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Comment: Re:Flock? (Score 0) 144

by halfey (#35911458) Attached to: RockMelt: Google Chrome, Only Better
I have nothing against social networking integrated right into a browser. It's up to you whether it's a bad idea or not. If it doesn't feel right to you then you also have to know it doesn't necessarily appear wrong to everybody. It's not about being busy or lazy, it's about convenience. However if it's me, if I want to do those social networking at their respective site, I'll just get the right browser. However if I want to do it without leaving the page I'm currently on, I'll just get the right plugin, which means social networking integration in a browser is not my cup of tea. Think of it like this, people might used to hate integrated download manager in a browser and say "if I want to download I'll just open my download manager software" but today it's a welcomed feature.

Comment: Kids-friendly search engine (Score 0) 72

by halfey (#30554702) Attached to: Simplifying Search For a Younger Audience
Filtering the explicit material from search result is one thing, but can any search engine be simpler than what we already have in Google or Bing? Adult content are already filtered by default and they're already simple enough that even my 5-year old nephew can use them with no fuss. Perhaps what the people want is a schoolkid version of the existing search engines that will assist the kids in their homework right out of the box?

Comment: Re:Monopoly or not. (Score 0) 439

by halfey (#30495874) Attached to: Psystar Not Closing Up Shop

Apple is not a software business, it's a hardware business (10% of their revenue is software and that includes all their high-end software packages and OS).

Then they should choose between software business or hardware business. Choosing both means monopoly (or should I say anti-competitive in this case?). We could say the same thing to M$ too if they build specific hardware for their Windows.

The more cordial the buyer's secretary, the greater the odds that the competition already has the order.

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