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Comment Re:You're right (Score 1) 44

WTF... really? A tricorder is "just" about do-able with the tech we have now, its a first step, which will lead to more steps, and finally a working device. Warp drives? Not at all do-able, too much power needed, only right now... if you want something really cool from ST that should be next on list...its gravity plating, cant survive in space too long without shields would be needed first also... hitting even a tiny grain of sand at even 1/100 th of relativistic speeds is a major concern....

Comment so now... (Score 2) 230

sailors will go back to cigarettes.... way to reduce the pension fund? After all, dead sailors dont cost anything, but the lung damage will cost a lot in their final few years of life. This is ridiculous, just set a mil spec standard, let the free market meet that demand, the majority of battery fires are due to cheap ass Chinese crap or as other posters said, heavy mods done incorrectly.

Comment So.. now they are doing (Score 2) 236

To pc's what they did to older windows phones?? Colour me surprised! Upgrade/ use the hardware we recommend or lose support is the new MA mantra, keep going MS, I had to toss my windows phone because of your lack of support, I've been on Mint for years, the only reason you are still relevant is your entrenched business portfolio, and even that is slipping away.

Comment Re:OS/2 Warp 4: Better than modern Linux. (Score 1) 93

I ran into OS2 doing a printer install for a clothing store chain back in the late 90's, I had never seen it before, there was no support available from the company, but it didnt take long to figure out, was quite intuitive. My sister worked for IBM for a bit and had quite a few OS2 manuals, which I borrowed to learn the system. Seems it was a victim of MS heavy marketing and the hardware prices at the time, seemed like a solid OS for sure.

Comment NO!, Just No! (Score 1) 83

Im officially DONE with windows phones, I have to use one as work software tie ins require it, bought a spare Lumia635 as a backup as at time it was promised a Win 10 upgrade, which never happened due to ram constraints. Now Messenger, Whatsapp, and even Skpe have been pulled , Im done! Fool me once, shame on you....

Comment my last company did this.. (Score 1) 152

cameras with microphones in the ceiling that covered the whole workspace, as managers we were allowed into the office for 45 mins in morning and at end of day for paperwork and email correspondence, otherwise the office was supposed to be empty with everyone doing field work. South Carolina is one of those wonderful "work at will" states, so I willed myself to work elsewhere....

Comment Re: Owning a cat is and of itself a mental illness (Score 1) 249

You need the best cat brush, a lint roller, pack of 6 for 2 bucks at Ikea, my cat Loves rubbing against one of these, and it gets all the loose fur off, when covered in fur, peel, and presto, whole new sticky surface, I only have to start the peel, then my cat grabs the end in his mouth and rest off for me, best investment ever!

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