Living in a free country you forget that things like this can happen. While it is true that if an American did what she did, they would be penalized. It is also good to know that the penalty should meet the crime and you would not be sent to labour camp. It's amazing and scary that a company that corrupt still is on the verge of becoming a global power house.
Correct me if I'm wrong but couldn't all of this be done with a PCIe RAID card?
Would you also like me to bet on Linux coming back?
This release will probably hurt both iPad and MacBook sales drastically. Better operating system and the ability to function as both a laptop and a tablet will appeal to a large group people.
Could you imagine the danger had it been a jar of pickles or God forbid contain red 40!
It is very possible that Droids will become boring to people soon as well. These companies plan there release of new products to when they believe it will create the best return. Apple has plenty of blindly loyal customers. When the iPhone is expanded to Verizon we will probably see a spike in sales.
On many occasions I have opted to use old technology over new because of reliability and also because I know exactly what I'm doing. In high stress situations you don't want to lose time trying to figure out a new application when an old one would have worked just fine.
An anonymous reader writes "Here's a chat with a NASA astronaut about how they fix system outages on board the International Space Station, what kind of computing tech they use on board, and how he would like to see the iPad used on the ISS." He talks about using 5 year old laptops because they had been tested to handle the stresses of space travel, as well as the importance of being able to read emails and send pictures to family while aboard a space station for months at a time.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/18/technology/personaltech/18basics.html?src=tptw Cell service providers are opposed to these because they don't have control over them. Because they are no made by the service providers, cell companies can't make money off of them but are still liable for the security risks they create.