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Spotify's U.S. launch delayed by cash demands from record labels? (Download Squad)

Jan 5th 2011 6:32PM @drpepperdude00: Spotify is written in C. Thats about it. Not sure if that counts as better.

Director of Firefox fires opening salvo at Apple's tyrannical Mac App Store (Download Squad)

Oct 21st 2010 6:50AM Have you guys actually read the document beyond the first few lines? Because these are actually quite reasonable rules, for example rejecting apps that insists on auto-starting at boot and rejecting apps that collect and transmit user data without consent.

Key Hero typing test is an addictive way to check and improve your typing (Download Squad)

Aug 10th 2010 7:57AM I needed this, gotten too accustomed to auto-capitalization and other helpers.

PC vs. Mac -- Microsoft continues the war with a new website that compares Windows 7 to Mac OS X (Download Squad)

Aug 10th 2010 7:47AM List is kind of a joke, mostly they seem to say that mac is different and therefore more difficult to use. Though they have some good points (like having to use a dongle to connect to vga and the "there is only two colors thing").

Been using mac for work and win xp/7 and arch linux at home. Sure, they are different (and arch makes you feel a lot more savvy) but saying that one of them is superior, pointless. Choose the right tools for the work.

Hot on the heels of Chrome, Firefox 4 will support 'silent' in-the-background updating (Download Squad)

Aug 9th 2010 4:12PM Silent updates are nice, however having an application always running in the background is not so nice (like googleupdate). This sound like the better way, check it when actual app is started, then update silently.

Swedish Government: WikiLeaks sources may not be protected after all (Download Squad)

Aug 8th 2010 5:35PM https://lagen.nu/1949:105#K7P3S1

The paragraph of interest, I am not completely sure how to translate it properly, but it goes something like this:

§ 3 If someone discloses a document, referred to in Chapter 1. § a third paragraph, or, without answering in accordance with Chapter 8., Contributing to the production, which is intended to be published in a printed matter, such as author or creator or as editor and is thus guilty of:

1. treason, espionage, gross espionage, gross unauthorized involvement with secret information, rebellion,

2. improper disclosure of a public document that is not accessible to everyone or the provision of such an act in violation of its authority subject to the disclosure, when the act is intentional, or (google translation, I have no idea how to word this one properly)

3, deliberate breach of confidentiality in the cases set forth in the special law,

Chapter 8 (referred to in the law) is the one I believe the deputy if referring to, it basically states that without proper licensing, your could possibly be convicted on the grounds of treason or worse.

MS Announces: Windows XP will be sticking around for ten more years [UPDATED] (Download Squad)

Jul 13th 2010 8:55AM Patched my uxtheme.dll on day one and been happily using it ever since. 3 gb of RAM is starting to hurt though, luckily I'm getting a new one in a couple of days :)

Using Google Chrome's bookmark menu? Get ready to kiss it goodbye. (Download Squad)

Jul 3rd 2010 2:06AM Started using Opera again after the release of 10.60, starting to feel more and more like a good decision since I agree with Goran: menu > bar

Opera 10.6 goes final: fast, WebM support, malware blocking powered by AVG (Download Squad)

Jul 2nd 2010 3:27AM @Ben
If you really want to like it, Opera has a built in content-blocker that works as a pseudo adblocker and, as mentioned, Opera Link to sync stuff.

Personally using (srware) iron here, because I like the out of the box as I want it without google snooping around way it is.