Archive | July, 2010

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Review

29 Jul

The Apprentice

The Apprentice

Poster courtesy of Empire Movies

I watched this movie last night : 28th July 2010. It was actually a movie night for my wife’s company, and she invited me to come. Without further ado, the review after the jump. (Spoiler alert!)

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Googling myself

27 Jul

Tried googling myself (akmal fikri) today. Results after the jump.

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The response to the ‘The ever-arrogant Apple’ post

23 Jul

I’ve read this post today, written by Ken. My first impression after reading the post is I couldn’t agree more. But after thinking for quite some time, I realized that there are some points that I disagree if it comes from a positive side. The response after the jump.

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Jom Halal is on!

22 Jul

Jom Halal, a vision I saw not long time ago finally kicked off, although it is on site. It is because I still haven’t manage to find a better hosting services with a good price. Anyway, the site is a Malay review blog which reviews Halal Outlets in Malaysia. Yes, Halal only. Plus, we are planning to get a JAKIM representative to confirm the Halal-ness of the outlet so that people actually will feel confident going to the outlet.

Anyway, you can find the site here :


CMS and me

15 Jul

In a quite hectic of early July I was assigned on doing a research on a new CMF (Content Management Framework, if I’m not mistaken) called Sympal, which is a *kinda* substitute of Drupal, but using Symfony to check whether the CMF is suitable for the project that I will encounter. While I was looking at the Sympal codes and documentation, I feel like I want to look at something else and trying to compare with other popular CMSes, such as Joomla, WordPress, ExpressionsEngine and even MovableType. I even encounter some new CMS that I never heard of like Habari and Silverstripe. I do a little research, installed some of it inside my localhost and made a summary. The summary after the jump.

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