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Google Redirects Traffic To Avoid Kazakh Demands

joshtimmons Relevant to .mobi TLD also (169 comments)

I've been meaning to suggest that all websites with a .mobi TLD should be hosted on mobile devices.

Consistency is key.

more than 3 years ago

iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Wreaking Havoc On Apple Store

joshtimmons Re:On AT&T Too: Maintenance (285 comments)

I got the same message on the AT&T site after the keynote when people were checking to see if they qualified for the upgrade. Somebody should tell them that message makes them look incompetent; I mean, it's one thing to have a server go down under extremely heavy load. But it would be far stupider to choose such a peak time for scheduled maintenance. Just say "Sor

more than 4 years ago

Backdoor Malware Targets Apple iPad

joshtimmons Re:Updates *are* done over USB (196 comments)

Actually, all of the devices in the platform do allow app upgrades over their own connection. You *can* use iTunes and USB, but apps 10MB or you don't have carrier data you can upgrade them over wifi. The app store icon will even notify you when there are upgrades available.

more than 4 years ago

Mass. Data Security Law Says "Thou Shalt Encrypt"

joshtimmons Not just electronic records? (510 comments)

I just read the text of the law (IANAL) and it doesn't seem that this law is restricted to network transmissions and data storage - in fact it explicitly mentions paper records. How would one even go about encrypting paper? I'd think it would even affect newspapers which listed a reporter's name, or the name of somebody in the news. What if that newspaper was just left on a bench somewhere? Data breach.

more than 4 years ago

Does Your PC Really Need a SysRq Button Anymore?

joshtimmons Re:So they basically took a look at MacBook (806 comments)

I actually hope they don't. I've started using a Mac and I also miss (or can't find) the insert, home, end, backspace, and printscreen buttons. It's a real pain when I run vmware or RDC.

about 5 years ago

What NAS To Buy?

joshtimmons Re:Thecus 5200 (621 comments)

I'll second that. I have a 5200 as well and it's been reliable and convenient. A big plus is the GB ethernet, 5 bays, and iSCSI. As far as I can tell, Samba is limited to 32bit filesizes but iSCSI fixes that.

Can anyone else confirm that Samba has a 2GB file limit? Maybe it was just the implementation that is put on many of the NAS boxes.

more than 6 years ago


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