The problem with Nokia is that their customer is my Telco, not me.
Apples customer is me.
My Nokia E51 is skinned with the Telco's branding and for a non-techie is pretty hard to remove. It's menu/button arrangement results in me spending money/credit with my Telco if I hit the general "exit" button one time to many getting out of the sub-menus.
It still crashes after a few days and won't show the main menu until after a reboot. Is there a firmware update? Probably, if I go hunting for it. Have Apple been auto-distributing firmware updates since day one? Yes.
The infrastructure is not only provided by Apple to do so, but it's slanted towards the customer not the Telco in what it delivers.
I reckon you're on the right track.
Throw in the infrastructure in place in Apple OS and their willingness to let any application use that infrastructure.
An address book in windows that all apps can interact with because they know it will always be there and comply with a set standard? Hell no, Microsoft Only ftw!
Apple isn't reliant on competing over software so they leave the welcome mat out.
I was wondering how Cacti relates to Nagios. Do the both do the same job or compliment one-another?
In four words the post you're complaining about answered that question nicely.
I usually recommend friends spend the extra AU$40 and go for 4GB even though they're running XP. It'll make the improvement that much more pronounced when I throw Ubuntu on there a year or two when XP becomes (more) unusable.
Strange, no hits here searching for McAfee, that's usually the source of sudden performance issues on any machine I've had the misfortune to be running it on...
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Presumably most Slashdot readers are already in the process of evolving into Morlocks."
I work in an IT division in a major US based investment firm. It has recently come to my attention that my organization is regularly and intentionally lying to/decieving our internal auditors, as well as those from the SEC, in regards to several articles of the sarbanes oxley act, most blatantly the ones concerning electronic mail/messages.
The real problem is that everyone (right up to the CIO) is aware of it, yet they all seem content with the lies. Without getting into specifics, the auditors have little understanding of technology and blindly accept what they are told, even though it is far from the truth.
While [I hope] it hasn't lead to anything as terrible as Enron [yet?], it still doesn't sit right with me, but I am not sure what would be the best course of action.
I realize my employment would most likely be terminated for alerting the SEC, but what rights [if any] does a virtual whistle blower have these days? Would this brand me for life hindering future employment?"