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Comment: Re:Bose (Score 1) 448

by tcr (#40311191) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Headphones, Earbuds, Earphones?
Thanks.... interesting link. I had a few pairs of ER4P's. Fantastic sound, but I found the build quality was no match for my daily use (wire would eventually fracture - mono no fun). I got sick of replacing them at such high cost, and found that Klipsch X1's gave me 60-70% of the fidelity at a fraction of the cost... so no biggie getting replacements from Amazon if something broke.

Comment: Strange analysis... (Score 1) 214

by tcr (#38649510) Attached to: Samsung Could Soon Start To Twist Google's Arm

'Consider the Kindle Fire example: Just like Amazon picked the Android lock, Samsung could grab the Android Open Source code and create its own unlicensed but fully legal smartphone OS and still benefit from a portion of Android apps, or it could build its own app store the way Amazon did,'

I wouldn't call forking an Open Source project "picking the lock".

The Kindle Fire has no camera, GPS, or core Google apps (Maps, Gmail, Talk, Voice, Google+, etc)

Samsung's success has been through shipping flagship devices, not crippled ones at rock bottom prices.

+ - SPAM: Burn Fat and Building Muscles to build A Great Bod

Submitted by clayevans1025
clayevans1025 (2381336) writes "What I gained from reading through these not so good reviews, I got a bit of a glimpse of what was in it, and what might be of value to me and in turn to my clients but I guess none of them where enough to have me convinced. I got to the point where I was convinced that I'd been through all the Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle reviews out there, but then I happened to come across the review that finally contained enough detail to convince me.

This review provided me all that I needed to know to convince me to hand over the money to be able to finally buy, download and read this book and I'm truly glad I did.

Tom Venuto has really created a great read here and has devised a great weight loss and muscle building plan that anyone can follow. For me working in the fitness industry, I'm always looking out for great ideas and useful information that will help me to help my customers and BFFM does exactly that.

Tom has written BFFM using his many years of experience as a personal trainer, bodybuilder, nutrition consultant, motivational coach, physique model, health club manager and top selling author and he has put use to all this experience and knowledge as well as including what he has learned whilst working with fitness clients over almost 30 years in the fitness industry.

Tom is an all natural bodybuilder (which means no steroids) with a body that would indicate very strongly that he knows his stuff and his bodybuilding titles include the Natural Pennsylvania, Mr. Natural New Jersey, Natural Mid Atlantic States, Natural New York State, and NPC Natural Eastern Classic championships. Tom has also won 2nd place in the Mr. Natural USA and 2nd in the Mr. Natural North America contests.

Tom Venuto has written hundreds of articles that have been published on some of the best fitness sites all over the internet as well as being published in various fitness magazines such as Ironman and Natural Bodybuilding. Tom has been featured in main stream publications such as Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and others and is very well known as an industry leader.

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If you're thinking about buying Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle, I've linked below to the review that I read. Go to Sue's site and take a look. My advice would be to read the review and then go ahead and buy Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle â" you'll be glad you did!

Burn the fat build the muscle"

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+ - Nortel patents go to Apple, MS, RIM and others->

Submitted by tcr
tcr (39109) writes "A consortium that includes Apple, Microsoft, RIM and Sony has been successful in its bid for the Nortel patent portfolio. The winning bid was $4.5 billion.

Unsurprisingly, TechCrunch predict this could result in a slew of lawsuits directed at Android, but also report that the auction result is likely to undergo scrutiny from the US courts."

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Comment: Re:People still buy blackberries? (Score 2) 197

by tcr (#36485514) Attached to: RIM Struggles Continue

It's worth noting that companies like VMware are working on virtualization technology for Android. This would allow handsets to switch between work and home OS images, allowing consumer handsets to be used during work time as secure corporate handsets.

It's possible this could become attractive to the enterprise... no BES, and you can repurpose equipment the employee already owns.

America Online

+ - Ask Slashdot: Is facebook the new AOL?

Submitted by elPetak
elPetak (2016752) writes "Think about it... AOL had it's own mailing, instant messaging, pages accessible via keywords and other stuff all in the same interface.
So my questions are:
Isn't that very similar to what Facebook has become?
and more important, will facebook suffer the same fate?"

Long computations which yield zero are probably all for naught.