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Comment has always worked anyway... (Score 1) 48

No, there are other differences but they are pretty obscure. If you use Google AppEngine then if you have a Gmail address you'll find your Gmail name is reserved so that you can use it as an AppEngine site but nobody else can use it. If you have a Googlemail address your userid is still reserved in AppEngine but you can't claim it. Also when AppEngine first came out it wasn't possible to give a googlemail user permission to manage a site: you could permit a gmail user or someone with a non Google email. They fixed that but there have been several cases where googlemail didn't work quite like gmail on newly released Google applications.

Comment Re:Simple math is obviously beyond you... (Score 1) 248

If I'm reading the HM Revenue and Customs website properly, the WiFi-only version will not be subject to import duty because both "Laptop and desktop PCs" and "Palm-held portable" computers are both exempt.

The WiFi+3G model will be subject to import duty, because it could reasonably be described as a "PDA with GPS".

Comment Re:Jail Breaking Makes sense NOT! (Score 1) 137

Sorry, but what part of "destroys the very security mode. that prevents malware from spreading" when you "break" the BSD "jails" is baloney? That is exactly what is happening when you jailbreak an iPhone. It is no longer secure and can be infected by a Trojan hiding on a Cydia repository. There was a version of Customize 1.3 back in the 1.3 days which was in fact a Trojan.

You can jailbreak if you want but you should be aware that your phone is no longer secure once you do that and any personal information that you store on your device can be compromised. The BSD jails prevent other applications from accessing data that does not belong to them.

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