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Comment Re:Oh Boy (Score 0) 169

And it was utter CRAP. The NiCads had miserable energy capacity. Battery capacity started to plummet after the first cycle. There was no provision for balance charging the individual cells, or cutting off the discharge when one of the cells discharged before the others and was driven into destructive reverse charge. Memory effect was just awful. Self discharge rate was prodigious.

Comment Re:Hold down power button and ... (Score 2) 430

The phone is already full of finger prints, including the one on the fingerprint reader. All you need to recover it is sticky tape or cyanoacrylate, make a rubber molding and apply it again to the sensor. Fingerprints are a schtoopidttt way to lock a phone. It is like leaving the key under the doormat.

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