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Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts?

Jimpqfly Professional phones and expense policy (482 comments)

One of the reason could be because some companies still reimburse only the contract monthly cost, and not for mobile phone itself. Some people do not want to use their personal phone, and prefer getting a new one, only for professional matters. In this case, the only way for them - if they don't want to entirely pay for a new phone - is to have a new contract, with mobile phone cost embedded.

about 3 months ago
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Nvidia Announces 192-Core Tegra K1 Chips, Bets On Android

Jimpqfly Why wouldn't you want to be open (128 comments)

... Why would Sony and Microsoft be open? What interest would they have in using a competitor's OS? And creating a completely NEW platform would still be very hard...

about 7 months ago
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NSA Says It Foiled Plot To Destroy US Economy Through Malware

Jimpqfly Trust (698 comments)

People don't trust NSA anymore. After all the spying (National and International), declared non-constitutional, they're trying to have better communication? Too late guys ...

about 7 months ago
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Medical Radioactive Material Truck Stolen In Mexico

Jimpqfly A nice scenario! (98 comments)

for "Machete Kills Again"!

about 8 months ago
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$20 'Toy' Deactivates Cheap Home Alarms, Opens Doors

Jimpqfly best alarm (153 comments)

pans attached to a string !

about a year ago
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Epic: A Privacy-Focused Web Browser

Jimpqfly Proxy ? (223 comments)

Proxy is a nice option, except when you don't know where the Proxy is... Easy to implement a Proxy and have a look at users communications...

about a year ago
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Tesla Motors May Be Having an iPhone Moment

Jimpqfly Testla is good... (452 comments)

... but French Exagon Motors is better (http://www.exagon-motors.com/)

1 year,12 days
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Got Malware? Get a Hammer!

Jimpqfly They should have cleaned... (254 comments)

... the employees, first. Main risk of contamination, after all.

1 year,21 days
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Valve Shares Performance Numbers On Port of Left4Dead

Jimpqfly DOS (274 comments)

Could we get back to DOS 6.22 and benchmark it?

about 2 years ago
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Looking Back At the Commodore 64

Jimpqfly FD drive (263 comments)

"The 1541 disk drive helped speed load times up a significant amount"

I think this floppy drive was even slower than the tape drive....

more than 2 years ago
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US Threatens Spain For Not Implementing SOPA-Like Law

Jimpqfly Innovative ? (508 comments)

"the reputation of Spain as an innovative country" An *innovation* would be not to vote this kind of law ...

more than 2 years ago
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Samsung Reconsidering Android 4.0 On the Galaxy S

Jimpqfly V like.. (192 comments)

VICTORY !

more than 2 years ago
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The CIA's Social Mining Department

Jimpqfly ... and ... (110 comments)

... latest Slashdot comments ?

more than 2 years ago
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Iran Blocks VPN Ports

Jimpqfly change the port ! (134 comments)

Simple solution : change the port to 80 or 443 server side...

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft-Skype Deal Poised To Win EU Approval

Jimpqfly Promises... (63 comments)

... only engage the ones who believe them ...

more than 2 years ago
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Steve Jobs Dead At 56

Jimpqfly Newton (1613 comments)

Hopefully I already have a Newton, price is gonna increase, now !

more than 2 years ago
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Paris Launches World's First Electric Car Share Program

Jimpqfly La Rochelle city: 12 years of electric cars rental (136 comments)

Since 1999, La Rochelle (France) has setup an electric car rental service called Yelomobile (former Liselec). So Paris is not really "innovating" with this idea...

more than 2 years ago
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Paris Launches World's First Electric Car Share Program

Jimpqfly nuclear, not electric... (136 comments)

... was the tagline of an old french TV ad.

Because that's the case : every country wants to get rid of nuclear energy, but in the same time push for electric devices, cars, and so on ....

Anybody actually sees the paradox ?

more than 2 years ago
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EU Demands Explicit Geo-Location Permissions

Jimpqfly Insane (69 comments)

"require companies to get explicit permission" => yes, and so what ? the user will see a nice popup when starting the phone, and if he doesn't accept the terms and conditions, he won't be able to use the phone ? crap...

more than 3 years ago
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Dollar Apps Killing Traditional Gaming?

Jimpqfly Not the real question (343 comments)

"How do you sell someone a $60 game that's really worth it?"
The real question is :
"Is a $60 game ever worth it ?"
Prices have always been too high, from Nintendo NES cardridge to the last XBox game. That's also why you find piracy.
We want some $20 to $30 Games.

more than 3 years ago

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Microsoft to buy Winamp ?

Jimpqfly Jimpqfly writes  |  about 8 months ago

Jimpqfly (790794) writes "After Nullsoft announcement to shut down Winamp development and Shoutcast services, Microsoft looks interested in buying back the llama. For once, this would look like a good strategy for Microsoft in order to beat iTunes' ass ! Let's cross our fingers ..."
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French car manufacturer Peugeot to release an Hybrid Air system

Jimpqfly Jimpqfly writes  |  about a year ago

Jimpqfly (790794) writes "French cars manufacturer PSA (Peugeot) announced an Hybrid Air/Gasoline system, allowing to recycle energy loss from braking (coupling an air engine next to a classic gasoline engine).
A simple, smart, an environment friendly way to reach low fuel consumption (less than 3 liters per 100km / more than 80 mpg), without any impact on environment. Compared to electric recycling, the system is more affordable and simple, doesn't need battery recycling nor loading, and has a better global efficiency. You will also be able to drive the car at low speed only using the air system.
System could be released on market in 2016."

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1 in 4 page view are Facebook ones, in the US

Jimpqfly Jimpqfly writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Jimpqfly (790794) writes "After this news in March (http://tech.slashdot.org/story/10/03/17/1153251/Facebook-Attracting-More-Visitors-Than-Googlecom) where Hitwise announced than Facebook was surpassing google.com in terms of pages access, Hitwise claims now that the Facebook pages access reached 24.27% last week, in the US (http://weblogs.hitwise.com/heather-dougherty/2010/11/facebookcom_generates_nearly_1_1.html).

This to be related to the last Tim Berners Lee warning about Facebook (http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/nov/22/tim-berners-lee-facebook)."

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I'll look forward to become the master of the world

Jimpqfly Jimpqfly writes  |  more than 9 years ago Today I got 5 moderation points, I think this is the start of a long story : you'll hear about me in Forbes soon...

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