* Posts by pstones578

8 posts • joined 26 Oct 2011

Sysadmin left finger on power button for an hour to avert SAP outage


I will give you that one given the timeframe but if this was SAP then I would guess it was not running on Windows. These days servers never come with CD drives anymore

Car trouble: Keyless and lockless is no match for brainless


Who wrote this crap?

Unreadable, try writing with a maturity level above a carrot next time.

How an Amazon engineer's slip-up started a 20-hour Netflix cock-up


Change Control / Change Freeze

Would it not make sense to have some proper change control and then Amazon could have reviewed their change documentation and hey presto notice a change had happened around the time of the problem. Also while they are at it wouldn't it also be a good idea to have a change freeze around such a critical time of year! Unbelievable

US sues Apple, publishers over ebook pricing strategy


It's like they just want everyone to go and download 5000 ebooks off the internet for 'free'

Foxconn staffer lets slip iPhone 5 ship date


How's it 5th generation when it's not the 5th one?

IPhone overtakes BlackBerry in the corporate world

IT Angle

re the 2 iPhone users, can you not integrate them into your mail system directly? What mail server do you use?


Can you not integrate the 2 iPhones into your internal mail solution? What are you using?

Apple gets patent for ‘unlock gesture’


This will be their next patent

An interactive means by way of the user manipulating the power state of a device. Apple will refer to this as the iON and iOFF switch. No other device will be able to transition their power state using a switching technology similar to iON and iOFF.

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