17th of may is constitution day. It is a celebration of the norwegian constitution and independence from Denmark in 1814. (Never mind the 91 year union with Sweden which was forced upon Norway few months earlier that year).
That is quite simple. Download the data in the format of my choice and carry on using MS Office, Libre Office or whatever product that suits my needs. It is not like they do a rm -rf / before they announce the closing of Google Apps.
1. You cannot forward text msgs on Android.
2. You cannot open pics that someone MMSs to you outside of the txt app.
4. If you receive a txt, you cannot click and call them. You have to exit the txt app, and find them in your contacts.
Hold your finger on the message and menu popup that allow you to do all these things. It works on Android 1.5 and it works on 2.3. I am sure 2.2 can do that as well. Point 3 should be fixable if you install an app. Point 5 really does not work if you have hundreds of people in you contact list. You do not remember their names?
How about this guy? http://dcurt.is/2011/10/03/3-point-5-inches/ This blog post was refered to by the tech press a while ago. Many people seemed to agree with Apple that 3.5" should be enough for anybody with this reasoning.
That is not true. Credit card companies offer a token, a hashed edition of your credit card number, that can be used for subscriptions or stored credit cards at their servers. The hash is combined with the merchant id making it useless outside of the single merchant. Encryption cabbot ptevent credit card numbers from being copied, Hashing does.
What are the chances he wrote that up in 1 minute? Look at the submission time for the article and the post. As the other guy said there recently was a similiar post about windows phone 7.
Google has done this before. They made bids on US wireless frequencies with the intension of driving up the price and add clauses to the use of the frequencies. The bids where all mathematical puns of some sort. While Larry Page kind of liked the idea of owning wireless frequencies the rest of the board very much did not want to win the bidding war with Verizon and AT&T.
While this fact does not prove that the Nortel bidding was a bluff to drive the price up it shows that Google is very much capable and willing to do so.
You can use Google Talk with the video and voice plugin.
Waste not, get your budget cut next year.