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Comment: Re:3 gig of ram? (Score 1) 71

by ruir (#48671967) Attached to: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review
Often I wonder wether MS just codes poor apps or they write apps with problems on purpose to diminish the good experience on competing platforms. I only used iWork apps for iPhone/iPad for this particular reason, and because they integrate quite well with the ecosystem, and on top of that they read and save MSOffice formats.

Comment: Re:I'm the app's developer. Happy to answer questi (Score 1) 126

by ruir (#48671917) Attached to: App Gives You Free Ebooks of Your Paperbacks When You Take a "Shelfie"
Same problem here in Portugal. I have an huge collection of english books. There are many ways to get around the country zone in the Internet age, personally it is not worth the bother. And for many, it is far easier to get a "pirate" copy. That is because of this bonehead policies of trying to transfer an outdated model to a new world that pirate contented is much more user friendly. It is fairly easy to guess who loses in the process because it does not adapt to new technologies, and then has the nerve to cry wolf.

Comment: Re:Lets talk about (Score 1) 222

by ruir (#48671367) Attached to: Tech's Gender Gap Started At Stanford
You know very well what I meant. God forbids we talk about situations where other than male whites are in a good light, but everyone knows they do exist. This fucking posts are just political in nature and have a clearly goal of laying ground for quotas. If it comes to that, lets do that in all professions than.

Comment: Re:Fuck Cisco. (Score 1) 291

by ruir (#48662987) Attached to: Hotel Group Asks FCC For Permission To Block Some Outside Wi-Fi
You are an idiot. There must be rules in a corporate setting. Resources have to be managed. It is like saying you expect you can bring you washing machine and connect it to the room in the hotel, or they cannot have ethernet on their office without letting you connect your computer. What they can do is compromise, select channels for corporate and others for BYOD.

Comment: Re:Forked the Debian? or the Debian? (Score 2) 183

by ruir (#48658613) Attached to: Devuan Progress Report Published
The problem with Debian is that for whatever reason they ignored the power of linux, choice. At least in Debian 8, it is still trivial to make it use sysvinitrc instead of system. Why not let people choose, instead of forcing it upon new upgrades, and worse insult yet, make current systems upgrade to systemd by default?

Comment: Re:Public land closures (Score 1) 48

by ruir (#48653693) Attached to: Hot Springs At Yellowstone Changed Their Color Due To Tourist Activity
I also been to a natural cave, one of the 7th wonders in the world, they say, where you clearly can see they also go further on. The thing, that due to abuses in the past, only people with special authorisations, mainly people conducting investigations can get permits from the government. The general public is restricted to the 1s km.

Comment: Re:Old news. (Score 1) 281

by ruir (#48644837) Attached to: Study: Red Light Cameras Don't Improve Safety
I used to drive next to the other car when I started driving...it was disruptive enough for a novice driver to have idiots fill up that space. Nowadays, I am more generous in space, and often in a while someone will fill that spot often in a while. Such is the dynamic of the traffic. However I prefer to drive safe than be another idiot on the road.

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