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Comment Re:First? But really... (Score 1) 146 146

This is new. This is a $9 a month fee to play all you want to play. You then don't have to pay for any of the games that are part of this program. As long as you keep paying the $9 a month you can play any of the games as much as you want. You can still pay the 'retail' price for a game if you don't want to pay a subscription fee as well.

Comment Re:Been running a dev build for a few weeks now (Score 2, Insightful) 212 212

Just make sure you look in the top right hand corner of the screen, just to the left of the battery indicator. If you have a navigation program running in the background it shows a little compass arrow. But yes, something to watch for as GPS does tend to suck the life from the battery quickly!

Comment Re:Drank one before I proposed to my wife (Score 5, Informative) 500 500

I think your biggest offense here might be referring to it as 'That Movie'..and not knowing that it is a Douglas Adams book series...ok..and a TV series...and a radio show..but not that movie. And you don't understand Doctor Who? I think there might be some medication you can take for that!

Comment Re:Another project dies off... (Score 1) 225 225

Or trying being a software developer who has to test stuff across a wide selection of browsers. Or in a company that will not let you use anything but their default browser, which happens not to be the browser you use at home. Xmarks has its place, or it had its place.

Comment Re:Is It Only Through iTMS Application? (Score 1) 271 271

Not quite 40k worth of songs to be sure. As to the number..not 100% sure off the top of my head. My wife has a lot of stuff on there that I don't even look at! But I would have to say probably in the neighborhood of 10k with podcasts. Beyond that there is a ton of photos & videos as well. And probably around 8 gigs worth of apps in there, though I'm not sure how those would impact the system. And with that I don't think I have ever seen ITunes max out the single core that I have on that laptop. I would have to say I doubt the Apple markets/aims for the 40k+ song users. They are more looking toward the mainstream. That seems to be their general aim most times with their 'home media' stuff. So it may be a matter of 'why tweak something that works for most of our users, and not for that small percentage of folks'. or I could be completely wrong!

Comment Re:Is It Only Through iTMS Application? (Score 1) 271 271

Well I think it seems to be certainly hit or miss. I have, personally, never had a problem with ITunes. I have it running on my three year old laptop, which I use to Sync my IPod and IPhone with and it works just fine. I think if anything the problem they probably face with ITunes is that they are used to programming for 'one platform'(Mac). And in the PC world that just does not always cut it. The diversity of hardware is quite large in the realm O' PCs.

A large number of installed systems work by fiat. That is, they work by being declared to work. -- Anatol Holt