* Posts by Willy the Jackass

11 publicly visible posts • joined 15 Jul 2008

Netflix coughs up to cruise on Comcast

Willy the Jackass

Re: Next Up: The Verizon Protection Racket

So...maybe less profits to shareholders and more to infrastructure costs maybe?


We test Intel's 730 480GB SSD Skulltrail scorcher

Willy the Jackass

It means "death to your wallet."

Army of 'socialbots' steal gigabytes of Facebook user data

Willy the Jackass

No doubt the people who were mined were asking for it by not taking their responsibility for the own security seriously.

Pete Townshend condemns Apple as 'digital vampire'

Willy the Jackass

Where do you live Pete? I'd like your son's bike a whole lot more than your music.

Obama man: 'Global internet surveillance skyrocketing'

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I find the fact he's even making such a comment as the US head-of-state quite insulting to my intelligence.

Profit piranhas want a bite of HP

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Wall street is a cancerous tumor

It needs to be excised and incinerated as such

Standard smartphone charger to dominate in two years

Willy the Jackass
Jobs Horns

You can bet money...

...it will be "charge only." I think it would be added to all of their devices, otherwise there isn't much understanding.

Which Micro USB port will it be? B I'm guessing? With so many Mini-B devices and cables already out there, is that really the smart way to go? What's the space savings between connectors? A whole 0.15X1.2mm? Wow, I can't wait to see thin things will get before they need to change again.

Chip maker to take on iPad with $99 tablet

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Jobs Horns


It sounds way too good to be true. Even if there is a real device coming, that's just too cheap.

There are just some things worth spending extra money on. I'd rather spend $200 on it and get a much better product; it would still kill the iPad for value.

Cheap crap is still crap.

Toshiba BDX2000

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Which is pretty sad.

Why can't anyone else make one better, including Sony?

Sony PS3 Slim

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Ahh, Xbox360 vs PS3...

...it never gets old. Or does it?

Microsoft pledges to fight Vista 'myths'

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Too bad MS propagates the two biggest Vista myths:

That it's worth upgrading and worth the investment to do so.