Ask Slashdot: Unity/Gnome 3/Win8/iOS — Do We Really Hate All New GUIs?
And when the change makes things worse they fell they are right in hating changes.
Can Newegg Survive the Post-PC Future?
Just because the number of mobiles is rising it does not mean the number o PCs is falling.
Opportunities From the Twilight of Moore's Law
The only benefit from recent density improvements was cost reduction as it is possible to get more chips from the same wafer. There is no speed or energy usage improvement.
Was .NET All a Mistake?
That means 100 thousand per head a year. That is Ok. It is not that great.
CentOS Linux 6.0 Released
Move the pointer to the top left. Click once on the appllications menu. Click once on the sub-menu and lastly click on the application laucher.
New Gnome 3 Shell:
Move the pointer to the top left corner. Move it to the Application link. Click once or more until you hit that link. Now wait... Just a bit more... Once the applications menu appear move the cursor to the right edge of the screen. Click on the menu item once or more until you hit it. Now if you are lucky there will be few items to choose from. Else take a long look at the icons list to find the one you want. If it is not there just scroll down and keep searching.
New Gasoline Engine Prototype Claims 3X Current Engine Efficiency
A video from October 2009 is not news.
Google Fights Back Against Android Fragmentation
They don't want the same they did to Java to happen to them
'Death By GPS' Increasing In America's Wilderness
flying helium balloons asked during the flight how to operate the GPS which he borrowed. He ended landing in the sea and dying. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1J11EhUd7k
Abusing HTTP Status Codes To Expose Private Info
And it told me I was not logged into Gmail while I was. Firefox 3.6.13.
How To Protect Against Firesheep Attacks
It is that it makes pages load slower because browsers do not cache SSL content unless the Cache-Control HTTP header is set to Public.
When some of the content in a SSL page, like images, have that header set to Public the browser will show a warning stating that some of the content on that page is not secure frightening the user.
So what will a site owner do? 1) Use SSL without browser caching and make the site much slower; 2) Use SSL setting some content as cacheable and risking loosing its users or; 3) Send everything in the open making the ignorant user happier?
Airbus Planning Transparent Planes
something that does not yet exist! Just wait a minute until I project my own plane with any unimaginable material and you will see what a wonder!
Adobe Goes To Flash 10.1, Forgoes Security Fix For 10
Lastly.... despite what the article summary says here on Slashdot, overall Flash performance is quite a bit better in 10.1, especially on OS X. Do your own benchmarking; you'll see for yourself.
I did. In Linux CPU utilization went from 20% to 80%. I want 10.0 back.
OnLive One Step Closer
Apart from video frame rendering a modern PC can run multiple instances of a modern game.
Target.com's Aggressive SEO Tactic Spams Google
Why would we work to hinder one company's SEO work just to help another SEO'er?
In case one of them follow the rules and the other don't. Don't know if there is a rule breaking here.
Are You Using SPF Records?
How lucky you are. I have both SPF and DomainKeys implemented and one of my domains has plenty of problems with Hotmail and Yahoo.
I send no lists. Never sent anything with a resemblance of spam. Only email confirmation emails. My IP is clean everywhere.
Are There Affordable Low-DPI Large-Screen LCD Monitors?
What about free regular ophthalmologist visits and glasses to those with blurry visions?
Plug vs. Plug — Which Nation's Socket Is Best?
Sure the worse article about anything I have ever read. That said here in Brazil we are in the middle of a new plug standard change. This
blog post has some pictures.
Toyota Experimenting With Joystick Control For Cars
The joystick would not directly control the turn angle but the speed of the turn angle change. Much like in an airplane what is controlled is the speed at which the wings angle is changed and not the wings angle directly.