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Ask Slashdot: Linux For Grandma?

Exitar Re:Do you really need to change to Linux? (287 comments)

Dude, is grandma we're talking about, not a guy spending most of his time watching porn sites.
Get her an updated antivirus and a firewall and she'll be safe while browsing for cakes recipes.

about a month and a half ago

One In Ten Americans Thinks HTML Is a Type of Sexually Transmitted Infection

Exitar Re:Those who have used it (255 comments)

And they even missed the sex part!

about a month and a half ago

Blizzard To Sell Level 90 WoW Characters For $60

Exitar Re:Wut? (253 comments)

Do you mean that killing thousands of rats is an accomplishment?

about 2 months ago

Why Snapchat and Its Ilk Face a Revenue Conundrum

Exitar Re:They simply... (104 comments)

Or even better they should have taken the offered cash and retired to a tropical island.

about 4 months ago

Employee Morale Is Suffering At the NSA

Exitar Re:problem is (841 comments)

Especially since they were spying leaders all around the world, and that seems hardly related to terrorism prevention.
Or did they actually believe that Angela Merkel could have wanted to place a weapon of mass destruction in New York subway system?

about 4 months ago

The Desktop Is Dead, Long Live the Desktop!

Exitar The final device (453 comments)

"'The mainframe bows to the minicomputer. The minicomputer bows to the personal computer. The personal computer bows to the tablet and smart phone. It seems as if these will soon bow to the smart watch or smart glasses"

In the end we will have a device with no screen and a single button: "Like".

about 4 months ago

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service — and No Google Glass, Either

Exitar Re:Amazing (845 comments)

I don't think Luddites means what you think it means.

about 5 months ago

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service — and No Google Glass, Either

Exitar Re:just leave (845 comments)

Personally I'd give it a good review.

about 5 months ago

Shutdown Cost the US Economy $24 Billion

Exitar Re: Really? (767 comments)

Dude, some bearded guys managed to bring down 2 of yours skyscrapers and you needed the rest of the world to help you attacking countries that weren't even responsible for that.

about 6 months ago

Un-Un-Pentium On Your Periodic Table of the Elements?

Exitar Re:Hmmmm .... (172 comments)

un un pentium = 1 1 5

about 8 months ago

Un-Un-Pentium On Your Periodic Table of the Elements?

Exitar Re:so... (172 comments)

What's the point of better nuclear weapons?

about 8 months ago

Single Developer Responsible For Over 47k Apps In BlackBerry World

Exitar Re:heh (176 comments)

At the rate of one app per week, the guy should have been born in 1109.

about 8 months ago

3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles

Exitar Re:Panic inducing (180 comments)

Bacteria and virus are biodegradable, plastic is not.

about 9 months ago

NASA TESS Observatory Will Hunt For Alien Life On "Super-Earth" Exoplanets

Exitar No star? (112 comments)

Are they're looking for life on planets not warmed by a star?
Or just hoping to find an alien Moonbase Alpha?

about a year ago

Why We Should Celebrate Snapchat and Encourage Ephemeral Communication

Exitar Re:Snap What? (140 comments)

It's the second time for me.
The first time was an article describing how the photos that should have been deleted from the phone by snapchat actually weren't.

about a year ago

Congress Wants Federal Government To Sell 1755-1780 MHz Spectrum Band

Exitar Nice fight! (88 comments)

Capitalists vs Warmongers!

about a year ago

MPAA Executive Tampers With Evidence In Piracy Case

Exitar Re:Some how I doubt it will matter (156 comments)

I'm not so sure that "The Police copy is still pristine" since the articla stated that "there was also an MPAA executive in the room while the evidence gathering took place".

about a year ago


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