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Worthington proud of NI display

Northern Ireland boss Nigel Worthington praises his team after the scoreless draw with Italy at Windsor Park.

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  • 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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  • Strauss rues poor batting display

    Captain Andrew Strauss blamed England’s poor batting for his side nine-wicket defeat by Australia in the Champions Trophy semi-final at Centurion.

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