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I get most of my books...

Wandering Fire Re:Yay! (283 comments)

Nook 2 for the win! Having tried all three, I personally think it's the best.

more than 3 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Easiest Linux Distro For a Newbie

Wandering Fire Re:Ubuntu + VMWare Player (622 comments)

I would like to clarify what you said because I installed Win7 myself. It comes in a box with DVDs for 32 and 64 bit. For a lot of people (not me) it may be hard to find out what version you want to install. The install took at least an hour of rebooting and took place in low resolution. Then you can create your account. Then you need to install updates (reboot). Then when you open windows again, THERE ARE MORE UPDATES WHICH MEANS I HAVE TO REBOOT AGAIN!!! Almost every time I open windows, there are updates. And even if I can read the license code, it's still a pain. And then I need to go hunting around the internet for all the apps I need. So in short: no USB key, no 15 minute install, you don't get the apps you need preinstalled, and the license code IS a pain. Don't bother with Windows. Get a Mac or Linux.

more than 3 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Easiest Linux Distro For a Newbie

Wandering Fire Re:Ubuntu + VMWare Player (622 comments)

I've used both ubuntu and mint and have to say it's mint with all the quirks here.

more than 3 years ago

How Apple Came To Control the Component Market

Wandering Fire Re:Who did the R&D work? (350 comments)

Even if they are paying for the right to get tech first, the reason that tech would exist is because Apple is paying to get it first. Everyone wins except Apple's competitors. :)

more than 3 years ago

Google's Six-Front War

Wandering Fire Re:Patents (249 comments)

Idiot. lol

more than 3 years ago

Microsoft's Virtual Skywriting Patent App Features the Real Thing

Wandering Fire This is Microsoft (66 comments)

This is something only microsoft would do

more than 3 years ago

Netflix's New Web Interface Gets Thumbs Down From Users

Wandering Fire Re:No surprise there (267 comments)

I agree.

more than 3 years ago

Germany To End Nuclear Power By 2022

Wandering Fire Why faze out nuclear? (822 comments)

Nuclear is a great power source. Sometimes stuff blows up but it is almost always because of human error.

more than 3 years ago


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