Microsoft Hires =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=98Pawn?= =?UTF-8?Q?_Stars=E2=80=99?= to Bash Google Chromebooks
The ad represents another phase in Microsoft’s anti-Google “Scroogled”
campaign, which has centered on what Microsoft believes are
consumer-privacy dangers in Gmail email and other Google services. Most
of the recent Microsoft campaigning has focused on areas, including Web
search, mobile apps and online email, where Microsoft is an underdog to
In this case, Microsoft is taking on the underdog. In the more than two
years since Google introduced Chromebooks, sales have grown quickly
thanks to the device’s $199-and-up price tag, but Chrome OS computers are
expected to reach 3 million units this year, or less than 1% of total PC
sales, according to research firm IDC.
Even Google says Chromebooks aren’t for everyone. . . .
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Chris Ahlstrom <OFeem1987@teleworm.us> wrote:
> The ad represents another phase in Microsoft’s anti-Google “Scroogled”
> campaign, which has centered on what Microsoft believes are
> consumer-privacy dangers in Gmail email and other Google services. Most
> of the recent Microsoft campaigning has focused on areas, including Web
> search, mobile apps and online email, where Microso...=?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=9CI?= was so touched I almost =?UTF-8?Q?cried=E2=80=9D?=
This is not an April Fool.
April 1, 2013
GuoZhongHua / Shutterstock.com
LuAnn Ezeonu’s son is a United States Marine deployed in Afghanistan. A
year ago, before he left the country, he bought a laptop computer and an
iPod from the Apple Store at the Flatiron Crossing Mall in Broomfield, Colo.
By the time he returned to the States, his electronics were in bad shape.
Which is where today’s story of unbelievable customer service picks up:
with Ezeonu’s son bringing the dented equipment back to Apple after his
“He returned from his first deployment with a computer and iPod that were
dusty, sandy, beat up and the disk drive in the computer wasn’t working,”
she remembers. “We took it to this same Apple store.”
Ezeonu’s son asked the technicians to fix the hard drive, nothing more. But
they knew he was a Marine — they remembered him from his first visit a year
ago when he bought both gadgets — and in talking with him, they also
learned that he was about to return to Afghanistan.
“The techs at the store took the computer cleaned it, fixed the disk drive,
got him a new charging cord and then took the iPod and cleaned it up also,”
“When we returned a couple hours later to pick up and pay, we were told
that it was the least they could do in return for his service,” she says.
“I was so touched I almost cried.”
When I heard her story, I almost did, to...=?UTF-8?Q?Thanks_for_Making_=28Microsoft_-=29_?= =?UTF-8?Q?Skype_a_Part_of_Your_Daily_Lives?= =?UTF-8?Q?_=E2=80=93_2_Billion_Minutes_a_Day!?=
"Today, we are excited to celebrate that our (Microsoft -) Skype users –
YOU – are spending more than 2 billion minutes connecting with each other!
2 BILLION MINUTES!
But just how big is 2 billion minutes, you ask?
That’s enough time to travel to the moon and back over 225 thousand times,
walk around Earth more than 845 times or travel to Mars more than 5,400
2 billion minutes is more than 33 million hours of people singing, laughing,
joking and staying in touch. That means 1,388,000 days of togetherness which
make up more than 3,805 years of sharing or nearly 38 centuries of time
spent on Skype in one day."
With (Microsoft -) Skype you can connect with the people you care about most
on any device – PCs, iPhones, iPads, Kindle Fires, Androids, Macs, Windows
Phones and even TVs.
Still the lying LIEing for LIEnux loons in COLA have the nerve to claim that
(Microsoft -) Skype is humping on it's last legs.
33% of International Telephone traffic = (Microsoft) Skype traffic and
Major Linux Problems on the Desktop
or Why Linux is not (yet) Ready for the Desktop,
Microshaft Zealot wrote:
> "Today, we are excited to celebrate that our (Microsoft -) Skype users –
> ...Errors and Mistakes in Joscha's =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=9CHow?= to build a =?UTF-8?Q?mind=E2=80=9D?=
Because this ideology is starting to enter the CCC, I'm trying to
explain what is the problem with naive mechanicism. As an example, I'm
criticizing Joscha's speech “How to build a mind” at 30C3.
The reason why I want to help with enlightenment of people in
understanding what is being discussed here can be found in the
development of the scientific as well as the public discussion about
topics like measuring feelings or thoughts, computing natural language
and the meaning of it, simulating “minds”, at last thinking – like
Joscha – that intelligence will be a computational problem itself.
Actually, some of these ideas come from people who are fighting
fundamentalistic religion because of its influence on the educational
system. There is nothing wrong with that, but it leads them to start to
believe themselves. However, science does not need any believe except
into scepticism. So keeping being sceptical is required to remain in the
domain of science – even being sceptical about what you believe to know,
what you believe to be provable true. Let's start with our example; here
is Joscha's speech (preface: I will not comment on Joscha's bashing of
philosophers, on his bashing of the philosophy of mind nor on his
bashing of the humanities here – I will only criticize statements and
conclusions he's telling us which deliver factual content):
To start with the discussion, we should discuss t...=?UTF-8?Q?problems_after_updating_to_MiKTeX_2=2E9_and_WinEdt_6?= =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=8F?=
Hello. I have a problem that probably has to do with the interaction
of WinEdt and MiKTeX. I hope someone may have a suggestion.
Late last week, I developed a beamer presentation in WinEdt. I
compiled it in LaTeX, and it ran without a problem.
Then, I learned about MiKTeX 2.9. I updated from 2.7 to 2.9. Then,
when I ran LaTeX on the same exact presentation without any changes to
it at all, I got...
! undefined control sequence
when it hit the very first slide.
I suspected this had something to do with the interaction between
WinEdt 5 and MiKTeX 2.9. So, then I upgraded to WinEdt 6. Still, I
get the exact same issue. I even checked through the update wizard to
make sure all my packages were up to date, and everything seems to be.
Is there an obvious step that I missed? Do I need to make some simple
change to my configuration?
I would be happy to offer up any additional information that might be
Thank you so much for your help! a
Le 18/04/2011 22:10, Alan a écrit :
> Hello. I have a problem that probably has to do with the interaction
> of WinEdt and MiKTeX. I hope someone may have a suggestion.
> Late last week, I developed a beamer presentation in WinEdt. I
> compiled it in LaTeX, and it ran without a problem.
> Then, I learned about MiKTeX 2.9. I updated from 2.7 to 2.9. Then,
> when I ran LaTeX on the same exact presentation without any changes to
> it at all, I got...
> ! undefined control sequence...=?UTF-8?Q?Apple=E2=80=99s_App_Store_Director_Sells?= =?UTF-8?Q?_His_Own_Fart_Apps?=
"Apple has long been an icon for quality products, but its overflowing iOS
App Store is a crapshoot: Nuggets of quality are buried in a vast, steaming
heap of inanity. In fact, the man who oversees the App Store process runs a
side business selling fart and urination apps."
Of course Android copycats had to do something about it!
Free Google Android Application:
"Noble Fart | Mobile Fart Companion"
PLEASE VISIT OUR HALL OF LINUX IDIOTS:
On Aug 20, 3:51=A0pm, "Clogwog" <clog...@anon.eu> wrote:
> "Apple has long been an icon for quality products, but its overflowing iO=
> App Store is a crapshoot: Nuggets of quality are buried in a vast, steami=
> heap of inanity. In fact, the man who oversees the App Store process runs=
> side business selling fart and urination apps."
> Of course Android copycats had to do something about it!
> Free Google Android Application:
> "Noble Fart | Mobile Fart Companion"http://www.noblefart.com/
> PLEASE VISIT OUR HALL OF LINUX IDIOTS:http://linuxidiots.blogspot.com/
Trying to find a decent App for the iPhone is a real chore. There are
hundreds of .99 cent apps for everything and 99 out of 100 are total
crap. It's like trying to find a good m...How to write =?utf-8?Q?=E2=80=98object_oriented=E2=80=99?= code
I am using postscript to generate quotes with borders. For example at:
There are severall functions you need:
- drawing the actual border
- getting the height of the border
- getting the width of the left element
- getting the width of the right element
- getting the width of the center elements
Is there a (best) way that I can work like I am having classes? I just
make an assignment of the type of the border I want to use, and the
calls give the values belonging to that border.
Senior Software Engineer
On Wednesday, July 31, 2013 2:29:37 AM UTC-5, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
> I am using postscript to generate quotes with borders. For example at:
> There are severall functions you need:
> - drawing the actual border
> - getting the height of the border
> - getting the width of the left element
> - getting the width of the right element
> - getting the width of the center elements
> Is there a (best) way that I can work like I am having classes? I just
> make an assignment of the type of the border I want to use, and the
> calls give the values belonging to that border.
For the simpler uses of Object-orientation
(abstraction, encapsulation), you can use dictionaries
for classes and objects.
Here's a very...=?utf-8?Q?=5BNEWS=5D_Windows_8.1=E2=80=B2s_new_feature?= =?utf-8?Q?s_demoed_=28video=29_?=
Following up from Windows 8.1′s official unveil last week, Microsoft has now
produced a video — staring Jensen Harris no less — that showcases the new
operating system. On display is the new “cloud-powered photo frame” Lock
screen, the new Start screen, the new All Apps screen, the new and rather
exciting Search experience, SkyDrive integration, and the significantly
enhanced ability to run multiple Metro apps at the same time, side by side.
Major Linux Problems on the Desktop
or Why Linux is not (yet) Ready for the Desktop,
Op 21-6-2013 16:38, Cola Zealot schreef:
> Following up from Windows 8.1′s official unveil last week, Microsoft has
> now produced a video — staring Jensen Harris no less — that showcases
> the new operating system. On display is the new “cloud-powered photo
> frame” Lock screen, the new Start screen, the new All Apps screen, the
> new and rather exciting Search experience, SkyDrive integration, and the
> significantly enhanced ability to run multiple Metro apps at the same
> time, side by side.
Thanks for posting. I'm thrilled by the animated wallpaper and the
ability to resize apps.
|_|0|_| Marti T. van Lin, alias ML2MST
|0|0|0|...New module =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=98libc=E2=80=99?= in systemd git
We figured to complete the systemd project we were still lacking an
email program. In order to get this off the ground quickly we
noticed we’d need a libc first. We had the option of either merging
glibc into systemd, or write a new C library. Of course, we are
pretty good at rewriting existing programs (we are simply faster
doing that, since we don’t have to read so much code), so we
opted for the latter. The new module ‘libc’ is the result.
Technically, this move makes perfectly sense, too. We are sick of
supporting unstable glibc APIs and ABIs, and we believe that we
benefit from the fact that we now finally have everything the OS
userspace consists of in one single repository.
Of course, this new libc is not available to Ubuntu and other Linux
distributions that have not yet adopted systemd. However, after
deliberately choosing a home-grown display server (Wayland) over the
generally accepted one (Mir) we decided creating an incompatible libc
would be the best approach to create a strong platform following a
strict release cadence.
. . .
Anyway, that’s all for now. If you have questions, or want to help
getting this off the ground, please ping us on IRC.
 We can add a kernel later on, following the GNU/Hurd’s successful
...Microsoft gets $25M annually from vendor =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=98chargeback=E2=80=99?= program
Microsoft has been pulling in about $25 million a year through its
unusual practice of charging its vendors for occupying space on its
campus while working on Microsoft projects, according to the real
estate firm that manages the program.
The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably the day they
start making vacuum cleaners.
-- Ernst Jan Plugge
Verily I say unto thee that Chris Ahlstrom spake thusly:
> Microsoft has been pulling in about $25 million a year through its
> unusual practice of charging its vendors for occupying space on its
> campus while working on Microsoft projects, according to the real
> estate firm that manages the program.
I saw a lot of highly dubious business practices during my time in the
oil industry, but even they would never have dreamed of charging their
own subcontractors "rent" on their own workspace.
That's like paying your employer for the "privilege" of going to work.
Isn't that supposed to be the other way around?
What a racket.
K. | "You see? You cannot kill me. There is no flesh
http://slated.org | and blood within this cloak to kill. There is
Fedora 8 (Werewolf) on šky | only a...[Info-ingres] =?utf-8?q?=53=50=41=4D=3A=20?= =?utf-8?Q?about=20power=20inverter=20=E5=85=B3=E4=BA=8E=E9=80=86=E5=8F?= =?utf-8?Q?=98=E5=99=A8=E4=BA=A7=E5=93=81=E5=90=88=E4=BD=9C?=
I need to write a parser for a programming langauge which is as
complex as C++/Java, and to even complicate the matter, there are
constructs in this langauge that doesn't allow me to use
type/identifier dis-ambiguating lexer hack. In other words, I will
have to return just one lexical token (say IDENTIFIER) from the lexer
for both type references as well as non-type variable references.
Given these restrictions, I was wondering if it would be a good idea
to pick yacc/bison for my parser...? Or, should I consider a hand
written recursive descent parser.
[Get it working in bison, then in the unlikely event that's not fast
enough, profile your compiler to see where it's spending its time and
fix what needs to be fixed. Although in theory GLR can be very slow,
in practice the ambiguities are generally resolved within a few tokens
and the performance is fine. compilers always spend way more time in
the lexer than the parser anyway. Writing RD parsers by hand can be
fun, but you never know what language it actually parses. -John]
One of my concern is if I will get anywhere with Bison/yacc based
approach, given that I have the restriction that I will have to use
just one lexer token for both type as well as non-type identifier
[This is a frequent issue, not hard to deal with particularly if
you use GLR for the trickier cases. -John]
> I need to write a parser for a programming langauge w...=?UTF-8?Q?Java_source_=E2=86=92_C_=E2=86=92_machine_code_with_CC65=2E_Somebo?= =?UTF-8?Q?dy_likes_to_work_on_this_project=3F?=
Details on https://code.google.com/p/java2c-transcompiler/. This project is in a very early stage!
"Chris" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Details on https://code.google.com/p/java2c-transcompiler/. This project
> is in a very early stage!
There is a related project which aims to bring some of the Java virtual
machine to the 6502 world (to this point only for the Apple II, though):
On 24.03.2013 04:44, Chris wrote:
> Details on https://code.google.com/p/java2c-transcompiler/. This project is in a very early stage!
This sounds a bit senseless. Think about the size of java programs, and
after that, compare these large amounts of bytes with a 60KB CP/M TPA...
On 24.03.2013 23:25, Peter Dassow wrote:
> On 24.03.2013 04:44, Chris wrote:
>> Details on https://code.google.com/p/java2c-transcompiler/. This
>> project is in a very early stage!
> This sounds a bit senseless. Think about the size of java programs, and
> after that, compare these large amounts of bytes with a 60KB CP/M TPA...
Addendum: CP/M came in my mind during writing these lines, sorry. But
it's similar with CBM machines, even if you're thinking about bank
switching/memory windows etc.
On Saturday, March 23, 2013 11:44:10 PM UTC-4, Chris wrote:
> Details on https://code.google.com/p/java2c-trans...=?utf-8?Q?twapi:=20scan=20for=20ne?==?utf-8?Q?w=20hard?= =?utf-8?Q?ware?=
we have to remove/add some faulty USB devices by power
off/on the 5V from the Win7 box.
Most of the time it works well, but sometimes it needs to go
to the "Device Manager" and press the "scan for new HW"
button to show up the newly powered on device.
How can I do that from my tcl script using TWAPI (not only
list the current state, but trigger a re-scan) ?
I don't know of any way to do this from twapi, even using
If you are not shipping this to others (because of licensing
restrictions wrt distribution), the quickest way is to
download devcon.exe (free from Microsoft) to the system(s)
of interest and from Tcl do a "exec devcon rescan".
Alternatively, if you need it I can add the rescan function
to twapi. It so happens I'm getting ready to beta the next
release. I'm not sure what you mean by "list state". Do you
mean state of each device or state as in current list of
Thank you for support.
devcon is a workaround I had already in mind.
To have the rescan functionality in twapi would be even
With "list the current state" I mean the list of discovered
devices before the rescan is triggered.
The driver of the faulty USB device creates several com
ports, a network interface and a USB composite device. If
the USB device does not work anymore we disconnect the 5V
USB power and only the USB composite device r...Why Lion hiding scrollbars by default is a Bad =?UTF-8?Q?Thing?= =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=84=A2?=
I just had to deal with _yet another_ user of pre-Lion OSX (10.4 in this
case) who couldn't find something because they hadn't scrolled the
window down. If users don't even take notice of scrollbars when they ARE
visible, how bad is it going to be when they're HIDDEN? Urk :-\
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.
Jamie Kahn Genet <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I just had to deal with _yet another_ user of pre-Lion OSX (10.4 in this
> case) who couldn't find something because they hadn't scrol...Is Windows =?UTF-8?Q?8=E2=80=99s?= Lack of Windows a Mistake?
Usability guru Jakob Nielsen says Microsoft’s new OS takes a giant
BY STEVEN CHERRY // FRI, DECEMBER 07, 2012
Steven Cherry: Here’s your complete summary: “Hidden features,
reduced discoverability, cognitive overhead from dual environments,
and reduced power from a single-window UI and low information
density.” And then you wrote, “Too bad.”
> Sure it has. Desktop usage has *quadrupled* since I've started using
Prove it. I dont doubt it but 4x almost nothing is still pretty much
nothing. For sure its on less than 1% of the worlds desktops.
And you and your company who create Windows SW to earn an income. Why
not steal all the code and give it away for free?
> And in servers, embedded systems, smart phones, and super-computers? It's
> kicking Window's ass!
No it isn't. Windows runs on more servers than linux at the last
count. Windows was never in Embedded systems.
> Linux is everywhere!
Except at your place of work where you use Windows.
Why are you such a mealy mouthed hypocrite?
-- "Hadron" <email@example.com>
On 2/10/2013 7:18 AM, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
> Usability guru Jakob Nielsen says Microsoft’s new OS takes a ...: =?utf-8?Q?Re:=20BASIC=20-=20PRINT=20?==?utf-8?Q?USING?= =?utf-8?Q?=20a=20quad=20value?= #2
Nope ... there are 25 spaces in front of the 0 when displayed on the terminal.
...Windows 8 banned by =?UTF-8?Q?world=E2=80=99s?= top benchmarking and overclocking site
Unfortunately, though, Windows 8′s RTC isn’t reliable. According to
HWBot, Microsoft made some changes to Windows 8′s timekeeping routines to
allow for low-cost devices and embedded systems that don’t always have a
conventional PC-compatible RTC. HWBot doesn’t give specific details
(presumably we’re talking really low-level kernel stuff here), but it
proves its point with some damning empirical evidence. Basically, if you
change your CPU base clock (BCLK) frequency in software (not at boot
time), it has a massive impact on Windows 8′s ability to keep
accurate time. By underclocking the BLCK of a Haswell system from 130MHz
to 122MHz (-6%), Windows 8 loses 18 seconds over a five minute period
(see video above); and the inverse applies to overclocking, too.
Don't abandon hope. Your Captain Midnight decoder ring arrives tomorrow.
Chris Ahlstrom <OFeem1987@teleworm.us> writes:
> Unfortunately, though, Windows 8′s RTC isn’t reliable. According to
> HWBot, Microsoft made some changes to Windows 8′s timekeeping routines to
> allow for low-cost devices and embedded systems that don’t always have a
> conventional PC-compatible RTC. HWBot doesn’t give specif...The new $279.99 Acer C710-2055 =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=93?= Acer C7 Chromebook upgraded
At this price, though, the new Acer Chromebook is competing against
the Samsung Chromebook, which is actually cheaper at $250. So why
would any user choose the Acer C710-2055 over the Samsung Chroembook?
Well, the Acer counterpart does offer a 320 GB HDD. It also sports a
plethora of ports the other Chromebooks mostly lack; like 3 USB
ports, an HDMI port, a VGA port, a headphone/mic jack and a card
The Acer C710-2055 is available now, according to the manufacturer’s
press release, but we are not seeing any retailers offering it at the
moment. You can pre-order it from Amazon.com as of now, though. Are
you signing up for one?
Everything that I've learned about computers at MIT I have boiled down
into three principles:
Unix: You think it won't work, but if you find the right wizard, he can make
Macintosh: You think it will work, but it won't.
PC/Windows: You think it won't work, and it won't.
-- Philip Greenspun
Chris Ahlstrom <OFeem1987@teleworm.us> writes:
> At this price, though, the new Acer Chromebook is competing against
> the Samsung Chromebook, which is actually cheaper at $250. So why
> would any user choose the Acer C710-2055 over...=?utf-8?Q?Apple=E2=80=99s_iOS_7_includes_a_surprise:_a_ticket_to_the_next_generation_of_the_internet?=
Nice one Apple….
On 2013-09-22 8:54 AM, Gary wrote:
> Nice one Apple….
Hate to burst the fanbois' bubble but it's been around as a download for
Android for a few years now.
Apple made it operational in Siri because it needed to elevate the
service from the JOKE it was to something marginally useful.
Oh and here's a link to download it on various OS's. IOS is not in the list.
Idiot it's not "available for download for Android". It's available for a grand total of *two* Android phones.
On 2013-09-22 9:30 AM, KDT wrote:
> Idiot it's not "available for download for Android".
> It's available for a grand total of *two* Android phones.
Hey dumbass, it still has been available for Android for many years even
though it's "only available" for 2 models. Where did I say, moron, that
it was available for every single android device, Dim?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Nashton <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2013-09-22 9:30 AM, KDT wrote:
> > Idiot it...Standard =?utf-8?Q?key=E2=80=90binding?= for search-forward?
If I invoke a (non‐regexp) search with M-x search-forward, Emacs says:
You can run the command `search-forward' with <find>
—which suggests to me that there is a standard key‐binding for it, but
where is it, on a standard PC keyboard?
Ian Clifton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If I invoke a (non‐regexp) search with M-x search-forward, Emacs says:
> You can run the command `search-forward' with <find>
> —which suggests to me that there is a standard key‐binding for it, but
> where is it, on a standard PC keyboard?
Probably none, but I think nobody cares as C-s `isearch-forward', bound
to C-s, is much more convenient.
Sergei Organov <email@example.com> writes:
> Ian Clifton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> If I invoke a (non‐regexp) search with M-x search-forward, Emacs says:
>> You can run the command `search-forward' with <find>
>> —which suggests to me that there is a standard key‐binding for it, but
>> where is it, on a standard PC keyboard?
> Probably none, but I think nobody cares as C-s `isearch-forward', bound
> to C-s, is much more convenient.
...=?UTF-8?Q?=22Apple=E2=80=99s?= Commitment to Customer Privacy"
Two weeks ago, when technology companies were accused of indiscriminately
sharing customer data with government agencies, Apple issued a clear
response: We first heard of the government’s “Prism” program when news
organizations asked us about it on June 6. We do not provide any government
agency with direct access to our servers, and any government agency
requesting customer content must get a court order.
Like several other companies, we have asked the U.S. government for
permission to report how many requests we receive related to national
security and how we handle them. We have been authorized to share some of
that data, and we are providing it here in the interest of transparency.
From December 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, Apple received between 4,000 and
5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer data. Between 9,000
and 10,000 accounts or devices were specified in those requests, which came
from federal, state and local authorities and included both criminal
investigations and national security matters. The most common form of
request comes from police investigating robberies and other crimes,
searching for missing children, trying to locate a patient with Alzheimer’s
disease, or hoping to prevent a suicide.
Regardless of the circumstances, our Legal team conducts an evaluation of
each request and, only if appropriate, we retrieve...Half of All =?UTF-8?Q?PC=E2=80=99s?= Sold in 2014 to Be Tablets, Most of Them Running Android
According to a new report from market research firm, Canalys, 50% of all
computers sold in 2014 will be tablets (285 million of them, to be exact,
which is more than notebooks), and 65% of those will run Android.
That means there will be ~185 million new Android tablets sold in 2014,
which is actually slightly more than the total amount of tablets being
sold in 2013 (182 million).
"Linux was made by foreign terrorists to take money from true US companies
like Microsoft." - Some AOL'er.
"To this end we dedicate ourselves..." -Don
-- From the sig of "Don", email@example.com
On 2013-11-27, Chris Ahlstrom <OFeem1987@teleworm.us> claimed:
> According to a new report from market research firm, Canalys, 50% of all
> computers sold in 2014 will be tablets (285 million of them, to be exact,
> which is more than notebooks), and 65% of those will run Android.
> That means there will be ~185 million new Android tablets sold in 2014,
> which is actually slightly more than the total amount of tablets being
> sold in 2013 (182 million).
In 2014 I'm going to buy my first Anal (Ainol, acutally). The specs
sound pretty good. But I really like the joke potential even more.
I ...GroupServer 11.03 =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=94?= Pineapple Snow at a Child's Party
The team at OnlineGroups.Net is pleased to announce the release of
GroupServer 11.03 — Pineapple Snow at a Child's Party. Pineapple Snow
is now available from:
Changes in this release concentrate on a new Change Email Settings
page. The the release notes contain more details on the changes that
have been made:
GroupServer is written in Python utilising the Zope and the ZTK framework.
We believe that GroupServer has the ease of use of web based groups such
as Google Groups, the administrative freedom of mailing list managers
such as Mailman, and the developer-freedom of open source software
with the GPL Licence.
A feature comparison is available:
We are now looking forward to the next release: GroupServer 11.04 —
Slushy Followed by a Pounding Headache. Details of what we are planning
in each release can be seen on the GroupServer Trac site:
If you wish to report a bug, please do so here:
We would love to hear what you think about GroupServer, you can email
We would like to acknowledge the ongoing support of the e-Democracy.org
project <http://e-democracy.org> in making GroupServer releases possible.
If you would like to have features added to GroupSer...