There are a lot of things that change and that one must tweak when one moves to a new country.
Google by default redirects searches to country specific websites (google.co.in in India, google.com.vn in Vietnam) and it gives you country specific search results, often with generous bits of the national language thrown in. Continue reading →
Is Firefox in Linux too slow for you? Does the new Places/URL/Location bar keep freezing every time you try writing something in it? I have had this issue consistently since I upgraded from Firefox 2.x to Firefox 3.0.
I tried googling the issue a zillion times and tried several solutions I found on various forums and blogs but all efforts amounted to naught. Damn, I felt defeated. I finally resigned and reverted to the old URL bar.