Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle, includes AngularJS, Python, HTML5, Ruby, and more. ×

Comment Re:astounding that defaults are not tougher (Score 1) 210

I don't think it should be too difficult, having something like the device MAC address, serial number or other items printed on the device would allow it to be straight forward for technical support as you can always require the serial number to provide support. This should also enusre that the chance of two defaults being indentical would be very low.

Comment Re:Who does form post to? (Score 2) 184

I did not know that, Thank you. You also just gave me an idea that any commerical email that don't have the '+' can be flagged a spam while ones with the '+' can be classified as non-spam. While you won't know who sold it you will reduce the amount in your inbox and devaule the information as it funnelled straight to the auto-delete after 30-days spam folder.

Comment Re:Answer (Score 1) 767

I have not exprienced this. The people I know that came from University can program in several langauges and usally learn a new one very quick and the ones from a techincal college have more trouble. It could be a difference in the education provided at Universities in different Countries. I myself had to learn several langauge an overall system design and methods as part of my degree.

Submission + - Microsoft's Office 365 for Government Heralds New Google Fight (

Nerval's Lobster writes: "In a bid to expand the reach of its cloud services, Microsoft has introduced Office 365 for Government, which features the same cloud-based productivity tools as Office 365 but stores data in a segregated community cloud. Google and Microsoft have been locked in vicious battle over the past few years to score cloud contracts for government agencies."

Comment Re:By his logic... (Score 1) 908

Well that does sound like OnStar with GM vehicles. When you buy a new one you get so many years of it but if you sell the car the next person purchasing it does have to subscribe to the service. This also sounds like "bonuses" that the deal will give you to buy a new car rather than one of their used ones, the difference is that those bonus end while you still own the property while this sounds like you you have the extra as long as you have the game.

"I've seen the forgeries I've sent out." -- John F. Haugh II (jfh@rpp386.Dallas.TX.US), about forging net news articles