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Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?

dugancent Re:In the USA people don't pay for phones (524 comments)

Two year contracts are on the way out. AT&T is in the process of ditching them, T-mobile already has. Verizon won't be far behind.

2 days ago

Amazon Fire Phone Reviews: Solid But Overly Ambitious

dugancent Re:But... (58 comments)

from what I've read on /.

You've already failed. This site is as unbiased as Fox News.

about a week ago

Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road

dugancent Re:News for Nerds you say? (71 comments)

Better than the repetitive Android/Apple shit that gets posted over and over again.

about two weeks ago

Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC

dugancent "Biohackers" (159 comments)

In my lab, we call them scientists (or chemist, biologist, etc).

about three weeks ago

If Immigration Reform Is Dead, So Is Raising the H-1B Cap

dugancent Re:No, they're replacing. (341 comments)

No one who is alive was a part of that war. Neither side owe anyone anything.

about a month ago

US To Auction 29,656 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road

dugancent "Worth" $17-18 million (232 comments)

We'll see...

about a month and a half ago

Quad Lasers Deliver Fast, Earth-Based Internet To the Moon

dugancent Re:They can send a ping to the moon.... (131 comments)

Not saying its true or not, but I've went over for multiple months in a row and haven't heard a thing.

about 2 months ago

Haiku Gains Support For Current Radeon HD Cards

dugancent Re:Start of a trend... (70 comments)

Monoculture is the death of innovation and invention.

about 2 months ago

Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?

dugancent How about small engines? (432 comments)

I have a number of small engines ( 2 and 4 cycle). The local small-engine shop will cancel the warranty if you use anything but 100% gas. My Husqvarna chainsaw states, in the manual and in bold letters, to ONLY use 100% gas in the 2-cycle mix. It's out of warranty and for a while I tried e10. Ended up replacing all the lines and rebuilding the carburetor last summer.

Luckily, there a several stations here that still still it.

about 2 months ago

US May Prevent Chinese Hackers From Attending Def Con, Black Hat

dugancent Re:Hysterical. (193 comments)

Then we could stop buying goods from China and watch them collapse.

about 2 months ago

AT&T Hacker 'weev' Demands One Bitcoin For Each Hour He Spent In Jail

dugancent Re:Clearly they've broken him and... (449 comments)

He did no such thing. He blew up a federal building, in a different state, full of people that had no connection at all to what happened there.

He accomplished nothing.

about 2 months ago

Chrome 35 Launches With New APIs and JavaScript Features

dugancent Re:Shitty summary (73 comments)

Er, three years.

about 2 months ago

Chrome 35 Launches With New APIs and JavaScript Features

dugancent Re:Shitty summary (73 comments)

Firefox v4 - released 22 March 2011
Firefox v29 - released 29 April 2014

Two years and 27 versions. Hmmm..

about 2 months ago

Percentage of Elderly In Japan Continues to Grow as Number of Children Drops

dugancent It has to happen sometime (283 comments)

Economic policies based on an ever growing population are failed policies.

about 3 months ago

New Cologne Answers the Question: "What Does a Bitcoin Smell Like?"

dugancent Too easy... (61 comments)


about 3 months ago


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