…Serious offers only please. If I don't get any acceptable offers by next week, I'll put it up for sale on ebay.
Update: The MBP just arrived back from Apple and the fan has been fixed. They also replaced the new top assembly in order to fix a "crunchy" trackpad button. This means that, while the keyboard is not new and has had my grubby fingers all over it, the area where your delicate hands rest is beautiful virgin aluminum.
You won't find "polymorphic partials" in polymorphism can be applied to Rails partials.' documentation. However, the general programming technique of
Example: an activity feed for an eBay marketplace
Imagine you are signed into an application similar to eBay. You can buy or sell items on the marketplace. In order to buy an item, you need to bid on it. You see an activity feed that includes bids, comments, and other things that are relevant to you.
On paper, Firefox OS sounds like a great concept: fully open source, most of the userland apps in HTML5, extensive web API s for third party developers to interact with system services. However, my disappointment on first trying the phone was almost palpable. In fact, my first impressions were so very bad that I contemplated selling it on eBay within about an hour of unwrapping it. I was going to write a thorough review …
Whenfigured that eBay was their key distribution platform, they came up with an ingenious plan to simulate demand. They created a bot that bought goods on eBay and then, insisted on paying for it using PayPal.
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…pair of Conti GP 4000S . (Tip: you can get them for less on eBay)
This time there was no struggling with the tire iron. No tools whatsoever. No brute force. No soaping either. Just a little bit of patience, and following these simple instructions .
Also: 700x23 in the front, 700x25 in the back. Your butt will thank you.
§ Dave Weinstein :
If you discuss a0-Day over , does that count as responsible disclosure?
…What idiots we'll look like to sacrifice our early lead for the sake of helping a bunch of flaky eBay sellers." That IS a tough decision. And these forces are what complicate decisions like this, as you said, for entrepreneurs.
ER: Unfortunately, in the business school cases that get written about these things, things wind up looking really easy in retrospect, so the narratives we have make it seem, sometimes, like the founders must just have been idiots. Why didn't they just …
Fact 1: eBay sells 10,000 cars a week on mobile and targets $20B in mobile commerce for 2013
That is a staggering stat . The market tends to talk about photo-sharing apps (which also care about user experience!) and . But the reality is significant money is being spent on other mobile commerce apps and, just as the proved, you need to manage the customer experience if you hope to get satisfied, return traffic.
Fact 2: Network-connected native apps are becoming …
…performance? Once again, it depends on your application - as with any performance metric, measure it. The Ebay tech team recently published a great overview of various image optimization techniques :
This test from compares the page load time of WebP vs. . The test has one page with 50 images in the format, and another page with the same 50 images in the JPEG format. Because the WebP page had to download fewer bytes (474484 vs. 757228), …
A plastic case (~$12 on eBay which includes 3 heatsinks)
A network lead and spare network port on your router
A DHCP server (your router likely has this enabled already)
A quality 2GB (or more) SDHC Card
I use a SanDisk 8GB Class10 30MB/s card (~$8.50 on eBay)
A 1Amp+ micro USB power supply + cable
I use a 2Amp dual portapow supply (~$20 on eBay)
Total cost: ~ 76.5 AU$ (= ~79 US …
…great year in mobile. We came across an interesting conversation between eBay's of and our friend . The conversation covers the impact of mobile on e-commerce, and how it fits into eBay's broader mobile strategy for this holiday season and beyond.
Steve Yankovich , eBay's VP of Mobile and now VP of and New Ventures, chimed in with a few key thoughts on how mobile will shape the future of e-commerce, referencing …