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Bulk Rename Utility

By on December 16, 2012


Bulk Rename Utility is an easy to use file rename program (a.k.a. file renamer). Renaming multiple files has never been easier! It has a small memory footprint so it can be left running all the time without consuming all your memory. It started as a freeware Visual Basic tool, but as its popularity has grown it has been completely rewritten in C++ to be robust and lightweight – and very, very fast! It can easily handle folders/discs containing well over 100,000 entries… and it can batch rename 1,000s of files in seconds.
The software is freeware and gets downloaded very frequently. It has a large base of regular users. Most of the features have originated from other users’ suggestions. As such, it is continually being enhanced and improved.
As well as being “recommended” by a number of web sites, Bulk Rename Utility has also appeared on many magazine cover-discs, from Brazil to Sweden.

Some of the features provided by Bulk Rename Utility include:

  •  Rename files, folders or both
  • Remove, add or change text in the file names
  • Perform text substitution
  • Change the case of file names
  • Remove characters or words
  •  Remove digits or symbols
  •  Append or prepend text to file names
  • Append dates in many formats
  • Append the parent folder’s name
  • Auto-number files with flexible rules
  • Automatically preview the new names
  • Sort the file details by any column
  • Group configurations into “favorites”
  • “Bulk Rename Here” Windows Explorer extension
  • Directory recursion – process sub-directories too!
  • Regular Expressions support
  • Rename files from an input text-file list
  • Create an “Undo” batch file
  • Log activity to a log file
  • Change file and folder date/timestamps (created, modified, accessed)
  • Change file/folder attributes (hidden, read-only, archived)
  • All settings retained between sessions
  • Available in 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Rename photos using EXIF metadata (i.e. “Date Picture Taken”, “Resolution” and other information embedded in all JPG photo files)
  • Rename MP3 files using ID3 tags (a.k.a. MP3 ID3 tag renaming).
  •  Command line support ***

In addition to Bulk Rename Utility, it also provide the Bulk Rename Command. Bulk Rename Command is a lightweight, fully-compiled executable file contains many of the features of Bulk Rename Utility, but it is designed to be run from a command line. It is perfect for inclusion in batch files, login scripts, or scheduled jobs. The application is controlled entirely via program arguments, with no use made of .INI files or the Windows Registry.

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Maxis is set to launch their 4G LTE

By on December 14, 2012

Maxis LTE

After two long years of trials, Maxis has finally announced that it is set to launch its 4G LTE service so Malaysians can enjoy even faster network speeds. This announcement follows the allocation of the 2600 MHz spectrum band for 4G LTE by Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) on December 5, 2012.

The LTE service will offer download speeds that are 10 times faster than 3G and will still work seamlessly with this standard. And since there are 5,200 sites providing 3G and HSPA+ coverage, users will still be able to enjoy their 4G LTE devices even when they are outside the 4G LTE area.

Sandip Das, Chief Executive Officer, Maxis commented, “Maxis was the first telco in Malaysia to complete extensive LTE field trials. We have been trialling 4G LTE for 2 years and conducting extensive LTE interworking tests in a live network environment using commercial devices.” He also adds that “Now we are all set to launch 4G LTE services in Malaysia and look forward to rolling out these networks across various parts of the country in the next few years.”

Sandip added, “We also believe that network sharing is key to the deployment of networks faster across the country while optimizing industry investments and avoiding duplication. Therefore in July 2012, we signed an important agreement with Redtone to build common infrastructure following our sign up with U-Mobile.”

Consumers will see the 4G LTE service grow in the next few years as Maxis has already allocated RM500 million for network investment.

Google’s Card-Style OneBoxesd

By on December 9, 2012

Google updated the desktop OneBoxes for definitions and local time to match the card layout from Google Now. The same layout is also used in the mobile search user interface for most Google OneBoxes.




The good thing about the cards is where they are more distinctive and is highlighted just below your just box, so very the user very hard to ignore it.

Celcom Axiata Berhad along with 7 other Service Providers have been awarded an allocation of the 2600 MHz spectrum band by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) a few days ago.

In a statement to the press, Celcom said that it has been allocated two 10 MHz blocks for its introduction of Celcom 4G LTE, following intensive network trials and Celcom’s nationwide network upgrading exercise to a single RAN (Radio Access Network) platform that allows it to implement speedy and seamless LTE (Long-term Evolution) upgrades across its current 2G and 3G network infrastructure.

Celcom 4G LTE will first be deployed in selected areas in the Klang Valley, Penang, and Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia growth corridor, including the Legoland theme park. The mobile operator also plans to invest up to RM300 million over the next three years on ongoing network modernisation that will fully support LTE technology.

Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad, commented, “We aim to roll out our 4G spectrum in market centres across Malaysia over the next six months and our customers can now look forward to the next level of experience including blazing-fast data speeds, enhanced browsing and connectivity, and HD-quality video across their mobile devices.”

“Regardless of wherever they are within Celcom Territory, our customers will enjoy the advantages of our upgraded 4G network supported by Celcom’s current lightning-fast HSPA speeds nationwide which already supports speeds on par with global best-in-class performance.”

Apart from Celcom, the other 7 operators that received the LTE spectrum are DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd, Packet One Networks (M) Sdn Bhd, Puncak Semangat Sdn Bhd, REDtone Marketing Sdn Bhd, U Mobile Sdn Bhd and YTL Communications Sdn Bhd.

With all eyes set on the December 14 arrival of the iPhone 5, Apple Malaysia has quietly updated the official online store, allowing consumers to purchase the new iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad in time for the year-end holiday.

Like the iPhone 5, the iPad mini (reviewed here) is available in either Black & Slate or Silver & White, starting at RM999 for 16GB model, RM1,299 for the 32GB model and RM1,599 for the 64GB model. The Wi-Fi + Cellular variant, on the other hand, starts at RM1,399 for the 16GB model, RM1,699 for the 32GB model and RM1,999 for the 64GB model. At present, both variants are expected to ship in two weeks upon order confirmation.

Arriving less than a year after the ‘new iPad’, the fourth-generation iPad – known simply as iPad with Retina display – introduces the powerful new A6X chip and the all-new Lightning connector. The Wi-Fi model is available at RM1,499 for the 16GB model, RM1,799 for the 32GB model and RM2,099 for the 64GB model. The Wi-Fi + Cellular variant is offered at RM1,899, RM2,199 and RM2,499 respectively.


Full pricing as follows:

iPad mini
16GB WiFi – RM999
32GB WiFi – RM1,299
64GB WiFi – RM1,599

16GB WiFi + Cellular – RM1,399
32GB WiFi + Cellular – RM1,699
64GB WiFi + Cellular – RM1,999

iPad with Retina Display (iPad 4)
16GB WiFi – RM1,499
32GB WiFi – RM1,799
64GB WiFi – RM2,099

16GB WiFi + Cellular – RM1,899
32GB WiFi + Cellular – RM2,199
64GB WiFi + Cellular – RM2,499

Rocket Internet’s Asia-oriented e-commerce site Lazada announced yesterday that the company received $26 million in funding from equity investor Summit Partners. The money will be spent on further business development in its five markets: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand. Maximilian Bittner, the regional CEO of Lazada, adds:

We are very proud to have an investor of Summit’s calibre joining our shareholder base. They have extensive experience in supporting fast‐growing companies which will be of huge benefit as we continue to build out our offering and services to win the Southeast Asian market.

Lazada launched its new fashion marketplace platform in Malaysia on November 21st. The platform allows offline retailers control over logistics and operations while selling their items online. The company plans to introduce this platform to its other four countries in the near future. It’s an interesting diversification, especially as Rocket Internet already has its own Southeast Asia-oriented fashion e-tailer in the form of Zalora.

This is the third major investment that Lazada has received in the past four months. Previously the e-commerce site received $40 million from Swedish investment firm Kinnevik, and before that an undisclosed investment rumored to be in the region of $50 million from J.P. Morgan.

The server lockdown guide for ColdFusion 10 is now available on the Adobe website. The ColdFusion 10 Server Lockdown Guide will help server administrators secure their ColdFusion 10 installations. You will also find several tips and suggestions intended to improve the security of your ColdFusion server.


ColdFusion 10 Server Lockdown Guide (850)

Vimeo has launched an update to its iPhone app, and this is much more than just an update. In fact, you could say that the Vimeo iPhone app has been re-imagined from top to bottom, creating what amounts to a brand new app. If you’ve found previous versions of Vimeo confusing and cluttered, the new version has finally gone for the traditional tabbed interface we’ve come to know and love, thus creating a browsing experience that should be much more intuitive.

Aside from interface, the new app can still do everything the old Vimeo could – you can shoot videos or upload videos from your camera reel, browse other videos, comment, like, etc. The new app adds better sharing integration, with easy sharing on Facebook, Twitter, email, iMessage, or via a link. You can also set automatic sharing for every video you upload, and continue watching other videos while your video is uploading.

The new tabbed interface includes the new Feed option, the Explore tab, and your Watch Later queue, which you can also manage as you wish. While the new version of the app claims to be available for both iPhone and iPad, the new interface is notably missing from the iPad, which, upon downloading the new app, still features the old, somewhat cluttered Vimeo interface.

You can download the new Vimeo for iPhone from the App Store. Please do share you thinking after the use.

How to uploading lyrics to Kuwo

By on December 1, 2012

After you created the lyrics, now is time to upload to Kuwo music box. To upload the lyrics to Kuwo music box, just search for your favorite and click on “Lyrics MV”, if the song is without lyrics and you just click on the link on the page to just browse your .lrc file to upload.

Kuwo Lyrics and MV page

Browse your .lrc file and upload to kuwo music box

There is a reader asking about how to create the Lyrics and uploaded to Kuwo. The following is the simple step how to create a lyrics file and how to upload it to Kuwo.

Before we start create the lyrics file, let’s understand what actually the lyrics file is. Lyrics file with the extension of .lrc is files that allow the music player to load it and display it when we play the song, in the file itself, it contains some music related information such as Artist name, song title, album title, lyrics and also the time.

To create a lyrics file, just following the following simple step:

  1. Open a blank text file using any text editor such as Notepad or TED Notepad
  2. Add the song title. Put it between square brackets and add the letters “ti:” before it. A song called “Song” would have the first line looking like: [ti:Song] Spaces may be used; for instance, a song named “A Song” would look like: [ti:A Song]
  3. Add the name of the artist. Also put it between square brackets, but this time add the letters “ar:” just before it. An artist named “Artist” would have a tag look like: [ar:Artist] Like songs, spaces may be used.
  4. Add the name of the album. It doesn’t have to be the song’s original album. It should have the letters before it be “al:” and therefore an album named “Album” would look like: [al:Album]
  5. Add any other information. This includes the name of the file’s creator(you) as [by:You] where “You” would be your name and the name of the composer as [au:Author] . Some players can’t read this information, though.
  6. Add the lyrics and timestamp. Timestamps tell when to display the lyrics. It should have the minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second, followed by the lyrics. Something like: [01:26.03]Lyric (where 01 indicates the minute in which the lyric is shown, 26 indicates the number of seconds and 03 the number of hundredths of a second, though you could leave this blank if precision is not your thing…) It is ideal to play the song while doing this, and probably pause it as the lyrics come on to get the time-info.
  7. Save as an *.LRC file. To do this, click on “File” and select “Save As”. There, name the file after the title of your song, (you may need to include the track number) select “All Files” from the drop-down menu just under that and change the default “.txt” to “.lrc” Be sure to make the name the exact same as the music file it corresponds to, but ending with “.lrc”. Then load those two files onto your lyric compatible mp3 player.
  8. Enjoy! After all that tedious work in Step 6 above, you must be tired! Why not do a little dance, have a drink of water, or, better yet, sing the song to celebrate?

The sample lyrics will look like the following

[ti: 杨曼莉]
[al:] 紫荆花开烟
[by: 杨曼莉]
[00:16.79] 终于作了这个决定
[00:37.89] 我愿意天涯海角都随你去
[02:51.62][00:49.60] 我知道一切不容易
[02:59.56][00:57.73] 我的心一直温习说服自己
[03:06.37][01:04.81] 最怕你忽然说要放弃
[03:14.96][01:12.36] 爱真的需要勇气
[03:22.89][01:20.92] 来面对流言蜚语
[03:32.28][01:29.03] 只要你一个眼神肯定
[03:42.98][01:40.88] 我的爱就有意义
[03:51.22][01:49.18] 我们都需要勇气
[04:03.28][02:01.37] 去相信会在一起
[04:11.20][02:09.39] 人潮拥挤我能感觉
[04:19.80] 放在我手心里你的真心
[04:25.80] 终于作了这个决定
[04:31.80] 别人怎么说我不理
[04:37.80] 只要你也一样的肯定
[04:43.80] 我愿意天涯海角都随你去
[04:49.80] 我知道一切不容易
[04:55.80] 我的心一直温习说服自己
[05:01.80] 最怕你忽然说要放弃
[05:08.80] 爱真的需要勇气
[05:14.80] 来面对流言蜚语
[05:20.80] 只要你一个眼神肯定
[05:28.80] 我的爱就有意义
[05:36.80] 我们都需要勇气
[05:45.80] 去相信会在一起
[05:50.80] 人潮拥挤我能感觉
[05:58.80] 放在我手心里你的真心
[06:10.80] 会不小心伤害了
[06:16.80] 你能不能温柔提醒
[06:22.80] 我虽然心太急
[06:28.80] 更害怕错过
[06:35.80] 爱真的需要勇气
[06:41.80] 来面对流言蜚语
[06:49.80] 只要你一个眼神肯定
[06:56.80] 我的爱就有意义
[07:18.80] 去相信会在一起
[07:24.80] 人潮拥挤我能感觉
[07:30.80] 放在我手心里你的真心
[07:36.80] 本歌词由Letbegin制作