116 posts • joined Wednesday 25th November 2009 04:09 GMT
It would be nice to know which cloud drivers are subject to the patriot act, and see them tested.
Can anybody explain why it takes so long to build? All technology they are planning touse already exists nowadays, so why the additional time?
Re: Storefront Technology
I down-voted you post only because you did bring Apple into the mix.
This trend didn't really start with Apple. I remember a time that i had Cd's i could play anywhere in the world, until Hollywood decided that its a good idea to add regions to dvd. So, a DVD bought in the US couldn't be played in Europe, which is a huge restriction as far as i can see it the start of 'restrictions'.
Just saying that its not fair to point fingers to apple here.
Besides that, the game and software industry in general have been doing this already for year, way before Apple came with the iphone. Mac os/x doesn't have any of the restrictions, added so people won't forget.
It didn't made me sick, but i like to crossfade just so much better, i guess mostly because it looks better to my eye.
God, i hate youtube.
"This video doesn't play on this device...(user switches to mobile mode and) voila video plays.
The problem is that Google interpretation on how a mobile version of a site should work and look like is just terrible.
On the desktop version i cannot do full screen on a tablet, but i cannot play all video's. On the desktop version I can play the video, but full,screen doesn't work AAaAaAaAArch.
Why can't google get his shit together and make it work like how it used to work!!
End of rant
I don't see how this is different to some devices that uses a image of your face to allow you into the system.
I think I would like to see a hack where they copied the fingerprint from any place other then the users finger itself to unlock the device. However, I fail to see why this is news worthy. This has been done in the way past
and will be done in future.
But we also have to think about the usecase, this is not to open a bank or your safe. THis is to unlock a phone! If you have more secure stuff on this, simply use the complicated passcode lock, the one that asks more then 4 digits and you are good, well better at least!
1) there is a difference between beeing forced to do something and doing it voluntary.
2) we have an idea how the iphone's fingerprint system works ( it doesnt store a picture of your fingerprint) and we have no idea how the tube system works, it could store a picture of your fingerprint?
I believe that waze traffic was just integrated, so,youmgot some popups or something on google maps send frame was. I am working from home though, don's use maps as i know may we from my bed to the office (left, up,the strairs right, first door left, don't let the cat out of the office). No need for mals here.
if (someError.toString().length()==5) return false else return true;
Does non of these so-called test labs own a ecent spectrum analyser? Then they could have seen ages ago if the devices under test is cheating or not.
Re: Memories of Eaton's...
Strange, and yet a iphone does everything i want it to do, i takes pictures, i can call with it, browse some internet site, and check my mail.
You got to remember that this is about the usecase of a mobile phone device.
Re: I predict
But iOS has applications, it will take long while if any before windows will take over the mobile phone market. History showd they where never very good in the mobile sphere..
Re: That's why they put WEEE recycling symbols on them
Linuxcnc will do quite happely for you, andit will controller the steppers for you while he is at it.
It still amazes me how much netflix is pushing.
...we will hear in 2020 in the all electric Le Mans in 2020!
Tuis so everybody can the the hummmmmm of the power converters within the cars.
Mark my words!
I believe it was the nato that did build it in 1955.
Ahhh yes, Chrome, the new IE6!
Does it supports forms? properly not...
I don't really see a point in this
Re: Prior art ?
"I've seen some phone shops definitely fit those descriptions - cant remember which though?"
Must have been Samsung store...
As a Android user you cannot always fix the code be ause you don't always get the source code of drivers and firmware.
Remember, only the kernel is GPLed, and the mayority of libraries. Anything else is closed sourced and cannot be fixed.
The iTunes update was for me only 90Mb. I believe it depends on your device and where you life, not sure. I did see on a dutch forum it was 200 something Mb for some users.
I can't help thinking.....
What if it's get stuck?
Re: Licensing terms - tried that
"Whatever happened to the EU directive that phones shall use a micro-USB charger?"
I believe that was a recommendation, there isn't a law that phones must have a micro-USB plug for charging. I do believe (don't know the source) that Apple was questioned once about why don't don't have micro-USB plug and there argument is that there cable's are USB compatible and they have been using the same cable already for over 9 or 10 years. There points where valid.
Again, I don't know the source anymore but I believe that was what has been said..
Apple already had there own cable types when the micro USB came out. This was already used for the iPod's and adding a second connector just to charge your device is just ridiculous. Also, you GET a USB cable with your iPad/iPhone/iPad so you can stick it into any USB port without issues.
Apple is one of the few that adheres to standards pretty well. I believe they have been using, and continue to do so the 32pin interface cable. All compatible with the iDevices. The lightning cable is new but I can plug it into any mac, PC or USB charging station and it will charge or communicate with the device I plug it into.
Take any phone from any other brand and they will, or have been suppling different cables throughout the years for each and every different model.
Also, don't forget it was Apple that used USB first, only after that it was the PC that started to use the USB standard, and the MAC's are still using USB next to the newer standards. Where MS or Adobe used there own media format's, Apple have been using H.268 for very very long times, only for other companies to follow and making it there standard, even Firefox comes back to that decision! webDAV webCAL, all standards used by Apple for there iDevices where for example Microsoft uses it's own 'standards'.
Also, USB won't work for everything, you cannot reliably transfer video+ audio signals over USB in a predictable way.
So, don't come to me that Apple doesn't adhere to any standards, they are doing a fine job, may be not perfect, but they are for sure not in a bad position.
Re: crap glossy screens
I am behind a glossy screen al day and I don't have any issues.
My experience with a matt display is (Dell and samsung screen) is that everything just looks more 'fuzzy' and not as sharp as it could be, but then again, I think that's suppose to be the purpose of a matt display.
And how does it GET to the UK? By teleportation?
Try importing anything yourself for a change and you can see for yourself how prices can add-up.
At least in holland there is also a import tax (I believe).
I can't believe people really use it.
I have seen some glimpses of google apps and that's like if you are thrown away 10 years or more in terms of functionality.
besides, as a european, according to the patriot act the US gov is allowed to snop into your documents without notification. That's just terrible.
no thank you Google, I will stay with my desktop and my local drives.
Re: Who'd have thought it?
Better to live in Apple's walled garden then in Android slum towns, right?
I don't have an account and I never will have an account!
The cattle doesn't care, thatst the fun Facebook and other social sites have. If one cow or pig dies, you just grow new cattle, and nobody cares as long as there stock is large enough.
Re: Eggs >> 1 basket
If you put your documents in many baskes, you also need to sync them up to the many baskets each time you update a document, not a easy task to setup reliably and in such a way that opening documents works correctly transparently. If i want to use pages, or word to open a document I don't want to search all services and downloadmthe right documents version.
Sow me a method that works and I will be impressed, as far as I know it doesn't exist.
In fact, both Apple and Samsung had to age with the jury before staring this case. Both samsung and Apple could object against the jury that was chosen, and both agreed all was in good order.
Samsung both Apple did know the background of all people. Samsung was just stupid enough to not verify each and every person when they could.
I am sorry to say for all fanbois, but samsung had it' chance to object but they didn't do so. May be they where just to confinsed that they would win so it didn't matter? Who know...
Sammy, please move on. You copied stuff from apple, and now you have to pay, also be glad that the judge didn't ask you to put. Note on your website like the childish judge in the UK did.
Re: Be reasonable...
What about: http://googlemapsfail.tumblr.com/ ?
I was highly diappointed to see that from the playstore, hardly any of the software could be downloaded as source in GPL, BSD or any otheropej source license form. People kept talking to me that Android is open source and all that, but thats totally useless if you want to modify the software you are using, which is 99 ot of 100 propriety.
So, I really dont understand why Android fans keep saying about the openess of Android, because everything is closed source, except the OS itself. Which is, again, pretty useless because you usually want to modify the software, not the OS.
Re: Does Apple care about its image ???
bollocks, if you compare foxcon issues with court case issues, then you are saying tha tall other companies that work with Foxcon also don't care about human rights.
In the end, its's the end customer that don't care, which isn't the case, it's that it's currently the only way to make consumer products for an affordable price, and millions of people have a income also...
Additionally also Samsung operates in the same user base as Apple does, that same 5%-10% of users with money.
GooPad's eight-incher gives Apple fans cheap relief
But will it blend??
Well said,thank you!
Re: Wasted £10 on maps of Spain
If you brought you iphone with you you could have use thethering to you ipad to get the needed GPS location.
Re: Wasted £10 on maps of Spain
That's your own fault really. I assume you also think it makes your coffee in the morning? I bit of research wouldn't help before you buy, right? Specially if you know about GPS, and why you need it.
Re: Offline mappage
I don't agree, yes I can get GPS on my IPad2 wifi only through the tethering it over my 3gs, but really I do which they put a GPS chip in any ipad. It's useful to have, and hardly cost much more.
I do life in a country where mobile internet is expensive, and when I go on Holliday it's hard to get a sim only abbo with enough bandwidth to suppose a 'always connected' you need for navigation.
I think it's at least useful to some extend for more then 50% of all ipad users, is my best guess.
Re: Offline mappage and google politico crappo mapo treachery, too
I Don't have the link, but that is properly the reason why the bloke with he new IPhone 5 that went to China all of a sudden got different maps then when he was outside of the country.
When he got back home, his maps changed again.
Re: Well, this is what can happen ..
So simple, well played, upvote to you sir!
Re: First day of my new job
I would quit right away, it will only get worse!
On that note.
I setup a raid1 system for a company, worked greatnwith snapshots and all. I left the company... Other guy comes in...
One year later i got called Iif I still had some tapes, no, why?
The bloke change it from raid1 to striping set to have more space and one hardisk crashed.
I am hoping for a good 'hello I am a ipad, and I am a Samsung' style advertisement, then the iPad will so how much more cool it is.
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