* Posts by teebol

10 publicly visible posts • joined 6 Dec 2011

'Nokia store? I dunno no Nokia store. This here's a Microsoft Reseller'


Re: What a tragedy

And now those smoking remains are buying the dregs of another disastrous merger. Short termist capitalism has been a disaster for the European market.

Nokia on phone return mutterings: They LIIED. We won't be BAAACK


And they denied...

A deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent was concluded, when it actually was. Nokia phone OS is going to either kick a*** or disappear quickly. I'd bet on the former as it's well time Android has some competition at its price point.

Google TUGS Nexus 7-INCHER from its online store


Tabs still broken

On 5.1 rooted, stock. That said it's better than 5.0.

Talk is FINNISHed: Nokia to buy Alcatel Lucent for €15.6 billion



A CEO's job is not to create shareholder value. It's to run a company well. ALU has had a hard time with that and this merger looks as disastrous as the last one. At least Bell Labs gets to live.

Russia plans manned moon shot by 2030


Why in the name of Jupiter are there still separate national space agencies in 2012? What kind of dystopian future is this?

Microsoft wants super-sensitive finger strokes


Win9 prediction

MS drops Metro and goes with the interface in this clip. You can still call up the Desktop by drawing it all with your finger.

STUNNING NEW APPLE DEVICES that will follow the iPad 3 HD!


the patent

Apple just patented a new kind of keyboard engineering and design. So this article is only half joke. The Reg is snark but it has bark.

Google tramples over Euro data protection law – French watchdog


Re: Curious conflict here....

It's not really a "French" issue since the CNIL was mandated by Brussels to carry out this work for the entire EU. Their letter is pretty much on point, EU legally speaking.

Also, shameless self-promotion of my legal commentary website:


UltraViolet: Hollywood's giant digital gamble is here


They just want another

bite at the apple.

The content industry will never learn--they've been at this since audio cassettes and the VCR.

Microsoft's futurologists virtualise the poor

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And MSFT will collect a royalty on each license of Panhandler (tm)?