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Comment Safari the next app to be rejected? (Score 1, Insightful) 200

If the dictionary app was rejected on the basis that it proved access to dirty words, does this mean that Safari is the next to go? After all, it only provides access to the entire Internet, where I'm sure a few dirty words and even porn could be found.

Comment 480p leaves out the deaf/hard of hearing (Score 1) 895

This is a rather unusual case involving a MAJOR case of the left hand not knowing what the right hand was doing...

But in my case, as a deaf guy who depends on closed captioning or subtitles in movies, the "upgrade" to high resolutions screwed up one thing: Everyone forgot about closed captioning.

This thread does a much better job of explaining it than I ever could:

Bottom line: If I get a DVD that does not (for whatever reason) include subtitles, but instead only offers CC, then I must watch it in 480i in order to view the captioning.

I can't tell you how annoying it is to pop in a movie, see no subtitles, then fumble around with the PS3/TV settings until it works (and even then I end up watching the movie on my laptop because it's just easier that way).

We want to create puppets that pull their own strings. - Ann Marion