* Posts by christian baier

6 posts • joined 5 Mar 2008

Apple begs ex-Google bods to fix crap maps app

christian baier
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Re: Apple users still win...

these aren't real browser apps in the sense of them using their own engine, they just put their UI over the iOS webkit. and not even the fastest version of that, that one's reserved for safari

'Stuff must be FREE, except when it's MINE! Yarr!' - top German pirate

christian baier

the orignial german "Privilegienmuschi" does indeed somewhat translate to priviledged pussy

she explains what she means here: http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=de&tl=en&twu=1&u=http://juliaschramm.de/2011/10/30/wahrheit-und-normen/ (in short: she's from a financially secure, western, heterosexual, white background; so she was set from the beginning to have it easy)

Users told: Get rid of Internet Explorer (again)

christian baier
Stop

Re: ... attack works on IE 7 through 9!

according to heise.de it works on ie6 as well.

http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Microsoft-and-Germany-s-BSI-warn-against-using-IE-1710058.html

Apple to launch streaming online radio service?

christian baier

"more than 400 million accounts in the iTunes Store, all of them backed by credit cards"

is that really true? my itunes account is only backed by vouchers, and i know a lot of others that don't want apple to have their cc info...

A rapid first hands-on: Nokia’s Windows phones

christian baier
Meh

if you really think software patents prove anything beyond that the guy with the lawyers and money to register obvious ideas often wins, you're mistaken...

Nokia N810 internet tablet

christian baier

micro usb

"Downsides? We're sure Nokia has its reasons for fitting the N810 with a Micro USB port and Mini SD slot rather the more common Mini USB and plain SDHC slot"

that one (the usb one at least) shouldn't really raise eyebrows... after all mobile phone manufacturers agreed on using micro usb for charging/connectivity in all future models some time ago

(http://asia.cnet.com/reviews/mobilephones/0,39050603,62032493,00.htm)

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