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Project Natal Pricing and Release Date Revealed

iCantSpell Is this a joke? (156 comments)

xbox - $199
xbox-live - $50
game - $60
game-pack - $15
controller - $50
(pre)natal - $150

This is why I only play chess. Chess is always the latest version, and you can't get fucked pricing. There use to be a time where almost every game was amazing( Think Dreamcast. Powerstone 2 anyone? ) and it wouldn't hurt your wallet too much if the damn thing were to stop working.

more than 4 years ago
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WhiteHouse.gov Releases Open Source Code

iCantSpell Are you f_cking kidding me? (161 comments)

Seriously? Where were the security advisors when they decided to go with drupal? They should of just installed phpbb and set there ftp password to 1234. It's almost the equivalent.

more than 4 years ago
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Brain Training Games Don't Train Your Brain

iCantSpell Are you sure? (151 comments)

I have been using brain training games for about 10 years now, and now I'm able to type 15wpm.

more than 4 years ago
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Will Smith In For Independence Day 2 & 3

iCantSpell Re:Crap (464 comments)

It will be the matrix all over again....

The matrix was a fine piece of garbage, just like spiderman(1-3), terminator(4), alien/predator(*), rocky(1-99), rambo(*) and even movies with the word "movie" in it.

more than 4 years ago
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The Times Erects a Paywall, Plays Double Or Quits

iCantSpell This is great!!! (344 comments)

Pay walled news is the best thing that could happen to the news industry. Now people will go looking for news elsewhere and they will actually find NEWS. *cough*http://www.unknownnews.org/*cough*

more than 4 years ago
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Classmates.com Settles Lawsuit Over Phony Friends

iCantSpell Re:Japanesepod101.com (127 comments)

*cough* AOL *cough*

more than 4 years ago
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Google Enhances Street View With User Photos

iCantSpell Why this beats Microsoft (133 comments)

You don't need silverlight or a plugin to use these features.

more than 4 years ago
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The Surreal World of Chatroulette

iCantSpell 4Chan Members (151 comments)

I can't wait to see what the pranksters at 4chan are planning.

more than 4 years ago
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Sony Joins the Offensive Against Pre-Owned Games

iCantSpell System breaks (461 comments)

and your screwed.

more than 4 years ago
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Microsoft-Yahoo Search Deal Gets Go-Ahead From EU, US DoJ

iCantSpell Welcome to Google... (113 comments)

Yahoo users.

more than 4 years ago
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A Printer That Uses No Consumables

iCantSpell Only useful for ebooks (240 comments)

This printer is only good if your printing out e-books. You could probably end this e-book reader revolution crap with this technology. Your not going to run out of ink and once your finished with a book, you can just go to amazon and pay $9 and get to printing your new book.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Mystery Domain Reroutes 3% of Net Surfers

iCantSpell wtf? (140 comments)

Is this on a qwerty board? How do you 1e400 trying to type google?

more than 4 years ago
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3D HDMI Specification Is Set Free

iCantSpell Displayport not a threat (100 comments)

People are just now using HDMI. No one is moving anytime soon.

more than 4 years ago
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Smartphones Receive Holy Blessing

iCantSpell Once again! (154 comments)

Another example of why organized religion is bullshit.

On another note: 10% of the world controls 90% of the rest. Have a good day.

more than 4 years ago
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Google Sets Censorship Precedent In India

iCantSpell Now what? (245 comments)

Fuck the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

more than 4 years ago
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Murdoch-Microsoft Deal In the Works

iCantSpell This is the greatest thing in the history of net! (468 comments)

This is awesome! Propaganda machine #1 taking its self out. It's almost like the Titanic met up with the Challenger shuttle and decided to go down together.

about 5 years ago
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MS Finds Security Flaw In Google Chrome Frame

iCantSpell About damn time! (214 comments)

About damn time MS found a flaw in it's own software.

about 5 years ago

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The ultimate math book?

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 4 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "I want to become a mathematician, so I decided to start from scratch, and work to the highest math I can achieve. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find a math book that starts at the basics, and extends into trigonometry or even calculus. I wanted to ask Slashdot, what's the ultimate mathbook?"
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Whitehouse.gov tracking worm

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  about 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "A polotical blog, and other website users are reporting of an intrusive whitehouse.gov tracking worm. One Canadian reports "We are in Canada, and also have whitehouse.gov in our macromedia flash folder. We deleted it, started over and went back to your site again, then checked and--sure enough--it was back again!". The tracking effects all browsers, and all operating systems that support flash. This is the easy/crappy solution, but I would also encourage the use of flashblock, and scriptblock."
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Google accidently leaks future search features?

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "What do you get when you take Digg and fork with Google?

I was searching for lazarus(OS FPascal) and all of a sudden Google has had a makeover. To make sure it was the real deal I refreshed the page and tried a new search query and the features were gone. The new features let you vote on a url to move it up or down in the result list, and you could even read, and write comments about a url.

Screenshots below.

http://www.filesavr.com/second/4234431150c576c9d7ded57828246884.gif
http://www.filesavr.com/second/221deb3b0d47bdd62a3e438950a61c9e.png"
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Supreme Court Kills Internet Pornography Law

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "WASHINGTON (AP) — The government lost its final attempt Wednesday to revive a federal law intended to protect children from sexual material and other objectionable content on the Internet. The Supreme Court said it won't consider reviving the Child Online Protection Act, which lower federal courts struck down as unconstitutional. The law has been embroiled in court challenges since it passed in 1998 and never took effect."
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How Canadian ISPs throttle the Internet

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "Canada's Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) famously decided last year to allow Bell Canada to single out P2P traffic for bandwidth throttling between the hours of 4:30pm to 2am. But even as it allowed a practice that the US Federal Communications Commission had just put the kibosh on, the CRTC also launched a much broader hearing on the entire issue of network neutrality."
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TruPhone Anywhere now available on Android

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "Truphone enables Wi-Fi-enabled mobile phones to make/receive regular telephone calls and to send/receive SMS text messages using only a Wi-Fi connection and the internet. It has already attracted many tens of thousands of users in 149 countries. Truphone is the trading name of Software Cellular Network Limited (SCN). SCN is privately owned, funded by both venture capital investment and angel investors."
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Two Methods for Measuring SSD Lifespans

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "Solid State Drives (SSDs) are very quickly becoming a very popular alternative to traditional, platter-based hard drives. Not only can SSDs read and write data quicker, but since they have no moving parts, they can withstand a lot more abuse than traditional hard drives. SSDs are still relatively expensive and available storage capacity limits still pale in comparison to today's traditional hard drive options; but as the technology matures, prices are steadily coming down, and storage capacities are going up. If not for one significant potential flaw, SSDs might appear to be the perfect storage medium."
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Windows 7 Beta now Ready for Download

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "Put on a condom, Windows 7 Beta now ready for download.

If you've been out of the loop for the past couple of days, it might interest you to know that Microsoft has made available a public beta version of their upcoming operating system, Windows 7. You can download a copy by clicking here and installation is pretty easy. Just burn the Windows 7 image to a DVD, boot up from the DVD discand run the installation ."

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All Major Canadian ISPs Slow Down P2P Traffic

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 5 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "Net neutrality really is the hot topic at the moment. After the FCC slapped Comcast for slowing down BitTorrent users, Canada is now looking into the network management practices of its ISPs. And rightly so, as a CRTC investigation reveals that most of the ISPs in Canada actively slow down customers using P2P applications."
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Cellphone answering machine DRM?

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 7 years ago

iCantSpell writes "When I configured my cellphone answering machine I had a song for a recording instead of my voice. Deciding to change my answering machine pickup, using free.napster.com (free streams yay) to record over the old mailbox message. I pressed 1 and listened to it, sounds fine and working. Few hours later some friends were telling me my answering machine was jacked up. I went back to the answering machine configuration and tried to listen to the current recording. Come to my surprise it sounds like garbage, literally, sounds of what I think are cans and lord knows what. Thinking no problem I'll just re-record it, it occured several times before I just gave up. The only difference from the old and the new answering machine recording is the old one was recorded from a mp3 file and the new one was via napster. Just makes no since to me. I was (still am) thinking some intrusive DRM. Any other explanations maybe?"
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Application finds vulns in source code

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 7 years ago

iCantSpell writes "For unix only.
_____
?php /*

I can detect =

RFI

include();
include("$string");
include "$string";
include $string;
INCLUDE();
INCLUDE("$string");
INCLUDE "$string";
INCLUDE $string;
define('STRING',$string);
define('STRING',"$string");
DEFINE('STRING',$string);
DEFINE('STRING',"$string");

RFI

RCE

dl($string);
dl("$string");
system($string);
system("$string");
exec($string);
exec("$string");
passthru($string);
passthru("$string");
shell_exec($string);
shell_exec("$string");

RCE

FS

copy($string,'string');
copy('string',$string);
copy($string,$string);
unlink($string);
unlink("$string");
file_get_contents($string);
file_get_contents("$string");
file($string);
file("$string");
fopen($string,$string);
fopen("$string",'string');
fopen('string',"$string");
fwrite($string,$string);
fwrite("$string",'string');
fwrite('string',"$string");
fputs($string,$string);
fputs("$string",'string');
fputs('string',"$string");
popen($string,$string);
popen("$string",'string');
popen('string',"$string");
touch($string);
touch("$string");
mkdir($string,$string);
mkdir("$string",'string');
mkdir('string',"$string");

FS

*/"

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Microsoft: scrambled penguin eggs?

iCantSpell iCantSpell writes  |  more than 7 years ago

iCantSpell (1162581) writes "Final conclusion: There's some Enterprise RedHat chart comparisons, some glossy buttons, not a lick of information about Linux other than RedHat and the use of the word "kernel" on the behalf of Linux. Either a really bad Wins2k8 promotional page or a 200 OK request of billions trying to compete with free."
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