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Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

tuppe666 Becuse it is small (215 comments)

The iPhone 6 comes with 1 Gb of memory. And has options for 16, 64 and 128 Gb of storage.
Why does this even get published?

Because 16GB it is considered useless with todays ever growing Application, Photo and Video sizes...and ironically OS Sizes. Even. National newspapers are discussing it http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sci...

yesterday
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Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

tuppe666 Comparing Apples with Apples (215 comments)

That's about right. I just checked my iPhone (4s), and in over two years of use, never cleaning anything, I've barely passed 5GB. By far the biggest use of space is recorded videos, followed by photos, then several big apps.

And it is not a good comparison. Photos and Videos take up more space on a phone because the cameras now are higher resolution, even though they are still tiny compared to the opposition, and Apps are growing exponentially I have several Apps that are GBs. I know Apple does not have as many Apps as Android, but I would find it astonishing if it were not the same.

yesterday
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Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

tuppe666 The the me too iphone is a Samsung Clone (215 comments)

An expanded memory will be the new wonderful feature of the iPhone 7 that all the world was expecting.

The iphone was few bragging points and one of them is its slimness is one of them. look at the ugly badly designed protruding camera on the me too iphone to protect the use of this stupid advantage(sic). It uis the same reason they don't have removable batteries.

yesterday
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Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

tuppe666 Low resolution Selfie on a me too 11GB phone (215 comments)

I prefer not to keep my entire picture library on it.

With its tiny resolution cameras you don't need a lot of storage. It is only 8MP the selfie cam is an astonishingly small 1.2. I agree though mobile devices should advise space free not total amount. In this case iOS 8 takes up 5GB of that space so should advertise itself as a 11GB phone

yesterday
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Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

tuppe666 Undespecced in every way even at $800 (215 comments)

Ignoring the usual America centric hire purchase model that makes the me too iphone acceptable in America with a market share there of 40% yet 10% everywhere else when you have to pay $800 vs $200.

The me too iPhone is underspecced in every way; Not just storage but ram, screen resolution, both camera resolutions (The front is a disgrace), and still on only two cores. It does not even compete with phones costing half the price a year ago. Yet it still lacks features such as IR Blaster, Waterproofing...or even a radio.

The fact that it still has no removable battery...or more importantly to this apologists topic the removable sdcard on a me too phone with tiny resolution is a disgrace.

yesterday
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A Beginner's Guide To Programming With Swift

tuppe666 Prerequisites (69 comments)

"You need a Mac that can run OS X Mavericks"

  A key takeaway:No wonder Android has more Apps(sic) than iOS after starting from behind.

2 days ago
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Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked

tuppe666 iAD http://advertising.apple.com/ since iOS4 (191 comments)

"With iAD you can get your message out to millions of people worldwide who use Apple products every day. Connect with users as they listen to music on iTunes Radio or while they use their favourite App Network. Find your audience using targeted tools built upon a foundation of registration and media consumption datahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v... start at 44 Min The idea is you spy on people in Apps not in search, because people spens 97% of their time in apps

4 days ago
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Apple Reveals the Most Common Reasons That It Rejects Apps

tuppe666 Manipulated by apple (132 comments)

Apple PR again. In light of good press from Microsoft and android simply having more apps. IOS is falling behind in both quality and quantity. Posted from a 5.5" phone

about three weeks ago
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AMD Releases New Tonga GPU, Lowers 8-core CPU To $229

tuppe666 Time to cut prices (98 comments)

I suspect my next CPU will be arm(MIPS). I am astonished that I see I CPU the cost of several 1080p tablets. I am a little tired of all the posters of my computer does everything... I would love a faster machine, but at these prices they can whistle, and that is without the escalating cost of ram... and Microsoft bleeding it's monopoly to those tied into it.

about three weeks ago
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Post-Microsoft Nokia Offering Mapping Services To Samsung

tuppe666 Nothing (67 comments)

that will break the entrenchment of Google Maps, or contributes to breaking it, shoudl get our well-deserved attention.

Why?

about three weeks ago
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Post-Microsoft Nokia Offering Mapping Services To Samsung

tuppe666 Nokia is a not a Phone company (67 comments)

The option remains open to, for example, purchase Jolla...

Pun not intended...but that boat has sailed at least for Nokia. Nokia might be free of the shackles of Microsoft, but who is lest to care. Elops misguided 1:1 conversion from symbian to Windows Phone strategy when its company was twice the size of Apple and four times the size of Microsoft and growing has failed. it is not even in the top 10 of phone manufactures. Its brand irreparably tarnished.

Elop is his desire to sell Nokia to Microsoft for Millions in his own pocket has cost Nokia billions, has cost tens of thousands of employees jobs(some still to go), manufacturing worldwide(Luminas are simply another third party Chinese phone), even its headquarters has been sold off. Its carrier connections destroyed though Its infrastructure is simply none existent. What is left is not a phone company...just another patent troll(I know they own more) waiting for a big buyout.

I wish Jolla all the best, but for any success anyone e.g. Intel, Lenovo, Facebook all would be better choices. Nokia is simply not a contender.

about three weeks ago
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Post-Microsoft Nokia Offering Mapping Services To Samsung

tuppe666 Why rewrite history...Again (67 comments)

...the lumia hardware has been nothing short of spectacular....

Except it wasn't. At launch it had a distinctive look(Like the N9), but the hardware failed to capitalise on Nokia technology...because it wasn't built by Nokia. It was part of Elops move to a more Apple model...or Designed in Finland(by Microsoft!?). High end camera technology simply ignored, keyboards simply not an option, and hardware dictated to by Microsoft.The fact that early models not upgradeable, due (in part) to their weak specification is simply more petrol on the burning platform that is Windows Phone.

In fact the only place the phones make sense was right at the low end of the market...which is where they did sell some in the western world, and then failed to capitalise(simply where not interested in!?) on it before the rise of the Motorola G...Project Svelte...Motorola E...Android One...Blah Blah Blah

about three weeks ago
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$33 Firefox Phone Launched In India

tuppe666 Spinning Statistics (83 comments)

I don't like the posting of netmarketshare as gospel especially when they adjust their data, but quoting wikipedia as a measure is simply spinning figures in a "I don't even give a fuck about reality way" A quick look at statcounter shows firefox usage slightly down http://gs.statcounter.com/#bro... and at 18%. Netshare shows firefox slightly down at http://marketshare.hitslink.co... as 15%. Not a million miles from each other, but the trends basically show firefox usage is pretty flat. Even these figures are less of a reflection of how badly firefox is doing, but how well chrome is.

about three weeks ago
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$33 Firefox Phone Launched In India

tuppe666 Maybe your logic is wrong...Like insanely wrong (83 comments)

I noticed this comment had got a five early on...basing on assumptions that the big powerful USA has all the money its smartphone ownership percentage should be highest, I find this astonishing.

The link at the bottom is linked to(Slashdot will not accept a direct link) to Googles amazing tool where TNS have released their survey data on 54 countries and ownership of smartphones, and guess what USA is only the 19th country of percentage of smartphone ownership per person, drawing with Canada. India is already at 7%, and that is without phones dropping to $30; Google is targeting India with the Android One(A reference phone) at cheaper than Motorola E prices. India already has 7% smartphones that is 85.9 Million smartphone owners(Looks Like A billion mobile users realistic)...to put that in perspective the USA has only 148.5 Million.

Tomi provides unnecessary commentary to this data. The http://communities-dominate.bl...

The ignorance of American people on the world is astonishing.

about three weeks ago
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Choose Your Side On the Linux Divide

tuppe666 Linux is Linux (826 comments)

No it didn't. Android did. GNU/Linux is still pretty irrelevant outside of cheap servers

I beg to differ. It even has the largest growth in under $300 laptops. https://www.google.com/chrome/...

You seem to bogged down some crazy definition. When whether you are using a chromebook, an Android phone, or Ubuntu/Debian you have a shitload of companies like Samsuing and Google who now as of 2013 are top ten contributers to Linux.

Get over it Linux won. It is why Microsoft is irrelevant outside the Desktop xxx

about a month ago
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Choose Your Side On the Linux Divide

tuppe666 Not in this instance (826 comments)

And THAT pretty much sums up what has always held Linux back (and probably always will).

Except this is not really a problem with the exception of Slackware and Gentoo two obvious holdouts ...and if you use those distributions you know why.(Go on read the wikipedia on systemd it has some great quotes).

all these distros use systemd - Arch Linux, CoreOS, Debian GNU/Linux(Default for Debian 8 "jessie"),Fedora, Frugalware Linux, Mageia, NixOS, openSUSE,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sabayon, Ubuntu(Coming). The deal is done.

Oh FYI Linux overtook windows back in 2013 is quite well know.

about a month ago
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Facebook Experimenting With Blu-ray As a Storage Medium

tuppe666 BD is Less per GB (193 comments)

BD also cost more per-GB than a HDD.

fifty "25GB 4x BD-R Hard Coating" for $35 about 1250GB about 36GB a $

A 3TB drive (I would say the sweet spot) would be $100 about 30GB to a $

So blue ray is slightly cheaper per GB for me. I suspect in bulk the differences are bigger.

about a month ago
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YouTube Music Subscription Details Leak

tuppe666 Google is Early; Rich; Everywhere (71 comments)

Sorry google, you missed the bus on the music thing.

Except the reverse is true. Music subscriptions are not on most peoples radar. Google hold a dominant position in the largest OS in the world on the most popular music devices in the world, and ownes the largest (Music) Video Site (in fact that is the whole point about the indie artist dispute) on the most used music player in the world. It is a market of few large players, and a large player like Google is eg. Microsoft with Xbox.

The only real question is how do they do it without bringing into question antitrust concerns.

about a month ago
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YouTube Music Subscription Details Leak

tuppe666 Are you Kidding Me (71 comments)

at least it wasn't designed by Google's interface guys. *shudder*

...are you kidding me. Chrome the desktop version has become the one to follow even by Firefox own incredible debut, but its mobile interface it truly a thing of great beauty. In fact the reality is Google bland web page interface is one of the reasons it became a dominate search engine. Even their older interfaces are functional I bought a clone of the now retired "News & Weather" app simply because it was so useful. The only exceptions are the surprisingly awful Finance Application on Android and the Images Google mobile version which is missing basic functionality...but these are exceptions to the rule.

about a month ago
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YouTube Music Subscription Details Leak

tuppe666 Whats wrong with Subscription (71 comments)

What, ad revenue wasn't enough?

Personally I have been baffled why Google hasn't heavily promoted its own sales of songs on youtube over that of itunes.That said I cannot help but think that Google is better company for not relying on Advertising Revenue alone...in fact it has been reducing it for some time.

about a month ago

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Apple has no Clothes

tuppe666 tuppe666 writes  |  about 2 years ago

tuppe666 (904118) writes "The title maybe should be "The rise of Frankenstein Android" or "2013 the Year of Mobile Windows", but the slump in market share for the iPhone from 23.1% to 14.9% is the most shocking. Androids market share of hit a new high with 75%. Nokias 1:1 conversion to Windows Phone again fails as Symbian at 2.3% is still outselling Microsoft Phone at 2%.

Apples market slump for tablets mirrors that of the iPhone as the iPad drops to an all time low of 50.4% with Android taking up most of the excess, although some of it not in a form Google would like [Amazon hitting 9%]. Microsoft is still yet to make any impact in tablet market, and have positioned themselves squarely in the larger tablet market, an area Android has repeatedly failed to inroad [The Nexus 10 has not yet proved itself]. Although I am surprised at the lack of attention around devices like the $35 media tablet called Aakash"

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Girl Scouts Class

tuppe666 tuppe666 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

tuppe666 (904118) writes "Never have I read such a web page it screams troll, it involves Gimp, FSF, copyright , Facebook, Women in computing and Girl Scouts. The story is a 'warts and' all blog post of two days Máirín Duffy teaching free software to girls and young women from USB Keys running Fedora Design Suite."
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