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Comment Prototype or not (Score 1) 114

Regardless of it's raraty it's not worth $15,000 I would say maybe $15 or heck even $25 but people need to understand that when eletronics get older they become more worthelss. Sure the game was awesome but comon in the pictures you can cearly see he's taken it apart and states

I can only speculate that the 2-23-87 refers to the date they completed this prototype and being so close to launch is why there are no differences from the released version. Again I'm speculating.

which means that he has no idea if it's really the prototype or not. He's just trying to make a quick buck of anyone who will read the headlines and not the fine print.

Comment At last? (Score 1) 268

I like how this vulablity's been there for years and someone only mentions it now, maybe they were done having fun with is and felt they should do the right thing and tell the public about it. The other way of breaking in to them is to use a hacked keycard, the securty on those door isn't hard to break. You stay there a few times asking for the same room and you'll be able to gain access, some people stay at hotels all the time, so it would only be a matter of time before they had access to all of them. Let's face it the Site ID's only 32bits it wouldn't take long for someone to crack it and make their own key cards that would work with any brand.

Comment Re:One more category (Score 1) 250

Yeah back when they first got it working it used to be 3,000+ms for your average connection now your going to see less than 1,000ms granted my grandma never really uses it for gaming much except for facebook games, but they are still looking for ways to improve on the process still. so it might never be as good as some city's 10-50ms connection times, but if your in the middle of nowhere or on the road and find your self in locations that have no cell service it will still works

Comment Re:One more category (Score 0) 250

Super low bandwidth dial-up and super high latency wireless or satellite are not alternatives to actual broadband access.

Last I checked even Dialup is considered Broadband "Signals over such a range of frequencies." which in some cases your right is a low bandwidth option but if you choose to live in an area that doesn't offer what you want then move. Wireless and Satellite have come a long way, I'd say they are very good options inplace of dial up. My point is that they "are" alternatives it's your "choice" not to use them or consider them useful.

Comment Re:One more category (Score 1) 250

One of the biggest misconceptions is that you are stuck with the only ISP in your area, which isn't true. There's always satellite and guess what, you can get that all across the globe. The second is cell providers almost all of them offer some kind of internet. If you’re in an area that get's even dialup and has a population over 5k you should have cell service in the area as well. Just because you think the other options are worse than what you have now doesn't mean that there aren't any.

Comment Re:It depends if unlimited means unlimited (Score 1) 314

Yeah, but if your talking about a 'wireless' data plan they aren't expecting you to be getting more than 100/gb a month let alone anywhere close to 500. True it's all about how people use the wireless, if your really just going to connect your pc to it and forgo a data plan at home then I could see maybe 3-400/gb a month but 500? what the hell are you downloading.

Comment Re:warranty in case of bankruptcy? (Score 1) 302

With my 8350 when you remove an app you had to reboot the phone, any and all apps even if you just installed them. Now with their new BB app system you can remove them if they don't require too much access, like a game but if they have access to call logs or text's then you have to reboot. their newer phones might not have this issue but it's one that's anoyed me for years.

Comment Re:warranty in case of bankruptcy? (Score 1) 302

I honestly think it's because they've done nothing to make the black berry start up faster, it can take anywhere from 2-4 minutes depending on the device and how many apps you have installed, and yet Apple and Google products take less then a minute to reboot? I'm sorry but when it comes to my data I don't want to have to wait up to 4 minutes to be able to get back to texting/calling after each time I remove an app from my cell phone. I believe RIM's lack of choice on improving their market for getting and installing apps was their final nail in the playbooks coffin.

Comment Re:Biased much? (Score 1) 302

To be exact, 51% of them have the Google-branded device, 52% are on iOS tablets, while 8% are on those with other platforms, such as Blackberry OS.

I find your lack of Math disturbing, 51% + 52% + 8% = 111% Considering that is an impossible number I believe you need to start linking some hard core data to back up what you are talking about. Also, if you were trying to be Exact about it you would have noticed your numbers where wrong in the first place.

Comment 1-2 why more? (Score 1) 380

I mean unless your in another country why would you need any more than 2? I mean when I go to work I've got another ID badge so that would be 3, I mean the two I normally carry is the my Driver licence and my costco card that has a picutre on it too. My wife's got like 2 credit cards that have her picture on them and I think that's a little too much.

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