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Comment Article is Wrong, Man was Illegally Removed (Score 2) 575

It says technically it was in United's right to remove the man. No, there are at least 3 parts of contract law that not only make this illegal, but another part that makes this a criminal offense.
Just because airlines and the TSA constantly break the law, does not make it their right.
Federal courts are constantly towing out FBI cases because of criminal acts FBI officers commit to get evidence.
For some reason airlines, the TSA and private guards that have no more legal power than you, or I are being treated like they are above the law.

Comment 32 ounces of cola? (Score 1) 370

I thought that was 10 ounces of ice, 20 ounces of water and 2 ounce of normal strength cola. Better known as badly flavored water. All for only $4.
Or we could just pick up a 32 ounces of actual normal strength cola from the store for maybe $1.25 to drink at home. Maybe even get another 64 ounces for still less than the price you will pay at the theater.

Comment Real Purpose of App Stores (Score 1) 352

The app stores are about control and money. None of it to benefit you!
First and foremost almost all app stores are about the company making money off of other people's products. Apple really showed this when they stopped applications from being able to buy things like ebooks. Apple wasn't happy because they were not getting their cut for doing nothing.
Then you have control. Again Apple shows this best with not allowing anyone to compete with their products and not allowing other app stores to function.

Comment It Is Impressive! (Score 5, Funny) 313

While Apple has decided to roll over and die, Microsoft shoved a fork in their eye (Windows 8), shoved a fork in their other eye (Windows 8.1), then tried falling on their own sword (Windows 10) and finally are wiggling around the sword trying to hit a major organ, vein, or artery. (Anniversary Update)

Yes, I think Microsoft's OS is better, but they both seem to be trying to get the golden raspberry.

Comment Microsoft Does Ignore Your Preferences (Score 1) 261

November Update (2015) and the Anniversary Update both reset the default browser. Though I think Microsoft patched the Anniversary Update to stop doing this part way through the rollout. I forced updated to Anniversary Update, so my browser preference was reset.

Of course the real elephant in the room is that Windows was updated to ignore your browser preference. Cortana.

Comment Nothing Has Changed (Score 1) 252

How do you know Apple customers don't like being ass raped? Considering that has been the whole history of the company, I can only guess that their customers must enjoy it. At work I was forced to use a Windows 3.11 machine (Mac) and I don't like it. It is very opionated on how you should do things. Unfortunately Windows 8, 8.1 & 10 are also wanting to tell us how we should work these days as well.

Comment Re: Breaking news, water is wet! (Score 2, Informative) 252

And yet Apple refuses to release sales figures for the iPhone 7. Which Apple only does when sales are really bad.
Then you have Apple slashing production of iPhone 7. There are also reports from resellers of large numbers of people choosing iPhone 6 over the equivalent iPhone 7, even when the iPhone 7 was cheaper.
Personally I know 4 people that bought the iPhone 7. Only 1 of those people didn't return it.

Comment Windows 10 is Alpha at best (Score 2) 256

I can definitively say Windows 10 is not a Beta test!
No matter what some companies want you to believe, Beta means feature complete with just bug fixing and tweaking left to do.
Microsoft said on release that Windows 10 is not feature complete and they will get us the planned features as they are done.

Comment What Happened To "Do No Evil"? (Score 2) 43

Seriously, Best Buy treats their customers like criminals, and their employees worse. In Canada they bought out FutureShop. A few years later they decided to close most FutureShop stores and have a select few stores change to Best Buy. They let the managers know that a package of signs was going to be delivered after hours when everyone else was gone. The managers learned about the their store closing when they opened the package. The employees found out from the media, or the signs when they tried coming to work the next day. As for the stores that were changing to Best Buy, those employees could apply for jobs at the new store.

Comment MPAA, Raids, Who Are The Pirates? (Score 1, Insightful) 60

I find it funny that the criminal organization called the MPAA is having raids performed on on their behalf, as wasn't it pirates that used to perform raids.
That's right, the MPAA has been found guilty of pirating movies. Thousands of movies have been found on MPAA computers that they have no license, or rights to.
The MPAA has also paid companies to issue DMCA takedown on their behalf. Where tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of DMCA takedown have been in violation of the law.

Comment EA Knows Nothing About Games (Score 2) 182

I was talking to Don Mattrick one day and he was saying how the EA board doesn't understand gaming. They just want to make a game exactly like the last successful game on the market.
He was constantly fighting with them to not scrap products that were sure successes.
Thus it doesn't surprise me that the board has put in a CEO that is as clueless as them.

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