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Comment: Re:Not Wireless (Score 1) 75

I had this problem until I purchased a CHOE Stadium Qi Wireless Charger

http://www.amazon.com/gp/produ...

The one I had before was 3 coils two with a nice kickstand. I liked the idea of that since it would be easier to use the phone while charging but it would just start then stop charging. The beeps really got on my nerves and my phone would be dead by morning

Comment: Re:Not Wireless (Score 1) 75

The qi charger in my Camry has trouble charging my S6 even without a case on it.

I have two 3 coil qi chargers (one at work and one at home). They work great. I always end up breaking my charger ports so it's very nice for me to only need to use that port when transferring files between my phone and computer.

Privacy

House Votes To End Spy Agencies' Bulk Collection of Phone Data 142

Posted by timothy
from the big-brother-has-his-eye-on-you-just-the-same dept.
An anonymous reader writes with this excerpt from a story at Reuters that gives a rare bit of good news for the Fourth Amendment: The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data, setting up a potential showdown with the U.S. Senate over the program, which expires on June 1. The House voted 338-88 for the USA Freedom Act, which would end the bulk collection and instead give intelligence agencies access to telephone data and other records only when a court finds there is reasonable suspicion about a link to international terrorism.

Comment: Re:Editorializing... (Score 1) 408

When any specific humans has 4 accident driving cars, on average exactly 50% of them were caused by that specific human.

And 50% were not.

I'm curious to why these accidents (the ones with humans driving) are even part of the statistics? Why was it not driving autonomously. Did the human take over due to them seeing the computer was not correcting to avoid the accident?

It makes me wonder how much of that driving was actually done while humans were are the wheel vs the machine.

Comment: Re:questions (Score 1) 408

what does it do at four-way stop if it was the second car there but the human in the first car is waving it on?

I hate these people, just so you know.

Same here. And by the time everyone is done waving at each other, everyone could have had their lawful turn.

I usually just ignore those people and wait my turn. It's a bit anti-social, but I not going to do that anymore than I will drive past the speed limit just because someone is tailgating me.

Comment: Re:Never pull a job without proper status (Score 1) 133

Only because our President threatened to go back and add conditions regarding bonuses and other regulatory measures in exchange for letting the banks hold on to the TARP money. Shortly after that all these troubled companies had plenty of cash to pay back the gov't with.

No - most did not want to accept tarp money but the Obama administration made them so they then tried to get rid of those loans as quickly as possible
http://www.businessinsider.com...
http://cnsnews.com/news/articl...
http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB...

Comment: Re:Those terrorist sucks (Score 1, Troll) 1097

by JackieBrown (#49610331) Attached to: Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas

Surprise? Surprise? The whole purpose of this contest was to attract a Jihadi to shoot. Why else the extra extra guards?

Perfectly Texas entertainment. I'm calling this a success.

I guess you're the kind of person who thinks is a woman dresses provocatively, she has it coming, right?

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