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Is the Number Up For the Residential Phone Book?

gonzocanuck2 Thank goodness! (360 comments)

I would be happy to see them go. I was able to intercept the delivery of them this year and it was really hard to give them back to the delivery guy. He didn't want to take them back! I doubt they will ever get discontinued in Alberta. I have been hearing radio ads about advertising in the Yellow Pages.

more than 4 years ago
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Many More Android Apps Leaking User Data

gonzocanuck2 Re:But how? (299 comments)

Good question. I wanted to install a recipe application by a popular brand name company (although the idea of trust with said company might be a little shaky - their guacamole only contains 2% avocado or somesuch) but I didn't feel right because of the permissions required. This app is available for the iPhone, so I don't know if it comes with the same restrictions. I emailed them asking them why the app needs to know my phone's identity and contact data as well as location. They responded thinking that I had a problem installing and downloading the app. I re-explained what I wanted to know and haven't heard back from them. That was at least two months ago.

more than 4 years ago
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Android Software Piracy Rampant

gonzocanuck2 Re:Need to make incentives.. (510 comments)

Love the link. I wonder how I missed that one on The Oatmeal! I have spent about $60 or so on Android apps for my lovely Nexus One and find the prices are often a pittance for all the usefulness they provide me. If there's a tip jar for free apps, I always donate a small amount. I guess it all boils down to how much a buyer values something (or not). Kind of like how people love dollar stores and then ask why a handmade piece of art or jewellery is priced more than $1.

more than 4 years ago
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Taking on an Online Extortionist

gonzocanuck2 I did :-) (784 comments)

I don't know why. I have been reading everything wrong lately.

more than 9 years ago

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