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Comment: Not a fanboi, but an enthusiasm for a company's wo (Score 5, Insightful) 47

by Travis Repine (#45500721) Attached to: The Art of Apple, In Pictures
There is a difference ya know...Fanbois just hate other products while putting praise on one company's products and an enthusiastic person who loves a company's products doesn't hate, he remains neutral to the stuff he doesn't like, and doesn't troll when other people diss on the products that he loves..

Comment: Re: And how utterly pointless it is... (Score 1) 195

by Travis Repine (#45500695) Attached to: Project Free TV, YIFY, PrimeWire Blocked In the UK
Why would they? They know they won't get the service of their paying consumers unless they turn a eye away from those movie theater pests who claim they are loosing money at an alarming rate unless piracy is stopped. Well, let's just see if I go back to the movies again assholes...that's what Netflix is for a fraction of a cost...

Comment: Mileage per charge STILL not good enough. (Score 1) 810

by Travis Repine (#45500675) Attached to: Electric Cars: Drivers Love 'Em, So Why Are Sales Still Low?
Yea, it may work in city commute to and from work and that's fine, but maintanence of these cars is only for those who can afford it, ie.,middle-class singles/families. As far mileage, we have seen tech were cars can go 300-400 miles on a single charge, but electric cars are 125 miles at best and still take half-hour at best, and that's assuming that there's top-of-theline electric station around, which is very few and in between. The oil industry won't let go of exec's tits until there's a realization that their other alternatives and stop the greediness...

Comment: Why is it broken out of the box? (Score 3, Insightful) 294

by Travis Repine (#45433107) Attached to: PlayStation 4 Released
To me it's very disturbing that you have to require a Internet connection just to enable features such the Blu-ray player on the console. It SHOULD have it feature already in the box. What if a kid who wants this console don't have Internet in their home. Believe it or not, there are some families who do NOT have Internet because it's not worth the money to invest what their getting out of the connection.

Comment: Re: Shame on them (Score 0) 366

To know exact measurement of the clam's age, they had to examine a little more but unfortunately they killed the poor thing. At the same time, it wasn't a total loss to the scientific world, but hey he died for a good cause. Found out he was as old as time itself

Comment: They downsize to take more.. (Score 1) 569

by Travis Repine (#45263067) Attached to: Why Is Broadband More Expensive In the US Than Elsewhere?
If competition is down, they make more on profit margin. They may benefit, but the consumer suffers the most since we have no choice but to choose a provider in one or two different companies, and many often times in especially rural areas it's just one provider for cable/internet. If we had more companies that sold cable and Internet, we wouldn't be seeing the problem of ridiculous prices for these services...

+ - Why are younger people losing interest in cars?-> 14

Submitted by Strudelkugel
Strudelkugel (594414) writes "The average car on the road is 11.4 years old, according to Polk, a global automotive analysis firm, which reviewed 247 million light vehicles in the U.S. The age of cars has been gradually increasing since 2002, when the average car was 9.8 years old. Polk expects the trend to continue over the next five years. Automotive density is projected to decline to 77.5 cars per 100 people, down from 80 cars per 100 in 2007, according to Kelsey Mays of Cars.com.

Another study, from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, analyzed the reason for the decline in young driver licensing. Of the 618 unlicensed respondents aged 18-39, 26.9 percent said the main reason they did not get a license was “too busy or not enough time to get a driver’s license.”"

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Comment: Re: How oddly reminiscent (Score 0) 112

by Travis Repine (#44871741) Attached to: Chinese DRAM Plant Fire Continues To Drive Up Memory Prices
Why is it that ANY natural disaster, whether it be an earthquake, flood, etc., always drives those prices? The answer: To make up for lost profits during downtime production. That's why too you'll see gas prices go up when a significant tropical system is to hit the U.S.: the anticipation of lost profits. Yes, its a sad world we live in, when money is only thing that people think about..

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