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Comment Very nice, but still no OpenType SVG support (Score 1) 87

In case you didn't know, Chrome is the only main browser left that does not support colored fonts. Actually there are several proposed standards for colored fonts, and Chrome supports exactly none of them. The most promising standard is OpenType SVG. Edge fully supports this and Firefox supports it, too, although they forgot to implement the SVG compression.

Here is more information on this feature:

And here is an example (looks nicer on Firefox and Edge):

Let's hope we will see this in the not too distant future.

Comment Re:Oh yeah!!! (Score 0) 120

I fully agree. There have not been too many inventions during the past few years that looked like they would make life easier for many (I still do not own a smartphone), but this is one of them. If they somehow manage to create a descent looking version of them with at least 15 hours battery life there will be a huge market. And by huge I mean in the tens or hundreds of billion Dollars.

Comment That would be a Casio game watch (Score 1) 232

But they don't make them anymore. Here are some of these awe inspiring pieces of technological achievement:


Seriosly, Casio, if you are reading this: Please, please, please produce another batch of stainless steel game watches. People are already paying $500 for a second hand watch like this one:

Comment A lice little country you have there (Score 3, Funny) 170

Liu: Well suppose some of your power plants was to get broken and power lines start getting cut, er, power outages could occur during general inspection, like.
Xi: It wouldn't be good for business would it, Ma'am?
May: Are you threatening me?
Xi: Oh, no, no, no.
Liu: Whatever made you think that, Ma'am?
Xi: The Prime Minister doesn't think we're nice people, Liu.
Liu: We're your buddies, Ma'am.
Xi: We want to look after you.
May: Look after me?

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