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Netflix Gets What It Pays For: Comcast Streaming Speeds Skyrocket

RLU486983 Re:Only Comcast cable here... (328 comments)

TiVo works with FiOS as well, not just cable.

about 3 months ago
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Netflix Gets What It Pays For: Comcast Streaming Speeds Skyrocket

RLU486983 Re:Only Comcast cable here... (328 comments)

I had TiVo... once... for a couple months... don't go there if you've not already. Save yourself the grief!

about 3 months ago
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Netflix Gets What It Pays For: Comcast Streaming Speeds Skyrocket

RLU486983 It is called "Extortion"... (328 comments)

We have laws against that... unless you have lots of money, then laws are irrelevant! :-/

about 3 months ago
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Slashdot Tries Something New; Audience Responds!

RLU486983 Uhm, no... (2219 comments)

Leave classic /. alone! And, no to javascript. Thanks!

about 6 months ago
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The Case of the Orca That Killed Its Trainer

RLU486983 They are called Killer Whales... (395 comments)

and they killed something. What exactly is the problem here?!? :-/

about a year ago
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Sprint May Have Unlimited Data Plans, But Not Unlimited Customers

RLU486983 Nextel acquisition didn't win anyone over neither. (207 comments)

I didn't care for Sprint or Nextel personally but I know several people of whom Sprint attempted to force-feed their service to after the merger but didn't want and/or like the Sprint offerings so they dumped Sprint altogether. Not a surprise that their customer base is dwindling.

about a year ago
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Mozilla Launches Firefox OS Devices In Stores, Opens Up App Payments

RLU486983 Re:Panda (57 comments)

Apparently, "Firefox" is the nickname for the Red Panda.

1 year,21 days
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ITIF Senior Fellow Claims "America's Broadband Networks Lead the World"

RLU486983 "our relatively low rates of subscribership" (298 comments)

Since the pricing is ridiculously high for service, it's a no-brainer! Broadband is priced too high for a lot of households to justify getting it. Food, mortgage/rent, fuel, clothes, utilities... a lot of people are doing well to just survive.

about a year ago
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Aereo Ruling Could Impact Pandora

RLU486983 Re:RIAA/MPAA... (107 comments)

LOL... I got moderated for "Offtopic (-1)" by an idiot that doesn't have a clue about the sarcasm behind the post... too damned funny, way to go dumbass!

about a year ago
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Aereo Ruling Could Impact Pandora

RLU486983 RIAA/MPAA... (107 comments)

killed every Star!!

about a year ago
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Six Retailers Announce Recall of Buckyballs and Buckycubes

RLU486983 Absolutely not... (343 comments)

getting my BuckyBalls!!

about a year ago
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Brain Scans Predict Which Criminals Are More Likely To Re-offend

RLU486983 Nice... (187 comments)

"Minority Report" LIVE... getting popcorn, brb!

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: New To Linux; Which Distro?

RLU486983 Beaten horse... (573 comments)

won't stay down!!

about a year ago
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New Research Sheds Light On the Evolution of Dogs

RLU486983 Simply put.. (374 comments)

dogs are cool!

about a year ago
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A New Version of MS Office Every 90 Days

RLU486983 Ridiculous... (292 comments)

LibreOffice is free and what more can they really add to office to warrant people shelling out for it every 3 months... Corporations going bankrupt and they wonder why?!?

about a year ago
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Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users

RLU486983 Then that means that.... (92 comments)

WinXP users can uninstall the product since there is no longer a threat of getting their machines infected! Kaspersky has done the ultimate preventative measure for them. ;-)

about a year and a half ago
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Google Invests $1 Billion To Build New London HQ

RLU486983 Re:Can someone explain how multinationals work? (132 comments)

bu**ers = buggers

bugger (noun)
1. Informal. a fellow or lad (used affectionately or abusively): a cute little bugger.
2. Informal. any object or thing.
3. Often Vulgar. a sodomite.
4. Chiefly British Slang.
- a. a despicable or contemptible person, especially a man.
- b. an annoying or troublesome thing, situation, etc.

about a year and a half ago
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Hacktivism: Civil Disobedience Or Cyber Crime?

RLU486983 Re:active vs. passive? (243 comments)

You are correct; as defined:

civil disobedience (noun)

1. the refusal to obey certain laws or governmental demands for the purpose of influencing legislation or government policy, characterized by the employment of such nonviolent techniques as boycotting, picketing, and nonpayment of taxes. Compare noncooperation ( def 2 ) , passive resistance.

about a year and a half ago
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Microsoft Patents Tech That Would Silence Your Phone For You

RLU486983 Well, (251 comments)

many phone models already have some sort of functionality similar/same as this.

Most assuredly, as with many other phone features available, this is something that will have a ON/OFF toggle function and many people will simply have it set to OFF no different than the similar functionality is currently set to on their phones today.

about a year and a half ago
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NASA Considers Putting an Asteroid Into Orbit Around the Moon

RLU486983 As a diver... (171 comments)

I'm not too crazy about this. How will it impact the tides and other ocean functionality. This doesn't sound like a very good idea.

about a year and a half ago

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Barnes & Noble Nook Color Update v1.2.0 Ready

RLU486983 RLU486983 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

RLU486983 (1792220) writes "Software Updates — Version 1.2.0

Barnes & Noble is providing a major firmware update for NOOK Color that contains exciting new features, addresses key customer requests and provides ongoing performance improvements. Among the enhancements, NOOK Color v1.2 now offering popular NOOK Apps, NOOK Email, an enhanced web experience, NOOK Kids Read and Play titles, enhanced NOOK Books, and more. The software update will be automatically downloaded to devices that are registered and connected to Wi-Fi®, beginning the week of April 25 and over the coming weeks. There’s no need for you to take any action. The software update is also available immediately via a manual download offered here. Please refer to the instructions below for the manual download. To check the current software version of your NOOK Color, please click here for additional instructions."

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