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Comment: Usenet is better and works on any Droid version. (Score -1) 136

by RocketRabbit (#49140701) Attached to: Who's Afraid of Android Fragmentation?

Wow, another innocent conversation - or is it a paid promotion? Used to be that Slashdot told us when they were promoting something.

Come on over / back to Usenet. comp.misc is the new Slashdot. No silly Rob videos, no silly paid promotions.

Eternal September offers FREE usenet access so take advantage of this and post today!

Comment: Re:This is one of the reasons.... (Score -1) 158

by RocketRabbit (#48887689) Attached to: Surface RT Devices Won't Get Windows 10

Actually, Apple started developing the iPad not long after Steve returned to Apple, and at his request. The phone idea was only considered after several iPad prototypes were constructed and tested.

When the iPad was actually introduced, it was by Steve himself. Go watch the video on YouTube if you don't believe me.

Comment: Re:Makes sense. (Score -1) 629

by RocketRabbit (#48796811) Attached to: Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw

"Well, technically, phones never got software updates - updates are a relatively new thing."

Phones that might *need* updates are a relatively new thing. This is hardly an excuse though.

Let's continue the conversation on comp.misc on Usenet. It's the new Slashdot, but without Timothy's inflammatory subs.

Comment: Re:Don't laugh... (Score -1) 251

by RocketRabbit (#48567347) Attached to: Peter Sunde: the Pirate Bay Should Stay Down

YouTube has all the soaps, within an hour or two of their airing in the eastern time zone.

We moved to a rural mountain area with no broadcast TV and I refuse to pay for what amounts to utter shit. However my wife watches GH and it's practically her only vice so we had to figure something out. Turns out somebody already did.

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