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Google Starts Removing Search Results After EU Ruling

RockoW ChillingfEffects.org (138 comments)

How long will pass to have a chilling effect.org like for this types of requests? It will be cool to check what people want to hide.

about 1 month ago
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Subversion Project Migrates To Git

RockoW April's Fools? (162 comments)

Really?

about 4 months ago
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A Dedicated Shell For Git Commands

RockoW Mark as duplicated (96 comments)

There is already a git-sh . It even have a debian package included on the main repos.

about 6 months ago
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Major Backlash Looms For Apple's New Maps App

RockoW Very poor map data in my area (466 comments)

I live in Perú and i can tell you that the breach between Google Maps and the new Apple Maps app is huge. The last week I did a small trip to a town in the Andean. While Google Maps had all roads Apple only shows the towns name. The Google Maps app using HTML5 was worthless the web app doesn't seem to find my location (maybe a api change). So I'm one of the disappointed iPhone users and I'll be waiting for a proper solution directly from Google. I think it may change my mind when I switch my phone later this year.

about 2 years ago
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Demonoid Down For a Week, Serving Malware Laden Ads

RockoW demonoid.me points to 127.0.0.1 (144 comments)

For me demonoid.me points to localhost so if you're being redirected to a malaware website your system is compromised.

about 2 years ago
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Richard Stallman Speaks About UEFI

RockoW Apple use Secure boot (549 comments)

Since they turned over Intel Architecture for Macs they use UEFI you can disable it and install Windows. I'm supposing the "PC" implementation will be similar. So I don't see any problem here.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Add New Tech To Old Van?

RockoW MP3Car.com (212 comments)

I have done a similar project before. From my experience a very good resource for information is Mp3Car. There are a lot of projects with pictures. People over there is very helpful on this matter.

There are many solutions to powering your computers I have used DC-DC power adapter that transforms 12v to ATX compatible power (M4-ATX). It take of engine cranks and any voltage variation. A good place to buy parts is Mini Box they have a car computing section.

about 2 years ago
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Judge OKs Wiretap Lawsuit Over Google Wi-Fi Sniffing

RockoW Re:Fed. Wiretapping Laws? Really? (137 comments)

Moral of the story: Don't disclose small errors to the public. Many lawyers will see an opportunity to get their pockets filled.

about 3 years ago
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Apple Logging Locations of All iPhone Users

RockoW Re:So my phone tracks itself, big deal (591 comments)

There is no need to know the password... files are not encrypted. If they got your iphone just jailbreak it or if they stole your pc just look through your files.

more than 3 years ago
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Advocacy Group For the Blind Slams Google Apps

RockoW GMail HTML version (287 comments)

At least gmail have an HTML mode. But I think the problem is that we need better screenreaders more suitable to modern Internet.

more than 3 years ago
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New iConji Language For the Symbol-Minded Texter

RockoW emoji (195 comments)

What is the point of recreating this idea? Emoji have been around for a long time and they have native support on the iPhone. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoji

more than 4 years ago
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Apple May Face Antitrust Inquiry

RockoW Re:[sigh] (457 comments)

The kind of idot that develop using frameworks like Qt to have PORTABLE applications. Do you get the point?

more than 4 years ago
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Photoshop CS5's Showpiece — Content-Aware Fill

RockoW The Last Photo has a bird flying! (378 comments)

I'm very impressed but in the last picture (the landscape one) i think that is really impossible. The process even put a flying bird in the upper left corner. It doesn't feel like that is even possible.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Search Convicts Hacker

RockoW Transparent Proxy (116 comments)

This kind of proxy is very common on businesses and among other useful stuff they log the HTTP request made by any client in the network. This is the easiest way, noone else is requiered to get the queries just check your own server logs.

more than 7 years ago

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Physical assault by McDonald's for wearing Digital Eye Glass

RockoW RockoW writes  |  about 2 years ago

RockoW writes "Steve Mann, a long time researcher of computer vision systems, (ie. Augmented reality, Digital Eyeglass) had an incident at McDonald's in Paris, France. He was assaulted by three guys during his visit to a McDonald's Restaurant. They had a problem with his digital eye glasses and tried to took them off. Imagine when Google release their Google Glass you may get assaulted if some place have a no pictures policy."
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David vs Goliath: Apple beaten in court

RockoW RockoW writes  |  more than 2 years ago

RockoW writes "A few years ago, Apple sold defective computers of the MacBook Pro line. They had the defective NVidia 8600M GT GPU . In this case Apple refused to take the computer back and issue me a refund. Instead, they promised to replace the 8600M GT boards when they failed, up to 4 years from the date of purchase.
3 years later the MacBook Pro failed and they refused to replace it. This guy took them to the court and won by they own means."

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