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Comment Re:Then why just 8 countries? (Score 1) 266

Ignoring the stench of racism in your comments:

*Then why did the US and UK pick different countries?
*Why is this only for certain airlines, and not for all airlines in that airport?
*Why is it only for certain airports, and not all airports in a given country (only one of two international airports in Morocco were mentioned. Its not that hard to get from Casablanca to Rabat).

Or we can take the obvious answer- its all bullshit, and you're a racist prick.

Comment Then why just 8 countries? (Score 5, Insightful) 266

Let's assume this is a real threat And obviously it is doable, you could open up an ipod, rip out the guts, and put other stuff in its place. Why just 8 countries then? If its a real threat, its a global threat. Its not all that hard for someone to fly to another country first and then travel from an allowed airport. If this is a real threat, it should be from all airports. Otherwise its just games.

Comment Re:Android? (Score 2) 64

That is the GUI. A launcher completely replaces your homescreen and apps drawer, which is just an app. The default launcher has no special privlidges or permissions over a third party, so implementing it there is no more technically valuable than doing so in a 3rd party. So find a 3rd party you like and use it instead. That's one of the benefits of Android- swap out the parts you don't like.

Comment Re:This Means Very Little. (Score 1) 179

The fact that the app shames you into force ride tipping means they care less about the customers. I paid for a service, unless you went above and beyond I shouldn't have to deal with begging for more afterwards. If you do something exceptional, like carry my groceries in, I'll tip you in cash. Otherwise I don't want to be asked. Not having a tip is my main reason for using uber over cabs.

Comment Re:MozColonSlashSlashA is at it again! (Score 2) 82

No, it isn't. Or at least it shouldn't be. When their entire goal was to make a browser, they did good work. Everything since then has watered down their effort and caused them to lose focus on the one thing they absolutely needed to have win in order to achieve their goals. They should be completely shut down other than Seamonkey/Firefox.

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