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Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail

Kazymyr Re:Play no longer appears to require Gmail (139 comments)

Precisely. You can't rate or comment on an app without a G+ account. Which is why I haven't commented or rated any apps for the past 2 years.

about 3 months ago
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The Future According To Stanislaw Lem

Kazymyr One more reason... (196 comments)

... to root for the advancement of civilization. Sounds like a noble and realistic goal.

about 3 months ago
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A 32-bit Development System For $2

Kazymyr Re:Digikey is expensive (138 comments)

Arrow Electronics kills you with shipping charges. Least expensive option is $15 for a small order.

about 7 months ago
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How Facebook and Oculus Could Be a Great Combination

Kazymyr Re:They said no need for a Facebook account (151 comments)

However, it seems to me that after the acquisition he will not have the final decision in the matter.

about 9 months ago
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Google Cuts Android Privacy Feature, Says Release Was Unintentional

Kazymyr Re:Sounds like it worked (324 comments)

Doesn't work when you're talking built-in, as in manufacturer-made ones that are part of the ROM. Or, in some cases, Google apps. :)

1 year,4 days
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Google Cuts Android Privacy Feature, Says Release Was Unintentional

Kazymyr Re:PDroid (324 comments)

There are many apps that do that. I have been using "Permissions Free" for a couple of years now. I guess the news is that Google released similar functionality as a built-in, then removed it. Sounds nasty.

1 year,4 days
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Geeks.com Online Shop Has Closed

Kazymyr Re:I've been a customer for a long time (187 comments)

Same here. Started buying from them around 1999-2000. In fact I bought a few hard drives from them just last week. I dunno where I'll be getting older technology HDDs at steal prices. I have a few devices that I'm maintaining that are incompatible with newer tech (4k sector) HDDs, which everyone makes these days... I need another source for older tech (512byte sector) HDDs.

about a year ago
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Bill Gates Is Beginning To Dream the Thorium Dream

Kazymyr Re:Finally! (327 comments)

I agree, it's time we take thorium seriously. And if Bill Gates is the one who makes it happen, more power to him! (pun not intended)

about a year ago
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EA Takes Over Scrabble App, Wipes Player Histories and Switches Dictionary

Kazymyr Re: Pizza (197 comments)

Little high, little low...

about a year and a half ago
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Woz Compares the Cloud and PRISM To Communist Russia

Kazymyr Re:In Soviet Russia (549 comments)

Phone listens to you!

about a year and a half ago
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California Sues Delta Air Lines Over Mobile Privacy

Kazymyr Re:you read the set of permissions. (100 comments)

Search the play store for an app called "permissions free". It can enable and disable permissions for any app on any ROM as long as you're rooted. I use it extensively.

about 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Laptop With Decent Linux Graphics Support?

Kazymyr Re:A solution (260 comments)

Or buy from a company that allows you to customize every aspect of the laptop. I have an Eurocom Racer http://web.eurocom.com/EC/ec_model_config1%281,219,0%29 with Radeon HD6970M graphics. You almost can't get better non-Nvidia mobile graphics than that. Got it with no OS installed, and it runs xubuntu like a champ.

about 2 years ago
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Kickstarted Oculus Rift VR Headset Shipping In March/April

Kazymyr Re:Finally (93 comments)

The upcoming Star Citizen will have full support for the Rift.

about 2 years ago
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Kickstarted Oculus Rift VR Headset Shipping In March/April

Kazymyr Re:How does this compare with Google glasses? (93 comments)

They're aimed at different (yet in some areas common) consumers. The Rift is for gamers, to provide a completely artificial replacement of the surroundings (virtual reality). Think Star Trek holodecks.

about 2 years ago
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Kickstarted Oculus Rift VR Headset Shipping In March/April

Kazymyr A little longer, perhaps... (93 comments)

But at least the revolution will be televised!

Can't wait until I get mine.

about 2 years ago
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Is Intel Planning To Kill Enthusiast PCs?

Kazymyr Re:Even if this was true... (1009 comments)

AMD has played the socket compatibility game too. Remember socket 939? Yeah.

about 2 years ago
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Man Arrested At Oakland Airport For Ornate Watch

Kazymyr Re:The vast explosive materials conspiracy (519 comments)

But do YOU realize there's an even bigger conspiracy to load all cars, including yours, with an even more explosive fluid? And that it's also pumped through the engine where it causes explosions?Think about it, man, and ditch your booby-trapped car. I have a bike I could sell you.

about 2 years ago
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Man Arrested For Photo of Burning Poppy On Facebook

Kazymyr Re:He also used some words... (534 comments)

Probably if you're on a fishing boat and the fishing season is closed for that particular critter.

more than 2 years ago

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