* Posts by fredfox

9 publicly visible posts • joined 13 May 2008

Fake Angry Birds app makers fined £50k for shock cash suck


LBE Privacy Guard ....

.....lets you manage what permissions an app can actually use regardless of what it says it needs and also block wifi or 2/3g access.

Only works on rooted devices though.

Whitman said to be planning massive HP job cuts


Re: Hey Meg, instead of decimating the workforce...

or services that can actually be delivered as agreed ?

HP murders webOS tablets, phones



wow - HP fucked up something else with potential. I wonder what they'll do next. Maybe they'll buy Apple (hahahahahahaha)

Taxman recruits fricking tax-collecting robots



so will they also be going after all those big companies that evade billions in tax as well as the poor sod trying to make an extra few quid (no, I don't mean those making a "proper" living out of eBay etc.)

'iPad cads' dash fanboi fondleslab hopes


$829 is best part of a grand though

"When a Post reporter asked an iPad cad how much he wanted for a top-of-the-line tablet, which retails for $829, "one of the rogues demanded more than twice what it was just bought for – $1,700.""

Ex-PM blocked Steve Jobs knighthood


Linus ??

Charlie Brown would be pissed off.

Hyper-V climbs into Windows


@Mike - Guest OS

I think you'll find that Hyper-V supports more that the few mentioned in the article. Maybe read this stuff ? I think the Datacentrer versions are designed for a Datacenter ?

The CLIENT OS, is different.



Threat remains despite Safari carpet bombing fix


Hang, Apple is perfect !

There can't be anything wrong with Safari. Apple is perfect. They don't make mistakes.

HP pays $13.9bn for EDS


Fun fun !!!

Rodrigo has got a fair point, but I'm quite looking forward to watching all the mid level "managers" running around worrying if their jobs are safe or not :) Be the most active they've been in years ! Also fun to watch them as they try to justify their existence.

Maybe they'll get rid of all the over "engineered" processes that we're forced to use too, like that useless SharePoint system.

How many re-orgs between now and the final hand-over I wonder ?

Flames, because it's going to crash and burn !