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Comment Re:I hate that I am using AdBlock (Score 4, Insightful) 442

They have forced us to do it. 1) There are some web pages where you can hear your computer's fans start to scream because there is so much javascript crap that starts running. 2) Some pages take an eternity to load up because of the megabytes of ads that need to be downloaded It's a lot easier to just block everything.
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Submission + - Why Microsoft's Anti-iPad Strategy Will Backfire (infoworld.com)

snydeq writes: "Microsoft's isolationist tack toward Apple's iPad will only make Windows, Office, and SharePoint less relevant to users, predicts Mobile Edge's Galen Gruman. 'Microsoft's strategy to isolate the iPad from its Office and SharePoint technologies could easily backfire and instead sequester Office and SharePoint from the greater mobile market, where the growth actually is. ... To prevent that fate, Microsoft should untie Office and SharePoint from Windows. Doing so would give Microsoft productivity platform dominance across most of the computing market. In other words, the iPad could be a new platform for Microsoft's historic strategy of "embrace and extend" to win in markets where it had little presence, as it did in the Internet and in the server realm.'"

Comment Re:Heh (Score 5, Funny) 79

They don't need to astroturf. Not with astounding and game changing technology like the Windows 8 and Windows Phone. They are perfect for all your personal and professional needs. They also make great stocking stuffers as well.

Comment Re:Good Idea (Score 1) 951

As soon you get used to it, then you will work faster.

That is true. When my master gave me my first whipping, i didn't like it one bit. But after a while calluses formed and it was perfectly fine. In fact I now use the crack of the whip to help me keep a good steady pace while I'm working the fields.

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