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Comment: Re:haha cost (Score 1) 111

by Zaatxe (#48791815) Attached to: Nintendo Puts Business In Brazil On Hiatus

People get kidnapped off the streets for a paltry few hundred dollars' ransom.

This is past. Now they just call random phone numbers and say something like "I got your daughter here with me, if you want to see her well again transfer 2000 bucks to this account". All this using smuggled cell phones, in the comfort of the penitentiary they are in!

My father once got one of those calls and since he didn't know where my sister was, he was scared. He KNEW that 99.9% of those ransom calls are fake, but when that's about your kid and you are not 100% they are ok, you fall prone to this fear. Luckly he was able to tell his wife to call my sister and check she was ok, before hanging up. Another friend's mother didn't have the same luck and lost about 2000 US dollars for one of those calls.

Comment: Re:It true !!!! (Score 1) 711

by Zaatxe (#47165971) Attached to: Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'
Anyway, I went to check if I could take and send a picture directly to the e-mail instead of attaching the file to the e-mail and it didn't give me this alternative. I've never tried this before because I don't really like taking pics with my cellphone or my tablet because I have a wonderful DSLR camera. This is, by the way, another thing I can do with my Android tablet: take pictures in my Nikon camera, put the memory card in the tablet and share/upload the pictures. How do you do that with an iOS device without a computer or an external SD card reader?

Comment: Re:It true !!!! (Score 1) 711

by Zaatxe (#47165927) Attached to: Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'
I can download a PDF file with exercises a professor e-mailed me and post it in the University's forum for the other students. I can download .doc files from the students forum and upload it to my Google Docs. I can install a torrent client in it. I can use my micro SD card with MP3 files in either my phone or in the tablet. (All real and recent cases)

About porn, a friend of mine told me (wink, wink) that redtube.com renders better in the iPad than in Android devices. I'm taking his word in this (wink, wink).

Comment: Re:It true !!!! (Score 2) 711

by Zaatxe (#47157635) Attached to: Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'
I have an iPad for about 2 years already and Android phones for almost 4. Last week I bought an Android tablet because I got tired of iPad's software limitations. It is still a nice piece of hardware to watch Netflix and browse the internet, but that's it. With the Android tablet I can do much more than I could with the iPad. Not having to deal with iTunes is also a plus.

In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain. -- Pliny the Elder

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