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Comment Re:What do you gain from this? (Score 1) 105

Here's the thing about your laptops. They are large, heavy, loud, and hot. While they do have more performance than a Samsung Galaxy S7, it's really not by much, and it won't be noticeable to this products target.

This product will let people perform productivity tasks using a device they're probably carrying around with them anyways, and a keyboard/display/battery combo that will be light, thin, quiet, and cool. Not only that, they won't have to throw it away when they get a new phone, and the performance/features will just keep upgrading as the phones evolve.

I think this is a damn good idea. Why buy a smartphone AND a laptop that you will have to end up upgrading both?

Comment Why do us Canadians always get screwed? (Score 4, Funny) 161

"with Canadian streaming provisions yet to be announced".

What did we ever do to you Americans to always get screwed on streaming services? No SlingTV, no HBO Now, no Showtime, no Hulu, no CBS All Access, hell, we never even got Pandora, Netflix library is reduced, and now nobody can be bothered to even let us watch Startrek.

Did we not say sorry enough to you guys for something? Sorry.

Comment Re:Why is hacking okay? (Score 1) 176

NIV is a little better at translating than the KJV, obviously. Here's the full start to Matthew 15:

"Then some Pharisees and teachers of the law came to Jesus from Jerusalem and asked, "Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They don't wash their hands before they eat!"

Jesus replied, "And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.' But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is 'devoted to God,' they are not to 'honor their father or mother' with it. Thus you nullify the word of God for the sake of your tradition. You hypocrites!"

Comment Re:Man, I'm glad I got out of IT (Score 2) 331

Oh man, that's good to know that my knowledge of 10Base5 and 10Base2 network cabling is still useful, and my knowledge of netinfo, netware, appletalk, amigados, PC IRQ conflict troubleshooting, pascal, and of course, the ever popular frame relay. So glad I studied frame relay. because you just told me all my knowledge is never obsolete! I think I'm gonna go out and setup a windows 3.11 workgroup right now!

Comment Re:Why is hacking okay? (Score 0) 176

Jesus tells us what to do in such a situation. Rather than use force, we are commanded to love our enemies and turn the other cheek.

Really? Because according to your book and your fairy tales, this fictional character actually said these:

Matthew 10:34-36: "Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword."

Matthew 15:3-4: "But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition? For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death."

Comment Re:Data is free to Verizon.... (Score 1) 145

Your analogy would only be appropriate if the network were constrained by the number of customers it can serve simultaneously, and not by the total data utilized. It's the latter that's the primary constraint.

You are absolutely wrong. RF is a shared medium, you're not going to somehow get more data by adding towers running on the same frequency bands. 1 tower or 50 towers, the bandwidth is the same.

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