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Mozilla to make Firefox memory issues a priority

Mozilla to make Firefox memory issues a priority

One thing that has put me off using Firefox more is the crazy levels of memory usage that the browser sometimes seems to exhibit. The Mozilla development team have long claimed that the issue that users are experiencing is not a bug but in fact a feature. However, now that Mozilla is looking to port Firefox to mobile platforms, the issue has become a high priority.

November 12, 2007 by

The five things cell companies need to do to make you like them

The five things cell companies need to do to make you like them

Today I have been reading New York Times reporter Laura Holson's incisive piece entitled, Cellphone Straitjacket Is Inspiring A Rebellion.One of Laura's theses is that we are in the early stages of a transition from a time that cell companies had all the power, to one where handset manufacturers, content providers and ultimately, consumers, will call the shots.

November 12, 2007 by

iPhone: ITN weren't the only ones

iPhone: ITN weren't the only ones

Not only did the ITN news crew get thrown out of Friday's UK launch for the iPhone, but so did these girls:That's the burly security bod there on the left. Granted, it's a little more understandable than the ejection of a serious news crew, as this lot were leafletting the queue on behalf of an iPhone unlocking service.

November 12, 2007 by

Here are six reasons why Google could buy Sprint-but the BIG reason they won't

Here are six reasons why Google could buy Sprint-but the BIG reason they won't

Rich Tehrani, Om Malik and others have been blogging about the bizarre-sounding but not implausible possibility that Google may purchase beleaguered, lost-at-sea telecom giant SprintNextel.Makes sense to me except for one big honkin' "but" (that's "but" with one "t"):Makes sense because:Google seems to believe that to really compete against the big, bad net-neutrality-hating broadband monopolists, they really need to have their own spectrum.

November 12, 2007 by

Orange Option ICON2 USB Modem

Orange Option ICON2 USB Modem

It's not particularly stylish and the desktop software is short on features, but if you want a reliable USB 3G modem that's ready for 7.2Mbps operation, Orange's Option ICON2 seems like a good choice.

November 12, 2007 by

Is the VA going proprietary?

Is the VA going proprietary?

This is a big loss for the VA's VistA system, on which WorldVistA is based. This makes it unlikely that an open source lab software system will be built to the scale necessary for an industry standard.

November 12, 2007 by

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