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UK Man Jailed For Being a Jerk On the Internet

hamburgler007 Dr Bob (898 comments)

He's running scared.

more than 3 years ago
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5.8 Earthquake Hits East Coast of the US

hamburgler007 Re:Felt it here in DC (614 comments)

I hope your fish is okay.

more than 3 years ago
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HTC Unlocks Its Own Phones

hamburgler007 Re:HTC is my new favorite company (145 comments)

ATT shares part of the blame with respect to firmware updates, but samsung doesn't handle it well either. I remember the day after I purchased my captivate they had just released a firmware update which they basically forced you to install. Update went great, until it hard bricked my phone. To att's credit they replaced it the same day. Between that experience, the long wait to the next firmware update, the broken gps, and AT&T trying to charge be to tether my phone to use bandwidth I already paid for, I went to cyanogen. It is a pain in the ass to install on the captivate for several reasons, but aside from the shorter battery life was much happier with it.

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HTC Unlocks Its Own Phones

hamburgler007 Re:HTC is my new favorite company (145 comments)

Seconded. I run CyanogenMod7 on a captivate, and think it is great, except for the horrible battery life. Mind you I have most of the features turned off and still the battery gets less than a days use, mostly idle time as well. I thought it may be the battery just going bad, so I temporarily flashed back to the samsung rom, and get several days when idle.

more than 3 years ago
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HTC Unlocks Its Own Phones

hamburgler007 Re: What (145 comments)

honeycomb is for tablets. Google has been very good about their 2.x code source releases.

more than 3 years ago
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HTC Unlocks Its Own Phones

hamburgler007 Re:What (145 comments)

I kind of doubt it, but not so much because of google. Service providers love putting their irremovable bullshit apps on phones whilst locking down features such as tethering.

more than 3 years ago
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Anti-Piracy Lawyers Accuse Blind Man of Downloading Films

hamburgler007 That ain't a curse... (302 comments)

This is a curse, go fuck yourself you troll.

more than 3 years ago
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Pakistan Lets China View US Stealth Technology

hamburgler007 Re:India is already buddy buddy with US (297 comments)

To the best of my knowledge it is only the US and Russia, hope to hell that is everyone anyway.

more than 3 years ago
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Driver Using Two Cell Phones Gets Year-Long Driving Ban

hamburgler007 Re:And the sad part is... (478 comments)

I believe the article you are referring to is this http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/study-says-texting-while-driving-is-more-dangerous-than-drunk-driving-184522.php. Despite Car and Driver considered to be a world renowned journal throughout all of academia, the study was not very thorough. Specifically, using only two test subjects for your test doesn't provide meaningful data.

more than 3 years ago
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BART Disables Cell Service To Disrupt Protests

hamburgler007 Knife = Popsicle (440 comments)

Got it

more than 3 years ago
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Cancer Cured By HIV

hamburgler007 Re:Still a better prognosis? (521 comments)

Even so, if this "harmless form of HIV" does mutate back into the AIDS-causing variant and gives you the average 24 years to live after you've beat the cancer, you're cured of cancer but can't be intimate with your wife or husband or domesti^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H (fuck political correctness, let's just say SO) without infecting them. Is it really worth the cure?

That is a drawback. If only there was some device, resembling a balloon, that could be placed over a man's penis during intercourse to help prevent the transmission of STDs.

more than 3 years ago
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Walmart To Close Online Music Store

hamburgler007 Damn you big business! (92 comments)

There is just no room for the little guy anymore.

more than 3 years ago
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Online Parody Cartoon Targeted For Prosecution

hamburgler007 Re:ACLU (327 comments)

Most of these criticisms are completely off the mark based on the cases they have taken on. ACLU has done more for society than you will ever do. I don't agree with them on everything, especially when it comes to their stance on the 2nd amendment, but I am not a one issue person and I will continue to support them.

more than 3 years ago
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Finding Fault With the Low, Low Price of Android

hamburgler007 Re:At least one big difference (364 comments)

It is fair enough that 3.0 and up has not been open sourced, however the number of devices with honeycomb being sold is very small, and google has stated they intend on releasing the source code. If they don't release the source, I agree it will cease to be open source, however it isn't the only difference from IE. And the insinuation that the anti-competitive practices of Microsoft with respect to IE4 are analogous to Google's business practices with respect to Android are absurd. Aside from the versions of Android on the vast majority of devices being open source, Android entered into the mobile market as the underdog, and they still face serious competition from more than one company.

more than 3 years ago
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Harnessing Interference For Faster Wireless Data

hamburgler007 Re:Before we get too excited over this ... (91 comments)

What's your point, that the guy is brilliant? Does the fact that quicktime ultimately didn't become the video standard detract the technical accomplishment?

more than 3 years ago

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