Saturday, March 14, 2009

New Phone Browser: Skyfire Rocks!

It actually works! Skyfire!

Some little reddot looking geek and his pal have this browser in Beta and it runs on winmobile 5 and 6, some other smartphone OS's, and actually displays webpages in desktop format with a useful zoom! Whodathunkit?

I was sittin' around enjoying a rainy day inside and browsing for news on my next phone (Palm Pre) and lamenting a June release date (My old 700wx has had a hard life and I have never been impressed with the built in winmobile web functionality) when I thought to check out Opera and see if it has been improved at all (MrsJAC has the Touch Pro with Opera and Opera doesn't impress - though the TouchPro does)/ The google search turned up the SkyFire site and I am blown away. You will be, too.

It appears to render websites as images and only renders them as HTML when zoomed, this probably takes a bit of processor/battery juice but that's what it is there for. I am sure there are bugs as it is in BETA, but the darned thing works extremely well at what it does. I think a non-touch screen phone would be a bit clunky for navigation, but Treos are the original touchscreen phones, so no worries.

This is also the first mobile browser I have seen will run Vox's shitty Cocomment system.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

There Are No Coincidences

Dude Flips out in Alabama. We won't get accurate details until after the handwringing furor has died down and the myths are made. There will be lots of emoting and women all over this country are right now thinking guns need to be taken away from the menfolk for their own good. Even from their own husbands, but he doesn't need to know that...

Dude Flips out in Germany. 17 year old shoots 12 teachers and 4 others with his daddy's guns. Prozac anyone? Ritalin? At least the German police had the 'nads to shoot him themselves - In america our cops hide behind their cruisers and hope he will kill himself after he is doneshooting the defenseless.

The europeans will show us the way... As the reporter hastens to recount the history of such illogical and counterproductive measures in the aftermath of other similar emotive media orgies.

It is times like these that bring out the purely despicable nature of the officious news reporter. Degreed and pedigreed to slant the news and spin it off toward the desired reaction from the casual reader who trusts him to accurately convey, at the very least, the gist of events. Misplaced trust, that. For these cretins are nothing if not propogandists for the left still regugitating and reinforcing the lessons of their October Revolution inspired pasty university professors.

One more step toward the real killing will follow this action/reaction chain. How large the step will be cannot be foretold as yet, and I'll not make any predictions lest they become suggestions to bootlicking scum looking to advance the cause of rendering americans defenseless and at the mercy of an ever more fascist federal government.

Sunday, March 08, 2009

The Smartest People in the World

During the Hillary! campaign we were tirelessly told Hillary Clinton was the smartest woman in the world. Many actually believe(d) that. We have also been inundated with accounts of the oratory prowess, experience, massive intelligence, and general wonderfulness of the Obamanation in Chief.

Reality struck in these last few days as it has come to light that the Great Orator cannot compose and articulate thoughts without the aid of a teleprompter no matter how informal or insignificant the venue and Hillary! cannot, with the might and resources of the FedGov at her disposal, translate correctly a single Russian word for use on the world's stage. You may note from the picture that the device she handed him was actually an "E-stop" or "Emergency Stop" button.
You actually turn the knob to begin the process of restarting the machinery. Thus the arrows! Doh! I fully expect OSHA to hand down a mandate that all E-stop buttons are to be hereafter relabeled as Emergency Restart buttons so the SecState can pretend she was right all along.

The Obamanation in Chief has further shown himself to be completely ignorant of economic reality and processes, not to mention the inability to lead by glibly driving the market lower and lower day by day.

Our new Secretary of State went to Israel to explain to Netanyahu about in inevitability of the Palestinian State while rockets from Gaza rained down around them as proof of it's viability.

If that wasn't enough, the Obamanation in Chief floated a trial balloon toward Putin about a deal for some influence with Iran and got bitchslapped back into the cheap seats.

In short, we have seen the annointed elite of the fascist left exposed as exactly what they sought to package Sarah Palin - rubes and amateurs.