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Comment Re:Versions (Score -1, Flamebait) 154 154

My pain in the arse theory, it will be a $5 subscription fee per month.

My biggest FUD will they require "always" on to work.

Some service, that you've never heard or use, suddenly BSOD because you are disconnected from the Internet (calling home) longer than a week.

I go nuts when the stupid operating system patch didn't get installed cause some other patch for a MS software package 3 months ago didn't get installed, and so now my operating system has been at risk for several months because one application update won't install unless I manually download the patch and install it separately outside of frigging Windows Update.

Comment Re:Progressive Fix 101 (Score 1) 622 622

I suspect a lot of people who bash large vehicles have little experience with them, you simply don't know what you're missing.

People who don't have the life scenarios seldom comprehend the other side of the coin. They just can't fathom scenarios outside their limited perspectives.

Heck, they can't fathom the possibility that some SUV owners might actually utilize their vehicle as it is designed for.

Comment Re:Buying in on day one (Score 1) 87 87

Similar up here for me. I'll sooner pay the broadband monopoly over the nickel and diming charges that go for cable service.

You want HD service, you have to pay the higher DVR rental fee for it.

But what if I don't want DVR? Sucks to be you.

Can I have DVR without HD? No.

Can I have the HD package without all the other fluff packages? No.

Can I connect a personal recorder without the cable box? No.


Comment Re: In other news (Score 1) 609 609

Actually the irony is if the email server is in fact super duper turned up to 11 secure for someone of ex-Presidency and Sec of State, wouldn't it be expected that the wiping of data is essentially as gone as it gets?

On the other hand, if any data is recoverable, then it really means that the super duper turned up to 11 secure for someone of ex-Presidency and Sec of State was not as secure as they thought it was.

Comment Re:Clinton followed a Presidential trend... (Score 1) 609 609

Duh... Average people don't care about IT infrastructure. Unless Twitter or Facebook or whatever socially active app they use that makes them an all knowing IT expert go down.

People don't care about the boring mundane routine things that are too hard for them to grasp.

Get hold of portable property. -- Charles Dickens, "Great Expectations"