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Comment: Re:Love camera phones (Score 0) 182

by carnaby_fudge (#44995061) Attached to: The Difference Between Film and Digital Photography (Video)
I've got iPhone 4, Nokia 920, Nikon LS120, and Canon Rebel T3. For taking product photos (and I am not a professional), the T3 blows all others out of the water. The LS120 is somewhat disappointing given the specs, and the 920 easily takes better photos than the iPhone 4.

Surprisingly, the Nokia 920 takes the best video of the bunch, at least when it comes to my son's hockey games. I haven't taken any video with the T3, so I guess my statement is somewhat stupid.

Comment: Re:Not being well reviewed ... (Score 1, Insightful) 616

by carnaby_fudge (#44936363) Attached to: Why Is Microsoft Setting More Money On Fire With Surface 2?
So it does all those things you claim users don't want. How does that prevent Surface from doing all the things users do want?

Let's see... streaming video from Hulu, Netflix, Amazon? Yep. Lots of games? Yep. Take photos and mess around with them? Yep. Take notes? Yep. A UI that is fun to use? Yep. Skydrive / cloud storage? Yep. Nice looking device? Yep.

What exactly are these missing features that everyone wants that they can get from Android and iPad tablets??

Comment: Almost There (Score -1) 616

by carnaby_fudge (#44936263) Attached to: Why Is Microsoft Setting More Money On Fire With Surface 2?
I really like the Surface Pro, but it's a little out of my price range. I picked up a Lenovo touchscreen laptop with 13" screen for $450 and it's fantastic. The touchscreen interface is extremely intuitive and fun to use. Though I find myself reaching to scroll windows and click buttons on my other laptops and desktop monitors now, argh. I think Surface will be a hit, especially if all the MS haters will just STFU and judge the product independent of the source. Me, I hate Apple, and I want iTunes to die a horrible death. That doesn't mean there's anything wrong with Apple or iTunes, it's just a matter of taste. That said, I won't be missing Balmer. And Gnome, don't even think about doing away with middle click paste, that's got to be the best Linux UI feature ever.

Comment: Re:Same tired argument from government bureaucrats (Score 1, Funny) 296

Buy guns, they are durable goods that won't loose value if they are maintained or properly stored. Then you can either sell them to all the evil rich people left in their gated compounds or use the guns to lay siege to the rich bastards and just take all their stuff :-)

It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions. - Robert Bly