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Can anyone explain what this seemingly catchy phrase actually MEANs?
6128 posts • joined 28 May 2010
Can anyone explain what this seemingly catchy phrase actually MEANs?
Will Apple Music definitely BE iOS-only? After all, iTunes is available on Windows and allows you to stick your Apple-bought MP3s on your Android device, etc.
iTunes is generating $billions from just 13% of the market.
And it might be 13% of the smartphone market, but it's not 13% of the "people who own smartphones AND ACTUALLY BUY APPS/MUSIC" market. The income generated from mobile sales is disproportionately weighted to iOS.
What % of Spotify mobile users are iOS for instance... I bet you it's far more than 13%.
...Joe public doesn't use the Task Manager or even know it exists. The W10 preview users will be disproportionately weighted to tech-savvy users since for a start, they're the only ones who would know how to find/download/install the preview and also because Joe Public doesn't care (or even know) about W10.
"Previously on LHC..."
What an unpleasant sounding child. Does he refuse to do history because "it's just about the past", French because "I don't want to leave the UK" and maths because "what use is SOHCAHTOA when I'm trying to make change"?
He's just jealous HE can't afford one.
In an enterprise environment you can remove games and such already I think so I am sure that will be the same. Or maybe it will only ship in home versions anyway.
Anyone who has ever started there own business knows that working every hour available DOES have benefits, The "working extra hours doesn't improve productivity" dogma only applies to people who are told to do so - especially if they're not compensated for it. If you care about what you're working on, that's a different story.
Slightly less than an F1 driver experiences each lap of a race.
I always thought this was a real touch of genius and remains one of my favourite Mac features. Can't believe they're ditching it.
That's rather an understatement
Meat is a luxury not a staple.
What does that even mean?
Nobody should be allowed to comment on monopolies without at least reading a wikipedia page on the MS case or something.
= twice the calories you need for breakfast. Maybe more, depending on the bread. That's quite a big breakfast.
I see no problem with that.
The Greens are going to hate this
My tests of an early W10 preview were pretty positive. But then I'm not one of those people who spends ten minutes braying about how W8 is unusable every time I need to touch a W8 PC... I just work around it because I've got work to do.
You turned my comment into a 3 page review:
So they tried putting a great phone UI on the desktop, and it flopped... now they've fixed the desktop UI and are going to stick it on the phone?
What utter clap-trap. The kind of kids hanging around a)aren't university age b)are not would-be university students. They're hanging around when they should be at - totally free - school.
University attendance is already too high.
Which is easier to type?
Bloody hell, you do get a lot for your money these days. I just hope W10 for Mobile doesn't ruin everything (happy WP7, 7.5 & 8 user).
It's not like they even need a good script normally.
This rash of biopics annoys me too. is It faux-culture... allowing cinema-going masses to feel snobby?
One of those newfangled telephones?
What a dumb rant
You think money paid in tax doesn't get spent on things like this?
Well presumably he has influence over such things
"That's a nice website you have there. It would be terrible if someone publicly disclosed a security vulnerability".
Just run Parallels (or similar) on the Macs.
He's after the repeat work.
I'd rather build you a desktop application if you need native code, that way you can probably keep the existing code running, but not inside ActiveX.
As a developer I love ActiveX and NPAPI (never used BHO) for what they allow me to do... rendering in a browser tab, open an Excel document in the browser, etc. But that's more "this is a cool nerdy thing to do" than "this is something useful or sensible".
There are still valid use cases for these type of technologies (despite what Google claim about JS being able to do everything) but they are very niche.
MS have been trying to persuade everyone to stop using ActiveX, etc, for years now. There comes a point where it stops being MS' fault that people refuse to accept they're going to have to rebuild their software.
Given that IE11 is still being shipped, ActiveX WILL still be available anyway - for now at least, you can see it being removed in Windows11.
Historically MS share a lot of blame historically but companies who refuse to re-build 10+ year old internal software are the issue now.
My phone GPS knows the speed limits on all roads anyway - it's almost creepy how as you drive past a speed limit sign the phone displays the new limit within a few metres.
With an internet connection it can know temporary restrictions too, but realistically such a system doesn't HAVE to cover every special case when the driver retains responsibility.
You realise that realistic fake signs would work on human drivers too, a lot of the time?
If you leave your car unlocked it's still a crime for someone to steal things from it.
Why? Most of the poorer people in the world do live as families together.
Seeing how far you can get with £5 a day for 5 of you could be pretty interesting.
Even two people with £10 benefit, a family or group of housemates much more so.
Slightly off-topic, but I have no idea. We get things in the post from time to time about local elections and they all blend into one in my memory. Can I check, easily, if I'm registered?
...it's not particularly useful.
Joel Spolsky did a good article on the demise of Netscape: http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000069.html
You'd think it would make her more popular.
If a lorry trashes my parked car then the police coming out doesn't seem like a bad plan.
If there are no other cars nearby, maybe nobody can call.
Or, maybe the fact it sends your GPS location rather than "um, we passed a pub a while back" and vague phone location which I assume is something they can track?
>>How long before NSA, GCHQ, police etc are turning on the microphones in these cars to listen into conversations?
Unlike when you dial 999, the police definitely don't listen to those calls.
If I'm stationary and a lorry drives into me, I think I'd still like the emergency services to come!
Yes you do - I see loads of them. Which is good as I much prefer them.
They've infiltrated the Mint!
Well that's entirely legal and she is still paying tax. Company profits are taxed, and dividends which take your personal earnings into the higher-rate tax bracket then attract additional tax. It's probably more tax efficient BUT it's NOT allowed to simply quit your job and do the exact same thing through a Ltd company. Or rather, that is legal but then the dividend thing isn't - you can work through your company but lose the tax and NI advantages (IR35).
Since when have Apple done solid-gold products for the luxury market?
Has anyone got any idea what weight of gold is actually used in a solid gold Watch, and it's raw value as gold?
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