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Amazon Turns Off In-App Purchases In iOS Comixology

jisom And Think of the Children (244 comments)

Parents won't want to jump through those hoops either so their children can read the latest whatever. With an in app purchase they could just buy a iTunes card and the kid can get them on their own. No credit card required.

about 5 months ago

Slashdot Tries Something New; Audience Responds!

jisom Mobile (2219 comments)

I just like to say that the beta loads extremely better than classic. Classic is just terrible on my iPad. I understand that the beta has some rough spots, text looks terrible on linux Firefox for instance, but with the ever changing device choices, change is needed.

about 7 months ago

My favorite season:

jisom Postseason (346 comments)

World series is coming up!!!! Go Cardinals. ;)

about a year ago

Intel Opening Foundry To Third Parties

jisom Apple's rocky relationship (51 comments)

I wonder if Apple's rocky relationship with Samsung could be a motivator. Intel would love some of the iDevice revenue.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Unity/Gnome 3/Win8/iOS — Do We Really Hate All New GUIs?

jisom Re:Speaking for myself here (1040 comments)

Even google with their website is doing this. They have a new Gmail interface that has from compact to cozy to comfortable.

more than 2 years ago

Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot

jisom Memories (1521 comments)

Thanks for all the memories and enjoyment of wasted time.

about 3 years ago

Re: the U.S. 2012 election campaign, I am:

jisom Re:Obvious (462 comments)

LOL we are so screwed

more than 3 years ago

Linus Torvalds Considering End To Linux 2.6 Series

jisom Re:Why not 20YY.x (293 comments)

Yeah but we won't be here.

more than 3 years ago

Linus Torvalds Considering End To Linux 2.6 Series

jisom Why not 20YY.x (293 comments)

Why not make it 20YY.x where x is major release that year. and YY would be current 2 digit year. they been pushing releases every 3 months about.

more than 3 years ago

10,000 Commits To an Open-source Project

jisom Re:ffmpeg et al (101 comments)

i'm sure the maintainers of projects like ffmpeg (now libav) and x264 would be getting up there.

libav is actually a fork of ffmpeg, not a rename. ffmpeg is still active.

more than 3 years ago

Smartphones For Text SSH Use Re-Revisited

jisom Re:I use iSSH almost everyday... (359 comments)

$10 yes but compared to various apps that replicate just part of it can cost as much. telnet, ssh, vnc and X11.

more than 3 years ago

Smartphones For Text SSH Use Re-Revisited

jisom Re:I use iSSH almost everyday... (359 comments)

I use it on my iPad. both the iPhone 4G and iPad support Bluetooth keyboards and keypads. Thinkgeek sells one for the iphone, the PS3 bluetooth keypad works with my iPad. So this is more a question of apps than the phones themselves.

more than 3 years ago

Hackers Dual-Boot Chrome OS With Ubuntu Linux on CR-48

jisom Splashtop anyone (148 comments)

Goes by expressgate on Asus products boots in like 5 seconds and it dual boot linux and windows.

more than 3 years ago

Open Source Router To Replace WRT54GL?

jisom Re:Trendnet TEW-652BRP (344 comments)

I got a DIR-615. Works pretty well with dd-wrt. Got it on clearance for $22. Got the c1 rev, they had e1 too that were clearanced as well at the miejer store(think smaller chain of walmart)

more than 4 years ago

Build Your Own $2.8M Petabyte Disk Array For $117k

jisom Re:Not ZFS? (487 comments)

I was think similarly. A15 drive enclosure with built in power supply and with esata. Call it a drive brick :)

about 5 years ago

US House Kills Proposed Delay For Digital TV Transition

jisom Re:Who cares? (664 comments)

Yes But the tuner allows for recording in digital and HiDef if they upgrade the TV for instance.

more than 5 years ago

What is Your Favorite Fictional Company?

jisom Cyberdyne Systems gets show (1086 comments)

On a side note
Coming in January '08 the Sarah Conner Chronicles

more than 6 years ago



Siri Protocol Cracked

jisom jisom writes  |  more than 2 years ago

jisom (113338) writes "Today, we managed to crack open Siri’s protocol. As a result, we are able to use Siri’s recognition engine from any device. Yes, that means anyone could now write an Android app that uses the real Siri! Or use Siri on an iPad! And we’re goign to share this know-how with you."
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