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Comment Core M (Score 2) 61

Not sure about this line of processors to begin with. Do consumers really care about the thinness and lightness of their laptop that much? It may offer more possibilities to PC makers going forward in terms of the form of the devices they can imagine and create, but look at a new Macbook and a Macbook Air, Core M vs Core i5. You have a drop in performance for the Core M and the weight difference is shedding a mere 0.35 pounds. It seems to me once you hit 2.5 pounds and half an inch thick you are bumping up against a law of diminishing returns. Not sure how cost factors in however, and I have been wrong many times before.

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

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