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Comment: Re:No news here (Score 2) 128

by energizer-bunny2 (#35735016) Attached to: Thousands of SSL Certs Issued To Unqualified Names

You should also add in the time it takes to install that cert on every device.

There are 2 basic attitudes I see here:
1. Who cares if the user gets errors, they should have installed the cert
2. Just set it up according to Microsoft's recommendations and not have users complain.

#1 will result in numerous calls to whatever helpdesk is available. In the extreme, you get the owner/ceo/exec/etc... barking at you because they don't understand the error message. Or, you use an internal CA and have to manually manage all devices. What do you tell the owner when they get a new phone on Sunday morning and ask you why they can't just set it up.

#2 results in no errors for the end user...it just plain works. The only ones who seem to have a problem are engineers/techs that don't seem to care what the end-user experience is.

You can go about this either way. It's your choice.

I prefer to setup systems so that users don't need to call me every time they get a new device, computer,etc. That is what the autodiscover service is for!

Comment: Re:100-degree hot aisles? (Score 1) 137

by energizer-bunny2 (#35365190) Attached to: Making Data Centers More People-Friendly

Better than home depot, Etymotic full frequency plugs are great:

http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/er20.html

I agree with the Etymotic earplug recommendation. I have had a pair since the late 90's and they are great.

Granted, I haven't used them in years and they are probably a bit gross now. meh....

Comment: Re:Yes you are... (Score 1) 574

by energizer-bunny2 (#34381348) Attached to: Apple Bans Android Magazine App From App Store

100% big enough for you?

The App Store is not 100% of apps sold.

They are the sole marketplace for i-apps.

No they aren't. There are something north of three to four million jailbroken phones at this point, all of which can use the Cydia store. And the jailbreaking tools are so easy anyone who cares to can use them.

The ONLY reason apple's app bannings are news is because they assert 100% control

Since they don't I guess there is another reason. It appears it's the Apple Hating Fever.

Hold on a second.....

You are stating that because a jailbroken iPhone can use a 3rd party store this is all Apple Hating?

How about the fact that you MUST jailbreak your iPhone to use it with a 3rd party store?

Ok, how about the fact that iPhone Jailbreaking Could Crash Cellphone Towers, Apple Claims.

Sorry, just trying to point out a problem with logic.

Wait, but you can use a 3rd party store...but you have to jailbreak your phone, which is bad......

Comment: Re:If Google wants to retain loyal customers (Score 1) 386

by energizer-bunny2 (#33898830) Attached to: Devs Grapple With 100+ Versions of Android
Not at all. I got my HTC Hero in January 2010. The stock image on the Sprint HTC Hero was fine. After the 2.1 upgrade I had an issue with slow dialing. That was actually caused by the radio firmware which is entirely sprint's fault and was fixed by a trip to the sprint store. Since then I have decided to root the phone to install a different build with 2.2. How is that any different from having an original iPhone and not being able to run the latest iOS?

Comment: Re:If Google wants to retain loyal customers (Score 2, Insightful) 386

by energizer-bunny2 (#33895528) Attached to: Devs Grapple With 100+ Versions of Android

I tell people that Android is a failed experiment that proves that Carriers' and Manufacturers' greed will kill any open source advantages that Android could have brought.

Then sir, you are a fool. How exactly is is a failed experiment? My phone seems to work just fine, I can find any application I want...and...I can replace my battery!

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