Google Redirects Traffic To Avoid Kazakh Demands
I've been meaning to suggest that all websites with a .mobi TLD should be hosted on mobile devices.
Consistency is key.
iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Wreaking Havoc On Apple Store
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
Backdoor Malware Targets Apple iPad
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.
Mass. Data Security Law Says "Thou Shalt Encrypt"
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.
Does Your PC Really Need a SysRq Button Anymore?
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.
What NAS To Buy?
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.