* Posts by thalter

5 posts • joined 30 Jun 2010

Antitrust probe looms over Windows RT 'browser ban'

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Re: "Windows 8 on ARM, aka WinRT"

In Microsoft's infinite wisdom, Windows RT is now the official name for Window 8 on ARM. WinRT is the new API for writing "Metro" apps on Windows 8 (x86) and Windows RT. Nothing confusing here :)

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Firefox != Netscape

Firefox shares almost no code with Netscape Navigator (as implied in the article).

Firefox (originally Phoenix, then Firebird) started out as a highly optimized rewrite of the then bloated and slow Netscape Navigator Suite.

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Microsoft to cash in chips on virtual currency

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About Time

I hope they do away with the old carny trick of making you buy points in fixed amount, where it seems that you are always stuck with an unused balance that is too small to buy anything.

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MozyHome stiffs unlimited users

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Crashplan

Agreed - Crashplan is the best deal going in unlimited backup!

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Google: Flash stays on YouTube, and here's why

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Advertising

You could have saved a lot of pixels and removed every other word in the article. HTML5 Video tag offers no way to embed preroll or overlaid ads.

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