Secret Box of the Talambur

The truth is out there

The Bad Astronomer writes “AT WWDC, Steve Jobs claimed that the iPhone 4′s display has about the same resolution as the human eye — held at one foot away, the iPhone 4′s pixels are too small to see. After reading an earlier Slashdot post about an expert disputing Jobs’ claim, I decided to run the numbers myself. I found that Jobs is correct for people with normal vision, and the expert was using numbers for theoretically perfect vision. So to (more…)

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  • Higgins in snooker ‘bribe’ claim

    Snooker world number one John Higgins agreed to take a £261,000 bribe to lose frames in the future, a newspaper reports.

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  • Robinson refutes Welsh kick claim

    Andy Robinson plays down Welsh claims that his Scotland side will resort to kicking their way to victory at Millennium Stadium.

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  • Galatasaray claim Neill signing

    Galatasaray say they have secured the signature of Everton full-back Lucas Neill.

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  • Beckham deal agreed, claim Milan

    David Beckham will definitely rejoin AC Milan on loan in January, according to the Italian club’s chief executive Adriano Galliani.

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  • Leeds claim Grand Final hat-trick

    Lee Smith scores two tries in his last game for Leeds as they beat St Helens to win a third successive Super League Grand Final.

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  • alphadogg writes “Telesign, a provider of voice-based authentication software, challenged hackers to sever into its StrongWebmail.com Net instal till newest week. The premium: $10,000. On Thursday, a assortment of deposit researchers claimed to maintain won the fight, which challenged hackers to violate into the Entanglement post account of StrongWebmail CEO Darren Berkovitz and suss out promote details from his June 26 almanac entrance. The hackers, (more…)

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