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Comment: Re:It's not broken. (Score 0) 1154 1154

It works for me as well (I started using it in 1998). It works fine also for my parents (both 60+ years old), they however started using it in November 2009. It is rock solid and causes a lot less troubles than Windows XP they had before. Oh, and we're all using Ubuntu (we also love Unity :).

Comment: Re:Time for the Judges ruling? (Score 0) 475 475

You pay for the SERVICE not for the API. You could implement the same API but without the data their service is providing it would be useless...Also, Google DID NOT copyright those APIs, if you look carefully you will see that the whole API is a simple REST like webservice. There is nothing to copyright.

Comment: Re:Eric Schmidt, master of non-answers (Score 3, Insightful) 431 431

Really?? I have Samsung Galaxy S2 and I can't recall any incorrectly working application, and I have downloaded a lot. Guess I am (again *) lucky ;-) (*) - the same is with my Linux PC, in last 2-3 years never had any issue with drivers, non working devices etc.

Comment: Re:Linux Driver State? (Score 3, Informative) 281 281

State of ATI/AMD drivers on Linux is rather poor, much worse than nVidia. My recommendation is to stay away from AMD GPUs if you plan to use Linux. If you are looking for more details about AMD & Linux read this article on Phoronix: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=amd_ayir_2011&num=1

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