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Comment: Re:Root Your Device? (Score 4, Informative) 54

by Lussarn (#48424327) Attached to: Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks

Don't install random crap from the internet. If you use play store the chance is virtually nil to be infected with malware. You also have to make the active choice to even be able to install these trojans by ticking "non trusted sources" down in preferences.

It isn't exactly hard to keep an Android device malware free. Same as any other operating system with a good selection of programs in the default repos and stores, like Debian, Ubuntu, or OS X. Even if those operating systems don't mandate one supplier of programs only.

If this sounds to hard, just use iPhones and Playstations which are unable to install random crap no matter how much you need it, but at least you're safe.

Comment: Re:Again and again, rip and claim as their own (Score -1, Troll) 100

And again Microsoft is ripping someone else's technology and saying it is their own invention. Take your pick: dos, windows, mouse... the list goes on and on.

So who in your oppinon develops Windows? Do they rip code from little puppets from mars or something... Whatever you are trying to say, you are wrong...

Comment: Re:What's the point? (Score 1) 129

If the average human eye can't tell the slightest difference, what's the point of making displays that dense?

The whole retina thing is just a marketing ploy. Perhaps some wants to hold the phone closer than what Steeve decided was the optimum range. There is no denying text is sharper and you need to zoom less when having better than retina resolution.

In any case, I'm not average.

Comment: Re:Really? (Score 1) 108

You are tied to the complexity of the PC. Tied so tightly you can't imagine there could ab another way.

A tablet just isn't up to the task of serious content creation. You can barely write on them (yes you can, but it isn't exactly fun) and your fingers are just too clumsy compared to a mouse pointer. This will not change until the next tablet revolution comes with completely overhauled interfaces, this will probably take some time if it will ever happen.

This has nothing to do with "complexity", tablets and PCs are two very different things as it stands today. Tablets are great for consumption.

Comment: Re:Ugh...great (Score 1) 252

by Lussarn (#43353117) Attached to: Blink! Google Is Forking WebKit

It's possible, maybe even likely Blink will be the new universal rendering engine and WebKit an Apple only thing, timeframe a year or two. I don't know if Blink or WebKit developers even want to merge between the projects. It will be interesting to see how this saga continues, the browser war have been a bit stale as of late. Not that I like browser inconsistences but I do like competition.

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