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Comment Re:Let's see... (Score 1) 130

I personally hope they sorted out that thing where after you switch tabs the browser still thinks you're on the previous tab

Yes, I have experienced this also. Firefox doesn't update the window title when closing a tab and quite a few times when switching tabs. Also, it sometimes doesn't update the address bar. I have many FF windows open and need the window title to be correct in the task bar.

Using phpMyAdmin in FF takes a very long time to show a table structure. Most of the time FF pops up a message that says "This page is slowing FF down".

And right click on a page and select 'View Page Source' and FF yields a window that is blank.

I sure miss the old Firefox. Sigh.

Comment Re:It's still version 1 (Score 0) 88

I have DirecTV Now:
  • Requires Silverlight (which Chrome doesn't support anymore)
  • Doesn't support Firefox
  • Doesn't support Windows 7 (which I run, but it does work using Internet Explorer)

I thought everyone was phasing out flash and Silverlight

Everytime you click on the support chat button it prompts you to login even though you ARE logged in.

Comment SlingTV (Score 2) 96

I subscribe to SlingTV so I can watch college football. Orange package ($20 mo.), Blue package ($20 mo.), and Sports package ($5 mo.) totaling $45. I could probably get by with the Orange and Sports. Sports gets you ESPN{,2,3,U} and SEC Network. You can watch from a desktop or any tablet or phone. You can watch stations in the Blue package on three devices at the same time.

You can also watch games at ESPN Watch. When you sign in, SlingTV is in the dropdown box.

Comment Re: How have Windows and OS X been better? (Score 2) 120

And VNC is would be much nicer if they implemented RDP or some sort of analog for Quartz. I imagine you could compost Quartz images over RDP or even have WindowServer carry the information over a SSH channel to a local rendering client but we will never see that happen because it is closed source.

$ dnf search rdp
xrdp.x86_64 : Open source remote desktop protocol (RDP) server

$ netstat -anp | grep :3389
tcp 0 0* LISTEN 15287/xrdp

I haven't used it much but it works.

Submission + - Man sues Apple after retail employee deletes years worth of photos (

An anonymous reader writes: Deric White, a 68 year-old man from the UK, is suing Apple for approximately $7,500 after an Apple employee at the company’s Regent Street store in London completely wiped White’s iPhone clean, erasing numerous photos and 15 years worth of contacts in the process.

As for how the whole situation arose in the first place, White said that he began seeing messages on his phone indicating that there was a problem with his iPhone 5. Thus far, it isn’t yet known if White was the target of a phishing scam via text message (a growing problem) or if the alert messages in question were legitimate. Regardless, White took his phone in to Apple’s flagship retail store in London to make sure everything was up to speed. As part of the repair process, an Apple Store employee initiated a factory reset.

An interesting wrinkle to the saga is the allegation that White was only asked if had backed up his device after it had already been wiped by an Apple employee.

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