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Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'

jasonbrown Re:Android vs iPhone is not the new Mac vs Windows (711 comments)

Can we please talk about something else besides whether your phone is better than my phone. I mean really - aren't you all like the smartest people on the planet and we have to debate which phone gets on Facebook the best?? I mean fuck man their burning the Amazon down and fracking the planet to pieces and this is what's fucking important to talk about? Isn't your super awesome genius brain made for better things than this?? Isn't it??

about 3 months ago
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Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'

jasonbrown Re:Android vs iPhone is not the new Mac vs Windows (711 comments)

I use both Apple and Android. They certainly both have their strengths and weaknesses. Who cares. They all Facebook right?

about 3 months ago
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Why Microsoft Shouldn't Patch the XP Internet Explorer Flaw

jasonbrown Automatic updates turned of in April (345 comments)

I started turning off automatic updates on XP boxes that people were going to keep as it had become an unnecessary service. Then I'm told that MS is going to issue another update via Windows update to IE. This irritates me. So what am I supposed to leave the Windows update service turned on just in case MS want to send another one sometime??

about 4 months ago
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Time Dilation Drug Could Let Heinous Criminals Serve 1,000 Year Sentences

jasonbrown Dr. Rebecca Roache is the psychopath here. (914 comments)

Disgusting new form of torture invented. WAKE UP HUMANITY - We need to focus on the good not another way to hurt each other.

about 5 months ago
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Researchers Create Computer That Fits On a Pen Tip

jasonbrown WOW that is so cool (110 comments)

I want that bad boy right in my eye...

Both eyes even!!!!

more than 3 years ago
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Facebook's Zuckerberg Says Forget Privacy

jasonbrown wtf? (415 comments)

So let me get this straight. Facebook changes their privacy guidelines and defaults to having everyone's profile be mostly open. Then the founder of facebook says there is not the same expectation of privacy that there once was because people default to having their profiles open? Even though facebook is the one that opened it all up (not the users)? How is it that the will of the admins and founders of facebook is now the will of the people? When did they earn the right to speak for my desire for privacy?

more than 4 years ago
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Configuring a Windows PC For a Senior Citizen?

jasonbrown power saving OFF (823 comments)

Disable all the power saving stuff such as settings that turn off the hard drive, monitor, etc. after so many minutes..... disable that because they often don't know why their computer "just turned off" and often proceed to unplug, reboot, or otherwise fix this issue. Show them the power button and let the computer either be "on" or "off". Also the "desktop cleanup wizard" in XP - Oh my god that's crap - turn it off so it doesn't delete your big pretty icons you made for them. Try all the apps they are going to use first yourself so as to deal with any first time configuration and problem issues so they don't have to. just a few things off the top off my head....

more than 5 years ago
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Warner Music Pulls Videos Off YouTube

jasonbrown also ban printers (237 comments)

because we probably shouldn't allow just ANYONE to be able to publish a book or write a paper. Perhaps we could allow Warner to control the printers too so that they could supervise and approve only those who should be allowed to write books or publish papers. just food for thought. i'm full of good ideas like this just ask me.

more than 4 years ago
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Warner Music Pulls Videos Off YouTube

jasonbrown ban the internet (237 comments)

I think Warner should make a bill for congress to pass banning the internet as it has been terribly harmful to the recording industries CD/retail store distribution model. Look at all the harm the internet has done to the recording industry executives . And while we are discussing these serious problems - non-label music is really infringing on their profitability as well - also the internet's fault. So I say we all write our representatives and ask them to support banning the internet so we can go back to a more fair and industry friendly music distribution model. Thank you for your time. You may now go back to your regularly scheduled program.

more than 4 years ago
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What is the most annoying thing to help mom with?

jasonbrown mom's a web designer (528 comments)

I have to call her for technical support!!! -- (HEY Mom! How do I insert the streaming video?!!)

more than 7 years ago

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Google Earth finds woman trapped on deserted island for 7 years.

jasonbrown jasonbrown writes  |  about 5 months ago

jasonbrown (142035) writes "A kid in Minnesota found a woman trapped on deserted a desert island. She had spelled out S.O.S. on the beach and the kid found it on Google Earth and forwarded the information to a pilot that could find her."
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Apple removes Wi-Fi finders from App Store

jasonbrown jasonbrown writes  |  more than 4 years ago

jasonbrown (142035) writes "Apple on Thursday began removing another category of apps from its iPhone App Store. This time, it's not porn, it's Wi-Fi.
Apple removed several Wi-Fi apps commonly referred to as stumblers, or apps that seek out available Wi-Fi networks near your location. According to a story on Cult of Mac, apps removed by Apple include WiFi-Where, WiFiFoFum, and yFy Network Finder."

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Pirates Prefer Windows XP (Arggh!)

jasonbrown jasonbrown writes  |  more than 5 years ago

jasonbrown writes "Pirates prefer Windows XP over Vista, says Microsoft
It's planning a PR campaign for early '09 to fight piracy as XP is retired.
Software counterfeiters pass on Windows Vista and instead prefer to pirate Windows XP, a Microsoft Corp. attorney said today, outlining a practice that tracks with the leanings of many of the company's customers."

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