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Music and Movies Could Trigger Mobile Malware

anotherone Can't stop the signal (88 comments)

You mainly have to beware of commercials for Fruity Oaty Bar and other Blue Sun products.

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: To Hack Or Not To Hack?

anotherone try harder (517 comments)

try harder to get in touch with them. It's extremely obvious that you're talking about Square, so try tweeting at everyone on this list: https://twitter.com/#!/Square/team

about 3 years ago
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New MacBook Pro Teardown Reveals 'Shoddy Assembly'

anotherone Re:HP - Dell? (531 comments)

Both

more than 3 years ago
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Google Bringing HTML5 To Gmail

anotherone Re:Slower and slower (112 comments)

if you're 19 you aren't productive in any way shape or form anyway so I don't see what you're complaining about?

more than 4 years ago
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Databases In Caves? A Unique Google Fiber Bid

anotherone Re:no, caves suck (124 comments)

They're manmade caves made from limestone mining.

more than 4 years ago
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School Spying Scandal Gets Even More Bizarre

anotherone Re:Ugh. (699 comments)

It might've been the John Hughes movies.

more than 4 years ago
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Industry Open-Sources Model For Infamous CDS

anotherone Re:But... but... (161 comments)

DONKEY.BAS was open source from the beginning.

more than 5 years ago
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Apple Intros 17" Unibody MBP, DRM-Free iTunes

anotherone Re:No more DRM on music, but... (1079 comments)

Still, it's a step in the right direction, and I applaud the people over at Amazon (and everyone else selling music without DRM) for doing it first. Without that step, I'm willing to bet that Apple would have stayed with DRM on their music catalog.

I'd take that bet. Apple was selling DRM-free music before Amazon even HAD an MP3 store.

Steve Jobs' "Thoughts On Music" manifesto where he basically said "we hate DRM and want to get rid of it" was posted in February 2007. They started actually selling DRM free music under the "iTunes Plus" name in April 2007. Not everything in their library, mostly indy and EMI labels, but it was more DRM-free downloads than anyone at the time.

Amazon MP3 didn't open until September 2007.

more than 5 years ago
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PHP Gets Namespace Separators, With a Twist

anotherone Re:what wrong with (523 comments)

PHP uses the . as the concatenation operator. PHP does not support operator overloading...

more than 6 years ago
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Email-only Providers?

anotherone Re:GoDaddy (601 comments)

Stay far, far away from GoDaddy for email hosting. GoDaddy's email hosting is set up to bounce any messages that contain a URI for a page hosted with certain competitors. I am not joking.

more than 6 years ago

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