Uber's Android App Caught Reporting Data Back Without Permission
I haven't tried it yet but I think the Xposed module XPrivacy module can do that.
Whole Foods: America's Temple of Pseudoscience
Well, according to the sea salt I find at work in the kitchen it is ANCIENT SEA SALT that was once part of the sea back in ANCIENT TIMES.
It has been preserved underground and under volcanic ash and is carefully dug out of the ground in Utah!
GIMP, Citing Ad Policies, Moves to FTP Rather Than SourceForge Downloads
Same reason I stopped using it.
Oh, you want to draw a circle around something? Here, select an area with the ellipse tool, fill it a solid color, then go to some menu options and shrink your current selection, then delete what is in you now smaller selection!
After Launch Day: Taking Stock of IPv6 Adoption
While we're at it, raw cauliflower dipped in ranch dressing is wonderful.
Cauliflower has always reminded me of broccoli.
Microsoft's Hotmail Challenge Backfires
In that case you should also know that pidgin stores the passwords in plaintext in the settings file(at least last time I checked).
Wikimedia Treats Their Operations Like Their Projects
I'm lost here... what's "an analog"? Do you mean a diagram?
Book Review: Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development
As others have pointed out, there are 24 one hour chapters, it's not meant to teach you in a 24 hour period.
DNA Sequenced of Woman Who Lived To 115
The difference is want and need. If you steal a bread to feed your children (and yourself) is a want. To steal an xbox to entertain your children is a want.
I think you meant "need" for the first example?
AMD Starts Shipping First Bulldozer CPU
It's the required car analogy, what more can you ask for?
MS-DOS Is 30 Years Old Today
You have just revealed that you are not an old fart.
More Windows Phone Update Problems
So am I the that is seeing this MOTD at the bottom of /.?
Are Linux users lemmings collectively jumping off of the cliff of reliable, well-engineered commercial software? -- Matt Welsh
Firefox 5 In Aurora Channel
It DOES affect the software when they start adding bloat just to get a jump on their competitors with a new version number.
Salt Lake City To Launch Mobile Payment System
Do you mean Mobil and their Speedpass?
If I remember correctly they even had one that you can glue onto your window so it activates the pump when you drive up.
I haven't seen a Shell/Texaco station with that but maybe they just weren't in my area.
Does the Moon Have Military Value?
Go switch to classic discussion style, it still looks mostly the same other than the side bar.
The Hobbit To Be Filmed In New Zealand After All
Windows 8 To Be Released In October 2012
My thoughts exactly, I only first used Vista it on a new system last year and don't see what all the rage was about.
From what I've heard, the main problem was with the lack of device drivers right after it was released.
AVG Update Breaks iTunes
I tried Avira on two computers two months ago, and on one it was constantly trying to access the floppy drive, and that seems to be a known problem.
I'm not going to bother installing it on my other computers to see if it works, I'm going with NOD32.
Gamer Claims Identifying As a Lesbian Led To Xbox Live Ban
What do you think this is, some kind of generic news aggregation site?
When was the last time you read Slashdot?
Ubuntu Wipes Windows 7 In Benchmarks
Naturally since you support 100 times as many users as I do your going to experience many more problems then I would, but the only time I had a problem that couldn't be fixed without reinstalling Windows was back on Windows 98 when I installed two firewalls at the same time.
Ubuntu Wipes Windows 7 In Benchmarks
And then there's the lovely day that a program simply... stops working. Why? Who knows! Time to format and reinstall!
I don't think I've experienced anything like that in the last 7 years on Windows 2000 or XP.
On the other hand, after updating my Ubuntu box some time ago BackupPC stopped working, and it took few hours of digging to find out that the updated version of BackupPC needed a variable set in the configuration file, only the update didn't take care of that, and the error message was rather cryptic.
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