Giving the Blind Better Web Access
Maybe screen readers could add something to the user agent string to allow servers to detect the presence of one and modify the page to better suit them.
New Crypto Attack Affects Millions of ASP.NET Apps
Seems to be more of a problem with the web application and less of ASP.NET. I mean, sure you can get the encryption key to the cookies, but seriously who puts information like a bank balance or a social security number in a cookie anyway? You should have that stored server-side and only use a session id.
Tearing Apart a Hard-Sell Anti-Virus Ad
Avast? Yes I have that, but I turned on the Silent/Gaming mode just to get it to leave me alone. Anti-Virus Vendors: Don't bother me unless there is a problem. I'm sure there is a UI design consideration that says not to bother the user unless they really need to know about the change.
Tabnapping Scams Around the Corner?
That may work for more advanced users, but most new users aren't going to be able to figure it out.
New Linux Petabyte-Scale Distributed File System
If that were to happen, I'd finally be able to get a low UID!
HDTV Has Ruined the LCD Market
I just figure the more letters it has in it, the better it is.
What Free Antivirus Do You Install On Windows?
My university installs Kaspersky on all the laptops they give out to students, and it makes all the laptops horribly slow.
Simple, Free Web Remote PC Control?
Another vote for logmein.com. I use it and it really is quite good.
Robbery Suspect Cleared By Facebook Alibi
Facebook would never work on Lynx.
Commercial Fuel From Algae Still Years Away
I just use a really long extension cord.
Best Developer's Laptop?
As I am a developer, I'm interested to hear just what makes the mac better for development.
Why Games Cost $60
$15 for a movie ticket? Where are you going? It only costs $7.50 for me.
Firefox To Replace Menus With Office Ribbon
You haven't used Windows 7 yet have you?
Microsoft Launches Its Own Open Source Foundation
Why not? I've already sent them my code to all my proprietary applications. The ones that make me and my company millions of dollars. They were very happy to get it and thanked me a lot! I'd say that everyone should post their code.
Microsoft Aims To Cure Server-Hugging Engineers
What happens when the network connected
power button fails?
You put a network connected power button on the network connected power button.
I know I wouldn't pay to send a simple email to somebody. But it does *sound* like it would work.
MS Money Poll
At my bank, (a certain large bank known for it's carriage and horses logo) charges appear online just about instantly, but they show up as Pending for a while.
Windows 7 Will Be Free For a Year
They have partial support for my 680i motherboard. It doesn't have the network adapter combining feature yet, but it has the other stuff.
My primary computer has N screens, with N being ...
I'm on a laptop. I sometimes plug into my external screen which makes... (1 + 1) = 2.. 2!
Minefield Shows the (Really) Fast Future of Firefox
These are the nightly builds, once they like how the nightly builds work, they will release them as a "Firefox" update.
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