109 posts • joined 12 Jun 2009
There's always XDA-Developers.
I know this doesn't excuse HTC, but, there is always the considerably active XDA-Developers community. Gingerbread is available. Warranty is probably over now for most owner (barring new ones of course) and it is relatively simple to root. There is now no reason not to root. Warranty (on newer devices) withstading.
Xda-Developers being the divine being.
However HTC could issue a software update which roots and S-Off's the phone, but this will no doubt invoke a negative reaction from the press. - handing over to the developers community, abandoning the device. Although giving control to the community abandonment is better than straight off abandonment.
If this isn't.
If this isn't the most troll-baiting on el-reg, I will delete system32.
"It's still unclear how videos are delivered to Android devices, but Flash uses the H.264 codec, and Google indicated that all videos were encoded with H.264 and only H.264. Presumably, it uses Flash across the board for DRM reasons."
I'll just take out some words from there.
""It's still unclear how videos are delivered to Android devices" + "Presumably,"
The only problem is, the recipient/s of the message won't get to see the "wonderful" smileys - unless they are using an Android Device with GoSMS Pro. (although some clients on phones do a good job at translating " :) " to "post-icon" )
@ AC 01:13 ^
Aha, but what about the potentially massive loss to Sony's reputation?
That is one thing they DO deserve. If customers suffer then Sony (morally should) be liable.
I have been a Sony PS fanboy for years before this, but now I'm drifting away.
a)because of the Removal of the OtherOS feature (I didn't use it that often, but it was the principle and the attitude of Sony)
b)They sued Playstation hackers. These guys only unlocked it to support homebrew. Not piracy. You could say that they contributed to enabling piracy, but did THEY enable piracy?
c) Because of this potential loss of crucial data. They haven't stored the details securely, that 77 Million or so users have entrusted them to do. They have shown a horrendous disregard to their users.
You could add d) PSN has been down for 7 days, but I don't use the PSN: I was once a user, but homebrew was too tempting.
I see they've been lax with the design. Basically it looks like a massive HTC Hero and other models.
Just look at the size of the camera, the HTC logo and the buttons. It is impossible to tell it's a tablet from pictures alone.
who would have thunk it?
yup MIUI ROM is excellent.
The MIUI Rom's music player is fantastic. If only that would be sold on the Market.
beat me to it.
Damn you. :D
Mac Mini anyone?
1TB with External HDD
Isn't this already on HTC's Sense UI (and in other places I Presume)
Pinch out on the home screen and all the desktops appear for one to select.
Obviously you can't move them around like the ones Apple are "coining", but still the same concept?
for once there's...
*NOT* an app for that?
It's Google Translate. これは、Googleが翻訳です。
but what can you do, hey?
-except perhaps learning Japanese.
Replying in Japanese - normal elreg service
Now that's what I call troll baiting!
the sad thing is: Feature phones can't be or hardly ever can be updated by the user.
It seems the only fix is for the Network Operator to implement - and that could be quite difficult (although I am not a Telecommunications Engineer)
Duke Nukem Forever
Duke Nukem Forever and Dr Dre's Detox.
2 titles that are never coming out.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Giving power back to America's Corporations since 1998!
no the point is...
Yes, I would be mad to believe Sky News.
But the point is that the presenters etc. were trying to make out it was a terrible situation, this Nuclear engineer wasn't and destroyed their point.
The presenter kicked him off as soon as he said that. Lots of interviews with those in Japan - when the said the situation is not as bad as the media make out then the kick the interviewee for the excuses of time.
Just heard Eamon Holmes respond "You don't know, it's invisible, isn't it?" to a caller saying that the reports were exaggerated.
From what I've heard - not from sensationalist media (Yes, you included El Reg) , this has no threat to the reactor.
An eyewitness Nuclear engineer reported (On Sky News 08:20AM) that the explosion barely moved the building and just took off the cladding.
iPhone 4 White?
This will only be on sale (as the top device) for Maximum 3 months.
"You can do with it as you please - as long as you don't break the law."
Homebrew is not illegal.
The Title is Required...
First off the Box has 160GB of space - 80 Hours.
The UI is maybe a bit slow ( but not as much as you say)
You can't watch LiveTV while searching OnDemand (Probably a marketing decision rather than a technical one)
You can't hide Unsubscribed channels - So what? If you're on the V+ package you probably have XL anyway.
Why would you need to use Ethernet and USB? The software has no function for that - the recordings are encrypted for a reason.
Have you heard of a Wireless Router? Never trust bundled routers.
Yes I agree 100's of channels are rubbish and catch up is good. But we can't abandon LiveTV channels.
Works For me
Firefox 4.0b13pre (b12).
Fail for you sir. :P
Here's a better analogy
Say you buy a car: Are you not free to customise it and tweak the software to your hearts content?
Are all those engine modifications and conversions illegal under DMCA law? No.
And then are you free to post these modifications onto the internet? Sell the hardware?
What about a licensing fee for large businesses (enterprise sizes)?
I know of plenty enterprise size businesses that use VLC (and perhaps ABP).
Its called the Galaxy S WiFi 4.0
bit of a mouthful isn't it?
Surely it would make more sense if it would be called something at least easier to say like "iPod Touch"
Galaxy WiFi ?
Not the way to go
The title was a little misleading, I thought Sony leaked the unknown key.
Anyway this certainly undermines their legal case, should they now sue themselves for discussing (disclosing) the key? - no of course not they're the ones attempting to enforce copyright on their own property.
IMO DMCA is one of the most restricting laws that holds down the open development. In fact Sony should be letting these hackers get on with it, so they can fix flaws. No exploit employees involved , free labour. The DMCA just enforces security via obscurity.
L should be at least 50% of XL, so L should be upgraded to at least 15mbps.
...Or I just want 15mbps broadband.
I can imagine the headlines next year...
Sony Leaves Day One "System Security 101" hole in PERMANENT EXPLOIT FOR PSP2.
Spend all that time on the complicated stuff while leaving out the basic easy defences.
If I could get my money back for Black Ops I would be delighted.
I haven't played it for 2 Months.
I have to say though in the short time I played it (PS3) I didn't experience /many/ issues.
root your phone and install AdFree.
Works more often than not
Actually its Fibre To The Cab currently and Coax to the house - its still better than ADSL though unless you live by specific places.
Did anyone mention that he is also a rapper as well.
I wasn't aware that he shopped it himself - if he did - its a pretty good job.
I would have not made that post- it's not that big of a deal.
We are where we are and We are who we are, no biggie , understand?
My Fellow El Reg Commentards,
Unfortunately I have come to the conclusion - by reading these posts and T-Mobile's reactions,
that I will not be eligible to a breach in terms of contract as my Internet Plan IS offered as an additional service through a flexible booster.
I am very angry about the cutdown - especially as I have an Android Phone; 500MB is not enough - in the 1 week I had my Android phone I used over 120MB - very tight.
500MB was OK when I had a Windows Mobile phone on Orange (used about 60MB per month).
Unfortunately I am stuck in this contract for 23 more months without the right to cancel- please tell me I'm wrong.
IANA IP L but
If I were you- I'd get some ownership of that phrase; I can see a Mobile Phone operator making brilliant use of that phrase.
"subject to change" rights, outlined in the contract small-print, to reduce fair usage down to 500MB.
Is that legal?
To change a contract once signed?
Orange did this a while back and customers invoked their right to cancel- does this mean I can cancel the contract for my Desire HD signed last week and keep the phone? hmmmmmmmmm? - probably not.
I just signed a 1GB data contract last week - is this affected? (Web n Walk)
aha, at last a device to rival the iPod Touch!
Similar Screen Size and an OS with a good browser; OK App Market and Flash.
Price is slightly cheaper than the iPod Touch as well.
However we need info on whether this is a SAMOLED type screen (which would make it possibly unbeatable for videos,but "possibly" rubbish <TROLL ALERT> for web browsing on such a small screen.
I've received the DESIRE HD free on a 24 Month contract at £25 P/m @ Phone4U instore .
No hard sell ; went in there and bought it. They didn't even try to sell me insurance. - An isolated experience I believe.
Merry Christmas to all the Reg Readers and Staff!
(Are the moderatrix still working?)
In the moral sense of the term: yes. GTA is Adults Only. But in the technical sense of the term GTA is rated at M (Mature) in the USA - bar San Andreas being rated Adults Only for the hot coffee mod.
Eastern European ?
"...which seems to be Eastern European for ..."
Since when was Eastern European a language?
Yes I realise this may be some attempt at LULZ by the author.
A Mac Attack!
or in the case of this huge data breach:
A Big Mac Attack!
APPLE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
This is a Cease & Desist Order.
THE WORDS/PHRASE : "THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT!" AND VARIATIONS ON THE PHRASE ARE TRADEMARKED FOR USE ONLY BY APPLE INC. AND THE HOLY STEVE.
Thank You for your participation.
HAIL LORD STEVE
But on XBOX you can play with 2 LIVE accounts.
This was a feature until the last minute on PS3 (as mentioned by ACTIVISION's official rep on the Sony Boards) but it was pulled about 1 week before release.
It means that on XBOX you can both earn XP and COD Points for your /Own/ account.
PS3 already has this dual account feature on other games (Resistance 2), so it is capable of it.
I thought top 10's were meant to be listed in an order of some sort ?(the worst to the best or ><)
I though he was referring to being a member of Del Boy's family at my first glance,
(yes I know it doesn't fit)
yes I have just noticed it
it never used to be like this
Dark Side of the moon?
I've often heard (on a crazy conspiracy site probably) that the dark side of the moon is habituated with aliens that will one day destroy our world and rule it - in a "take me to your leader", sort of way.
So water on the moon :O
- Vid Hubble 'scope snaps 200,000-ton chunky crumble conundrum
- Bugger the jetpack, where's my 21st-century Psion?
- Windows 8.1 Update 1 spewed online a MONTH early – by Microsoft
- Something for the Weekend, Sir? Why can’t I walk past Maplin without buying stuff I don’t need?
- Review 'Mommy got me an UltraVibe Pleasure 2000 for Xmas!' South Park: Stick of Truth