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Comment: Re:Old Nintendo Products (Score 1) 702

by BTWR (#46793231) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Tech Products Were Built To Last?
Do a web search for Gameboy in Iraq. You'll turn up a fully-functioning gameboy that survived mortars(bombs?) hitting a base. The thing is mostly black and has some of the plastic melting, but it still plays tetris and is on display in a museum.

I live in New York City and I can vouch for this. It's in the Nintendo World Store in Rockefeller Center. It's not technically a "museum," but it's in a display case on the 2nd floor with some special/vintage Nintendo products. It is half-melted as ausekills says. They have it auto-playing the original Tetris.

Comment: Re:Good advertising? (Score 1) 324

by AbbyNormal (#45531883) Attached to: Jury Finds Newegg Infringed Patent, Owes $2.3 Million

As a small business owner, I just wish they would collect sales tax. I know that sounds crazy, but to be able to write off expenses and proved you pay sales tax, its far easier to go to Amazon now. Otherwise, I have to pay the sales tax to the state by check at a later time which is a PITA.

Comment: Re:What are the current options? (Score 2) 114

by AbbyNormal (#45152121) Attached to: VirtualBox 4.3 Comes With New Multi-Touch Support, Virtual Cam and More

If you have some bare-metal lying around, I would recommend XenServer (http://www.xenserver.org/). I used to be a VMWare proponent for SMB's, until I saw that product. If you need a virtual container on an existing workstation, VirtualBox is really the only player in town. I used to use VMWare Server, but Vmware doesn't support it anymore. Its a shame, it was a great product and I'm still running a few VM's on my beefy workstation for testing.

+ - Is the OCSP Necessary?

Submitted by AbbyNormal
AbbyNormal (216235) writes "We recently had an issue with OCSP and a new certificate install. The certificate was installed without any problems, but a few minutes later all of our Firefox users could not connect to our secure side. Come to find out, that Firefox has this OCSP SSL (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_Certificate_Status_Protocol) check on by default, whereas none of the other browsers (IE/Chrome/Safari) do. My question is doesn't OCSP break the internet? The certificate on our server was completely valid and working fine, but Firefox decided not to trust it."

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