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Comment: Re:Anyone know... (Score 1) 520

by anshulajain (#35414726) Attached to: iPad 2 Forces Samsung To Reevaluate Galaxy Tab

They're deploying their huge cash reserve (approx 60Billion + or so) and utilizing some of the money back from the 30% app store cut, to subsidize the procurement of critical components. In short, they're ensuring that the competition doesn't get hold of flash devices, LCD parts etc by locking up suppliers by ordering in bulk. Its something like, they taking a huge hoard of cash to Sams Club and buying up everything...

Comment: Re:And I thought Office 2010 was hard to use (Score 5, Interesting) 403

by anshulajain (#35324612) Attached to: Microsoft Shows Off Radical New UI, Could Be Used In Windows 8

Bubbles reminds me of the original vision for KDE4, except that "Bubbles" was/is referred to as "Widgets". Information flows to and from the internet into these
"widgets" in the KDE4 desktop. They have stuff like Facebook/Twitter feeds directly accessible and writable through these widgets and something like an OpenSocial framework for social interaction. Not exactly the same, but the idea seems to be very similar to KDE4.

Comment: Facebook+Email=More fun & stories on Lamebook (Score 1) 240

by anshulajain (#34239260) Attached to: New Facebook Messaging System Announced

I look forward to more hilarious stories on receives a job offer through email from a prospective employer and it immediately gets posted on the user's wall...if your current boss reads're out of the door..

The possibilities of such snafus are endless...(/me adds to bookmarks)

You know, Callahan's is a peaceable bar, but if you ask that dog what his favorite formatter is, and he says "roff! roff!", well, I'll just have to...