It's getting to become the norm where the cost of developing the software IS a large chunk of the cost of goods of a piece of equipment. Such costs are called, "non-recoverable expense" and is amortized over the estimated number of pieces to be sold.
Your elite attitude -- and hers -- are the primary reason for the rise of Donald Trump over more considered views.
Citation for the registration requirement, please.
I don't. I do think this would have mitigated the problem though. It likely would have kept millions of phones from hitting the landfill. And, I know I won't buy a phone where I can't replace the battery. It doesn't have to be S5-Easy. But, it doesn't have to be glued to the backplane rendering several pieces broken simply removing it.
Allow your batteries to be replaced by mere mortals and all will be forgiven.
What is disputable is the reason for the changes. Is it man-made or cyclical? The planet has seen both global warming and cooling over multiple eons. The cycle will be seen again, with or without man.
We are stewards on this planet to protect the resources we're given. However, it's also important to stop panicking as Leo and Al seem to be. The logical steps I see coming from Elon Musk and other innovators will have an impact on conserving resources.
Just because we're not riding in the same bandwagon, doesn't mean we're living in a "fact-free" zone. There is some degree of uncertainty in all of this.
I've sat out two upgrade cycles waiting on Samsung to come up with a viable replacement for the S5. I want a battery that can be replaced by mere mortals. It doesn't have to be as easy as the S5 to do so. But, it needs to be replaceable during its lifespan without sending it off to timbuktu.
Seems to me the whole exploding phone business wouldn't have happened had they not been bowing down to the god of thinness. S5 is a great form factor. Why do you need it smaller?
Hear, Hear! I love my Note 12.1 Pro. I'd like to get a couple more.
You don't need the cat5 cables; RPi3 has WiFi built in. Just use a router and you're all set. Set up your first one with SSH enabled and WiFi enabled for your wireless network. Then, clone the card for the other 7 systems. They should all show up on your WiFi router and you can SSH to them as needed.
I've got 5 RPi's of various generations. I could be accused of being a "Cat Lady" of Raspberry Pis!
thanks for the heads up. I have an LG Washer/Dryer set. I had to reboot my washing machine. So, the thread you pointed to makes me think twice about LG.
Actually, no. You'd give them your phone and wait a number of days. In the meantime, you either have no phone or you have a spare one to use.
That's NOT what they mean by replaceable battery.
Some features that I really like are:
I cite Ford Sync as a counter-example of Car companies handling this internally. 2012 Fusions still have problems and Ford will not stand behind fixing the issues -- even while they were in warranty. Standard answer, Disconnect your battery, leave off for 15 minutes, reconnect.
Still, it's Samsung's fault just like Ford's 3rd party "entertainment system" is their fault. The company that packaged it is who should fix the issue.
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