wanichan's English blog

Just blogging in English from Osaka, Japan. Technology, Diary and Life Style.

Technology

How did they know my name?

I don't know who Colin is, but I got the following email. But Gmail put it in Spam. Why is this message in Spam? We've found that lots of messages from tbrecruiting.com are spam. I don't think he knows who I am. I am Japanese, and live in …

I went to the Genius Bar for repairing my iPod touch

Last time I posted about my iPod touch battery swelling, then I visited the Apple Store Shinsaibashi in Osaka. AppleCare+ was available so they replaced it for free! Yay! So I can take the replacement to Vancouver next week! Code Descripti…

Battery swelling issue in my iPod touch

I have an iPod touch 6th generation - 64GB. I bought it at the end of 2015 with AppleCare+. I noticed there was something weid in my iPod touch Friday night. It seems like the battery is swelling a bit. When I visit Apple website, iPod tou…

Where is the custom margins in Word for iOS?

I am an Office 365 subscriber, and the "What's new" information is the following article. According to the article, Microsoft added custom margins in Word on August 14, 2017. I confirmed that it is added for Android, but not for iOS. I cal…

Should I have to write technical articles in English?

One time, when I was working with Google AdSense team, they suggested me to create the technical English sites so that the revenue would be getting better. But, you know, I am Japanese. I have iPad and iPod touch, and I can change the lang…

Network Failure in Japan was because of Google?

Network failure happened on Friday in Japan. The pageviews on my websites went down because they could not use the Internet. One of the major Japanese ISP (Internet Service Provider) OCN and some parts of KDDI got into the trouble. I just …

The more fake contents, the more ads

These days, so many people who want to get money easily started fake medias, right? Why there is a lot of trash on the Internet? support.google.com www.recode.net Is this true? I don't think it's effective in Japan. There are so many fake …

Google AdSense inFeed ads are not for Static websites?

I posted about inFeed ads on this blog But, I realized that they are not for my websites because of static ones. If you have CMS sites, inFeed ads are good for your websites. If you have static HTML websites, you might want to use in-artic…

Google Search Console for wanichan.jp

After I moved my English site to wanichan.jp last weekend, and sent the sitemap.xml to Google Search Console, 212 of 254 pages have been indexed so far. As the result, English articles on wanichan.jp have listed on the matched content unit…

Moved to wanichan.jp for the English site

I have three "wanichan" domain websites; wanichan.com, wanichan.jp and wanichan.net. Actually I've already decided that wanichan.com site is just for Japanese technical resources. On the other hand, wanichan.jp is for non-technical content…

Working on my websites

After I applied "Always on SSL" to all of my websites, I have been working on the maintenance. I sent over the sitemap of 10,000 pages on my main website wanichan.com. I am wondering if Google will finish applying for all. Now, Google+ but…

Moving my sites to Always On SSL

The hosting company started providing Always On SSL with Let's Encrypt on Tuesday, so I applied for all my websites. There are over 10,000 pages on wanichan.com, so it takes time to switch from http:// to https:// on Google search engine, …

Recording function doesn't work on OneNote for iOS 10.3.2

This is the following topic about the recording function issue on OneNote for iOS. out of order recording an audio function - answers.microsoft.com I have iPad mini 3 and iPod touch, on iOS 10.3.2. If I try to press mic icon to start recor…

Cannot restart editing on PowerPoint for iOS

The following article is in Japanese blog.wanichan.net But I am going to explain about this issue in English. I have iPad mini 3 and iPod touch, and upgraded to the latest iOS and apps as well. iOS: 10.3.2 PowerPoint for iOS: 2.1 for Word …

Do you think SSL is nessesary?

At the end of last month, Google said that EV SSL by Symantec might be distrusted. Actually LDP (Liberal Democratic Party of Japan) website is used the EV SSL. If you visit the website from Edge or IE, no problem like this

What's the new inFeed ads?

I got the following email from Google AdSense. Subject: You're selected: Invitation to join the AdSense inFeed ads beta InFeed ads are designed to be served in your editorial feeds (for example, a list of articles or news) or listings (a l…

List view Matched content?

I got an invitation email from Google AdSense about a new feature available, List view matched content. List view Matched contentGenerate a list of recommended content for your visitors to explore as they reach the end of a page. This coul…

I want pink Macbook and pink iPad Pro

I bought 11' of MacBook Air in October 2014, and also got iPad mini 3 at the end of March in 2015. I have the AppleCare supports for both. They will be expired soon. So, I think it's time to buy new Macbook or/and iPad. I need pink stuff.

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What's going on the Internet in Japan

I posted something like Google update case before But, you might not know about the background, so I will explain about it in detail. I found the following article. Please take a look. Google update removes sketchy sites in searches in Jap…

Google Japan Algorithm Update

There are so many fake news on the Internet. They are posting such worthless articles in order to get money from Google AdSense or so. Not only in the US, in Japan as well. I have been working on my website ever since January 25, 1999. The…

Publishing a book is unprofitable

I got a feedback from my website user and he asked me if I was planning to publish a new book about Microsoft Expression Web 4, which is now freeware to manage your own website. I wrote the following 2 books of Expression Web (Japanese). H…

I got the Thank-you gift from Microsoft MVP Reconnect program

I was a Microsoft MVP from April 2005 to March 2013, so I am eligible to join the program. for more detail, click the following link. Welcome to the MVP Reconnect Program! I think this gift is much better than MVP's one. I live in a small …

I got a new pink laptop

It's time to open!