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Comment Re:Saturated with Phablets (Score 1) 132

Counterpoint: It's succeeding for many, many people. However, I do understand the plight. I'm at the other end of the spectrum. I want a flagship with 6" screen and they are putting out at best 5.7". Google Nexus 6/6p/Pixel XL dropped from 6" to 5.7" to 5.5". The regular Pixel at least dropped to 5" for those that want smaller screens.

Comment Re:Good (Score 1) 311

That's reasonable. But, they made the switch without adding the security part. If you are going to the trouble to redo the infrastructure of credit card processing, why not, I dunno, make it more secure while you do it? It's not like entering a PIN number is a foreign concept to people.

Honestly, because people hate change. It's going to be easier to force one change on people than two. I don't know what other reasons were involved, but that can be a big one. We want things to just work, and work like they always have. For most people, credit card fraud is someone else's problem. People only want security as long as it doesn't inconvenience them.

Comment Re:No, they're not the same (Score 1) 239

I'm not going to weigh in on who is worse between the two. However, there is definitely more wrong with him as a candidate than people disagreeing with his opinions. At best, he is willing to say anything to get votes. This includes coming across as a sexist/racist. At worst, he is exactly as he portrays himself to be...

Comment Re: Hypocrisy (Score 1) 149

It almost sounds like you're saying the problem doesn't exist on WM or iOS. I can tell you that iOS comes with multiple apps I don't care about. I don't know enough about WM to make that claim. However, I do know that different people want different things. It wouldn't shock me if some people don't like all the stock apps for WM.

Comment Re: Er (Score 4, Insightful) 623

It's 2016 not 1916, there are consumer safety laws now, you can't get away with "it's your own damned fault, you were doing it wrong" anymore.

See, that's the problem with people. We honestly need to expect a certain level of competency from people. There is something to be said for safety features, but you need to set an expectation on the user as well. You cannot expect the company to cover for every possible idiot.

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