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Comment: Re:Solution looking for a problem? (Score 1) 162

by pr0fessor (#49547481) Attached to: Apple Watch Launches

I find that people sometimes forget that they, or more importantly I am not my job. I have been to lunches with executives that couldn't stop checking their phone for email long enough to finish a meal and I know full well they do it at home while having dinner with the family or helping the kids with their homework. If you need electronics to connect you to your life and work 24 hours a day then there is a problem.

Comment: Re:If you listen on the go, buy a copy (Score 1) 111

by pr0fessor (#49531609) Attached to: Google Launches Project Fi Mobile Phone Service

I have a teen age son he not only listens to pandora he also is on youtube, skype, snapchat, and facebook all the time data can add up fairly quickly. Him and my wife both were watching netflix when on a short 30 minute road trip the other day. It wouldn't be a problem for me since I don't usually use any of network heavy services unless I'm on wifi and my data usage is usually under 3GB.

Comment: Re:Too expensive and hard to read (it's $20/mo+d) (Score 1) 111

by pr0fessor (#49531455) Attached to: Google Launches Project Fi Mobile Phone Service

Thats fine if you don't use very much data but $45 for unlimited is a much better deal. I use about 2.5 -3.5 GB month depending on how much I'm driving and if I'm using it for GPS a lot. My wife and son on the other hand 5-8 GB month facebook, games, skype it adds up fairly quickly.

Comment: Re:And the vendor response will be... (Score 1) 278

by pr0fessor (#49528065) Attached to: German Court Rules Adblock Plus Is Legal

I've been to websites likes CBS and CWTV that detect the advertising is blocked and tell me I can't use their services unless I turn off my adblocker. At this point I have a choice and so do they, since they have chosen not to let me use the service with adblocker, then my choices are I can turn of my adblocker to watch the latest episode of Flash or I can go away. This is a far better arrangement then trying to make an ad blocker illegal.

Comment: Re:Administrators control (Score 1) 189

by pr0fessor (#49527833) Attached to: Microsoft Announces Device Guard For Windows 10

If you set up the permissions in your organization correctly that doesn't happen, however on home pc yes very much so.

I'm considering making my next pc Ubuntu LTS with KDE. I built one for my brother... he saw the price tag on win7 and said let try Ubuntu, I can always buy windows later if I don't like it. It's been about three months and him and his wife love it.

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.

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