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Ken's Blog – February 2008 Archive (2)

Conversational German for the Mac User III

• Ein Modem? Was zum Teufel ist ein Modem?

• What the devil is a modem?

• Das Akronym RTFM hat keine richtige deutsche Übersetzung.

• The acronym RTFM has no real German translation.

• Die Schnittstelle von Leopard ist leicht auf den Augen.

• The interface of Leopard is light on the eyes.

• Hast du deinen Steve Jobs Rollkragen mitgebracht?

• Did you bring your Steve Jobs turtleneck?

• Computer Problemen? Haben Sie ein Macintosh als ein Upgrade… Continue

Added by Ken on February 19, 2008 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

eBay Raising Prices Feb. 20

From my own blog:



Newsflash: Already profitable US Company raising prices to increase profits.



Okay now take a guess which one it is? Oil company? Cable company? Nope. It is eBay.



On January 29, they sent out an e-mail to all members heralding the lower costs of listing items on eBay. Nowhere in the communiqué did they mention that, in fact, they were raising prices. It is true that initial fees to…
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Added by Ken on February 5, 2008 at 12:12pm — 3 Comments

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