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Submission + - Adobe bows to pressure and cuts Australian prices (

An anonymous reader writes: Software giant Adobe has bowed to public pressure and slashed the price of some of its products for Australian customers a day after being ordered to front a parliamentary committee hearing to explain its excessive charges.

Comment Standardization of Laptop LCD Interfaces (Score 1) 356

Hopefully this will mean that it will one day be possible to swap a laptop LCD with another one from a completely different manufacturer.

Right now every laptop manufacturer seems to use different electrical configurations, connectors and EDID.

Comment Re:MMMMMMM! Origami! (Score 1) 84

Imagine a computer with hardware that literally reforms its self to accomplish new tasks on the fly.

Reconfigurable computing is already possible with FPGAs. You can't go and buy commodity x86-type hardware such as CPUs or GPUs just yet, but "soon" (sooner than practical nuclear fusion, later than DNF) it will happen.

Adapt. Enjoy. Survive.