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Comment Re:Google likes to hose hardware (Score 1) 268

I may be using "LTE" wrong (this was several years ago). I'm on T-Mobile and they started calling HSPA+ "LTE" to compete with other brands. The N4 did support HSPA+ out of the box and had great throughput. After they pushed out their updates mine lost the capability of using HSPA+ and was locked firmly into the old 3G speeds.

Comment Re:Still not interested (Score 5, Informative) 302

When RIM launched the playbook it didn't have native email apps for security reasons. In order to use email and calendaring you had to own a blackberry and tether it or something like that. This lead to a lot of confusion on what it's internet capabilities actually were. See here for some details:

Comment Re:Deparation... (Score 1) 525

Ah, you remind me of the good old days when I used to race. The vette fanboys were just as insufferable then as well (always needing to prove something) and were guaranteed to rise to the bait! For some reason the guys in the blue corvettes always spun out. We never did figure that one out. The corner workers knew to look out for them though. By the way, you type like a sixteen year old. You're kinda hard to take seriously (but I am enjoying your posts).

Comment Deparation... (Score 1) 525

You're trying to prove your "stomping" assertion with a Vette that is a little under three seconds faster over a seven minute course? Next month someone else will tweak something to be faster than the Vette. And month after that someone else will tweak another car, and another...

Comment Re:Innovation! (Score 1) 525

Inline sixes also can weigh more, take up more space under the hood and can require a stronger frame in an offset front end crash. Remember, accountants run the companies, not the engineers. Don't get me wrong, I have four cars with inline sixes outside as I type this but the bean counters don't really like them.

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