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US Watchdog Bans Photoshop Use In Cosmetics Ads

Layer 3 Ninja This should extend to cell phone adverts (383 comments)

On some tv commercials you'll see "Screen images simulated, sequences shortened." So what you're seeing is fantasy compared to how the phone actually works. Its a bit much.

about 2 years ago

Celebrating the Sci-fi Ray Gun

Layer 3 Ninja My favorite was... (158 comments)

... the Ronald Reagan

more than 3 years ago

Crashed Helicopter Sparks Concern Over Stealth Secrets

Layer 3 Ninja Re:I know what it was... (484 comments)

Well, it crashed. So, obviously it wasnt able to hide from you anymore.

more than 3 years ago

MS Global Strategy Chief: Tablets Are a Fad

Layer 3 Ninja Re:Its not a phone (643 comments)

Yes, I believe this. I really like the idea of the Atrix. If it can have a decent *office suite and a vpn client, it could replace my dept's phones and laptops.

more than 3 years ago

MS Global Strategy Chief: Tablets Are a Fad

Layer 3 Ninja Its not a phone (643 comments)

For me, it seems its a smart phone in a bigger form factor, with out the phone capability. If I'm am going to carry it around, it should replace all my other devices. I dont want to carry around a tablet and a phone.

more than 3 years ago

Man Accused of Selling US Military Drones On EBay

Layer 3 Ninja Re:Perhaps tangential, but a worry nevertheless... (182 comments)

There is at least some support in the Senate for the RC guys with bill S.223. There is a section which will prevent the FAA from regulating model aircraft given the meet a certain criteria: (1) IN GENERAL.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law relating to the incorporation of unmanned aircraft systems into FAA plans and policies,, including this section, the Administrator shall not promulgate any rules or regulations regarding model aircraft or aircraft being developed as model aircraft if such aircraft is-- (A) flown strictly for recreational, sport, competition, or academic purposes; (B) operated in accordance with a community-based set of safety guidelines and within the programming of a nationwide community-based organization; and (C) limited to not more than 55 pounds unless otherwise certified through a design, construction, inspection, flight test, and operational safety program currently administered by a community-based organization. (2) MODEL AIRCRAFT DEFINED.--For purposes of this subsection, the term ``model aircraft'' means a nonhuman-carrying (unmanned) radio-controlled aircraft capable of sustained flight in the atmosphere, navigating the airspace and flown within visual line-of-sight of the operator for the exclusive and intended use for sport, recreation, competition, or academic purposes."

more than 3 years ago

Database of Private SSL Keys Published

Layer 3 Ninja Setec Astronomy (200 comments)

No more secrets, Marty.

more than 3 years ago

How To Frame a Printer For Copyright Infringement

Layer 3 Ninja Sweet! (325 comments)

Time to exact my revenge on that stupid Lexmark E240 of the 5th floor.

more than 6 years ago



Microsoft Pledges Windows XP Support Through 2014

Layer 3 Ninja Layer 3 Ninja writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Layer 3 Ninja (862455) writes ""In an unprecedented move, Microsoft has committed to providing support services for its soon to be retired Windows XP through 2014 — a full 13 years after the operating system was originally released. In addition to supporting XP through 2014, Microsoft is now actively promoting a program that allows customers to downgrade Vista systems to XP through a loophole in the company's licensing terms. Microsoft's software license allows customers who purchase a copy of Windows to install and run a previous version of the OS at no additional cost. ""


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