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Comment Simple interfaces. (Score 1) 180

the car radio is great for simple eye's free interaction. It's also good for discovering new channels both locally and as you travel. It's a great human interface. Cuing up something on my phone to play it tedious, clumsy and I end up laying the same things too often. Even streaming blows as it's just too complex and too many choices.

Someone needs to make a radio dial like interface for streamed music. limited selections so it stays not complex but evolves in with new music and also has things like NPR or BBC or whatever news channels you like.

Comment crap versus quality (Score -1, Redundant) 228

I have a bunch of really nice quality tools, socket sets and squares and digital calipers. I alos have five times as many disposo-tools I get from the $1 bargain bin. Cheap chinese crap. But it's convenient to have spare pares in my car or kitchen tool box and such. they work but they have their limits. Their main use is they are cheap so I can toss them out as they break.

Likewise I have way more android phones in drawers and chromebooks and windows machines than I do nice apple computers, laptops and tablets. But when I'm actually doing anything it's on my apples. THe others I use for my kids when we travel, or as controllers for games or as things I bought for cheap to try and see if I'd like them (chromebook). Their main benefit is they were cheap and disposable. Most have defects now like bad buttons, or bad batteries.

SO yeah here I am a canonical mac user but even I own more crap devices that are not mac. But Mac has 95% of my use-share.

One thing I would never buy is an expensive PC or Android device. They might very well have the same build quality as an apple. But that's not my use case. I only want the others because they are cheap and so I can have lots of them.

it depends on how you count. I'd count what people use.

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