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Mail Refresh Animation, Android or iOS Better?

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Android Mail Refresh

Because sometimes it’s just fun to scream at each other for no reason, let’s figure this thing out.

There are plenty of GIFs of Apple’s iOS Mail refresh animation. It’s squiggly, like an earthworm you’re stretching out and snapping back onto itself, like a jerk.

Source from Gizmodo

Twitter for Android Supports Multiple Account

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Twitter for Android Supports Multiple Account

Twitter for Android Supports Multiple Account, this has made my life easier, and also made it as the best Twitter Apps for Android.

Twitter for Android

Twitter for Android Supports Multiple Account, a Big Thanks

I believe people who do a lot of social network stuff has more than 1 twitter account. I have at least 2 Twitter Apps running on my Android one, one is Twitter Apps another is Twidroyd Apps to support my multiple twitter profile accounts.

Now I can just run one Twitter Apps in Android phone, which I believe will contribute to better battery life ;)

Twitter for Android Supports Multiple Account, Benefits

New Twitter for Android also supports push notification for tweets, mentions and direct message, which can help to save more on your battery life on Android. Try the new Twitter for Android and share your battery life experience with us.

Convert EDT timezone to GMT timezone

Monday, July 11th, 2011

I am confused with several different timezones in the world. Planning to attend an online seminar but the date/time is stated in EDT, how do I convert into GMT+8, which is my country timezone?

I usually refer to the timezone conversion table at Eastern Time to GMT

For example let say the online seminar is happening at EDT 21:00, it will be 01:00, +8 which is 09:00 (the next day) in my country.

How to Check Paypal Pre-Approved Payment List

Friday, July 8th, 2011

How can I check my list of preapproved payment list with Paypal?

Here is the instruction of how to access to list of Preapproved Payment in your Paypal.

  • After login to Paypal, on top of the menu, click on “Profile”.
  • On the left menu, click on “My money”
  • You will see the option “My preapproved payments”

It actually took me quite sometime to figure how to access preapproved payments list ;)

How to Enable check_dns on Nagios Monitoring System

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Most user who are new to Nagios doesn’t know there is a hidden plug-in called check_dns in Nagios Monitoring system. On FreeBSD server, the binary can be found at /usr/local/libexec/nagios. List the directory and you should see check_dns.

check_dns usage is as below


$ ./check_dns -H host [-s server] [-a expected-address] [-A] [-t timeout] [-w warn] [-c crit]

Try to run the command as below and you will get the query result


$ ./check_dns -H systems.takizo.com -s 8.8.8.8        
DNS OK: 0.012 seconds response time. systems.takizo.com returns 70.32.103.130|time=0.011703s;;;0.000000

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