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Microsoft Announces Windows 10

dysmal Microsoft Math (625 comments)

This reminds me of something my first boss told me: "Microsoft can't tell time. Have you ever seen how it counts down 3 minutes... 2 minutes... 7 minutes... 2 minutes... 1 minute...? They can't tell time!"

yesterday
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Microsoft Announces Windows 10

dysmal Upgrade cycle (625 comments)

Way to screw up our upgrade cycle here guys!!!

yesterday
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Statistician Creates Mathematical Model To Predict the Future of Game of Thrones

dysmal Another Stark dies (124 comments)

Every time someone tries to predict the end, another Stark dies.

2 days ago
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Apple Yanks iOS 8 Update

dysmal Not a bug but a feature! (203 comments)

Apple got sick of people complaining about data and battery usage so they released this update.

about a week ago
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Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail

dysmal Re:G+ is an utter failure (137 comments)

Nah. They'll just duct tape it onto Youtube.

about a week ago
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Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail

dysmal Re:Stop bundling. (137 comments)

I completely agree. This "bundle" mentality is frustrating. Not everyone wants the entire package. I don't like having all of my eggs in one basket because then i'm at the mercy of the whims of the company i'm dealing with. Technology is constantly changing. Products are always changing. I may not necessarily WANT to use your product in 6 months after you ram the latest update down my throat (Gnome, FireFox, Facebook, Windows 8, etc).

about a week ago
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Apple Outrages Users By Automatically Installing U2's Album On Their Devices

dysmal In other news (610 comments)

In other news, yet another 2 bit "rapper" is getting free publicity accidentally on purpose!

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads

dysmal Re:That's nothing (405 comments)

You forgot about the blue screens!

(we have 5 of the new Surface Pro's for testing and 4 of them have blue screened at some point)

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads

dysmal Re:If I was in the NFL I'd be pissed (405 comments)

I'd be wanting to work at 110% of my ability 24/7, if I was forced to learn/use a device foreign to me I'd be pissed. I don't care if it's a surface, iPad, or chalkboard, let me work in a way that's most productive for me.

I'm sure that same argument was used by coaches and teachers when they went from chalk boards to dry erase white boards.

You sound like the VP's i have at work when they were forced to migrate from XP to Win7.

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads

dysmal Re:Bill Belichick (405 comments)

He's still waiting for them to 3D print him a new sweatshirt.

about three weeks ago
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X-Class Solar Flare Coming Friday

dysmal Re:Intersection (145 comments)

Twinkies will be the most intelligent form of life

about three weeks ago
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AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough

dysmal Re:Seriously? (533 comments)

Try using dial up! My sister lives in the boonies and it's either that or satellite Dish. Gmail on dial up is a pig. Every page i tried to go to was awful. Web pages have gotten so bloated with auto playing ads and video that it's unusable on a slow connection.

Let's face it. The bigger the pipe everyone has, the more crap sites are going to load onto their pages to fatten them up. VZW+ATT know this. They know that sites are getting heavier. They have the records and metrics of what their users do. They also know that if they keep the baseline low enough, it'll make their more practical/usable packages seam like a deal!

about three weeks ago
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Firefox 32 Arrives With New HTTP Cache, Public Key Pinning Support

dysmal Re:First impressions (220 comments)

The way FireFox speeds up your browser is by breaking the few remaining extensions that you had that still worked!

about a month ago
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Microsoft's Missed Opportunities: Memo From 1997

dysmal Re:Microsoft (161 comments)

Boo. Eff. Enn. Hoo!

Are you seriously that OCD that you absolutely have to race to your dryer the second it turns off to fold your clothes? Is your time that god awfully important and precious that you can't spare a couple of extra minutes doing laundry like people have done for at least a generation? If they're wrinkled, turn it back on for 5'ish minutes!

I'm good friends with a neurosurgeon who also does extensive cancer research. His time is VERY valuable. You know what? He's completely fine using a traditional dryer with a timer. Why? Because it's f'ing laundry!!!

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

about 2 months ago
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Chinese State Media Declares iPhone a Threat To National Security

dysmal Agreed! (143 comments)

Agreed simply because of how many people are too busy staring at their phones and not paying attention to their surroundings to notice that a tank is about to run them over in Tiananmen Square!

about 3 months ago
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NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"

dysmal Re:"Sir.. HOLY SHIT SIR!" (361 comments)

This would be Science Fiction because the NSA will never learn how the internet works.

about 3 months ago
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Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

dysmal Re:One switch to rule them all? (681 comments)

Not all of us have stolen office from our work. Some of us stole office YOUR work!

about 3 months ago

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