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Double the eBay goodness :o)
A new Oxymoron for our times
Along with the timeless classics of...
We have a new addtion...
"represents great value" for the licence-fee paying public
That'll be a license fee frozen for till 2015, that will.
Enough time to switch
To BitTorrent ?
Classic MAFIAA thinking, though.. Let's use a dying/still-born technology no-one else uses because it is a great match for our business model.
So... User-agent work-around for a fake PS3 Linux login maybe? Would need to emulate a SONY user account login too, though...
Notably SKY use SilverShite, too, presumably for the same reasons. I'd have thought that if everyone said 'fuck off, we'll just not distribute your movies, then' that might have worked more effectively ? Perhaps not.
... to litigate than innovate
But of course
He won't be under any pressure from the Gov to make anything present the way the Gov wants it, either.
Given that it's *known* that the Gov puts huge pressure on folk reporting climate stuff to bend it towards apocalypse the only sensible interpretation is to assume the information has been spun, therefore reading everything as biased. Which, unproductively, actually lends more weight to reports denouncing or debunking man-made warming, regardless of their veracity.
The Gov lies and expects anyone depending on the Gov for their payday to reproduce/bolster the lie, regardless of the sector on which they're reporting, climate, road safety, etc, etc.
Where's the black helicopter icon when you need it?
Drastic Cosmetic Surgery
Is the only thing that removes the smug look from iThing users' faces.
Oh and a crap battery life
Affects a small percentage..
Therefore implies that it has been measured
Which means it is a known fault
Which means Apple must be sued for knowingly selling and advertising goods unfit for purpose. That they cannot identify which units fall into the percentage is irrelevant.
So a complete product recalled is also required as they cannot issue new batteries to people because you're not allowed to change the battery.
But but but...
Isn't all speed relative? There's no absolute zero-point of speed to measure anything relative TO is there?
In the LHC, for example you bung some particles in opposite directions round Ye Ringe at 0.8c, say but doesn't one particle 'see' the other (or not, thinking about it) approaching at 1.6c? Relative to itself, of course, but all the same...
So is it then impossible for any object in the universe to 'see' another approaching it at >2.0c ? (obviously photons travelling head on to each other should be at 2c relative).
All your research are belong to us
What's the betting they had to share with crapple to get the app into the store.
As soon as the condition of being in the store was fulfilled and research tithed across it gets yanked.
Now, if uk.gov bends over to the united states of americaland the headlines won't be
McKINNON EXTRADITION TO PROCEED
it will be
HOME SEC TRAMPLES ON HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD WINNER'S SON'S FREEDOMS
and fkn right, too. Shallow, lame, feckless and cowardly government that it is.
Poor old Man-Made warming priesthood
No sooner does some Man-Made Eco-Warming Enviro-Quango get handed a fistful of Government money to help it keep saying things about Man-Made Warming so it can get more Government money... than some inconvenient scientist pops up with a theory as to why they're Not Entirely Correct...
If only Crapple hadn't behaved like a spoiled child in the first place
ahhhh hindsight, always 20:20
I Really hope this all backfires on Crapple to the tune of BILLIONS. Nothing like something very costly to slap humility into a corporation.
So. Like George Bush...
It's full of shit.
What about Wheatley & co?
Space space space
Wanna be in space
Which doubtless is tied to your iShop account and every single other thing you do.
All silo'd within Apple for certain.
And how transparent is this process made to the end user? How clearly and unambiguously is this behaviour outlined to them so that they may make an informed choice on opt-out?
Oh. Optout probably renders your jesus-thing useless for most of its 'popular' functionality.
They gave the Judge a free iFad2
He agreed to bias in favour of Apple. When handed the device he apparently said
OH WOW! OH WOW! OH WOW!
Sound like the ideal person
To go vs apple
@Dick Emery, Barbra Streisand
I was thinking that but, this is slightly different as it's not so much drawing attention to that which you want hidden which is the Streisand Effect as I understand it.
I move to coin the term 'The Apple Effect' whereby you damage your own prospects by setting out to damage those of others, a subtle difference and an irony I'm very happy to see beginning to take effect in a truly karmic manner.
Yeah, but a ROOTED Kindle
With Honeycomb or ICS installed...
That WOULD be attractive...
I'll believe it when I see it
The majors make way too much on 'breakage' on physical media and I don't believe the expense of running a building full of lawyers at full steam has yet outweighed the cost of changing business model for them.
As said above though, fuck paying anything over bottom dollar for a lossy format. Mind you a good chunk of the crap that gets churned out is probably made with MP3-Super-Fly-Guy-Deck-DJ Free Edition and 3 crap VST plugins anyway, so it's lossy to start with ;o)
What's the betting they developed some godawful arcane DRM thing they're expecting manufacturers to fit to their gear to support it, demonstrating they STILL don't get life in the 3rd Millennium.
" increases a little in one direction and falls in the other"
Sounds a little like a static warp bubble.
I demand someone use this alpha effect to make warp speed now!
You assume that
Calderon is offering the settlement as opposed to crapple trying to get him to settle for a lucrative gag order which I would deem far more likely.
I think the main point is that the sacked guy posted it with intentionally restricted privacy, something I think the court failed to give enough weight to.
Had it been an open post then it'd be a non-issue.
Being honest with customers
"Buy an iphone4s - the battery life is shit but we're working on it."
Two. Way. Street.
Wouldn't sacked guy have a case for intentional harm against lick-arse guy?
The argument that sacked guy knew crapple's policy on free speech also applies to lick-arse guy as he'd have known this would cause trouble for sacked guy. Hence intent.
Loss of earnings, emotional distress and costs, methinks.
Hope sacked guy is reading.
I've got a printout here from a Farcebook page
Apple products are overpriced shit and it's hilarious how we can bilk the slavering Pavlovian fanbois for cash at every single product rev. Plus we stole all our ideas from Samsung.
... here's hoping
Chances are that doesn't matter
The data will still flow to a US server which the EU has been assured by all and mendacious US sundry that DP laws will be observed while EU purchasing habits are sold to US companies which have operating bases in the EU.
Fucked all the same.
On second thoughts...
YOU'RE USING THE BATTERY THE WRONG WAY
Still FAIL though
I do hereby move
That Fanbois should be renamed FailBois
Cos every Apple update so far seems to have contained a fuckup-101 which, considering they have total control of the hardware should never happen.
Fail. Boys. (or 'Still Amateurs', your choice)
This passed the 'is not utterly fucking obvious' test???
The sooner USPTO causes the US Economy to collapse under its own stupidity the better.
By the sound of it
Facebook. Mobile. SHIT NO
I killed Farcebook running on my HTC Desire and reverted al its updates and wiped its data and cache. Why?
Because every time I use it the serially untrustworthy social network causes the GPS icon to come up on my phone.
Thank you for showing me Android. Fuck you, Facebook for doing it without asking me first, every single time.
30% less share eh?
Maybe it *is* cheaper to use lawsuits to damage other companies' business after all.
Unless they backfire on you, at least.
Coming from Steve Ballmer, the only thing in the universe currently able to do more damage to Microsoft Corp than Windows Vista.
Is there a superhero called Darwin..?
Oh stop it puhleeeeas
You're all going off at a tangent
In other, less reported news....
The WBC loons forgot to point out that God Hates Haters too...
The US patent system is so broken that it's actually a startup business model now?
Because there really are no expletives currently robust enough in the English language.
Maybe 'Patent Troll' itself should become the world's rudest insult, akin to 'Belgium in the Hitchhiker's Guide.
But then, what would you call a patent troll...? A *&%$&^%$&*"%, presumably!
Go buy a camera instead
Unless you think you should be able to make phone calls from a Canon D5 maybe
They do have the right to restrict access to their gaming network however they see fit :o/
Hang on though
If they're charging, say, 3k per site and Marriott have 100 sites.. I'd think 300k would be worth making a call to the legal dept before stumping up a cheque...
It only take Marriott & Holiday Inn, et al to have a word with each other and split costs for further savings, too...
These trolls are fkd... if not they should be. With something rusty.
Bricks of War
Can't help thinking that would have been better :o)
Top banana all the same!
A Mistake My Arse
No, I don't mean my arse is a mistake I mean
Ohhh you bloody well know what I mean :oD
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An Aston Martin
Seriously, what moron would pick the poxy phone.
Gallardo? You JEST, Sir!
Sesto - Flippin' Elemento, mate, all the way! :oD (Should that be Sesto EloMental ?)
They'll leave LTE out
Cos they need something to put in the iphony 6 so all the OCD upgraders will buy it
El Condor Pasa?
Iiiiiii'd rather be a sparrow than a snaaaiiiiilll
Do T-Mobile or Verizon currently provide iThings in Americaland?
What a serendipitous time to re-think that. Worldwide, even.
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