Year: 2015

Watch Those New Car Fees

The last time you purchased a new car, did you analyze the fees before signing on the dotted line? It’s not uncommon for consumers to ignore the fine print. In fact, many make a purchasing decision without considering the total amount they’ll spend over the life of the loan. If the monthly payments are affordable…

Hardware Optimization for WordPress 1. Storage Upgrades – Use SSDs if possible instead of spindle HDDs. SSDs are much faster overall. Only use industrial / enterprise grade SSDs and not the consumer grade ones (author been bitten a few times by bad “sector” of the drives). Otherwise, go for the hybrid types, where SSDs are…

How to speed up WordPress – Part 1

Optimization Strategy Software Hardware Networking Newbie Level Optimization Technique: 1. Themes Optimization – Find the fastest themes out there, do a pingdom tools speed test at http://tools.pingdom.com/ and only go for the minimal theme installation for the best optimum speed possible. 2. Plugins Optimization – Find the fastest plugins out there, refer to 1 on…

Brands in China capitalizing on Uniqlo sex scandal

The indecent video made by a couple from Sanlitun (三里屯), Beijing, China from the one of Uniqlo Co., Ltd. (株式会社ユニクロ Kabushiki-gaisha yunikuro?) (pronounced “YOU-nee-klo” in English[1]), a Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer’s store is being capitalized by Chinese brands over the past few days with trending keywords such as “uniqlo sex scandal“, “uniqlo…