Oh, and google maps *is the best* with crappy internet. It'll just silently continue on, using some inertia based guidance that you can see plowing through stoplights, with no indication whatsoever, including it *not giving directions* or extremely delayed directions. No warning or tone or something, just silence. Maybe they fixed this in the last 6 months or so...I was tired of u-turns so switched to Waze.
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The play store is unusable with an erratic connection. Goes to blank screens if you're trying to open a link to an app from an external source, jumps back to unrelated screens if a problem happens when you're trying to access an apps page, has non-fucking-modal popups that you have to access in your notifications before you can continue using the app if there's a problem during download...ffs.
The *only* app that i've seen handle crappy connections is iheart radio. It'll actually sit there and retry as the buffer depletes, and seamlessly continue. Most others seem to range from strange behavior to crash.
From the trend I'm seeing with prototypes that pass through work, it looks like white is the next fad.
Seems to be whatever the most expensive light is at the time.
> they'd realize that the blood of a horse is indistinguishable from the blood of its clone
I can't imagine gene expression would be *exactly* the same between the two, unless they lived relatively identical lives.
Not when you fold your bills into little paper airplanes, and deliver via well aimed transfers from the tops of sky scrapers. BRING IT!
You can only assume that each watch gets plugged into an NSA data transfer/backdoor update terminal each service. Although, it's silly to think that they need physical access if they want your data.
> and nearly all that *weren't* were old 90's Porsches
Uhh, Tesla *is* hurting Porsche sales.
You think people buy Porsches for the 0-60 or handling!? Maybe 1 in 20 (at least, that's the number of Porsches I've seen not putting along at 5mph under the speed limit, riding the brakes around every corner, and nearly all were old 90's Porsches).
I'm guessing it's more about the concept of a smart watch than a specific brand of smart watch.
I can't imagine the differences in any Swatch watches from the past 15 years is anything but external. I imagine they're mostly a watch face theme company, if not, then engineering was failing. But, external design isn't going to go completely away, unless they make ugly rectangles with ugly bands like all of the current smart watches (besides the Motorola 360). These first gen smart watches *can't* be as good as it gets. Put micro batteries in the bands and blow everyone away in terms of thickness. Add functionality to the bands (would love control on the band (swipe or whatever) in addition screen since my finger isn't transparent). I'd prefer a much smaller screen than what's available.
> cause untraceable transactions
And this differs from cash, how? And...what's so untraceable about bitcoin, considering every transaction *permanently and publicly stored*. It's such a pain in the ass to anonymize, that even Dread Pirate Roberts seemingly got sick of it.
You can use the controller signals as a data connection on the super nintendo. I'm assuming you could do it on an NES also.
Actually, I'm surprised they don't have 5G in that speed list. Both broadcom and aquantia support 1/2.5/5/10g. And, cat5e can do 5g and 10g in shorter runs, and not many people need 100m. I don't see the point of having 2.5G be the standard for wired when 802.11c can do over that (which is why we need something wired beyond 1G). For a desktop standard, I would rather have a full multi speed 10g chip that gives me the fastest possible with my cable, that gives a speed and reliability benefit over wireless.
Which makes me think it's an Aquantia PHY, since Aquantia and Broadcom are the only ones with known silicon that supports 2.5g, 5g, and 10g. But from Aquantia's current products, they're still at a 28nm process, which makes me think it's not integrated. Mystery company, Intel built a PHY out of nowhere, or Aquantia supports a 14nm process and haven't announced it yet (usually, announcements like that are simultaneous).
> For me, Swiss watches represent the pinnacle of hand crafted micro engineering.
> It serves a single purpose
Your sporadic announcement, while wearing the watch, would be claims of hand made mechanisms.