How Many Text Messages Do You Send a Day?
Get this, he pays 10c to RECEIVE them.
I am not making this up, I lack the imagination.
Adobe's Strange Software Giveaway: Goof, Or Clever Marketing?
Uh, the whole point of the Program Files (x86) folder is precisely for 32bit software. So, why were you trying to coax it into installing outside of that?
Linux Is a Lemon On the Retina MacBook Pro
No, the default setting for 10.8 is MacStore AND known developers.
Known developers being those who have SIGNED their packages.
If you don't like it you can change that radio button in the security preferences to "Anywhere" and be done with it.
Hell, I've had APT warn me that software from a different repository wasn't signed and prompted me to override it before proceding with installation.
This restriction does however not apply to software built on your own machine, only stuff downloaded/copied from another machine/internet.
OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Won't Support Some 64-bit Macs With Older GPUs
I too own a 1st gen MacBook Pro that doesn't run 10.7 either.
That's perfectly fine because IT'S A 6 YEAR OLD MACHINE.
In computing years, that's an eternity.
Y Combinator Wants To Kill Hollywood
I really do hope you burn in hell for linking to TV Tropes.
For lovers of TV and movies that shit is more addictive than the bastard child of crack, heroin and tobacco.
Why the Fax Machine Refuses To Die
So what you're saying is that fax machines have been around almost since the dawn of man since apparently there weren't any 55+ year old accountants or bookkeepers around who needed to be taught how to use this newfangled witchcraft known as fax machines when they were invented and made their way into offices around the world?
Firefox Is For "Regular" Users, Not Businesses
It's also the reason why, when one tab hangs in Firefox, I have to kill the entire process. With Chrome the entire browser very seldom hangs when a tab misbehaves and I can safely kill the offending tab without having to restart my browser.
Apple Faces Class-Action Suit For In-App Purchases
And for those of us who don't have a stupid brat to max out our credit cards with "accidental" purchases?
Why should we be forced to enter our password each and every single time we want to buy something?
Why the AT&T and T-Mobile Merger Is Bad For Consumers
So inserting a paperclip into a paperclip-sized hole is considered "tearing apart" these days?
Happy Pi Day
I wouldn't hold my breath for 31st of April.
How the PC Is Making Consoles Look Out of Date
I think he was referring to his PS3 being 3 years old, not the game.
Talking To Computers?
For extra fun, do it to a colleague who is running a partition editor.
Recent HP Laptops Shipped CPU-Choking Wi-Fi Driver
And have it nag for a reboot every 2 minutes? No Thanks!
Laser Incidents With Aircraft On the Rise
and just beat the shit out of them for being well on their way towards having those fun laser pointers banned completely?
Are 10-11 Hour Programming Days Feasible?
Long answer: Heck no.
Xbox Live Enforcement — No Swastika Logo
Could you please list the countries in Europe, apart from Germany of course, that have an active ban on the swastika?
Word Processors — One Writer's Further Retreat
and mostly keys that are easy to press (like :w to save, instead of Alt+F, S).
How on earth do you come to the conclusion that hitting Esc, :w to save is somehow easier to press than Alt-F,S or Ctrl-S for that matter?
Typing :w may be easy enough but in order to get to the command mode you have to hit Esc which means that unless your fingers are like E.T.'s fingers you have to move your hand from its normal typing position.
Mystery of the Dying Bees Solved
And in order to do that we must first create another universe.
Google Tests Multiple Account Login
...or you could just have Google run the mail server for you with Google Apps? :-)
WebKit2 API Layer Brings Split-Process Model
I actually have seen something similar since I started to use Chrome. It usually happens when I fire up many tabs from one tab (in my case it happens when I open what I deem fit for further reading from my Google Reader, which can reach up to 30-40 tabs). What appears to happen is that the tabs opened from another tab share the same tab process as the parent tab.
Under other circumstances this might not be a problem, but given the nature of Google Reader when you're scrolling through your unread items list (i.e. it "appends" newer and newer RSS items to the bottom of the list frame itself) it starts to take up a fair amount of ram that isn't freed up when you reload the originating tab (all in the name of caching no doubt).
This has happened less often now that I have Flashblock installed, but still happens occasionally. It also helps that I now open fewer tabs from the Google Reader tab and simply close and reopen it when I'm done reading the tabs that I opened from within the GR tab. This kills the ram eating process and starts a new one.
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