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When Free Means Completely Free!

Posted by on May 23, 2009 in Humour, Web | 0 comments

This is the type of public software license that I think should be implemented across the globe! Ok, well actually only for anything that I don’t code.

Please do excuse the language, but here is the new license

DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE 
                    Version 2, December 2004 

 Copyright (C) 2004 Sam Hocevar 
  14 rue de Plaisance, 75014 Paris, France 
 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim or modified 
 copies of this license document, and changing it is allowed as long 
 as the name is changed. 

            DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE 
   TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION 

  0. You just DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO. 

Click here to view the entire document. Quite funny I rate :)

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You know you are addicted to Gatorpeeps when

Posted by on May 22, 2009 in Humour, Web | 0 comments

Many things in life are very addictive, but it seems that micro-blogging is becoming addictive as well. Robert Bravery drew up this list which I found rather amusing and thought I should share. 

You know you are addicted to Gatorpeeps when …

  • In an emergency, you peep @10111.
  • You were served court papers on Gatorpeeps  because you no longer use FaceBook.
  • You are jealous of anyone who has more followers than you.
  • You peep your partner to turn out the light. When you’re both in bed.
  • Your mother gets a Gatorpeeps account just so she can ask if you’re coming home for Christmas.
  • You keep peeping to your favourite celebrity in the misguided hope they reply.
  • You get upset if no one selects you for #gatorfriday. So your peep yourself from another account.
  • If you sign your credit card receipts or cheques with your Gatorpeeps nickname
  • When you peep about the break up before you phone your best friend.
  • You put your Gator handle on your business card
  • Your husband learns of your pregnancy via a Gator Quote.
  • You can no longer have a conversation longer than 140 characters.
  • You insist that your Doctor send your sick-note via Gatorpeeps.
  • You start a GA (Gators Anonymous) support group.
  • You are no longer scared of crocs.
  • Your nickname is PeepingTom, and you’re not ashamed.
  • You search for Gator nicknames/user names before you sign your newborn’s birth certificate.
  • Schizophrenia means you have multiple Gatorpeeps accounts.
  • You’ve sprayed all your dogs Gator Green.

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Intro To Gatorpeeps

Posted by on May 20, 2009 in Cape Town, Web | 3 comments

The guys over at Afrigator recently launched a communication side to Afrigator called Gatorpeeps. Many might argue that it simply a copy of Twitter, but Justin explains their reasoning here. Stii also explains things from his side.

Here is just a short video to help you come to grips with what Gatorpeeps actually is in 60 seconds. Once you have watched and enjoyed, add me on Gatorpeeps!

So far, I am loving what the guys are doing over at Afrigator. Keep up the good work!

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TransferJet 560Mbps Wireless Grabs Members

Posted by on May 20, 2009 in Gossip, Technology | 0 comments

 

 

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It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from you, TransferJet, the high-speed but low-range wireless would-be standard that promises 560Mbps over a near-adjacent range of just 3cm. Sony kicked off the initiative, but now has about 15 others playing along who have all managed to put aside their differences to finalize the specs on both the physical and connection layers. All they need now is hardware, and so starting today they’re graciously asking for more members to join their consortium — not that they would have turned you away yesterday. Still no sign of when actual devices using this technology will hit retail, but where there’s a spec there’s always a prototype.

To view the official press release, click here.

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Next iPhone To Launch July 17

Posted by on May 20, 2009 in Gossip, Technology | 0 comments

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There is no official press release from Apple, but the rumours have started. We knew that there would come a time when the rumours would surface again, and unfortunately it is that time gain. There is a list of fairly detailed specs, but like I said, there is no official word on any of these. They do however seem to be fairly accurate as would have guessed ups in the camera resolution and storage size.

 

  • 32GB and 16GB storage (up from the current 16GB and 8GB models)
  • $199 and $299 price points to be maintained
  • 3.2-megapixel camera (up from the current 2-megapixel camera)
  • Video-recording and editing capabilities
  • Ability to send a picture & video via MMS
  • Discontinuation of the metal band surrounding the edge of the device
  • OLED screen
  • 1.5 times the battery life of the current models
  • Double the RAM and processing power
  • Built-in FM transmitter
  • Apple logo on back will glow
  • Rubber-tread backing
  • Sleeker design
  • Built-in compass
  • The camera, GPS, compass and Google map combined will identify photo and inform about photo locations
  • Turn-by-turn directions

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*Please note that the picture is not an actual prototype of any sorts, but rather an image from previous rumours.

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It Has Arrived – Nokia N78

Posted by on May 20, 2009 in Cape Town, My life, Technology | 2 comments

 

Nokia N78

Nokia N78

 

My new phone finally arrived yesterday afternoon. I have not had much time to give it a full test, but am really enjoying the features so far. It is a huge step up from my last phone! Wow!

I am quite impressed with the phone so far, and am quite amazed at the number of features and how hi-tech everything is. This phone comes with Wi-Fi, GPS and a 2GB memory card. It was really easy to transfer my old contacts and such using bluetooth and was done in an instant. One thing that I am really happy about, is with the phone running the Symbian OS, I can now do multiple things at once. I was constantly caught out wanting to do more than one thing at a time, but now I can!

There is one major downside to this lovely device. The handset gets five stars from me, until you start to type on it. That is when the nightmare begins. The keys are very tiny, which is not sure a problem, the problem is that there is no clear distiction between keys. There is simple three rows of plastic, and therefore I am finding it quite difficult to type. I am sure that with time I can easily get used to that, I have no doubt about that. The biggest con for me is where the clear button is located. It is located on the bottom right of the phone which makes it really difficult to backspace if you are only typing with your right hand. I was getting very annoyed with it last night in my first session of mxit with it.

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