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Comment: Re:Very Basic Physics (Score 1) 2288

by bicho (#35888656) Attached to: Why Does the US Cling To Imperial Measurements?

Did you know there is a unit called Kilogram Force?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilogram_force

A kilogram-force (kgf), or kilopond (kp, from latin pondus meaning weight), is an informal unit of force equal to the magnitude of the force exerted on one kilogram of mass by a 9.80665 m/s2 gravitational field (standard gravity, a conventional value approximating the average magnitude of gravity on Earth).[citation needed] Therefore one kilogram-force is by definition equal to 9.80665 newtons.

Comment: Re:its a valid point (Score 1) 405

by bicho (#33587836) Attached to: Will Android Flavors Spoil the Platform?

The Motorola Droid came out almost a year ago, and it's as usable as it was then. Hell, it even supports 2.2 of the OS.

Except that is not completely true.

Although that is Motorola's fault, not every phone that can is getting an upgrade.

Even more troubling is that it seems to be region based.
And that goes not only for Motorola's droid

Also, unrelated but still a problem for android, is the availability of paid apps on the market.
How long before paid apps get to my country? (rhetoric question)

Interchangeable parts won't.

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