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Comment No one knows about delete? (Score 1) 447

Using the awesome bar and some result is coming up that you don't like? Select it with the arrow keys and hit the delete key; *poof*, it's gone from the awesome bar. Doesn't matter if it was history or bookmarks or whatever, it's just gone.

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Submission + - Motorcycle accident results in bionic bottom. (telegraph.co.uk) 2

Noishe writes: A man involved in a motorcycle accident in the UK has been given an alternative to the dreaded colostomy bag. He now carries around a remote control to activate his "bionic bottom" made out of muscles taken from above his knee. The muscles were wrapped around his sphincter and then attached to electrodes that are controlled by a remote control he now carries in his pocket.
Software

Submission + - Quebec forces video game makers into French (www.cbc.ca)

Noishe writes: Video game characters such as Lara Croft and the Mario Bros. will have to hone their accents now that a joint industry-government initiative aims to boost the number of games available in French.

"Players are used to playing in English," said Jean-François Patenaude, a manager with a small video-game retail chain in Montreal. "I don't think it will change much for them." Patenaude even suggested that the deal could increase operating costs for smaller retailers, who will be forced to buy copies of games in both English and French.

Security

Submission + - Simple Comm Technique Beats Quantum Crypto

Atario writes: "Spying is big business, and avoiding being spied on an even bigger one. So imagine if someone came up with a simple, cheap way of encrypting messages that is almost impossible to hack into?

American computer engineer Laszlo Kish at Texas A&M University in College Station claims to have done just that. He says the thermal properties of a simple wire can be exploited to create a secure communications channel, one that outperforms quantum cryptography keys."
The Internet

Submission + - Blocking Cyber Squattors

Noishe writes: What do people on slashdot do to block cyber squattors? I've noticed that almost every cybersquatted page I've ever had any interest in is registered with godaddy, and its dns is always hosted at parkN.secureserver.net, where N is some number. Shouldn't it be really easy to block any dns entries hosted by this site? This type of blocking should be built into firefox by default.
AMD

Submission + - Database test: 8-way Opteron - Sun X4200 and other

Robbedoeske writes: "Computers with x86-processors come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from ultra-slim notebooks for business folks to neon-pimped desktops for gamers. One of the most excessive members of this family is the Sun Fire X4600, a server that can accommodate up to eight dualcore Opterons in its casing. Compared to this machine, all the gear that we tested earlier looks like a bunch of toys. But is it possible to use sixteen cores effectively? And if so, do things run smoothly enough to justify a price tag of more than 35,000 euros? These are the question we shall be trying to answer in this review."
Desktops (Apple)

Submission + - What happaned to the clones?

Noishe writes: We all know about running windows on a Macintosh with bootcamp, but what about running MacOS on an intel machine?

Apple computers are using standard harddrives, video cards, ram, and CPU's.

Does anyone have any experience with getting OSX up and running on an otherwise normal PC? Why haven't motherboard manufacturors introduced clone boards just like they did in the 80's for pc's?

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