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Comment: Re:Oracle is doing everything they can to fuck up (Score 1) 641

by JAK (#34154440) Attached to: Oracle To Monetize Java VM
Microsoft .Net is free? Really? The cheapest version of visual studio appears to be $800 (and that version has far fewer "enterprise-y" features than the $5500 premium or $12,000 ultimate versions). I realize there are "free" parts of .Net, including the express editions of visual studio but there are already arguably superior equivalents available in the Java community.

Comment: Re:Underlying technology. (Score 2, Interesting) 353

by JAK (#30878282) Attached to: Rumor — AT&T Losing iPhone Exclusivity Next Week
Regarding the dropped call when switching between 3G and Edge: I can't speak to the underlying cause, but over the past few years I've had a Palm Treo and a blackberry that did this constantly (Dallas area was especially bad). From my personal experience, the iPhone seems to do this less than these older phones.

Comment: my problem with sirius (Score 1) 397

by JAK (#25934147) Attached to: iPhones, FStream and the Death of Satellite Radio

...was that they did not make the same channels available over internet that did on their satellite broadcast. The terrestrial coverage didn't work for me in my location. Had they just made the same channels available via internet, I'd still have my subscription today ($12/month, I think is what it was a couple of years ago).

Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence.