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Comment Re:Android? (Score 2) 64

That is the GUI. A launcher completely replaces your homescreen and apps drawer, which is just an app. The default launcher has no special privlidges or permissions over a third party, so implementing it there is no more technically valuable than doing so in a 3rd party. So find a 3rd party you like and use it instead. That's one of the benefits of Android- swap out the parts you don't like.

Comment Or... (Score 1) 421

How about we start by getting countries to stop forcing women to get "circumcised", forcing them to cover their faces, denied the right to an education, and while we are at it, destroy the caste systems of countries. Seriously.

Women are still brutalized in a lot of places and lack the most basic of rights, and we first worlders focus on paychecks.

Comment Re:This Means Very Little. (Score 1) 179

The fact that the app shames you into force ride tipping means they care less about the customers. I paid for a service, unless you went above and beyond I shouldn't have to deal with begging for more afterwards. If you do something exceptional, like carry my groceries in, I'll tip you in cash. Otherwise I don't want to be asked. Not having a tip is my main reason for using uber over cabs.

Comment Re:MozColonSlashSlashA is at it again! (Score 2) 82

No, it isn't. Or at least it shouldn't be. When their entire goal was to make a browser, they did good work. Everything since then has watered down their effort and caused them to lose focus on the one thing they absolutely needed to have win in order to achieve their goals. They should be completely shut down other than Seamonkey/Firefox.

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