394 posts • joined Wednesday 20th June 2007 10:15 GMT
Compared to streaming a HD movie, a 500MB download is nothing.
The condom would have to be made of graphene and some normal material that is elastic. If an edge of the graphene became exposed, it would give a nasty "papercut" - it could take off your kit in a flash.
While WP may have a marketshare of ~ 10% in some areas, worldwide the marketshare is 3.6% - the same as what Windows Mobile + Windows Phone had a couple of years ago.
A couple of years ago, the marketshare for Windows Mobile + Windows Phone was around 3.6%. Now that Windows Mobile is gone, Windows Phone has grown in its place to give Microsoft a marketshare of 3.6%.
But it was stated that it was a 20 year mission, to 2017.
2017 - 20 = 1997.
Microsoft market share not growing?
A couple of years ago, the Windows Mobile + Windows Phone marketshare was 3.6%. Now the Windows Mobile marketshare has died, and Microsoft still only has the same marketshare as before. So the growth of Windows Phone has been at the expense of Windows Mobile.
Thank you Edward Snowden.
"now nine years into its twenty-year mission"
Launched in 1997 - That means that it is in its 16th year.
Re: How on Earth did McCain choose Palin?
Obama picked Biden as his VP. So McCain figured that he needed to pick a total idiot, too.
Re: Bing is the reason for buying the entry level phone business
"Actually Nokia make a profit last quarter, lost peanuts on it's rapidly growing Windows Phone business, and is likely to turn that into a profit on the mobile business alone in Q4 this year..."
You seem to have forgotten that Microsoft has been giving Nokia $1B/year.
Re: Out of pure curiosity...
"Nokia's Devices and Services division, which Microsoft picked up earlier this year, posted a $118m loss, as expected."
And that's including the $250M per quarter payment from Microsoft. Otherwise it would have been a $368M loss.
"As any fule kno, LG Corporation used to be called Lucky Goldstar before it fell victim to the name-abbrev'ing craze of the late 2000s."
I think they changed it to LG so the unwashed masses would not realize that it was the same company that made the crappy Goldstar junk.
Microsoft makes tablets?
Power draw isn't as bad as it used to be. IIRC, a 50" plasma uses around $12. more electricity a year than a similar sized LCD. And the picture is far better.
It's really a shame to see them going. Hopefully mine will last long enough that some new technology will come along and at least equal the Panasonic Plasmas.
If Yahoo is only going to pay $12.50 for a bug, people who find bugs will just publish the bugs without reporting them to Yahoo first.
Re: Intel graphics - hahahahahahahaha, GMA = games my ass
<<Now I've got a laptop with HD4000 graphics which handily beats AMD's equivalently priced integrated graphics.>>
Every graphics benchmark I've seen has the AMD graphics superior to the HD4000.
Re: Total lack of story here...
Normally Apple sells the previous years iPhone at a reduced price. They are selling the 5c at the price they would have charged for the 5. And since the 5c is cheaper to make than the 5, their profit margin is higher. I would not be surprised if they make more profit off of each 5c they sell compared to the 5s.
Re: Forget 64 bit
Motorola had a fingerprint scanner in their Atrix Android phone a couple of years ago.
It's already been done.
Linus already did a Linux 95 - 18 years ago.
It's not new.
Motorola sold an Android phone (Atrix) a few years ago with a fingerprint reader on it.
That engine has been a nightmare in the MINIs. The turboed MINIs are far less reliable that the non turbo versions.
X window system
I use the networking ability of the X Window System all day at work - I use a HPC hundreds of miles away, and I'm using programs like Tecplot, Ensight, editors, etc all day. It's easy to do it with X. So how would Mir change it?
Get someone from that EFF
If they add in someone from the EFF or similar, then maybe I'd believe them.
I've got a Nexus 4 running 4.3, and I've had no problems at all. I installed 4.3 25 days ago with no crashes or reboots. Battery life seems better, and it seems to pick up marginal signals better when on the net. And Wi-Fi seems to work fine - I downloaded several 200+ MB files over Wi-Fi with no problems.
The wife doesn't have any problems with her Nexus 4, either.
[ I prefer to be different and not become borged.]
Ironic, considering that for many years quite a few associated Microsoft with the borg.
BTW, I'd rather have the one that works best for me, instead of trying to be different. I do many things different from most people, but that's because something works best for me.
Re: So they admitted 2000+ cases
[I wonder what the *real* number is ?]
It's probably like roaches - if you see one, you've got dozens.
Re: Next step??
[A number of studies show that supported enterprise Linux has a higher TCO - except as a web server...]
And who paid for those studies?
Re: Content is King.
<<"Yep, that's how Sony have ended up outselling the Xbox360"
That was purely because the PS3 included a BluRay drive - which is what many PS3s are only used for.>>
On the other hand, how many Xbox 360s were sold as a replacement for their high failure rate?
SGI offers the UV series. They claim "This latest SGI UV product family can scale a single system image (SSI) to a maximum of 2,048 cores", and runs SUSE or Red Hat Linux.
You already can slide directly into the camera function without unlocking the phone on android.
I'm really cheap. I buy my razors at the dollar store - $1 for a dozen disposible razors.
Re: Faboy here
<<<Windows Phone is approaching critical mass and has pushed Blackberry into a distant 4th place. >>>
Blackberry has pushed Blackberry into 4th place.
Re: It's all in the details
Be careful of what you ask for - Rosanne Barr is "full bodied",but I wouldn't want to see her in latex.
My wife has a Nexus 4 that she drops several feet almost every day. The phone has one of those cheap $2.50 TPU covers, and the phone is in perfect working condition.
<<<Jesus H Christ, 200 cameras?>>>
Really - what do they think they are - London?
...And much of the world is following.
A big step towards completely automating our armed forces. Sounds like something out of a movie.....
Re: Windows Fail
AT&T has been pushing WP8 fairly hard this year - when we went into an AT&T store earlier this year, they had almost as much space dedicated to WP8 as Android, and more space than for the Iphone.
<<<Ahhh Fandroids.... I bet we'd all be hearing a different tune if that was windows 8 in the title>>>
It would be a yawn - just another Windows vulnerability.
Was it really still there?
I went to the Altavista home page - at the bottom it said:
"Powered by Bing"
So is the current "altavista" just a different front end to Bing?
My encrypted emails
I always encrypt my emails with rot-13 encryption. And to be really safe, I encrypt it twice.
Windows 8 helped PC sales
That is, it helped sales of any PC running Windows 7.
And if 8 isn't enough...
And if 8 isn't enough, you can always install one of the distros based on Ubuntu, like Mint.
Once again it's:
People having sex - BAD.
People being blown up - GOOD.
I've always disliked Goldstar - My parents had a VCR given to them, and it lasted about 10 hours. It really was rock bottom crap. So when Google announced that the Nexus 4 was going to be made by LG, I ws quite apprehensive. I still bought one, and I'm impressed by the quality of the unit. I don't know if LG has stepped up their game, or if Google cracked the whip on them.
My next phone will probably be another Nexus. Considering how I hang onto things, it will be in about 8 years.
It will be interesting to see what sort of price point they will be able to come in at. And will they allow others to make inexpensive W8 7" tablets - cutting the W8 licence cost and eliminating the MS Office requirement?
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