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

by Apoorv Khatreja (#29798553) Attached to: Car Glass Rules Could Impair Cell, GPS and Radio Signals In CA
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

by Apoorv Khatreja (#28689737) Attached to: Most Companies Won't Deploy Windows 7 — Survey
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

by Apoorv Khatreja (#28689287) Attached to: Cats "Exploit" Humans By Purring
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

by Apoorv Khatreja (#25059493) Attached to: 3D Web Browser Draws Lukewarm Review
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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