Posted on February 21, 2013 at 11:44 am

Some short musings on copyright

Oracle is, of course, appealing it’s loss on the recent Java copyright cases. Oracle, MS, NetApp, and EMC are all running scared that they won’t be able to copyright their APIs anymore. And they should be. An API is the visible portion of the application to a developer. API is like the letters and words […]

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 4:33 pm

HTC Incredible WiFi dmesg

In the previous post I didn’t have my wifi turned on so it didn’t init at all (the BT driver came up even though BT was technically off) so here’s dmesg while cycling the WiFi — interesting that it’s an MMC (SDIO) device! [ 2517.261108] wifi_set_power = 1 [ 2517.261108] incrediblec_wifi_power: 1 [ 2517.567626] wifi_set_carddetect […]

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 4:25 pm

I haz a DROID + HTC Incredible Specifications

OK, they’ve made things completely muddy. But here’s the rub. The HTC Incredible has 512MB RAM, a 512MB or so “boot ROM” for the kernel and base OS, then you’ve got about 768MB set aside for installing user apps. There’s a further nearly 7GB left for user *data*. This is *IN* the phone. You can […]