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A quick laugh

25Sep07

This post on slashdot just cracked me up. The quote is from a discussion about a multiplication bug in Microsoft Office 2007. A:Perhaps this is how multiplication is done in OOXML. They do leap years in dates wrong, too. B: Oh my, it is clearly spelled on page 890 of the draft:to retain backward compatibility […]


My perfect Sunday afternoon video. 


Adobe is going to release a new version of its Flash Player (Version 9 Update 3 Beta 2). The new version is a quantum leap with added support for the video codec H.264 (MPeg-4), and the mobile video standard 3GP. Aslo added to the package is High Efficiency AAC and hardware accelerated “multi-core” fullscreen playback. Adobe claims […]


Why does it feel like an Apple add … ?


When did you think about a “long-distance call” the last time? Wasn’t that something your grandparents were afraid of? I guess. But today we are using Skype or any VOIP service available to us to save money and to make things easy. Pair the idea of digital calls with Web 2.0 and what you get […]


Those videos appeared on YouTube and got some real traction on digg and some other sites. Most of the comments on YouTube agree that those are viral marketing videos for either Halo3 (which is not probable since there are no such vehicles in that game), Crysis (probable) or the upcoming and extremely hyped movie from […]


The so far unknown Samsung SGH-P520 is going to be a direct answer to Apples iPhone. Equipped with a touchscreen display and no keypad, it might successfully compete with the iPhone in functionality and the LG Prada in styles. The device features GSM/EDGE networks, a 2.3” QVGA-display, 50 MB of internal memory, a microSD slot, […]