Looks like the field will level. And about time…
Two cool additions to the iPhone that now use HTML5 features:
You should read this documentation if you are a web developer who wants to store data locally on a user’s computer in amounts beyond what can reasonably be stored in an HTTP cookie.
HTML5 Application Cache
Michael Nordman of Google asked “Is this stuff built into shipping Safari or iPhone browsers yet?”
David Kilzer replied “This feature shipped with iPhone OS 2.1. When you use “Add to Home Screen” from the “+” button on Safari for iPhone, a web application with a manifest defined (per the HTML5 spec) will be saved with any cached resources. Note that the manifest file *must* be served with the correct MIME type for this to work.
There is no shipping version of Safari for Mac OS X or Windows that supports this feature yet.”
Now like anybody I’m a BIG fan of wiping old drives using dd but sometimes there’s a tool out there that will do most if not all of the work for you. Cue DBAN. OR as the site says:
“Darik’s Boot and Nuke (“DBAN”) is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.“
Complemented with TrueCrypt you will have a mighty secure setup. Possible / definite paranoia issues too… But your data will be secure. For the more command line orientated the old reliable dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/disk bs=1k is good enough imho. (It puts random bits in place as opposed to a regular pattern. Not that it will stand up to NSA level scrutiny but it’s more than enough for most data recovery…)
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