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News From Apple's iPhone Event

boreddotter Re:No iPhone 5, just iPhone 4s (392 comments)

It's been like that with Apple rumours since forever... you are always disappointed at the announcement.

more than 2 years ago

Mystery of Vanishing iTunes Credit Shows No Sign of Fading

boreddotter Re:Weak passwords?! (195 comments)

Well... there's no need to be rude sir, I apologise if I offended you, I only mention it was posted above because I literally copied and pasted I was just citing where I got the info, TBH I didn't look at the times of the different posts, but would you have read CharlyFoxtrot's post if I hadn't mentioned it? What would've been the right thing to do? Assume you read it? What about other people who might read your post and miss Charly's?

A civilised response would've been nice...

more than 2 years ago

Mystery of Vanishing iTunes Credit Shows No Sign of Fading

boreddotter Re:Weak passwords?! (195 comments)

They do have a very strict policy, and it was stated above by CharlyFoxtrot but here it is again:

"When changing your password, your new Apple ID password should:

Be at least eight characters.
Contain at least one number (0-9).
Contain at least one uppercase letter (A-Z).
Contain at least one lowercase letter (a-z).
Not contain three consecutive identical characters.
Not have been used in the past year.
Not be the same as your Apple ID username."

it was never this strict though, but this is at least a few a years old.

more than 2 years ago

Texas and Taxes: Is a Server a Business Presence?

boreddotter OT Why base in Texas? (103 comments)

"Texas is home to many of the industry's largest hosting companies — including Rackspace and SoftLayer, who have comments on the issue."

wouldn't be smarter to put those servers somewhere that has a cooler climate?

about 3 years ago

Facebook Helps Israel Blacklist Air Travellers

boreddotter Re:Its been done before (478 comments)

If Libya Were to survive... If Yemen were to survive... if Bahrain were to survive... If X were to survive... then they had better use everything in their disposal.

Double standards are shit, humans are scum, I wish I were a plankton.

about 3 years ago

Facebook, Zuckerberg Sued For $1 Billion Over Intifada Page

boreddotter Re:But in the mean time (350 comments)

Why don't you read about the continuing illegal activity of settlement building?

more than 3 years ago

Facebook, Zuckerberg Sued For $1 Billion Over Intifada Page

boreddotter Re:Fail (350 comments)

and those forced handouts are getting funded by countries like Saudi Arabia and other oil producing countries when they are forced into buying outdated tech like F15 for $60 billion

more than 3 years ago

How the iPhone Led To the Sale of T-Mobile

boreddotter Re:AT&T paid too much (276 comments)

When I visited the US for training a couple of years ago, I wanted to get a local prepaid sim card to make/receive cheaper calls, AT&T was the only choice cuz T-Mobile didn't have coverage where I was and I didn't want to buy a CDMA phone cuz I saw that as a waste for only 3 weeks. to my surprise it was cheaper to use my own number to make and receive calls while roaming than it was to get an local number, which was my habit when I went to Europe and Asia.

There are a lot of good things in the US, but telcoms are not one of them, and I feel sorry for you and the rest of the world, cuz eventually we will follow your lead... so I hope things get fixed soon.

more than 3 years ago

Is Apple Turning Into the Next "Evil Empire"?

boreddotter Since when has being different became evil? (722 comments)

I am not just talking about Apple here, but with everything in society from religion to just they way you dress... if someone or something does it differently, they are automatically labeled evil.

more than 3 years ago

Hands On With Apple IPad 2

boreddotter Re:Photobooth lag (432 comments)

I am sure it has a name but I assumed that lag was caused by the the picture going from the iPad's camera to the projector, then to the screen and from there to the camera that's recording the keynote.

more than 3 years ago

HP Unveils WebOS Tablet, Plans WebOS Computer

boreddotter Re:webOS devices that won't sell (148 comments)

just a question, could they change the specs later? when the release dates come closer? I always see fine print that says something like this "specs may change without prior notice"

more than 3 years ago

No Playboy App For iPad, After All

boreddotter Re:wrong device (140 comments)

You think Nintendo will allow nudity on their devices?

more than 3 years ago

The Case of Apple's Mystery Screw

boreddotter Re:Sony Screwdriver (845 comments)

In Sony's case the screws only protected parts of the VCR that one would not know how to adjust properly if one had not taken the class. In Apple's case the screws only protect Apple's bottom line.

Yeah and in Apple's case the iPhone only has two screws. like people have said before this is not a custom screw, and now that there is a demand for them they will be available in the not to distant future.

more than 3 years ago

Cell Phone Industry's Six Biggest Failed Schemes

boreddotter Re:10c text messages (163 comments)

You have to pay for stuff you receive?!

more than 3 years ago

UK Gov't Wants To Block Internet Porn By Default

boreddotter Re:What in the heck?? (642 comments)

and the better news is that the citizens of the UK can go to the citizens of those countries to seek technical advice on how to go through their successfully deployed firewalls.

more than 3 years ago

UK Gov't Wants To Block Internet Porn By Default

boreddotter Parents should do the parenting (642 comments)

Parents should do the parenting, not act like children and cry to the government to do their job! they opted in for that when they had sex with no protection!

Now I am from a country where they block porn and other sites they don't like, guess what? I always found a way around it.

My ISP even provides a service where you can opt in and block more sites and just allow a white list.

Parents should learn how to be parents and take responsibility for their kids actions.

more than 3 years ago

WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

boreddotter Re:I know it's called WikiLeaks, but... (385 comments)

I think it's all in the name, maybe if were called something like WikiNewsNetwork and it's website was things would've been a bit different?

more than 3 years ago


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