How to block the USSD notification/balance update messages on Android smart-phones ? [Solved]

Problem description: In India, whatever internet plans you take for your smartphones, be it 3G, 2G Internet, GPRS etc. it always keeps randomly disconnecting. Sometimes it reconnects automatically, sometimes it takes a while. So, during this process we keep getting a remaining balance message or notification for the data usage which is nothing but a …     continue reading  

Timthumb not showing images and throws “Warning: file_exists() [function.file-exists]: open_basedir restriction in effect. ” error. [Solved]

Recently I faced a situation where the timthumb script was unable to crop the images and was throwing error messages. There are themes those still use timthumb even though its a bad practice to use in themes when we have already functions available in core WordPress. Anyway I had to fix the issue as I …     continue reading  

Matt Mullenweg (the founder of WordPress) becomes the new CEO of Automattic

Matt Mullenweg (the founder of  WordPress) becomes the new CEO of Automattic.  Toni Schneider, a senior executive spearheading Yahoo’s Developer Network was on this position as CEO of Automattic (a company started by Matt Mullenweg of WordPress) for last eight years.  After eight years, I’ve decided to hang up my CEO hat and ask Matt to take over the job. — Toni …     continue reading