Yeah, my parachute pants may not fit anymore but my Whitesnake CDs play as well as they did back in the 80s. But some of my CDs from that era are unplayable when they don't show any visible scratches.
Any plans on releasing an updated version on the internets? I've liked the additional lyrics when I hear it live. And thank you sir for your work. ~ from a fellow code monkey
Well said PraiseBob. I think it can be taken for granted what civilization is and how we actually have to pay dues to maintain it. For some reason I never hear that argument in the media. I like having clean water, roads, a sewage system, electricity, police, a fire department, laws, parks, etc. I'd hate to have to shop around for those services on craigslist to get the best deal, or try to do it on my own. Nope, happy to pay my taxes. I think of it as paying rent for civilization.
Yeah, most of the time in the movies they're just trying to kill everyone. So no big loss on me they don't work like that. Though I admit I would enjoy using Siri more if she were more like GlaDOS. She should at least have a sense of humor if she's going to give me the wrong information.
Wonder what he used. I know if I were going up to the space station it would take me a while to decide on what lenses to bring.
Totally agree with you on this. Seems like 90% of the Flash I encounter on the web is advertising so I haven't missed it in my iPhone or iPad. Crap. This is sad news. Here is hoping Apple will enable the "Reader" function on the iOS Safari.
Love how stable the video is while the objects are traveling by at 17,000 mph. And what a great set up. Wow. Just. Wow. Wonder if there are some old Apollo parts up there still in orbit he can capture?
A 12-year-old girl who was being assaulted by her mother's ex-boyfriend used some quick thinking by sending a message on her iPod to a friend's Facebook account for help. The friend was able to contact the girl's mother who then contacted the police. 42-year-old Raymond Ernest Cesmat was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree. He is being held at the Dakota County Jail on $175,000 bail.
the_arrow writes "According to the artist currently known as Prince, 'The internet's completely over.' At least that what he says in an interview with the British newspaper Mirror. Quoting Prince: 'The internet's like MTV. At one time MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated. Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can't be good for you.'"
NotSoHeavyD3 writes "I doubt this is much of a surprise but apparently Cornell University did a study that seems to show you're more likely to get convicted if you're ugly. From the article: 'According to a Cornell University study, unattractive defendants are 22 percent more likely to be convicted than good-looking ones. And the unattractive also get slapped with harsher sentences — an average of 22 months longer in prison.'"
Cool you got ClickToFlash to work. Every time I went to YouTube it crashed Safari so I uninstalled it. Might try monkeying around with it some more.
Agreed. I'm glad there isn't Flash on the iPhone. 99% of it is just annoying ads. F-em. And thank you Steve Jobs for not having it on there.
I've got an Intel Mac Mini connected to my Panasonic 50" 1080 Plasma via HDMI. Works great! Am using bluetooth keyboard and mouse, Apple remote, and EyeGalto EyeTV 250 to make the Mac a DVR. Nice because it records in HD and standard. Sound is going through my surround sound system, I never use the volume on the TV. This set up works well for watching Hulu, The Daily Show and Colbert Report on the browser. Plus I can watch DVDs and iTunes content as well.
I agree, its too complicated to use efficiently its not intuitive at all. As a developer, I hate using it and building sites for it because its not easy to use and damn ugly. I've taken a couple of courses on it but its one of those things that if you don't use it, you forget how to do things. I think the only people that use it and like it on the organizations I've been with are Project managers. Everyone else just avoids using it all together. Funny, in a regional web developer (50 people) meeting about SP we all took a poll on if anyone had changed the default look and feel from the blue banners. Nobody had. It was basically a show and tell of horror stories of how long it takes to get it up and running (avg 8 months) and how crappy the manuals are (inaccurate and convoluted). My current employer is trying to set it up for an intranet for 12,000 employees and we've spent about 10 months on it and have to start from scratch since the route we took didn't quite work out. Its a cash cow for MS. They make a ton of money selling this piece of crap. I'm glad I don't have it at home.
I hated the windows key so much I removed it from my keyboard so I never accidentally hit the key when Im going for Alt or control. On my Mac, I also removed the Help key since its too close to the delete keys. It was pretty annoying when I'm trying to delete something and by missing and hitting the help key, the help application loads up. Kind of reminded me of Clippy. So bye bye "help" key. They pop right off and you never have to think about them again until someone makes a slashdot poll.