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Comment Compulosry in California; illegal in India (Score 1) 762 762

And in India, it is illegal to have your car windows tinted black, because a few years ago, a Swiss tourist was raped in a car that had tinted windows and apparently that made it 'difficult' for the cops to know what was going on inside.

Boy, talk about irony.

Comment Vista users will (Score 1) 429 429

We've all read the reviews, and lots of us have even tried out Windows 7. It will of course, remain Windows, inherently flawed. But the improvement over Vista is huge. Businesses that are currently running Vista would be quite prompt to shift to Windows 7, because Windows 7 is everything that Vista is not. On the other hand, businesses running XP are more likely to be complacent with their current setup, and will most likely wait to see how other companies are responding to it, and what compatibility issues crop up.

Comment Cats - Dogs and rabbits too (Score 1) 503 503

I always suspected that they did. In fact, even rabbits and dogs do that kinda stuff. Not exactly voice modulation, but, you know, making that cute round face, running up to you and licking your legs whenever you grab something to eat from the kitchen. I seriously doubt the fact, however, that cats specifically found out what frequency our babies cry at, and then copied/used that frequency in their cries for food. It could be a coincidence.

Comment Not this one. (Score 1) 218 218

The concept sounds interesting, and I do remember watching a video related to this earlier this year. But seriously, we've seen things like these before - Beryl, Visual based search engines and Micrsoft Surface. They look good, but end up becoming an all-play-no-use toy utility. And if it something that requires websites to be crafted specially for it, I say it is far away from becoming an everyday concept and replacing our traditional browsers.

Being a Slashdotter makes you too cynical I guess.

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