This price point is revolutionary news because why?
The thing that bothers me about all of the summaries I've read, is that a timestamp less than zero (which is Jan 1 1970) is still valid - otherwise how would you represent dates before 1970???
I don't know what is going on but a timestamp being merely "less than zero" seems alone to not be a problem, it's how some other part of the system is dealing with this timestamp. Perhaps someone somewhere in the system frameworks shifted from a timestamp (which is really a double internally in iOS) to some kind of large unsigned int?
Fucking autocorrect always assumes it's "it's". But when it's "its", its "it's" isn't it, is it?! Its "it's" is autoINcorrect.
You're better off having GPS than not having it - just don't shut off your common sense at the same time.
Will driverless cars come with common sense, or will that be an upgrade?
Just take two seconds after you get routing directions up to zoom out and verify it's going about where you want to go.
I've driven in Iceland before and it's impossible to not go to Reykjavik if you pay even the least attention to signs, or just look at the map where you can see where Reykjavik is in relation to where you are driving.
I really like using Waze to guide me, not even by giving directions (which I often ignore) but just to see what roads are around me while driving so I can quickly adjust pathing to something that makes more sense.
One gripe I have with all modern nav systems is that I really wish I had a lot more control over the routes - like "avoid highway if possible" or "Your traffic predictions are always wrong, do not believe their lies". At least Apple Maps gives you three different routes to choose from, that's a nice start but I'd like to be able to guide it further.
I find it interesting to see how Europeans get so testy whenever any other country is mentioned. Seems like you are projecting quite a bit there!
This post should make you happy since it only talks about Europeans, even only the failings, unlike the ability of Americans to consider a bigger picture.
Oops! Ha Ha, just did that to goad you further obviously. If you don't want buttons pressed you may not want to wear them on your sleeve.
There's probably a joke in there about how hard it is for Germans to detect sarcasm too, but I would never make such a comment.
Instead of censoring the internet, we use superdelegates to fix elections, and let people say whatever they like. After all the opinion of the people are irrelevant so why not?
Intersting, that goes against what the article was saying and what other link I read said.
For the few of you that actually bothered to click on the article link, the picture shows some kind of really short cord with a plug at the end...
I don't know what the hell that is but it cannot be the cord the article is about, because the cord MS is sending is just the cord that goes between the power brick and Surface Pro, so it doesn't have a plug.
Also worth noting that the article summary might lad you to believe this was about the current Surface Pro, but it's not - Surface Pro 3 and older. Even then it does not apply to a Surface Pro 3 you'd buy new from Microsoft now, they ship with fixed cables already. It doesn't affect the Surface Pro 4 at all.
I've always wondered why nobody did this with the 'soundwalls' that parallel every urban highway today - all you'd be taking is sound energy, so essentially it would even perhaps improve their sound-deadening qualities, while powering a nearby street light or two.
That's a great example... I hate to say that nothing should ever change, but I guess it has to change in a way that is different enough you cannot be confused like that.
It was probably cheaper to not have to include the ability to lock at the bottom/top of the switching positions.... but like you said it seems like it would really confuse people, or make it more likely to forget the signal was on.
I'm pretty sure I forgot my e-file pin, it would be ever so helpful if the hackers would offer to sell it to me for a reasonable fee so I wouldn't have to go through the bother of a reset.
You won't even have to pay for parking, because it will drop you off at the entrance and then circle around until you're ready to leave. Or if you work where there's free 1-hour parking, just put your car into "musical chairs" mode. Take that, meter maids!
That said, it might confuse people who've driven cars with shifter stalks, but those haven't been on the market in something like 40 years and haven't been common for at least 30
"Not common for at least 30 years?" Pretty much every truck uses column shift if it has an automatic. My first new vehicle out of college was an '02 S-10; it was a column-shift automatic. So were all of the U-Hauls I've ever driven, ranging from 10' to 26'.
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