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First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android

quonsar The sooner... (193 comments)

...they fuck off and die the better.

about 4 months ago

The Upcoming Windows 8.1 Apocalypse

quonsar Re:Lamepocalypse (293 comments)

I'd do what I did in 2005. Install linux and never look back.

about 5 months ago

Yahoo Stops Honoring 'Do-Not-Track' Settings

quonsar Re: Yahoo, kill yourself! (300 comments)

jesus dude, you look for any specious reason to shit on microsoft don't you?

No reason is required to shit on Microsoft. Microsoft *is* shit, coated in a frothy shit frosting, with shit sprinkles liberally dusted on top of that shit. Clearly, you don't know shit when you see it.

about 6 months ago

Why Does Amazon Want To Sell Its Own Smartphone, Anyway

quonsar Re:Smart customers can avoid being exploited for d (60 comments)

Except that you have no control over whether that book will remain on your Kindle. You just have to have faith that your books won't be revoked for $SomeRandomReason.

Oh yes I do. I strip the DRM and keep copies on my computer. Easy as pie. I bought 'em, they are MINE.

about 6 months ago

New US Atomic Clock Goes Live

quonsar Well... (127 comments)'s about time.

about 7 months ago

.NET Native Compilation Preview Released

quonsar Re:Huh? (217 comments)

they never did.

about 7 months ago

Your Car Will Tell You How To Hit the Next Green Light

quonsar MY car... (364 comments)

MY car better shut the fuck up and let me drive.

about 7 months ago

Canonical's Troubles With the Free Software Community

quonsar Re:Sadly for Canonical... (155 comments)

adhere: stick fast to (a surface or substance).
endear: cause to be loved or liked.

about 7 months ago

How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370

quonsar Re:Flight recorder (491 comments)

Cockpit voice recorder (CVR) records in a 2 hour loop. It's quite likely to contain 2 hours of silence. Flight data recorder (FDR) is more likely to contain useful information.

about 7 months ago

Utah Bill Would Prevent Regional Fiber Networks From Growing

quonsar Re:i thought ya'll niggas was capitalist (111 comments)

oh, but it is! the fiber consortium's are free to buy more/better politicians as the cable companies and pass their own laws, yes? the competition in the graft market is healthy and vigorous!

about 8 months ago

Utilities Fight Back Against Solar Energy

quonsar You remember when... (579 comments)

... the music, film and TV industries recognized that technology advances had rendered their business models moot, and so they faded away quietly and gracefully? Same will happen here.

about 10 months ago

Prime Minister Wiretapped — Vast Corruption Upending Turkey's Government

quonsar beyond belief! (123 comments)

i am shocked. shocked i tell you!

about 10 months ago

Microsoft's New Smart Bra Could Stop You From Over Eating

quonsar The blue tits of death. (299 comments)

Time to reboob.

about 10 months ago

European Health Levels Suddenly Collapsed After 2003 and Nobody Is Sure Why

quonsar Entirely predictable... (304 comments)

Chernobyl kicking in.

about a year ago

User Alleges LG TVs Phone Home With Your Viewing Habits

quonsar Re:This could be fun. (286 comments)

You want ads for Betty White Inflatable Love Dolls?

about a year ago

After Successful Launch, India's Mars Orbiter Is On Its Way

quonsar Perhaps... (166 comments)

...the space program will foster new technology to, you know, do something about THE OPEN RIVERS OF FLOWING SHIT in Calcutta?

about a year ago

Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users

quonsar AdBlock (115 comments)

there are ads on Facebook? Huh.

about a year ago

Oil Traders Misread Tweet, Oil Prices Spike

quonsar #idiots (91 comments)

lightning: electrical discharges in the atmosphere.
lightening: what happens just before dawn.

1 year,9 days

Ask Slashdot: Time To Regulate Domestic Drones?

quonsar Language appropriation (190 comments)

So once 'bomb' became 'IED' I suppose it was inevitable that 'radio-controlled toy helicopter' would morph into 'unmanned drone'.

1 year,16 days


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