Right because my Nokia 6610 always flawlessly handled VISA/MC transactions. Just look at the folk who jumped onto the NFC bandwagon as soon as Apple said they were there and then imagine if the triad managed to agree on an interoperable payment system instead of VISA/MC. PayPal is a simple example of paying for stuff without VISA/MC and there are plenty of other options out there.
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Isn't that the XBox + Kinect? An on button and then you can use the Kinect to control it?
Luckily we've at least moved on from DOS:
Hand on fire.
Abort, Retry, Fail?
Be careful what you wish for:
GitHub Enterprise edition works on premises.
Yes Google is to blame because Google hardware falls just as often as everything else.
Yes it's great to support hotplugged CPUs! 1969 called and they want to let you know they supported online reconfiguration back then too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M...
With over 1.2 billion installations, Windows is by far the most used OS in the world
I was at their Ruxcon talk this last weekend and I can categorically state that the headline is accurate!
Take off the rose colored glasses. Learning constantly for 12 years is hard. Meaningful breaks are very important to avoid burnout and keep morale up. If people want to look at schooling maybe we should reconsider how the school time is allocated but lets not do it from the perspective of 'lazy students, they need to do more'.
This process reminds me of an exam from hell, where there are 11 other people all trying to answer your questions. If you want to pass exams you focus on the low hanging fruit and use the remaining time to chip away on the hardest questions. I wouldn't call it obvious to attempt to solve this problem by doing the exact opposite.
So of your list of important laptop upgrade features the only one you can't do with a Retina Mac is upgrade the RAM. Sure it is restrictive to force forethought of the appropriate amount of RAM to select for the tasks the laptop will be used for however it is clearly a tradeoff to get a fancy new type of fast RAM. Once it comes in a small form factor stick I imagine it will become upgradable again.
If not being able to upgrade the RAM is all the Apple-haters can drum up against this laptop all I can say is this is a storm in a teacup.