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Why Intel Wants To Network Your Clothes Dryer

jargoone Re:Interesting... (330 comments)

How many Wiis do you have?

In any case, 15 seconds of googling would tell you that the Connect24 feature is the majority of the reason for the 9 watts of consumption. And -- get this -- you can turn it off.

more than 4 years ago
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For Normals, Jobs' "Retina Display" Claim May Be Fair After All

jargoone Re:Wrong or right (386 comments)

I hate "me too" posts, but, me too. Trying unsuccessfully for an hour the other night to copy a fucking movie to my iPhone pushed me over the edge. I'm counting down the days until my contract is up.

more than 4 years ago
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Guess My Speed and Give Me a Ticket, In Ohio

jargoone Re:No real difference (636 comments)

You moved back to Ohio because of a ticket? That must have been a hell of a fine.

more than 4 years ago
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iPhone's PIN-Based Security Transparent To Ubuntu

jargoone Re:Wow. (264 comments)

And only one of them has the strength to lift a chair, let alone throw it.

more than 3 years ago
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Mafia Boss Betrayed By Facebook

jargoone Re:Eh (214 comments)

You do know that this is completely irrelevant information, right? Escobar was found in 1993.

more than 4 years ago
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iPad Is a "Huge Step Backward"

jargoone Re:Dear FSF (1634 comments)

Parent poster was complaining about not having important details, and you just waltz on in here with your "facts". Slashdot is for speculation. Please take your "facts" elsewhere.

more than 4 years ago
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Displayport V1.2 To Take Giant Leap Over HDMI

jargoone Re:Chicken and Egg (345 comments)

Put another way, it's absolutely nothing at all how it is for you now. Your situation is exactly the same as it would be with a VGA cable instead of DisplayPort.

more than 4 years ago
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App Store Piracy Losses Estimated At $459 Million

jargoone Re:How do you pirate? (202 comments)

The fine article makes a lot of bad assumptions. Unfortunately, so does your post.

more than 4 years ago
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IT Workers To Get Fewer Perks, No Free Coffee

jargoone Re:It's An Employer's Market (620 comments)

You sound really angry. You should try a blankie and a nap. Afterward, maybe go back to school so you can get a real job.

more than 4 years ago
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In total, I've downloaded X Linux ISOs, where X= ...

jargoone Re:Ubuntu d/l burn errors (483 comments)

Depends on what mirror you use. Some of them (e.g. anl.gov) can soak just about any connection you can get your hands on.

10:41:55 (15.2 MB/s) - `linux-2.6.32.tar.gz' saved [81900940/81900940]

more than 4 years ago
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Best Open Source Business Tools?

jargoone Stick to your business (164 comments)

If you're doing well in your business, you won't have time to dick around creating "legal" documents and preparing your own taxes. That's what CPAs, and attorneys are for. If you had hired one of the two, he probably would have advised you to form an LLC rather than an S-Corp. But since you decided you knew better, you made a LOT more work for yourself.

more than 4 years ago
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I'd prefer to allocate my work hours ...

jargoone Re:9 nines (287 comments)

Right. They're only withheld at a higher rate, not taxed at a higher rate. Confuses lots of people.

more than 4 years ago
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Mozilla Exec Urges Switch From Google To Bing

jargoone Re:Screw Bing (527 comments)

I was going to try to explain to you why you see your competitors' ads, but it's not worth my time. I think I speak for the entire Slashdot community when I ask you to please, for the sake of everyone's sanity, don't touch a computer ever again. Thank you.

more than 4 years ago
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Computer-Based System To Crack Down On Casino Card Counters

jargoone Re:If you play enough, you will ALWAYS lose. (597 comments)

Already exists, and called a "continuous shuffler". I can't post a link because Websense is blocking them all.

more than 4 years ago
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Michael Dell Says Windows 7 Will Make You Love PCs

jargoone Re:Balance Sheet (627 comments)

Or he could take advantage of the prices that Mac owners are willing to pay, sell it, and have enough money to buy three PCs. Worked for me.

more than 4 years ago
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Do You Provide Tech Support To Friends and Family?

jargoone Re:sigh (606 comments)

Return the favor, and I bet she won't do that again.

more than 4 years ago
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Slow Oracle Merger Leads To Outflow of Sun Projects, Coders

jargoone Re:European Commission SUCKS (409 comments)

Most triple-digiters are likely well into dementia by now, so that might explain it.

more than 4 years ago
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Slow Oracle Merger Leads To Outflow of Sun Projects, Coders

jargoone Re:European Commission SUCKS (409 comments)

Quote Yoda, or quote Yoda not. There is no try to quote Yoda.

more than 4 years ago
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What Accounts For Most Of Your Computer Time?

jargoone Re:Seriously (237 comments)

"Reading News/Blogs/Forums/Comments" and "Arguing With Idiots" is the same for me.

And fuck you for getting first post.

about 5 years ago

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