"Sht Dwn Plz"
Friday, July 28, 2006 at 4:22 PM It's been a long time since something in the IT world has made me smile. Between DRM, lawsuits and general irratation coming from working with computers for a living I've got used to IT being frustrating.
But this definitely got a grin from me:
Dell Turned Off by Text
Very funny... essentially, it appears that a guy managed to get a Dell GX520 to switch off simply by having a phone sitting close to it - and having the phone recieve a text. It's not just one person who's had this either - one person's even taken a video of the experience.
Now, I admit this could be a wind up. But it didn't stop us trying this at work on the GX520 we've been evaluating.
The result: the GX520 didn't turn off. It didn't get affected at all.
This could've been due to a number of factors:
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