top KDE's UI To Bend Toward Simplicity
Isn't this Gnome, but ten years ago?
top Dell Offers Ubuntu Option With Alienware Gaming Desktop
The story might have been relevant to my interests in 2002. But it's clear now Linux is going to skip popularity on desktops and just do mobile instead.
about a year and a half ago
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top To Ballmer, Grabbing iPad's Market Is 'Job One Urgency'
Microsoft are going to make a tablet? About fucking time. I want to take notes on it with a stylus, not wave my fingers over the screen going 'oooo, I can make pictures big'. I want to be able stuff a USB stick in the side of it and put directories of data on it.
You have been able to a get a stylus-oriented Windows tablet computer with USB ports for ten years.
Bring on the rivals indeed.
top The Trousers of Reality
If the book is half as impenetrable as the review, I don't think it's for me.
top Security Firms Can't Protect iPhone From Threats
If it's like desktop anti-virus, it will have its own vulnerabilities, take up more resources than I'd like, cause buggy behaviour or incompatibilities with other apps, and feed me false positives too often.
I don't need that on my phone. Since the only real malware we've seen for the iphone involves jailbreaking and then not properly managing your phone, I can do without.
top Amazon Patents Changing Authors' Words
I love watermarks that can be defeated with a spellchecker and a thesaurus!
top Why Microsoft Is Chasing Yahoo
The article writer couldn't make up his mind if he was penning (1) an opinion piece, (2) a history of the deal, or (3) just trying to beat 19th century french novelists on wordiness.
I skimmed it, but all I got is: they wanted to put Yahoo into play. Is that it? Anyone have the abstract?