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Comment Re:Shouldn't be patentable (Score 1) 315

Then people like myself will easily hack the firmware of the printers to prevent this DRM check from even being allowed.

Most engineering shops I work with don't have an internet connection let alone the cabling to wire a fucking printer to the internet.

Comment Re:Pffftttt...no surprise here (Score 3, Informative) 95

It's called an iPad data plan. Pick up a sim card for an iPad at an AT&T store, plug it into your phone and visit https://dcp2.att.com/OEPNDClient/ to sign up for one using your iPhone's information. Next go to unlockit.co.nz on your phone (using wifi, of course) and change your APN using their "Create APN" link on the bottom and pick the option "Broadband". Install the new APN profile and presto, your iPhone (or other device if you know how to change your APN) is now usable on an iPad data plan.

I've been using this since the iPad first came out a couple years ago and doing so on my iPhone 3GS and now 4/4S. You can use Skype/Facetime/Mumble or whatever you want all over the cell connection.

But yes, you do pay for an 'open internet access plan'. They don't block any sites or services - but they're trying to do just that with FaceTime and should (probably will) be smacked back by the FCC.

Comment Re:Better for printing weapons? (Score 4, Informative) 138

You guys have no idea what you're talking about. There has never been or ever will be a Glock made out of ceramic materials. Ceramics don't have the necessary strength to maintain integrity for even a single shot of a round. They have a polymer frame and a steel slide and barrel. Stop getting your information from Die Hard 2. It makes you look pathetic to regurgitate the same ignorant shit people have spouted for the last two decades.

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