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Wholly Mindless's Blog – November 2008 Archive (3)

Misleading iPhone 3G ad banned in UK

PC Pro (UK Magazine/Site) did a remake of the iPhone 3G ad that touts the speed of the new iPhone. What was done in a 30 second spot, took more than 2 minutes and 20 seconds on a WiFi connection.



The Advertising Standards Authority claimed that the original ad was too misleading and had Apple pull the ad.



The side by side comparison can be found here.



Is… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on November 27, 2008 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Retro Machines - Largest Private Collection in Australia (maybe world) in pictures

CIO magazine has a huge slideshow from the collection of a guy down in Australia. You might have a lot of machines, but this guy's probably weigh more!



Slideshow -- Tech of Yesteryear: Where Old Computers Find Their Final Resting Place



Text from CIO - "Max Burnet has turned his home in the leafy suburbs of Sydney into arguably Australia’s… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on November 24, 2008 at 9:08am — No Comments

Brutal Deluxe Back in Action

Well, we know that Brutal Deluxe the French GS development group kind of come out retirement a few months ago but I had thought they had only woken up long enough to post their old stuff and information.



That's not entirely correct. They (in particular Antoine), have gone nuts and have started writing FST (File System Translators) for GS/OS. Even Apple didn't really finish the ones they've done but BD have got an rDOS (a custom OS used for… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on November 19, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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