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Comment: Re:Browser Makers Should Get The Message (Score 2) 353

by Krojack (#49080021) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Most Useful Browser Extensions?

Browser: Google Chrome
Extension: Tabs to the front!
What it does: Brings newly created tabs to the foreground.

When opening a link in a new tab on my phone and having to take the extra time to then change to it enrages me. Why would anyone long press a link and choose "Open in new tab" and not want to view that tab right away? Why does Chrome toss it in the back?

Comment: Re:Abandoned calls - heh (Score 1) 247

by Krojack (#48884887) Attached to: Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times

These days that's totally changed, so it doesn't cost them much to make calls and abandon them

More and more robo calls are made from hacked Asterisk servers. This cost them zero yet the owner of the hacked Asterisk server often gets a bill in the tens of thousands.

Also when I get someone calling me and trying to offer me services of some sort, I instantly start talking over them and try to sell them various services my job offers. Two can play at that game.

Comment: Re:Well if that happens, it'll be bye bye Samsung. (Score 1) 243

by Krojack (#48860201) Attached to: Could Tizen Be the Next Android?

And while you can't technically delete the apps without root, you can disable them, which makes them essentially deleted (they won't show up in the app drawer or notifications or intents). The only difference is that the app is still taking up a tiny bit of space, but this is hardly worth throwing a fit over.

I've noticed on my Samsung tablet which I haven't bother to root yet, if you disable some of the Samsung apps or 3rd party apps like Flipboard that came pre-installed, they will magically become re-enabled and update.

Also the pre-installed games that you can't uninstall can take up several hundred megs of space.

Comment: Re:islam (Score 5, Insightful) 1350

by Krojack (#48755407) Attached to: Gunmen Kill 12, Wound 7 At French Magazine HQ

But that was how many years ago? 500+? The Catholic church and it's beliefs have greatly changed since. The way I see it, Islam (or some members/sections of it) today is where the Christian/Catholic religion was many centuries ago was. Trying to force their beliefs on others and wanting to kill those that don't accept. The true Muslim people that are against this violence need to stand up. This is a fight that can only be won from within it's own religion with its own people if you ask me.

(I too am not religious. I don't hate them I just choose not to be brain washed)

Comment: Re:They're assholes. (Score 3, Interesting) 336

by Krojack (#48675997) Attached to: Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day

Being able to directly connect to other players is fine but you need to already know a buddy and their IP address first. You would no longer be able to connect to a random game with random people. I loved playing Doom 2 & Warcraft 2 with others but could only do it with my friend when he was home and online or we packed up our computer and took it to the other persons house.

That COULD be an option but very few people would use it today.

Comment: Re:Great (Score 1) 602

by Krojack (#48514843) Attached to: UK Announces 'Google Tax'

Companies can create jobs if they want. 40 years ago an auto manufacturing factory might have employed 3,000 workers. That same factory today would most likely only employee 1,000 because robots replace most of the workers on the lines. In the meantime the company makes more income because they don't have to pay 2,000 employees various wages and benefits.

Companies today are requiring their current employees to do the work of 2-4 people so they don't have to hire more.

Comment: Re:Same thing here in Europe (Score 1) 35

by Krojack (#48363475) Attached to: AT&T Won't Do In-Flight Wi-Fi After All

Here in the US (at least near a major city), LTE is last gen tech.

This. Now, with "XLTE" I can blow past my monthly data cap in 13 minutes of full speed downloading! The future has arrived.

I don't really even understand the point in XLTE anyways. I can pull 50mbit on my LTE. Why would anyone need faster over a cell phone?

My speeds range from 15 to 65mbits. I would guess average around 20.

Comment: Re:Concern for high values? (Score 1) 356

by Krojack (#48354109) Attached to: Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde Is a Free Man Again

It appears you reply in anger before reading who the comment was from so I'm going to assume your reply was for DiamondGeezer as mind was the first one made.

Also my comment was anything but aggressive while you're comment is slightly on the aggressive side, you know, saying I'm spreading lies about vegans and all when I in fact never said anything about vegans. I simply don't like someone telling me or others to fix something that isn't broken. I'm very healthy if not on the tad under weight side according to my Dr. Matter a fact, last cholesterol levels were too low. Sounds like I need to eat more fatty meats and some yummy eggs.

So in the end, you feel something is wrong with me because I eat meat. Don't say otherwise because, here let me quote you:

now please fix your diet and mindset

I never say anything was wrong with being vegan.

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. -- Plato

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