"the pain needed to get them all up and running and actually using the system is unthinkable !"
Unfounded and untrue.
32 posts • joined 18 Mar 2008
"Millions of iPhone and iPod touch customers will move to iPhone OS 3.0 this summer."
Only if they take one for the team and give the 3.0 to iPod Touch customers free. I'm not paying £10 pounds for a minor update labeled as a major update. Why should iTouch users be punished because apple don't know how to do copy & paste amongst other things -- fcuking dcikheads the lot of them, my iPod is the only tech thing I regret buying after dealing with the 'apple vampire corporation'
b.t.w Jobsy -- Roll necks are just soooo nafff
Those other countries, like Germany and South Africa, also permit their citizens to own firearms.
The law in South Africa has changed more recently (according to my SA friend) in that you used to only have to hand over your fingerprints, if you owned a gun or had been convicted of some crime.
I'd probably be more interested in handing over my DNA profile if the benefit was not saving money but something a little more rewarding, for example, if the government tore up the Current Terror legislation that undermines so much that the Britain once stood for.
Or even at least took notice of the country when they protest and sign petitions.
If all else fails, they could even promise to take notice of the expert panels they commission to give them advice on certain issues.
Sounds like Apple is trying to make a little 'interest' cash like the banks do. My bank used to allow direct transfers between account holders at the same branch on the same day, they now take a neat 5 working days, accruing interest for the bank but not for me.
Perhaps all the Devs should boycott the [cr]App-store and tell apple where they can go stick their sticky fingers.
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Doesn't windows Mobile V4 (CE) allow more than 3 apps at a time ? Sounds like W7 is just too bloated to run on a net-book. Sounds like windows is going to be a memory guzzler for ever more.
Ubuntu 8.10 runs amazingly, with desktop effects on the Aspire One. I installed it for a colleague at work, so that he could run VLC, and a host of other applications ... at the same time.
I'll have to ditch Virgin then. Not just at home, we'll have to reconsider the 40-odd broadband installations we have for our student accommodation, particularly if phorm are going to be making money out of our users. A global per-connection opt-out will be required versus the per-browser, per-machine, per-connection fantasy world they are living in.
another point is that Phorm appears to inject 'relevant' advertising into unsuspecting websites, the website has absolutely no control over the advertising placed on their site and the advertising is generated based on the client user's surfing habits, um, I sense a problem here. What if the user likes a lot of porn then, decides to look at some non-porn sites. Would porn appear on the non-porn sites?
Well, this comes from the same company that claims their Business broadband router/ADSL broadband package is only intended for a single user. Seriously. We now use Virgin Fibre and we are enjoying it thoroughly, I've never had a positive experience with any ADSL provider, it's more the sub-standard technology than anything else.
A message to BT : Stick in some fibre ... to the house and People might start "Actually coming back to BT" rather than being forced to use a BT phone line for any Broadband service other than Virgin. Although this has changed slightly with unbundling, with telcos taking over phone lines, BT was criticised for overcharging customers who wished to return from their unbundled line to BT.
IE = Intelligence Exhausted
I couldn't agree more. Somedays I feel like a Dolphin having to jump through Microsoft Hoops® all day long.
It's quite irritating that you make a nice standards compliant page and then have to muck up all the good clean work just to make IE6 work properly. It really is a sub-standard, competition stiffling product that should be eliminated as soon as possible.
Unlike Bill Hicks, it'll be when I hear "but everybody uses Internet Explorer" that makes me snap.
Um, who wants to pay for P2P ? I would rather a direct HTTP download if I am going to pay for it, much like the approach iTunes and Steam use to deliver their goodies.
What if the file that you paid for simply isn't being shared at the time you purchase. Will you have to wait indefinitely for a file you paid for?
You could play around with cedega, crossover office, wine and alike, alternatively just try to find an application that works with your operating system. I'm not a CAD user myself, but there are applications that can perform this kind of modelling for POSIX environments. A quick google provides this links page : http://www.tech-edv.co.at/lunix/CADlinks.html
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