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Comment: Re:Nope (Score 2) 231

by Ksevio (#49161599) Attached to: Samsung Officially Unpacks Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge At MWC
It likely means it feels more robust and well made. I have an S5, and while it is a good phone, the plastic cover makes it feel a bit cheaper and flimsy.

The vast majority of customers don't remove the battery anyways, so it was probably a move in the right direction on that front. The 128GB internal storage negates the no removable storage issue.

The thing that bugs me is they've given up on making it waterproof which is a cool feature in previous models.

Comment: Re:... and this is surprising how? (Score 1) 153

by Ksevio (#49087327) Attached to: Samsung Smart TVs Don't Encrypt the Voice Data They Collect
True - my samsung non-smart TV has plenty of bugs - you can't even scroll through OTA channels for very long without it freezing up - something QA should have easily caught. If they can't do basic QA to make sure features work, they're definitely not doing anything to make sure it's secure.

Comment: Re:I draw the lines just before cables (Score 1) 249

by Ksevio (#49028927) Attached to: How good is your audio equipment?
A coat hanger will do just as well between the amp and the speakers since it would take a huge source of interference at that power level to make any difference. For signal/line level cables they just need basic insulation and clean connectors (that aren't falling apart). Also don't run them next to AC lines, even if they're the multi hundred dollar ones

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