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What's Not To Like About New iPad?

thesh0ck Re:of any of these, only the battery thing means m (617 comments)

IThe weight isn't really any different, the reason it's so uncomfortable to hold for long periods is the same as any other iPad, there's simply no good way to hold it without blocking or touching the screen.

hold it.... you know... by the back.. in your palm.... just saying...
its a two handed device.

more than 2 years ago

What's Not To Like About New iPad?

thesh0ck Re:"1/10 of a pound" (617 comments)

grams measure both... what is wrong with people on this site...

more than 2 years ago

Tetris In 140 Bytes

thesh0ck Re:Nostalgia ... (215 comments)

The fact is.. only the math is 140bytes. If you view the source and scroll down you see there is way more than that to actually make it work. Including javascript for controlling the game and displaying the blocks. It is in fact 1361 bytes.

more than 2 years ago

Google Health's Lifeline Runs Out

thesh0ck Re:Google needs to focus on a few products (196 comments)

Without the pool of people there would be no advertising to sell, thus the pool of people is just as important as the advertisers. Thus they are BOTH customers.

more than 2 years ago

Apple Patents Using Apps During Calls

thesh0ck Re:Prior art (434 comments)

You couldnt do it with the original ios software. Multitasking in iphone is fairly new.

more than 2 years ago

DynDNS Cuts Back Free DNS Options

thesh0ck It is a business. (223 comments)

It is a business... You were getting something for free. Now if you want it you have to pay $20 per YEAR. Not really a huge cost in my opinion. If you really need to use it you get a single address for free, or you pay for more. I havent had the need for it in years since comcast gives me the same ip for years at a time and when it changes I just login to gmail and go to the bottom and click "Details" and it shows me all the ips that I have logged in with and one of them is my home machine.

more than 2 years ago

Linux Mint Diverting Banshee Revenue

thesh0ck Re:It's free software. (178 comments)

ya, you can even put your own affiliate code in there.. or your friends so that people you know make the money.... its just a default.

more than 2 years ago

Facebook Could Spawn Thousands of Milionaires

thesh0ck Re:No bubble here. (434 comments)

They are also a monopoly. Wait for it....

more than 2 years ago

Feds Return Mistakenly Seized Domain

thesh0ck Re:What happened to innocent until proven guilty? (243 comments)

In Germany you do pay Property Taxes (Grundsteuer).... it doesnt matter if its federal blah blah... a tax is a tax.. and its looks much worse in germany than in the US actually.... Municipalities impose an annual tax on land/ property. The tax is levied on the assessed value of the property using the basic federal rate of 0.35%. The amount is further multiplied by municipal coefficients to calculate for the final tax due, which ranges from 280% to 810%. The effective rate is between 0.98% and 2.84% of the fiscal value but the average rate is 1.9%.

more than 2 years ago

An iPad Keyboard You Can Type On and Swipe Through

thesh0ck Re:Swiping (93 comments)

Inference. Its a skill.

more than 2 years ago

Secure Syslog Replacement Proposed

thesh0ck Re:I don't know... (248 comments)

However with this format if 1 bit is flipped anywhere in the file it voids all log entries below it.

more than 2 years ago

Should Composting Be Mandatory In US Cities?

thesh0ck Re:Should X be mandatory? (861 comments)

Yet you have room for 4-6bags of trash per WEEK??? trolololololooooo

more than 2 years ago

Should Composting Be Mandatory In US Cities?

thesh0ck Re:Should X be paid for by taxes? (861 comments)

You are single and have 4-6 bags of.... what? Either you are exagerating to about 4-5x what you actually have, or you are the most wasteful person on the planet and should probly be fined or something...

more than 2 years ago


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