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Microsoft Silverlight 4 vs. Adobe Flash 10.1

ibookdb Re:My gut feeling... (379 comments)

Actually most of the malware that people got around me at work was from Adobe Flash and PDF exploits not from Microsoft stuff.

more than 4 years ago
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iPhone Straining AT&T Network

ibookdb Re:And I thought... (551 comments)

You forget the other 11 million smartphone users also paying that much

more than 5 years ago
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Personalized In-Game Advertising In Upcoming Titles

ibookdb Re:Will not work. (244 comments)

This has not been going on in hollywood for a long time. This is the same as your tv (or dvd/blu-ray movies on your internet connected player) showing characters drinking pepsi and your neighbors tv showing characters drinking coke because of your programming preferences

more than 5 years ago
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Wikipedia Approaches Its Limits

ibookdb Re:It's their own fault (564 comments)

Academic Journal = Peer Recognition Wikipedia = ???

more than 5 years ago
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Yahoo Filing Reveals Details of Microsoft Deal

ibookdb Re:Only one problem... (65 comments)

You don't need the g anymore

more than 5 years ago
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11.6" Netbooks Face Off

ibookdb Re:Lenovo S12 (238 comments)

Yeah Lenovo should learn from the Thinkpads :)

more than 5 years ago
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Most Companies Won't Deploy Windows 7 — Survey

ibookdb Re:Why would they? (429 comments)

Employees are very happy with XP and cringe at change. So many complaints about the ribbon etc. when upgrading to Office 2007. Businesses will change to appease the management, not the employees.

more than 5 years ago
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How Microsoft Has Changed Without Bill Gates

ibookdb Re:How soon we forget (493 comments)

I'm with you on Powerpoint. I used Micrografx Charisma 4.0 back in the mid 90s and it was better than Powerpoint is today. I wish I could find that to use today.

more than 5 years ago
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Ad Networks the Laggards In Jackson Traffic Spike

ibookdb Serverside Ads (176 comments)

Why does somebody not make server side ads? Putting ads on the clientside with JS makes them easy to block and the webmaster has no control. On the server side I can request an ad, if ad takes more than 0.25 seconds, just display the damn page without ads for now.

more than 5 years ago
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Microsoft Update Quietly Installs Firefox Extension

ibookdb Re:Uhuh (500 comments)

Then this is a problem with Firefox, not IE, that it let's plugins be installed without user intervention. At the least it should warn upon next start that "Blah has been installed, do you want to enable it?"

more than 5 years ago
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Study Shows "Secret Questions" Are Too Easily Guessed

ibookdb Re:Don't use them (303 comments)

Another option for a techie user "select sha1(realanswer)" I always have sqlyog running connected to a bunch of database servers and I can always do that. Only problem is when I'm not at a computer :) I guess I can do that on my phone but haven't tried.

more than 5 years ago

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