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Yahoo Board Approves a $1.1B Pricetag For Tumblr

BuypolarBear Re:Strange (142 comments)

Source: Yahoo! Finance

Nothing suspicious to see here folks.

about a year and a half ago
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Did Steve Jobs Pick the Wrong Tablet Size?

BuypolarBear Maybe Bill Gates was right (433 comments)

If an iPad can get by with 16K, 640K is way more memory than anyone will ever need!

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Really Short Time Wasters?

BuypolarBear Robocode (279 comments)

If you're looking for a way to improve your skills, a couple of quick rounds of Robocode and changing a couple of lines of code will give you a quick distraction along with a small increase (or creation) of your Java skills. More about it here: http://robo-code.blogspot.com/

about a year and a half ago
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Of the Love of Oldtimers - Dusting Off a Sun Fire V1280 Server

BuypolarBear Obligatory (281 comments)

Find a couple more and make a Beowulf Cluster.

about a year and a half ago
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What You Can Do About the Phone Unlocking Fiasco

BuypolarBear Somebody done goofed and nobody caught it (416 comments)

The petition didn't have 57,000 signatures, it needed 57,000 more signatures. As of right now it needs 54,629 more signatures.

about a year and a half ago
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OLPC To Sell 7-Inch XO Tablet In Wal-Mart

BuypolarBear Two years too late (99 comments)

A few years ago when there weren't many choices in the market there was a lot of demand for them to release one of their devices as an inexpensive, low power computing device. That time has passed. Now days the market is flooded with cheap alternatives. They've waited too long, they're way too late. Unfortunately they don't stand a chance.

about 2 years ago
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My favorite resolution for the new year:

BuypolarBear A little help (266 comments)

640x480, 800x600, or (1024x576 or 1024x600)
1024x768, 1152x864, or 1280x768
1600x900, 1600x1200, or 1680x1050
2048x1152, 2560x1440, or 2560x1600
A different resolution
A poor substitute for the quirky Cowboy Neal option

about 2 years ago
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Facebook Paid 0.3% Taxes On $1.34 Billion Profits

BuypolarBear I think the real news here (592 comments)

Is that Facebook is finally making a profit.

about 2 years ago
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Running Netflix On Linux

BuypolarBear ChromeOS (185 comments)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but why not just use ChromeOS's support for Netflix in something like Virtualbox?

about 2 years ago
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Petraeus Case Illustrates FBI Authority To Read Email

BuypolarBear Workaround (228 comments)

Does this mean if I download all messages from my IMAP account from the server, delete them from the server, and then reupload them to the server every four months that they can never view my messages?

about 2 years ago
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The Last Thing You Read Was

BuypolarBear Re:By definition (211 comments)

I was reading this comment right before I decided to comment.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Which Virtual Machine Software For a Beginner?

BuypolarBear Virtualbox (361 comments)

Virtualbox is pretty reliable and includes acceleration on 64 bit systems along with an extremely simple to use GUI and easy to install guest additions that allow your display to easily scale. It's the one thing from Oracle that I actually use and recommend to others. For your requirements, it's licensed under the GPL v2 and works on Windows, Linux, and Mac.

about 2 years ago
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Switching Tasks Changes Worker Bee DNA

BuypolarBear Old news (82 comments)

I noticed this a while ago. People in New Jersey, doing whatever it is people in New Jersey do, have their DNA changed to the point that their skin becomes orange and several other peculiarities...

more than 2 years ago
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What Windows Phone 8 Needs To Do To Succeed

BuypolarBear Re:Option Q (246 comments)

Oh, you mean the HP plan.

more than 2 years ago
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It's Easy To Steal Identities (Of Corporations)

BuypolarBear Don't worry, I got this (140 comments)

I'm the CEO of Lifelock and we're putting together a special package for corporations to prevent this kind of thing from happening. Additionally, if you'd like to invest in our company(whose stock will obviously be rising soon because of this great new service) I'd be more than willing to sell you a few shares right now.

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Says "No" To Releasing New Dock Connector Specs

BuypolarBear Apple's business model (393 comments)

1. Design new proprietary connector
2. Threaten to sue others making said proprietary connector
3. Manufacture connectors for cheap
4. Sell connectors at high markup
5. ??????????
6. PROFIT!!!!!!!!!!!

more than 2 years ago
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Space Station Saved By a Toothbrush?

BuypolarBear Toothbrushes (179 comments)

Not just for fighting cavities!

more than 2 years ago

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