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Comment Yeah... (Score 1) 446

This is what I thought would spring up around Google Glass which was one of the reasons I was against it.
But if this is true:

If you havenâ(TM)t registered for the site, and thus canâ(TM)t contest those negative ratings, your profile only shows positive reviews.

Then simply never register for the site, and frankly yet another reason to dump your Facebook account if you have one.

Comment Bought their kits (Score 1) 364

Love the kits they sell, I got one for my MBP when the battery needed changing came with all the doodads you needed to get it done (plus a better battery).
Same with my buddies iphone battery, little kit came with everything plus battery for $30.
I like ifixit, and fuck Apple.

Comment Huh (Score 2) 288

First, if they are moving from 7 to 10 they are learning a new OS, and if they are on Win8 they have already been under the auto update yoke.

Second, they are more likely locked into a program rather than a OS, consider what it is they have to run on Windows, is there an equivalent in Linux?

If so, the "learn a new OS" complaint (while valid) isn't as hard as they might think these days, there is a sort of "start button" and there is a menu and it should not be that difficult.

The main thing I would stress, if they are on Win 7, is why update? Does it do what you want? Then leave it be and in time there will be a solution offered to make win10 more palatable for them.

Too many people got caught up in the "free upgrade" and I already hear complaints on the gaming servers, lots of regret there and very few "it's better stories".

The whole Win10 thing seems like MS making it easier for themselves while beating up and robbing their customers (of personal data).

Comment Huh (Score 1) 101

3D printing becomes a more mainstream form of manufacturing.

Why would it?
You can't print things fast enough with consumer level gear to make it a business, they are too expensive to be anything other than a spendy hobbyist toy.
If you are referring to industrial 3d printing that already occurs.

Not to mention most of the 3d printed stuff I come across is of lower quality than already existing manufacturing techniques.

Comment I wonder (Score 1) 78

Would a husband and wife with as active sex life (for proximity) have roughly identical "germ clouds".

I came across some information on gut bacteria showing that couples quite often share the same gut bacteria (to a degree) after being together for a while.

Of course that depends on factors like how often they kiss etc.

In space, no one can hear you fart.