Amazon new TLDs applications:


APP
AUDIBLE
AUTHOR
BOOK
BOT
BOX
BUY
CALL
CIRCLE
CLOUD
COUPON
DEAL
DEV
DRIVE
FAST
FIRE
FREE
GAME
GOT
GROUP
HOT
IMDB
JOT
JOY
KIDS
KINDLE
LIKE
LIVE
MAIL
MAP
MOBILE
MOI
MOVIE
MUSIC
NEWS
NOW
PAY
PIN
PLAY
PRIME
READ
ROOM
SAFE
SAVE
SEARCH
SECURE
SHOP
SHOW
SILK
SMILE
SONG
SPOT
STORE
TALK
TUNES
TUSHU
VIDEO
WANGGOU
WOW
YAMAXUN
YOU
YUN
ZAPPOS
ZERO

More news about gTLDsor here.

The New Internet Domain Name Suffixes

Tomorrow June 13, 2012 ICANN will announce the list of 2000 (even more) application for the new domain name suffixes. This can be any .BRAND propose by companies with deep pockets. The new internet domain name suffixes could be .coke .apple .msn .youtube .google .lol .secure .car .insurance .movie .bar .nyc .green .blue .red .white .black .xerox .clean .sex .porn .adult .tablet .phone .tech .blog .dog .cat .pet .anything .anywhere .anytime that a company with a lots of money can submit an application.

The application fee is $185,000.00 with a $25,000.00 yearly maintenance fee paid to ICANN. This does not include the infrastructure cost to run the registry e.g. servers, dns management, people, customer service, etc.

Here's a good explanation how it will work, courtesy by Boston.com website (http://on.ya.net/boston-domainname)

THE APPLICATIONS: The system opened in January. Applicants had to answer 50 questions covering such things as what a proposed suffix will be used for and what…

Create New Virtual Machine

Creating a new virtual machine is very easy but if you only create once in a blue moon, you will definitely forget the process. In my case, I need to create a new virtual machine for development one or two virtual machines in a year.

How will I resolve this problem? Simple answer, create a procedure. In IT world, manuals and procedures are admins best friend.

Here's a step-by-step procedure on how to create a New Virtual Machine. Please don't hesitate to post your comment at the end of this article.

Login to vSphere Client, if you're in Cluster (two or more physical servers), select where to create a virtual machine. The idea behind cluster is to load balance your physical servers (hosts), if one server is down, the other server will be able to take the load.

There are some ways to create a new virtual machine. You can select the Server (or IP Address), right click and create a New Virtual Machine. The other approach is select the server, click on Virtual Machine tab, then …

KING.NET blocked 11433 access attempt

The KING.NET reported 11433 malicious attempt against the website. 


Excerpt from KING.NET "Here’s our Bad Behavior report, has blocked 11433 access attempts in the last 7 days. That’s crazy malicious attempt to our website, hopefully the ”real” users are not blocked. Security is a continuous process, not a product. So we will continue to evolve with the environment."


Imagine if you don't have a tool like "Bad Behavior", you will not see this report. Our website ("Whaddya.com") is powered by Blogger, they take care our website (or web server) security updates. Cheers to that.

Migrating Virtual Machine

My virtual machine automatically migrated to the available server so it will continue to work without my users noticing any performance issue. That's great technology.

I have now fixed the issue with the faulty server, a simple reboot work just fine because of a memory issue. Now when I try to migrate a virtual machine from host no.2 back to host no.1. I've got his error message about the CD/DVD driver is not accessible. See the captured screen below.
I'm browsing the Internet to find a solution. I will update this post.

Update: June 7, 2012.
I forgot to update this article, so here's the resolution.

It's a simple step.
Right click the VM machine client that you want to migrate, select "Edit Settings", select "CD/DVD drive1", and you will see Device Status on the right side. Un-check Connected and Connect at power on. See captured picture below.

Now try to migrate the VM machine to another host, and you won't see the connected device error.


YA.NET/yourname

A simple way to shorten your social network profile URL address.
Visit SQIT.com website (or http://YA.NET), you will see a blank entry as shown below.






Replace the "http://" with your Google+ profile URL address "https://plus.google.com/u/0/104769456270125676319/", see the captured screen below.






Select the ya.net domain, and click the red short button. It's done! Your short URL is ready for you to use. The QR codes and Microsoft Tag are also created for your website. Great tool for mobile/smartphone reader.




The system will assign a random characters for your short URL.

If you noticed my short URL is http://ya.net/emusing two characters only. It is called a vanity URL address. You can create your own vanity URL address, first you need to create your username and password.

Why you need to create a Username and Password for vanity URL Address?
In the future, if you want to update your vanity URL address to somewhere else. You need to log-in to the system, and edit y…