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Television Network Embeds Android Device In Magazine Ads

marqs Re:Not that surprising (115 comments)

As I said in reply to another post.
I'm fairly confident is a A810 Wcdma 3G they are using.
It cost about $35 when buying a single unit. But you could get it for less than $25 if you buy at least 500.
I think we may see more of this...

more than 2 years ago

Television Network Embeds Android Device In Magazine Ads

marqs Re:So why are smart phones so expensive. (115 comments)

I think i found the model they where using A810 Wcdma 3G. It cost about $35 when buying a single unit.
But you could get it for less than $25 if you order atleast 500, and i also think you could reduce that price when buying without the cover. If they did well in negotiating I'm guessing around $10-20/unit

more than 2 years ago

Swedish Teleco Firms Looking Into Block VoIP Claiming Losses In Earnings

marqs Re:We fixed this in NL (151 comments)

Unfortunately I don't think that will help in this case. I use one of the other Swedish operators mobile data plan for my mobile and so far Skype and similar services work just fine, but the point is that by using them I violate the service terms since it clearly states that "Trafik för fildeling och IP-Telefoni ingår ej" i.e p2p and voip trafic is not included. So I guess that they legally can charge whatever fee they want for this trafic...

more than 2 years ago

In the simplistic left/right divide, I'd call myself

marqs Re:In which country? (639 comments)

In my own country, I am at the center of everything.
And all people both to the left and right of me should fear my wrought.

more than 3 years ago

In the EU, Water Doesn't (Officially) Prevent Dehydration

marqs Re:Let's be accurate here (815 comments)

I find this fascinating, here in Sweden the tap water is by all standards excellent and inexpensive. I can get 1m^3 water for around $1,5 from the tap or buy 0,5l of bottled water for roughly the same price.
People doesn't seam to mind thou, and gladly pay for inferior water, that is more expensive than the gas they put in their cars...

more than 3 years ago

Dolphin, a 3rd Party Android Browser, Relayed URL Data

marqs Re:Meaning... (179 comments)

I think the answer is in the reply
"The Dolphin team quickly responded with a blog post saying they did not store any of the data, and no browsing information was captured about users."
Now they fixed it so that it logs data and capture user information.

more than 3 years ago

Is There a Hearing Aid Price Bubble?

marqs Re:Markup is pretty impressive on these things. (698 comments)

People call me cynical but in my humble opinion I think this has largely to do with the age group and predicament of the buyers.
If your target group was people aged 25-45 who just wanted to improve their hearing, they would not pay more than say $200-300 for a top-of-the-line unit...
If your age group is 70+ years of age and not so familiar with the general prices of IC-powerd devices and in dire need of said device to function in a normal way; then you can simply charge them for all their life savings if you want.

more than 3 years ago

Ridley Scott To Direct New Blade Runner Movie

marqs Re:more to come (288 comments)

And the sequel Blade Runner vs. Alien. vs. Predator.
But Chuck Norris will eventualy save the day in Blade Runner vs. Alien. vs. Predator vs. Walker, Texas Ranger

more than 3 years ago

Do Spoilers Ruin a Good Story? No, Say Researchers

marqs I agree to some extent (238 comments)

But i still don't want some one to tell me in advance. I prefere to read the book or watch the move again some time later.

more than 3 years ago

Jupiter-Sized Alien Planet Is Darkest Ever (Barely) Seen

marqs Good (207 comments)

Good that someone final turn the spotlight and shed some light on this. Why do you turn of your lights and pull down the blinds if you have nothing to hide?

more than 3 years ago

Experts Say Gestural Interfaces Are a Step Backwards In Usability

marqs Re:It has been a generation since 1994. (254 comments)

Its not as if generations move through the industry in a block, like tribal age-group initiates.

Why do you tell me this now?
Does this mean that my initiation rite was all bogus?
Is the tribal tattoo made with the old IBM dot matrix printer and the piercings made with the hole card puncher just a way to make fun of me?

more than 3 years ago

Android Trojan Found, Spreading From Chinese App Stores

marqs Re:"Android Trojan Found"? (277 comments)

For some reason that sentence makes me think of Joey from "Beneath a steel sky"
I know he was no android, but he changed his appearance to a welderbot, and I clearly remember that he helped steal some WD40 from a store room.

Ahh those where the days, now time to download ScummVm and relive them

about 4 years ago

Dr. Who's Sonic Screwdriver Exists

marqs One question (179 comments)

Will it work as a regular screwdriver? if so will it be universal?
I allways miss the particular bit i need.

more than 4 years ago

Stranded California Man Too 'Embarrassed' To Use Phone

marqs Re:Ironnnnyyyyy (33 comments)

This proves that the sum af embaresment is constant. or perhaps it even inflates and grows over time.
BEcause now he not only had to deal with the initial embaresment, but also hade the added embaresment of explaining why he waited so long.
And on top of thet he get to be an /. celeberty. AND avery one si speculating why he is called the "goat man". I can see another embaresment coming his way

more than 4 years ago

Life Found In Deepest Layer of Earth's Crust

marqs Re:Living under surface (335 comments)

Sounds to me like you are describing Minegraft.
Great game, and I sincearly hope that Mr. Uwe Boll makes the movie soon

more than 4 years ago

NASA Announces Discovery of 30-Year-Old Black Hole

marqs Re:Relativity of Simultaneity (195 comments)

And it's 50 million light years away so make the age 50 000 031 years old

more than 4 years ago

Meet NELL, the Computer That Learns From the Net

marqs Re:Obligatory sci-fi reference (272 comments)

I think "NELL" is Anonymous
I think "NELL" is fapping
I think "NELL" wants maour sauce

more than 4 years ago

The Binary Code In Canada's Gov-Gen Coat of Arms

marqs And the winning number is.... (486 comments)


What if it is decimal?
110 nonillion, 10 octillion, 11 septillion, 1 sextillion, 1 quantrillion, 10 quadrillion, 100 trillion, 100 billion, 11 million, 10 thousand and 11

more than 4 years ago



Beware, beware the frickin laser sharks are here

marqs marqs writes  |  more than 2 years ago

marqs (774373) writes "I know the waiting have been long and tedious but it seams that someone finally said. "Hey, those sharks have been without a competitive edge for to long" so they simply handed them a trusty green laser gun."
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