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Comment: Way to go (Score 3, Interesting) 278

by Kranerian (#31837478) Attached to: Microsoft Unveils 'Pink' Phones As Kin One and Two

"These phones have no downloadable apps, no games, not even a calendar. They're not meant to be expandable smart phones; instead very good messaging phones."

Nice job, Microsoft. Way to ignore the growing trends in favor of your own way. After all, you certainly know better than those lousy consumers.

In all fairness, though, they'll probably sell like hotcakes in the niche market they're designed for. I just don't see it as a very big market.

Comment: Foundation (Score 5, Insightful) 464

by Kranerian (#31686698) Attached to: Will Smith In For <em>Independence Day 2</em> &amp; <em>3</em>

The article says,

"If true, this is bad news for the already delayed Asimov Foundation trilogy: it’s likely Roland Emmerich will direct the Independance Day film after his latest film Anonymous about the life of William Shakespeare, delaying the Foundation start date even further."

Bad news? No. They seem to be under the impression that we want him to direct the Foundation Trilogy. Anything bringing the possibility of him not doing it is good news indeed.

If you can't understand it, it is intuitively obvious.

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