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Is your name Timmy, by any chance?
So are you really implying that the idea of wireless syncing never crossed the minds of any Apple engineers or managers until this guy's app was submitted? Or that he figured out some magical trick to make wireless syncing work that Apple's own engineers just hadn't been able to crack yet? Seriously?
The GP post is spot-on. This is all much ado about nothing.
I went with one of these: http://reviews.cnet.com/digital-media-receivers/wd-tv-live-plus/4505-6739_7-34117510.html
It not only does Netflix, but will also play anything from USB drives and network file shares. It also has access to online stuff like Facebook, YouTube, Pandora, and a handful of others. The only (minor) drawback is no built-in WiFi (though it does support various USB-based WiFi devices).
For the extra geek factor, it's based on Linux, so there are plenty of custom firmwares and add-ons out there to customize it.
FB Purity blocks entire categories of posts: all application posts, 'x became a fan of y' posts, and others.
Facebook's built-in hiding is done on a app-by-app and person-by-person basis. So every stupid new app that comes out has to be hidden individually.
You started off insightful and went full-steam ahead straight into Troll.
While I wouldn't argue that some people buy Apple machines because they're "stylish", the vast majority of people I know buy them because they are simply more productive using them. My mom and aunts like them because of the iLife apps (iPhoto and iMovie in particular), and me and most of my developer friends like them because of their versatility (what other brand of machine can easily run Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux?).
Not that it really matters, I suppose, but the claims on
(And where you can rent a furnished, 5-bedroom house with cedar paneling on 2 acres of land for US$400.)
Right, because you live at the end of a dirt road in Chile. It had damn well better be cheap to live there.
... Visual Studio sucks compared to Eclipse when it comes to how user-friendly the tool is.
Do you actually use both on a regular basis?
I've honestly never met someone that does that prefers Eclipse.
I use Visual Studio, XCode, and Eclipse, on a daily basis, and as far as I'm concerned, Visual Studio is just about the only thing Microsoft has ever done right, and beats the hell out of any other IDE I've ever used.