FCC asked to Investigate Skype for iPhone Restriction. Will They?

4 04 2009

“Since Tuesday, Skype for iPhone has been downloaded more than a million times—that’s a rate of six downloads a second, according to the company. All this despite the fact the software only works via the iPhone’s Wi-Fi connection, and not AT&T’s 3G network. That restriction has angered some, who have argued that the practice is anti-competitive.”

I’m not a big fan of the iPhone, but this sets a huge precedence for the industry, and in a time of ‘Cyber Security Acts’ and Broadband usage based tiers’, this could finally be a huge win for the consumer!

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Portable Ubuntu Runs Ubuntu Inside Windows

4 04 2009

Free application Portable Ubuntu for Windows runs an entire Linux operating system as a Windows application. As if that weren’t cool enough, it’s portable, so you can carry it on your thumb drive

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Protests at the G20 Summit (PICS)

4 04 2009

Thousands of protesters gathered in London, England on April 1st and 2nd to demonstrate against an array of issues, largely anti-capitalist or pro-environmental in nature.

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How the Conficker Problem Just Got Much Worse

4 04 2009

On the surface, April 1 came and went without a peep from the dreaded Conficker megaworm. But security experts see a frightening reality, one where Conficker is now more powerful and more dangerous than ever.

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7 Terrifying Creatures You’ll Never See Coming

25 03 2009

There are some just outright evil creatures out there. But at least the vast majority have the common decency to be upfront about the fact they can do us serious harm–claws, big teeth, bright colors. But not these guys. These assholes can ruin your day, and you’ll never see them coming.

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10 Rare HTML Tags You Really Should Know

25 03 2009

Web developers these days are often expected to know and work in multiple languages. As a result, it’s tricky to learn everything a language has to offer and easy to find yourself not utilizing the full potential of some more specialized but very useful tags.

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Amazing Places Everyone Should Visit

24 03 2009

23 places you need to see before death- upload your own suggestions.

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Insanely Huge Helicopters (w/PICS)

22 03 2009

Airplanes you can understand: they’re basically just big birds, with recognizable wings, tail and body. But helicopters… are somewhat strange beasts

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What we call ‘reality’ is just a state of mind

22 03 2009

A lifetime studying quantum mechanics has convinced theoretical physicist Bernard d’Espagnat that the world we perceive is merely a shadow of the ultimate reality

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Goodbye Google

22 03 2009

“Without a person at (or near) the helm who thoroughly understands the principles and elements of Design, a company eventually runs out of reasons for design decisions.”

Finally we get the lowdown on why design at Google has failed so miserably over the years.

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70 New, Useful AJAX And JavaScript Techniques

9 03 2009

In this article, we present 70 new and useful JavaScript and AJAX techniques, all of which are of the highest quality and are more or less easy to configure. You will also find some very useful but better known techniques to use on almost any project you work on.

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Venice From Above [Pics]

8 03 2009

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