XBox live is complete shit. Games aren't promoted, but the latest NFL or some other mainstream media event is all over the main screen. Plus one needs a 'gold' account to watch Netflix. Microsoft is floundering something big.
I don't see the value of saying "don't do this".
He'd make a better point saying "This (or these) distro best represents the ideals of GNU and I recommend using it over the leading distro"
If Jobs was alive, the guy would've been shot at dawn and his family billed for the bullet.
Slashdot keeps getting worse. I've seen better shitposting on 4chan and reddit.
In the past, under Taco, someone would've posted something really awesome about preparing a turkey with detailed instructions. Nowadays Slashdot is so fucking desperate for content to remain relevant the site's trying to get other people to write shit.
Just stop. Return to the current state of being a week behind the rest of the internet regarding news and tech.
Man, this place has gone impossibly downhill further since Taco left. Makes me yearn for Roland Piquepaille's slashverts and Michael's political polemics.
One link is necessary for Slashdot. Slashdot isn't Wikipedia.
After reading the first sentences of your submissions and seeing five different links, I give up and go to reddit for the actual story. You're doing Slashdot a disservice.
Go create your own blog with a feed.
Also two films with Tom Cruise and Will Smith? Nope.
Worse, the Will Smith film is filmed by M. Night Shamalamadingdong.
Steve Jobs would have never apologized. He woudl've given it just the right spin that everyone would feel contrite over making jokes at Apple's expense. The next release would be perfect, as Steve would have demanded, and the kerfuffle would be consigned to largely forgotten history.
Tim Cook goofed.
Why would they smile? They live in Jersey.
I speak from experience having moved from Colorado to NJ.