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Archive for March, 2010

Novell wins Unix battle

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Novell never sold ownership rights to Unix computer software code when it allowed another company to take over the servicing of the venerable server operating system used by large corporations, a jury in Utah decided.

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Digital camera can handle tropical vacation

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Q: I recently purchased a Nikon D-SLR and the salesperson mentioned that digital cameras are sensitive to moisture and should get serviced after a vacation in a tropical area to prevent corrosion and rust. Is this really the case or a gimmick to get service business?

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Pole takes knife to Mario

Monday, March 29th, 2010

We are hugely grateful to Design Boom for spotting the work of Kordian Lewandowski, a Polish man with a bit of time on his hands who creates sculptures out of polystyrene based on classic works in stone.

Featuring Mario and Princess Peach.

Mr Lewandowski’s website is a real treat. Get on over there to see these amazing works in (almost) 3D.

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Check your Facebook ‘privacy’ settings now

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

While logged in to Facebook, click the “Settings” link and you should see a box that looks like the one pictured below. You may see that Facebook has reset your privacy settings, so that the everyone can now see the information on your “About Me” page, as well as your “Family and Relationships” data; “Work and Education”; and most importantly “Posts I Create,” which includes status updates, links, photos, videos and notes. Below is a screen shot of what my privacy settings looked like when I recently logged in.

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