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Comment: Re:Security team (Score 1) 512 512

When I was working at Bank of America, the average boot time for PCs was about 30 minutes, sometimes up to 60. When we switched to Win 7 from XP, the boot times went down to 1 minute or so. We got complaints from people that they couldn't do their morning routines (Turn on PC, then leave for Starbucks for an hour and charge the time to the bank).

Comment: Re:Throttling phone plans vs Net Neutrality (Score 1) 272 272

There are a few places where I wish I had reception with T-Mobile, but its really rare to not have full 4G LTE on my phone. The biggest bummer is that I do not have cell reception in my office at work. Then again, the only people that get service in here is Verizon, and its spotty at best.

Comment: Re:Unlimited data plans will go bye-bye (Score 2) 272 272

My max speed at home is 75Mbps (9.375MBps) and averages around 50Mbps. So apparently if I max my connection out, I can download 100TB of data from my phone per month? I wonder how pissed my provider would be if I did that. Yes, I have an unlimited 4G LTE plan that I've hit 80GB in a month without a slow down.

Comment: Re:Throttling phone plans vs Net Neutrality (Score 1) 272 272

I don't get why people just don't get on the Unlimited T-Mobile plans. I'm paying $70/month for Unlimited everything with 10GB tethering data (which I use every now and then, roughly 6-7GB/month). The other unlimited data plans are cheaper without the tethering data. I do get calls when I start hitting the 80GB/month transfer though. I use my cell to torrent stuff so I can game without lag. Thank god for 75Mbps downstream from my phone in my house.

Comment: Re:I for one, (Score 2) 401 401

Quick - define "hate speech" in a completely objective way.

Hate speech is speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as gender, ethnic origin, religion, race, disability, or sexual orientation.

Just because hate is a subjective emotion doesn't mean that you can't have a legal definition of something.

Comment: Re:Why now and not at release time. (Score 1) 193 193

And no one buys new PCs or PC parts to play old games.

Not exactly an apt analogy. Take a look at the console release schedule, and how some games that released during the 360/PS3 generation (SC2, CS:GO, LoL, DotA 2) are still being played today. These same people are also playing games that are graphical powerhouses. So I fail to see what the point is with your comment.

"Everyone is entitled to an *informed* opinion." -- Harlan Ellison