Don?t Tread on Think Secret

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Date: Thursday, January 6th, 2005, 19:34
Category: Opinion

When someone spreads a rumor about you, your best bet is to call it slander and file suit. Go to court and prove that it was knowingly false or malicious and has damaged your reputation and sullied your good name. God forbid a writer got this information from some Archive source, believed it to be true and then published it. Good luck getting anything but a belated retraction buried somewhere. Behold the power of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America!
Think Secret published a rumor about future Apple products and Apple filed suit against the authors. Does Apple now have to prove that these rumors are true rather than false?


Blackberry 7100t – Part III Caveats and Accessories

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Date: Thursday, January 6th, 2005, 09:28
Category: Archive

BlackBerry 7100t… Continued from Part I and Part II
Some little things that annoyed me about the BlackBerry 7100t.
The damned blinking light! It lights up my entire bedroom at night and I couldn’t find a way to turn it off for the longest time. Here’s the deal with lights, there are three of them:
a) Service light.
Turn it off in Settings > Screen/Keyboard
‘LED Coverage Indicator’ on/off
b) New Message light
It’s the red light. You can disable the lights for
each profile. Go to Profiles and edit the one you use,
c) Bluetooth Light
Blue light comes on as expected.
The upload/download arrows cover the signal bars in the them that comes with the 7100t. Basically, the T-Mobile theme sucks ass. You’ll want to install and changes themes, but as I mentioned in Part II, you have to install software from a PC. Emory uses the Vodafone theme or the old school BlackBerry theme which puts everything on one screen. Handy. Read more…