Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd May 2012 11:46 UTC
Legal "Motorola Mobility has been granted an injunction against the distribution of key Microsoft products in Germany. The sales ban covers the Xbox 360 games console, Windows 7 system software, Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player. It follows a ruling that Microsoft had infringed two patents necessary to offer H.264 video coding and playback." But... But... The MPEG-LA, Apple, and Microsoft have been lying to us all this time about the safety of using H264 over WebM, with their supporters blindly parroting the party line? This surprises me greatly and deeply, and I dare say I have not seen this coming at all. Not at all. No sir. Not at all.
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by MOS6510 on Wed 2nd May 2012 12:59 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510"
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I have no such restrictions, but my wife provides these for me. She made me put the new iPad back, which was a sad moment. I had it in my hands, I had looked at its screen and I had the money. I still have the original iPad, but my son keeps "lending" it to play Minecraft. He's only 9, but it turns out he can find images on Google and recreate them in Minecraft.

So I'm stuck buying retro stuff on-line. Today I received a calculator in the shape of a 3.5" floppy disk. It even includes a warning not to use it as a real one although now I'm a bit tempted to find out what happens if I do.

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