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Comment Anonymous Coward (Score 1, Interesting) 131

Hey, off topic perhaps, but has anyone notice that the number of Anonymous Coward postings on Slashdot taking pot shots at primarily open source projects seems to have dramatically increased? What's with all the snide comments of people who refuse to get an account? I've read one piece of useful analysis in 6 months on here posted under AC. The rest are just cracks.

Comment FM Radio (Score 1) 595

Goes in the same category as refusing to enable FM Radio on phones. Well established standard that provides value to the consumer, and helps people on low budget plans and phones who don't want to spend more. In the case of headphones, they'll argue wireless headphones are the better technology and one people will adopt, but some people don't have the money to spend on new headphones. In the case of Radio, they'll argue everything is shifting to the internet, but people who can't afford more data on their plan can save and still get information and music off conventional radio.

Comment Introducing my new app (Score 1) 278

Introducing my new app, App Boom Over. App Boom over is an app available on Android and iOS that informs you about new useless apps that are available to download. Never stop downloading new useless apps you don't need with App Boom Over. Set App Boom Over to automatic, and App Boom Over finds new useless apps for information you don't need and could easily obtain by typing into the browser such as the temperature outside, the day of the week, time, how many apps you've downloaded, and...

Submission + - Neverware's use of Chromium OS in the Education market (theverge.com)

puddingebola writes: The Verge has a story on startup Neverware, which is selling it's own version of Chromium to run on old hardware used by schools. Even $200 Chromebooks can be outside the means of the poorest school districts. Neverware adapts Chromium to run on old PC hardware at a rate of about $50 per computer. As with Chromebooks, moving storage and security to the cloud cuts costs for schools. Apple and Microsoft had dominated the education market for years, but now a thin client OS with cloud services is taking more and more market share. Good or bad?

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