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Comment: Re:everytime I hear about Opera's amazing speed... (Score 1) 510

by VooDoo999 (#20509615) Attached to: Opera 9.5 Beats Firefox and IE7 As Fastest Browser
All excellent features, but Firefox can cover a couple of those.
You can do mouse gestures with the Mouse Gestures extension, which works quite nicely.
You can also create address bar searches - right click on any search box and hit "Add a keyword for this search". Not sure about find in page, though. I usually just hit F3.

Anyway, if you have to use Firefox part time, hope this helps.

+ - After 10,000 years, farming no longer dominates->

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Peter S. Magnusson
Peter S. Magnusson writes "As reported widely in business and mainstream press, the ILO recently reported world market employment statistics. Hidden away is a gem: for the first time since basically the invention of agriculture, farming is not the biggest sector, services is (aggregate employment numbers often divide the economy into agriculture, industry, and services)."
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Portables (Apple)

+ - iPhone unlocked from AT&T network by NJ hacker->

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coondoggie writes "Everyone needs a hobby I guess. A New Jersey teenager said today he has hacked the lock that ties Apple's iPhone to AT&T's wireless network, a move that now lets him use it on T- Mobiles network. Experts say T-Mobile is the only other U.S. carrier compatible with the iPhone's cellular technology. George Hotz, 17, posted the hack on his blog, said the unlocking procedure is complicated and requires skill with both soldering and software and takes about two hours to perform. Hotz said: "So if you follow these steps, you should have an unlocked iPhone. I'm sorry about how hard they are to follow, but someone will get them to work, and simplify them, and simplify them more. Hopefully a software unlock will be found in the near future." http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/18731"
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Engadget: iPhone unlocked: AT&T loses iPhone exclusivity, August 24, 2007, 12:00PM EDT->

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Filed under: Cellphones, Features

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/apple/iPhone_unlocked_AT_T_loses_ iphone_exclusivity'; It's high noon, Apple and AT&T -- we really hate to break it to you, but the jig is up. Last night the impossible was made possible: right in front of our very eyes we witnessed a full SIM unlock of our iPhone with a small piece of software. It's all over, guys.

The iPhoneSIMfree.com team called us up to prove their claim that they cracked Apple's iPhone SIM lock system, and prove it they did. (No, we don't have a copy of the unlock software, so don't even ask us, ok?) The six-man team has been working non-stop since launch day, and they're officially the first to break Apple's SIM locks on the iPhone. It's done. Seriously. They wouldn't tell us when and how they would release it to the public, but you can certainly bet that they'll try to make a buck on their solution (and rightly so). We can hardly believe the iPhone's finally been cracked. No, scratch that -- we just can't believe it took this long.

Again: we can confirm with 100% certainty that iPhoneSIMfree.com's software solution completely SIM unlocks the iPhone, is restore-resistant, and should make the iPhone fully functional for users outside of the US. Read on for details and links to our video, and check out the gallery of images below.

Continue reading iPhone unlocked: AT&T loses iPhone exclusivity, August 24, 2007, 12:00PM EDT

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Portables (Apple)

+ - Apple's iPhone finally unlocked...

Submitted by Min0taur
Min0taur (181562) writes "The iPhone unlock instructions can be found here: http://iphonejtag.blogspot.com/ And the unlocked iPhone (now on T-mobile) used in those instructions can be purchased here...bidding now over $2,000! http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item =230164884672 All done by a 17 year-old from New Jersey. The entire hack takes about 2 hours, they say...requires both a hardware and software mod. NY Times coverage: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-IPho ne-Unlocked.html"
United States

+ - Pirate Party US announse Utah registration drive-> 1

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neuron2neuron writes "The Pirate Party of the United States announces it is now accepting statements of support in the State of Utah. These statements are the first step in the registration of the Pirate Party as a political body in the State of Utah.

This registration is part of the continuing growth experienced by Pirate Parties all over the world. We feel that Utah is an ideal state to begin registration of the Pirate Party as a political body, says Andrew Norton, spokesperson for the Pirate Party of the US. Utah has a strong history of political diversity, and technological progress.


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The Almighty Buck

+ - Being Unhealthy Could Cost You -- Money->

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Joe The Dragon
Joe The Dragon writes "http://biz.yahoo.com/bizwk/070802/aug2007db2007081 804238.html?.v=1&.pf=insurance
By Jena McGregor

For employees at Clarian Health, feeling the burn of trying to lose weight will take on new meaning.

In late June, the Indianapolis-based hospital system announced that starting in 2009, it will fine employees $10 per paycheck if their body mass index (BMI, a ratio of height to weight that measures body fat) is over 30. If their cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose levels are too high, they'll be charged $5 for each standard they don't meet. Ditto if they smoke: Starting next year, they'll be charged another $5 in each check.

Clarian has been making headlines for its aggressive and unusual approach to covering escalating health-care costs. Rather than taking the more common step of giving employees incentives for merely participating in its wellness programs, such as joining a smoking cessation group or using a health coach, Clarian is actually measuring outcomes. And unlike most employers, it is penalizing workers for poor health instead of rewarding them for taking healthy steps.

This is yet another way that employers try to mistreat there works and some times the work environment can lead to people gaining weight like making them work 80/H + week with fast food working lunches + hours that don't give the works time to participate in wellness programs. In cases like that it is very unfair to change employees for poor health that sometimes comes from a poor working environment."

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Operating Systems

+ - World Famous Librarian Endorses Ubuntu

Submitted by good soldier svejk
good soldier svejk (571730) writes "From the opening obvious markets department... Metafilter moderator, globetrotting blogger, librarian and free speech advocate Jessamyn West decided to refurbish one of her libraries Ubuntu style. She made a little movie about the process and judging from her behavior at the end, was very happy with the results.

Jessamyn is a free speech nerd. Her father is Tom West of Data General fame."

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