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Comment Re:iPhone made irrelevant (Score 1) 198

The iPhone has other drawbacks as lack of customization, lack of screen size choices, worse camera than the best competitors no waterproof alternative etc, but when it comes to actual app performance the iPhone 5s still beats all Android offerings giving a 100% lag-free experience. Lower resolution and a more efficient OS without single-thread bottlenecks in the internal UI code gives the iPhone a faster and smoother user experience which also can be measured. The iPhone 5s still holds the top place in web browsing benchmarks even though it is one year old and has a CPU which is behind the competition.

Comment Re:Need to teach the kids proper browsing habits (Score 4, Insightful) 321

I have given my kids restricted user accounts on their Windows computers and so far they haven't managed to infect the computers. Setting up a Windows machine with restricted accounts, Foxit reader as PDF reader, Chrome as web browser and flash block plugin installed has done the trick for me so far. For the same price as a Mac I get a PC + iPad + spare change.

Comment Re:Of Course. (Score 1) 357

RAM is cheap unless you have an Apple Macbook or iMac. (Apple have put a limit of 4 or 8GB depending on model). In that case you need to buy a completely new computer. (Preferably a Linux or Win-box that doesn't have arbitrary limits in order to push sales of Mac Pro)

Comment Re:i hate ribbon (Score 2) 375

I've used every Word version since 3.0 for DOS and I think that the 2007/2010 interface is the best yet. It requires some relearning, but one that hump is done it is easier to use. Learning keyboard shortcuts is easier - just press ALT and the key combinations light up and if you are used to ALT-whatever+Letter menu shortcuts from 2003 and earlier they still work.

Comment Stop playing around (Score 1) 290

What's the problem? With a record high deficit it is obvious that spending must be decreased and income increased. Start by restoring taxes to pre-GWB level, make serious cutbacks in the department of homeland security and cut military expenditure by at least 10%. And stop harassing tourists and you might even get more of us visiting your country. Then the healthcare sector also need an overhaul, but that will take longer before giving any budget effects I suspect.

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