* Posts by Dennis O'Connor

9 posts • joined 23 Apr 2009

Unlucky for some: Sex.com sold for $13m

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Plot twists?

There are surprisingly few plot twists in Debbie Does Dallas. Except that she never actually gets to Dallas...

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Apple, Google, world+dog named in mobile patent suit

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MicroLunacy?

Not bad for a company who hasn't had a product since 1999...

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Aussie smoko-proofing drug prevents ill effects of cigs

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Aha!

Now we know what the next set of additives to cigarettes will contain - and I imagine the accompanying advertisements will espouse the health benefits therein.

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Intel pitches Atom storage platform

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...except Atom IS an X86 processor

Yep, same instruction set as the big boys, just lower power and performance.

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German electropulse energy drill bitchslaps lasers

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Sure it works on metal, but...

The article didn't discuss the efficacy of EMPs slicing through human flesh vs. a traditional laser. Doesn't the EMP require a ferrous metal to truly be effective?

In the meantime, my sharks will continue to be fitted with conventional semi-futuristic armaments. And jet packs.

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Hackintosher Psystar to pay Apple $2.7m in settlement

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Out of stock?

Drat. I just went to buy a Psystar system, and they're unfortunately ALL out of stock!

However, Rebel EFI is listed for $0.00 - a bargain at twice the price!

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Porsche bites back at e-car proponents

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108 years later, same problems...

Funny, these are the exact same reasons for slow adoption of the electric car cited 108 years ago by Ferdinand Porsche...

http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2007/11/09/070253.html

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Google buffs Chrome with security update

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Unbeknownst?

Not completely silent. This morning the 'Google Chrome is not your default browser..." prompt popped up, which somehow slipped into the security update...

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Dell sues Tiger for reselling old boxes as new

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See? No infringement here!

Today on the tigerdirect.com it's now "Dell with 3rd Party Support" instead of "DELL".

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