* Posts by eom

4 posts • joined 15 Jul 2010

Apple's iPad Pro: We're making a Surface Pro WITH A STYLUS over Steve Jobs' DEAD BODY


Re: Value?

It has a 12" trackpad above the keyboard

Japan, Russia in plan for elephant to birth CLONE MAMMOTH


Off shore Island, with food for mammoths

Yes, let's send the mammoth to Antarctica where it can eat those pesky penguins.

iPhone 4 developers get software update, but will it fix death grip?


Definition of a fact

"a thing that is indisputably the case" Oxford English Dictionary.

It seems that I did not make myself clear in my response.

First I would like to state, as a fact, that I do not in fact hate apple. I do not hate iPhone. Hating a brand seems to me to be akin to hating pluto. It has no point. Being critical is a different thing.

What I was trying to assert was that there was an absence of statement of fact and that it was indeed as admitted above supposition and speculation.

Supposition and speculation, illustration using made up numbers and "simple physics" (which has nothing to do with he death grip as I understand it being a manufacturing fault shorting two components, see consumer reports "Why Apple—and not its customers—should fix the iPhone 4") are not facts.

I am not convinced that the attenuation of electromagnetic radiation in electronic devices due to the proximity of animated objects is simple physics either.

Another tip """ is a quotation mark. What I have done there is put a quotation mark into quotations. The generally accepted use of a quotation mark is to surround a set of words, or quote, in a way that the quote can be identified as being a quotation.

What I am saying is that we should be careful when we use the word fact to describe opinion, and that is all.

P.S. what point have I proven by satirising the word iPhone?

P.P.S. What does FAHRWDYNFRO mean? is that welsh?


completely ignoring facts

I was just reading the comments on this article and as I got to the end of this one I noted the claim to have included facts in this comment. I need clarification as to what these facts are.

They are not, for example, that to achieve a five bar status users have to achieve over 80% signal, unless someone is really lucky at guessing.

Plucking numbers out of the air? I am pretty sure that the only fact there is that they are made up.

Then claiming all phones suffer from the death grip. Really? I was under the impression that this was a design flaw with the iPown4. My gosh they have been careless manufactures haven't they?

The next conjecture is that other phones may display five bars for anything over 15%. A revelation! You have opened my eyes. How could I have been so stupid.

Moving forward we have possible solutions. If code is doing this then maybe that would work. That's great. Why not submit your code to Apple, I am sure they will be incredibly grateful.

In the second last paragraph it appears that someone is being quoted as saying "while we are making the other changes, then we might as well change that" but the only place that appears on the internet is the above comments. I am very interested where this factual quotation comes from.

Thanks for sharing!

Have a nice day.


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