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Comment Re:Already on Android (Score 5, Interesting) 182

Yeah, I've been quite happy with this feature. Usually, if Android temporarily avoids the network, you weren't going to be able to use that network anyways. If you don't want Netflix using mobile data, restricting it from using mobile data would be wise. Before this feature was in Android, I more frequently found myself attempting to use a poor network, turning off Wi-Fi to use mobile internet, and forgetting to turn it back on. For this reason, this feature has saved me more data than it has used needlessly.

Comment Re:Of course (Score 3, Insightful) 581

Yes, it's their own fault that they're hindering the progress of the community. But corporations are corporations - the way I see it, we're lucky they're offering help at all in response to it, even if only to save their image. Truthfully I haven't bought Nvidia in years, it's been AMD/ATI for me for the last decade. Just remember that our wallets are the most powerful tool we have.

Comment Re:Ugh, this makes me mad. (Score 4, Insightful) 581

I agree, helping the nouveau project would be greatly beneficial. My post was mainly referring to the general attitude some hold that nothing is ever good enough, and while it is true that the driver state is rather poor, potential for improvement exists. Instead of attacking Nvidia for their efforts, people should actually help and show them where to direct their resources. No, it may not involve the release of all their specs, but they can help in other ways.

Comment Re:Ugh, this makes me mad. (Score 5, Insightful) 581

If this engineer knows that will never happen (through no fault of his own, higher-ups would have decided this) then at least he's making an effort. People can get upset all they want, but nothing other than good is going to come out of this, whether it's exactly what would be ideal or not. Some help is better than none.

Comment Misleading title/summary (Score 5, Informative) 146

Only a handful of these are known to exist and as far as anyone knows they never went past pre-production models. There is no warehouse full of them to get rid of in the first place, which is what the original HP Touchpad sale was about. HP's also not about to start making them, especially not to sell at a loss.

Comment If only... (Score 1) 1

Oracle did not completely trash Sun while ripping off parts of it's freshly murdered corpse to sell for profit. It's come to a point where they're no longer just pissing open source people off, they're really taking Sun's products with market potential and trying to get cash out of them as soon as possible.

Comment Re:Intellectual Property (Score 1) 374

One would hope that they see this case and sue their asses for not obtaining permission etc. I am personally disgusted at the amount of greed and suing going on in North America, but you know what, show the fuckers who's who and punish them for being the asshats they are being by suing all these people out of greed.

Comment How is this YRO? (Score 1, Flamebait) 69

Okay, how the fuck is this YRO? Yet another indication of sliding Slashdot quality. How does this even have to do with the internet itself? No copyright stuff, no censorship, etc etc. How do these stamps affect our Internet freedom? If I didn't follow the Twitter feed and see occasionally interesting topics, I would be long done with this site.

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