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Microsoft To Invest In Rogue Android Startup Cyanogen

Coren22 Re:why google keeps microsoft away (276 comments)

By chance can you post the profile? I tried to learn Tasker, but haven't quite grasped it yet. I attempted to make a profile that said:

When bluetooth device (car media) connects:
Turn off WiFi
Turn up Volume
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But I could never find the first step in the selection criteria, most likely I just didn't look into it enough. I really miss the Smart Actions I had on the Moto Razr M, I wish it had been ported into Android stock as it was damn useful and easy to use.

2 days ago
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FDA Wants To Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Florida

Coren22 Re:So.... (259 comments)

Silly, arrogant oversimplication, maybe. Correct, yes. This mosquito is an invasive species, therefore it already upset the equilibrium. Removing the species should reset it to where it was if it didn't already cause an extinction.

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FDA Wants To Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Florida

Coren22 Re:So.... (259 comments)

I don't know that you could call anyone in Chinese government truely socialist anymore. The only socialist programs I can think about is the big projects they do, and their central planning (power, infrastructure....).

2 days ago
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Microsoft To Invest In Rogue Android Startup Cyanogen

Coren22 Re:why google keeps microsoft away (276 comments)

I will take a look, but is this the autoplay issue or the one song repeat issue, or the volume warning issue? :)

It looks like in Pandora, there is a setting that allows it to be the autostart, and it is checked, I will take a look to say if Play has the same setting so I can turn it off.

2 days ago
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FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband

Coren22 Re:Considering websites = 40% ads? (427 comments)

Brand new sock puppet? I think you have poor estimating skills as my account is around 5 years old.

2 days ago
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Alibaba Face Off With Chinese Regulator Over Fake Products

Coren22 Re:Brands (79 comments)

Yeah, and when you get a SD card with the silk screening saying 64GB while the card just writes 1MB over and over....

2 days ago
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Alibaba Face Off With Chinese Regulator Over Fake Products

Coren22 Re:I've tried selling on Ebay... (79 comments)

I have to say, that posting looks totally legit. The wolf fits in really well with the whole myspace layout in use, oh, and animated GIFs used as line separators...

Though the mouse itself is a pretty cool idea, that posting itself would turn me off ever bidding on it.
 

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FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband

Coren22 Re:Considering websites = 40% ads? (427 comments)

I'm a sockpuppet? That is interesting. Who am I a sockpuppet for?

2 days ago
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Microsoft To Invest In Rogue Android Startup Cyanogen

Coren22 Re:why google keeps microsoft away (276 comments)

Out of curiosity, could you pass this message along to whoever maintains the correct section of code?

When listening to music over bluetooth (my car stereo, not bluetooth headphones), I have to max out the volume every time or it is too quiet and the stereo has to be cranked instead. Defaulting to 80% volume (most every Android I have touched does this), then bitching about hearing loss when I try to turn up the volume makes no sense unless someone is using plugged in headphones. If it would default to 100% when using internal speakers and bluetooth devices named "Car Media", or stop with the stupid popup about hearing damage, it would be a really good thing.

Also, do you have any idea how to get Google Play Music to randomize through songs rather than repeating the same song over and over and over? It is silly that when my phone connects to my car, it autostarts Play Music, which then always plays the same song, on repeat. I have to pick up my phone, unlock it, start Pandora, relock, and put the phone down. This happens every time I get in my car, and often it is annoying enough to get the phone out of my pocket, I get out of the car to do so.

Some of the behaviors of Google's software just seem rather silly, they don't match actual usage. For instance, a couple updates ago, in Navigation, you would start the app, click navigate to, select destination and off you go, the two most recent version instead require somewhere around 10 clicks, and 5 minutes to get it to start navigating. As this is an application I am sure many people use when driving, adding additional steps to start navigation is just asking for someone to get in an accident (not everyone pulls over to restart the GPS when it crashes mid trip, though I do).

Just some pet peeves, overall I love Android and am on my 4th phone. I bought both my kids Android phones, and they are both on their second phones. This isn't an overall criticism of Android, but little details that bug me every single day.

2 days ago
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VP Anthony Moschella Shows Off Makerbot's Latest Printers and Materials (Video)

Coren22 Re:marta stewart is ex convict (45 comments)

Maybe that will be when they sell lead sintering printers.

2 days ago
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FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband

Coren22 Re:Considering websites = 40% ads? (427 comments)

That couldn't possibly be a real APK post, it was entirely too short, and didn't have enough random Bold CAPSLOCK text.

2 days ago
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FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband

Coren22 Re:Dumb (427 comments)

Maybe that was the meaning behind the title, s/he was stating that the following comment was dumb.

2 days ago
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FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband

Coren22 Re:That doesn't sound bad (427 comments)

I have 75/75 from FiOS in the suburbs of Baltimore, and ONLY pay $90/mo for it.

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FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband

Coren22 Re:Still not good enough. (427 comments)

The government always grows. It just grows in different areas under each side of the political coin.

The budget tends to shrink under Repubs, and grow under the Dems, this is for various reasons, but mostly the Dems saying they have to take from the rich and give to the poor causes larger tax income and corresponding larger outlays. The Repubs tend to try to reduce budget and taxes, causing smaller government overall, usually at the expense of social programs which they feel is an unfair redistribution of wealth.

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"Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms

Coren22 Re: jessh (397 comments)

Many people shooting for an informative post. I was asking a rhetorical question, I know exactly how far as I have family up there, the point I was making however was that it seems as though the New Yorkers making the big deal about the storm missing them must not realize how very close the storm was, and that the Mayor probably saved many lives on Long Island (including Queens and Brooklyn) that did get significant snowfall.

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Former NATO Nuclear Bunker Now an 'Airless' Unmanned Data Center

Coren22 Re:How is maintenance performed? (147 comments)

Simple rain could be an issue too. Most mines have to be actively pumped to keep up with water seepage, I cannot imagine how this would not be an issue in a bunker.

2 days ago
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Former NATO Nuclear Bunker Now an 'Airless' Unmanned Data Center

Coren22 Re:How is maintenance performed? (147 comments)

How would the SF6 be able to rise high enough to matter? This stuff is seriously heavy compared to all the components of air.

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Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States

Coren22 Re:Encryption chips? (368 comments)

What you just described is a Debit card in the US, not an ATM card which is only useful at an ATM.

2 days ago

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WBC Strikes again

Coren22 Coren22 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

http://www.wtop.com/?nid=41&sid=2344962
It looks like the Westboro Baptist Church is up to their usual antics. If they hate America so much, and think 9/11 was good, maybe they should go live somewhere else. Perhaps they could live in Antartica where they can't hurt anyone.

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