* Posts by michaelh

8 posts • joined 2 Sep 2008

LimeWire settles with record labels, to pay $105m for copyright hurt

michaelh
Joke

I guess...

...Limewire declared themselves bankcrupt so that the IRS would write off the majority of the previously demanded $75 trillion reimbursement fee?

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PSP 2 'as powerful as PS3'

michaelh
FAIL

@The Indomitable Gall

It's not a portable PS3, it's allegedly as powerful as one. Different hardware (and controls!), so they can't play the same games. They have different processors and GPUs.

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Google promises what Jobs hates in next Android

michaelh
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Your post is aptly labelled "fail"

N900 has a full version of Flash 9.4, not Flash Lite. It's the real deal (unless what you're using relies on flash 10 stuffs)

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Sony Ericsson snubbed Google over Nexus One

michaelh

The OS is open source...

...but the Google apps that ship with most Android devices are closed source. I also imagine that most of these ODMs have support contracts with Google to help develop their own interfaces and drivers.

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Nokia N900 Linux smartphone

michaelh
WTF?

No one will write apps for it?

I must be imagining these oodles of applications in my application manager, as well as the thousands of existing Linux FOSS projects that can be ported with minimal effort then.

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Beeb says sorry after iPlayer network fail

michaelh

@Witty username

Of course the detector vans are a load of shit. The Beeb just assume everyone has a TV, check who's payed, compare this with their database of addresses, and send threatening letters to anyone who doesn't show up in both.

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Unsafe at any speed: Memcpy() banished in Redmond

michaelh
Joke

I guess the next step will be...

http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=21cgmrl&s=5

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Google releases open source browser

michaelh

I might give this a go later today..

...with Wireshark running in the background, of course. Don't want them getting all funny with my personal info.

Mine's the one with the tin-foil hat in the pocket.

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