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Comment Re:User Convenience? (Score 1) 188

It has been 59 days since a recall was announced, which is longer than the phone was even on the market (Aug 19 - Oct 11).

So there has been plenty of time for anyone to exchange their phone for a different handset. Verizon haven't personally telephoned every one of their affected customers to arrange this?

Comment Re:Relevant xkcd (Score 1) 188

Indeed, I'm not sure how anyone can develop such an emotional attachment to a handset, with less than 2 months from release to recall.

It has a few evolutionary features over the previous Note 5 (sd card, dual sim, waterproof, usb-c, iris scanner) but not anything I'd risk personal injury for.

Comment Re: Great! (Score 2) 75

I have a nexus model and it's stuck on 5.x

Used Nexus 6 phones can be had on ebay for $AU206 but if it costs me two hundred bucks just to get the lastest OS on a soon to be unsupported phone then they really aren't that much better than the competition.

(Yes, I'm cheap.)

Comment Re:Price? (Score 1) 283

Perhaps the seaweed can be made into pellets for similar nutritional benefit, to be fed to grain-fed livestock..

The article doesn't state whether it's the process of chewing or the chemical composition of the food that causes the reduction. Maybe grass-fed animals can also benefit by taking a dietary supplement of seaweed-juice added to their water supply?

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