Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Re:Dare to be different! (Score 2) 126

I agree with you mostly, but I think that some people also what a good mid ranged handset. I have the Nexus 5x and I don't think I could find a better phone for the price when it came out, or even today. I just want something that is quick, all around not bad and I don't want to pay $600 ever year or even two for a new damn phone. For $700-$800 a flagship smart phone cost I could get a not too shabby laptop, phones really should not cost as much as they do. Google really messed up this year with the pixel, the killed one of the main points of the phone, historically they have not been extremely expensive, or like last year there were 2 models, one being a good midrange price.

Comment Re:Wait until they find out (Score 4, Insightful) 113

Mobile will never fully replace the PC market, yes your phone might have plenty of CPU power, but when you get to your office you're not going to work on massive spread sheets or do hours of data entry on it. Phones and tablets might replace most PC's for home use, but they are realistically just a supplement to the pc's of the business world.

Comment Re:Cause (Score 1) 97

Yes but 14 accidents per 2 million miles is basically nothing. If you take truck stats, which is all I could find I could find because it's a nation wide stat, in 2012 there were 77000 crashes with injuries, on 268,000,000 miles, of those 3802 were fatal crashes.

Comment Re:Or... (Score 2) 82

Doesn't this embarrass you, America? Don't you feel ashamed that this is what you've become?.

So seriously live in another country for a while, or just try dealing with stuff in somewhere in Europe or Africa, then tell me how shitty it is in the USA. I was born in poland and I go back every year, dealing with anyone on any level of the government there makes me want to pull my hair out. People bitch about the DMV or IRS in the US, but they are awesome compared to most of the things I've had to deal with in Poland, you almost need a lawyer to come with you just so you can get an ID card, the bureaucracy is horrible.

Comment Re:5 is only one generation from current 5X (Score 1) 164

... especially when they've released 3 different phones since then ...

Its generations not phones that matter. The direct successors to the 5 are the 5X and 6 and the 5X is still a current model. So the 5 is only one generation removed from the current model and has the same screen, same amount of RAM, and only a slightly slower CPU/GPU which is still vastly overpowered for what millions of Android uses typically do.

No your are wrong, after the 5 came the 6, that was the next generation, then the year after they release the 5x & 6p at the same time so that will be the second generation. When they release the updated OS this year they are supposed to release 2 new phones again so that will be the 3rd generation. If each phone was manufactured by the same company I would agree with you on the generation thing, but since they pick a new maker every year, the generation thing really doesn't come into play.

Comment Re:Google's management quality is degrading rapidl (Score 1) 164

That is googles right, they are a for profit company, and does anyone realistically expect them to support a phone forever, especially when they've released 3 different phones since then. Besides they aren't forcing a damn thing, if you like your old phone with the software already on it then keep your old phone. If you want the new OS then get a new phone. What were you expecting, for google to give you updates until the the end of time?

Slashdot Top Deals

"I've finally learned what `upward compatible' means. It means we get to keep all our old mistakes." -- Dennie van Tassel

Working...