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Comment Re: Quick poll (Score 1, Informative) 174

I did ask but apparently you can't read or your mac fanboy skills are lacking, let me enlighten you:

Apple's 2010 Phone Release:

How many iPhone 4's are listed here, I'm just a moronic Android user so I can't tell :(

I see an iPhone 4S but that's the 2011 era phone we just discussed.

Please help me Apple fan boy, I want to understand!

Comment Re: Quick poll (Score 1) 174

My comment was that it's possible to install your own variant of Android well after OEM support has been discontinued, because the OS is free software/open source.

There are many lollipop roms for even 2010 era phones and older.

How many iOS devices from 2010 got updated to iOS9?

How many iOS devices from 2011 will get iOS 9+1?

Comment Re:Love my Android but... (Score 2) 174

I think it's because iOS is much more lightweight than Android, especially pre ART Android which was doing JIT optimization on every app at runtime.

iOS's design is very Apple at a technical level, less is more. Android uses the "Everything and the kitchen sink" type of design.

They both have pros and cons as you've noticed.

Comment Re:Israel hasn't vowed to "wipe Iran off the map" (Score 4, Interesting) 441

Who would israel use nukes against? Only a fool would nuke your neighbors, even if they hate you.

Why does the US and UN continue to allow Israel to have them? They don't really need the weapons, they can't use them in anyway without starting a massive war that will basically eliminate their country.

By having the weapons, it causes their neighbors to want them to keep forces equal. So you have fucking crazy states like Iran constantly trying to even the playing field with Israel.

The only reason I can see for Israel to have them is leverage over the US and other countries. As long as their nukes exist (or everyone thinks they exist), there's a kind of cold war that can be easily sparked into actual war, so the US, UN, etc can't unilaterally do anything to either side without potentially sparking an even bigger war.

Since Israel is one of the bigger powers in the region, this unstableness prevents the larger powers from getting involved and gives more slack to do what they want.

(this isn't meant to be anti-israel rant, just a theory. I'm generally pro Israel as a western style democracy in an otherwise fucked up region of the world).

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