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Two security researchers have claimed there is a major security flaw in the way Windows 7 interacts with the hardware of its host machine. They argue it could be extremely difficult to fix the issue.
Orange Power Wellies: the Orange being the mobile phone company, the Power being a reference to what they produce, the Wellies being a reference to the Wellington boots that all outdoor-types have owned and worn at one point or another.
Yep, you can just plug your phone into your boots and get power. What will they think of next?"
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Now, I’m spending far too much time searching the Web for examples. The reason is a new book titled Slurls: They Called Their Website What?! which gives the details behind the absolute worst Internet domain names that have ever been chosen.
57 percent of the 2,253 U.S. adults surveyed admit to Googling themselves (essentially entering their own name in the search engine). In 2006, this figure was just 47 percent.
[a new surveys]uggests 70 percent of people who'd been planning to buy a netbook had delayed doing so because of the iPad's announcement, with 30 percent eventually plumping for the iPad.