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Comment: Re:No (Score 1) 437

by pherthyl (#48764969) Attached to: Is Kitkat Killing Lollipop Uptake?

Apart from Apple fanboys, I don't think anybody is stupid enough to buy a new device just to get a software upgrade.

Too funny, given that Apple users don't have to buy a new phone to get the latest software, since Apple actually cares enough to update their old devices.
Interesting how now we're supposed to believe that a lack of support is actually a good thing.

Comment: Re:Glass half empty (Score 1) 401

by pherthyl (#48592255) Attached to: The Shale Boom Won't Stop Climate Change; It Could Make It Worse

>> Switching from oil and coal to natural gas is a positive step in reducing both carbon emissions and other pollutants.

That's the thing though, we don't actually know if this is true. Methane leakage can easily invalidate that argument and studies have shown we are leaking more than anyone wants to admit

Comment: Re:So Android DOESN'T have an Apple Pay equivalent (Score 1) 122

by pherthyl (#48337911) Attached to: New NXP SoC Gives Android Its Apple Pay

>> Apple will have access to your purchase data

No they don't. Maybe try actually educating yourself before spouting off on a topic.

Big difference between VISA and my bank having my purchase data and me handing it over to an advertising company like Google. Never going to happen.

Anyone can make an omelet with eggs. The trick is to make one with none.