I've found that unless you have nice clean power, CFLs don't last any longer than regular bulbs. Not everyone gets 60 Hz pure sine, 120V+-1% to their house. Older wiring, older part of town, etc. I rented an apartment that had me replacing CFLs once a month (until I realized it was the apartment and not a fluke and switched back). You still can't beat 4 bulbs for $.99.
I have the exact opposite experience. I live in a 60 year old house with various electrical oddities and several fixtures that would blow out incandescent bulbs after about 2 months. Replaced them with CFLs and they've lasted years.
My gripe with CFLs are that some have this odd delay when first turning on that drives me crazy, or some turn on dim and then gradually get to full brightness, and then *a few* work perfectly. And it's really hard to find those ones that work well.
I don't know, I could see the eventual scenario where the launcher checks to see if an executable is signed before it is permitted to run. We won't wake up one day to find out OS X has been restricted like this. We'll wake up one day and realize OS X hasn't been updated in years and has been replaced by iOS which has these restrictions built in.
In the realm of Linux I can easily say with 100% certainty there will never come a time when all apps have to come through one official "app store." But Mac... I just honestly can't be sure of that. It seems like all roads are pointing to there.
People are arguing about a 30% cut being a big deal, but it's really not. The big deal will be when their app gets rejected from the store because it "duplicates system functionality" or is sexually explicit or some other such bs.
Further more, Quicktime's browser plugin assigns itself as the default player for many types of media - including mp3 files. So every time I click on an
Yes I will be happy when Quicktime dies.
Account options > More options > Advanced > Open These Additional Mailboxes
Unfortunately that method opens up the secondary mailbox in the same context as the primary account - same server, same login credentials.
However... I've been using the Office 2010 beta and FYI they finally added true multiple-exchange account support.
By the way, looks like all of the Popular Mechanics issues are on Google Books, too. I had no idea, looks like I'll be killing a few weekends digging through all this great stuff
Back in the early haydays of the Internet, if you couldn't find something with your favorite search engine, there was always a dozen others you could try. Yahoo, Hotbot, Infoseek, Netscape, Lycos, Ask Jeeves, Infoseek, AOL, Altavista, etc etc. It was likely that you could find different results with each engine.
Everyone is correct that Google dominated the market because they got it right, but the problem that arises is the same that comes with any monopoly. If I can't find something with Google then I'm pretty much SOL. Even when I know for a fact what I'm looking for is out there somewhere, Google has failed me many times. I truly look forward to competitors which take different approaches, because ultimately it gives users better options for searching the web.
I know it's hard for some of you to understand, but please be accepting in that there are some of us that just prefer it this way.