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Github Rolls Out New Text Editor Atom

coolate Re:Atom Versus Brackets (82 comments)

That was my thought when I saw it!

about 5 months ago

Insiders Call HP's WebOS Software Fatally Flawed

coolate Re:webos developer here - the "insider" has no ide (191 comments)

Totally Agree. The PDK has been around for over a year, and is very well documented. I am also a developer, and this "insider" info is nothing but bull.

more than 2 years ago

Insiders Call HP's WebOS Software Fatally Flawed

coolate Re:OS not the problem (191 comments)

Pre2 had only limited release, but it is way faster, and works great, compared to the pre and pre+ that just worked ok. I agree, it is still a better experience than any other mobile OS. I have used the iPhone, and tried very hard to like android, but eventually went back to my pre2, love it! Veer and pre3 are also great hardware, that never got a chance... Was not an issue with the OS, it was an issue with the company selling it...

more than 2 years ago

Insiders Call HP's WebOS Software Fatally Flawed

coolate Re:Only some apps need speed and we have the tech. (191 comments)

or demanding apps, developers can use the PDK, its allows use of lower level c and c++ code. Angry birds and the need for speed game both use it.

more than 2 years ago

Insiders Call HP's WebOS Software Fatally Flawed

coolate Works fine! (191 comments)

I have been using webOS for years now, it works just fine, and the newer hardware like the pre3 kept up just fine with the iPhone, also they forget to talk about the fact that webOS has a PDK that allows C and C++ apps, so apps like angry birds run at full native speed. As a developer, we were able to make a canvas based game, that played just fine, something we could not do on android or iOS, canvas and javascript were just to slow on them. True a lot of talent has left it now, but when it goes open source, it will allow many that find no room to work on android a home.

more than 2 years ago

Google Health's Lifeline Runs Out

coolate I wanted it, signed up for it... (196 comments)

But I never really used it, so as bad as I feel to see it go, to be honest, I had no real need for it. Maybe later it will be reborn....

more than 2 years ago

Wikipedia To Dump GoDaddy Over SOPA

coolate Super glad they left em (197 comments)

I try and donate a little each year to wiki, so I am glad that none of that money goes to godaddy. For this reason and many others...

more than 2 years ago

Site Offers History of Torrent Downloads By IP

coolate Its a trap!! Dont do it! (340 comments)

Logging in with Facebook shares your address, email and name, so they can link your info with your IP, so they can later sell that info, or make threats. JUST DON'T DO IT. Click the log in, then report it to Facebook!!

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Updating a Difficult Campground Wi-Fi Design?

coolate Re:uBiquity (237 comments)

I second them, I use the Nano on our open mesh network. It is a powerful 1watt, cheap, supports POE, works GREAT.

more than 2 years ago

The Mathematics of Lawn Mowing

coolate Just don't! (514 comments)

Plant wild flowers, or no mow grass(yes it exists, and works great)! -You will save $ on gas -pollute a lot less! (mowers are some of the least efficient motors around) -Make more fresh air -looks a lot better -get some nice birds, butterflies and such. -Gain 3 hours a week back. You can do a ton with that. And If you must mow, make a solar powered lawnmower with a server battery and starter mower like I did!

more than 2 years ago

Are Graphical Calculators Pointless?

coolate My 10th grade Algebra 2 teacher (636 comments)

Is calculating a trajectory for his knife into your throat right now.

more than 3 years ago

When Should I Buy an Android Tablet?

coolate If you were me... (396 comments)

You would have already got one!

more than 3 years ago

Zoho Don't Need No Stinking Ph.D. Programmers

coolate yeap (612 comments)

I have to say I agree with this. Little of what I learned in Computer Science was useful, up to date or relevant. 80% of my classes were in unrelated things also, like speech, spanish, and "other". BUT going to college can expand your horizons and allow you to learn about areas outside of your "career". Someone once told me "No one ever said what you learn in school is useful"

about 4 years ago

Bloomberg Reports That Palm Is Up For Sale

coolate WebOS is really great... (240 comments)

I have had a Pre for months, and love it. I have had an iPhone and worked with Blackberries and WIndows Mobile phones a lot, and it blows them all away. I also as far as developing for webos goes, its a dream. I love it, way better then development for the iPhone was when I did that. I really was hoping they would licence the OS to a few good hardware developers, but I hope whoever buys them keeps the OS and the same ideals the developers of it have.

more than 4 years ago

Yelp Founder Says "No Extortion — Just a Misunderstood Algorithm"

coolate Other Better options (120 comments)

Like! Way better in that it is open and anyone can add anything. Sadly not much on it :(

more than 4 years ago

Best Tool For Remembering Passwords?

coolate Best way to do it! (1007 comments)

I put mine under my keyboard on a sticker!

more than 4 years ago

Hospital Turns Away Ambulances When Computers Go Down

coolate Indiana rocks! (406 comments)

Only in my state...

more than 5 years ago

Woman Claims Ubuntu Kept Her From Online Classes

coolate Or it could read... (1654 comments)

Woman dumb ass, blames others. This is what drives me nuts, people complain when others do not take care of them or they can not wipe their own butts.

more than 5 years ago

An Open Source Coffee Machine

coolate Coffee??? TEA!! (99 comments)

Forget an open source coffee maker, I want an open source tea maker!!

more than 5 years ago


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