These are the most recent forum messages posted by Zpike:
Re: Note 7?
That's funny. You use an example of an excentric programmer known for bucking convention to justify a blatantly ignorant opinion you have applied universally to all of software development. There are standards for nearly every aspect of development, including versioning. Infact, version control software is an integral part of any development shop with any kind of a budget. You could fill a library just with the books that have been written on object oriented design and self documenting code. Yet ...
Re: Note 7?
Furthermore, software version numbers usually DO make sense. But since you're not a developer I wouldn't expect you to know that.
Re: Note 7?
Actually, Windows 8.1 was Windows 8.1..... derr. Windows 8 was so poorly received that Microsoft felt it necessary to skip 9, indicating that 10 was a monumental step away from 8. Also, since it is the last "version" of Windows, per say, 10 seems to polish off the series more completely than 9.
When Samsung First Removed Memory Card Slots From Its Phones
I told everyone it was because they were developing an alternate technology and were trying to force the market to move away from Micro-SD Cards. Looks like I was right.
Re: Well, if you cared so much, why didnt you know?
While I agree with what you're saying (I don't think Apple is sincere either), we still have to take a stand with the Federal Government on our privacy. Whatever Apple's motives may have been, I agree 100% that no governing body has a right to force them to hack their own OS. The government already knew two things. 1. There was nothing of consequence in the War on Terror on those phones. 2. They could get into the phones ...
Re: No kidding?
I agree 100%. There's a direct correlation between companies that have relatively no market share and companies that release stuff only for AT&T. If the 950XL had been available on Sprint I wouldn't have a Note 5 right now. That's one missed sale right there, and no telling how many millions more. Microsoft seems to be as dead set on losing as Blackberry is.
Re: Are they going to fix all the broken crap that everyone on the internet is complaining about?
Windows Mobile 6 was awesome in its day. The stuff since then... maybe not so much. But I'm willing to give Windows 10 a shot. There are at least a couple of amazing devices on Windows Mobile. I'm locked into a Note 5 I don't really want for a while, but for my next phone I think I will be looking hard at Windows Mobile.
While I agree with you wholeheartedly, you certainly didn't take the op's post the same way I did. As I see it, he was railing against both Congress and the President (more or less the government as a whole) at the same time for their incessant and incredulous attacks on our freedom. And I agree with him. But just because I openly criticized the Democrats on this one doesn't mean I don't have my fare share of loathing for ...
Re: It's political ..
This is exactly why Republican can never stay in power. They have plenty of criticism while the Democrats are completely screwing up the country, but as soon as the people get fed up and give them another chance they go to doing stupid crap like this. The fact that Donald Trump is still the Republican front runner should tell you absolutely everything you need to know about the people running the Republican party. Why anyone in this country votes ...
Re: Free Enterprise
Net neutrality isn't about wage and price controls. I'm not saying the FCC can't turn it into that... but that's not what it's about. It's about making sure that the internet ( a market place in and of itself) remains open and ensuring that ISP's aren't able to pick the winners and losers on the internet. If you think price fixing is bad... then you SHOULD oppose a closed internet.
Re: Free Enterprise
>>While I believe that anyone or any group (like the FCC) means well, price controls ultimately are counter productive. Name one instance of the FCC setting prices under Net Neutrality rules. >>The bottom line is that no one is ultimately required to own a business that provides goods or services, No but when you defraud the American tax payer of Billions of tax dollars on the promise of an open fiber network that anyone can sell services on and instead build ...
There's something like this every day it seems
It's not that hard to get a warrant. The government just wants the unfettered freedom to spy on us and infringe our privacy at will. I hope the corrupt judge that found in favor of this finds himself unemployed and broke soon.
Re: How the game works
Kind of ironic when you consider that the country best known in all the world for abolishing slavery has, in fact, willfully enslaved itself.
Re: How the game works
It's a liberal tactic- If you don't agree with something just label it. Then you don't have to worry about trying to understand it.
Re: How the game works
That must be why my service recently went to dog ****
I guess Sprint just turned off the towers until they can sell them. Calls drop like crazy and 4G is virtually nonexistent... 3G shows up but doesn't work. Sprint's network has become a giant turd.
Re: Metal cases ...
I agree. It's a known fact that plastic cases get less signal interference and are more durable. Besides, plastic can look great all by itself. The idea that metal is somehow better is almost cultish. Especially considering that most of the people who think this matters will put their phone in a plastic case, lol.
Are they going to fix all the broken crap that everyone on the internet is complaining about?
If not, I think I'll pass on the new and improved emojii. My next mobile OS will be written by a company that knows how to write an OS, namely Microsoft. I'm so sick of all the finicky crap that just ruins the whole Android experience. Google and I will be parting ways soon.
I recently got a VR headset that works with Google cardboard and have been looking for good VR content. If this works with Google Cardboard I will be very happy.
Re: Encryptin Bill
I agree wholeheartedly. Leave it to the fascist Dumbocrats to attack our freedom at every turn.
Re: If we did this to all Chineese companies
>> 90% of cheap you can buy everywhere comes from china? Duh. That's what's wrong with our economy. >>How the US government gonna justify the raise of almost all manufactured goods because they have to be manufactured somewhere else? So, what you're saying is that American labor isn't any better and doesn't deserve to be treated or paid any better than Chinese labor, right? So, how about you come work for me. I'm sure I can provide you with equivalent accommodations and ...
Re: Is it still considered high def?
>>The amount of data needed to achieve high def on a 6.3 inch screen (and smaller) has to be considerably less than the amount of data needed to achieve high def on a monitor or television. High DEF is high DEF. A 1080p video is the same size no matter the physical size of the screen. Furthermore, it doesn't matter if your screen is 4" or 72". All 1080p screens have roughly the same number of pixels. So, if ...
If we did this to all Chineese companies
They would have to reconsider their atrocious civil rights violations as a country. China would be forced to either change or face economic ruin. Either way, American labor would win.
This phone will probably never get the respect it deserves
And what a shame. It deserves it's place just like the S7 and G5. None of those devices are perfect. Give me the keyboard and security of the Blackberry, the multi-tasking and stylus integration of the Note 5, and the flat out innovation of the G5. THAT would be the perfect device, something we could truly call a no compromises flagship. Edit: and kick Android's sorry broken platform to the curb in favor of HP's Windows 10 awesomeness. THAT is ...
Blows the Galaxy S7 out of the water
Re: Totally losing interest in Samsung
I only upgraded to the Note 5 because I wanted a new phone and Sprint didn't have anything else I was interested in. I'm still not sure what I got for my money.
Did you guys review this device?
If not, can you do one? Edit: Never mind. I found the review. I guess I should have looked first, lol.
Re: Well, lets be honest...
>>Sprint is just throwing spaghetti on the walls and praying some idiot will be like, "ooh spaghetti, how much is sauce?" ROFL. That's hilarious.
Re: Oh my god.
See my above rant. Sprint just screwed me out of just such a contract. Edit: Heh, because I replied on this thread it's now a "below" rant.
I'M TOTALLY PISSED
I switched to Sprint a little over 4 years ago when it became apparent that Verizon would not be competitive with Sprint on pricing and that Verizon's data was too expensive. I chose Sprint for their very reasonably priced unlimited family plans. I also signed up on Black Friday so that I could always take advantage of the best deals on a subsidized device. It worked well out the gate and also on my first upgrade 2 years later. ...
Re: Oh good
The only thing harder to convey in text than sarcasm is a response it which it is clear that the original sarcasm was understood, lol. ;)
Re: Finally a design theme phone that is democratic
>>I am impressed that a company has started focusing on design finally and looking beyond specifications. Wait, what??? I thought Apple was that company. What did I miss?
Saw this one coming
Not sure if I said it here or not, but when Samsung dropped their memory cards in their devices I advised everyone I knew that this wasn't Samsung being an Apple knockoff. Samsung is the number 1 memory supplier in the world, so why would they shoot themselves in the foot by making a device that doesn't support their own technology? Because they were developing an alternate technology and had the power to move the market to their technology ...
It'd be bad enough if someone hacked my phone. It'd be even worse if they hacked my car. This is a TERRIBLE idea.
gimme gimme gimme
Me wants this.
This may be the device for me. The G5 sure looks compelling... but Android doesn't hold a candle to full blown Windows. In my mind, there's no comparison. If HP did this right, this phone will be a beast.
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