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You don't actually eat their "food", do you?... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
You don't actually eat their "food", do you? Isn't there a Wendy's or similar nearby?



Then maybe you should have gotten a Big Kahuna burger, or maybe try In-N-Out? Do you also drive a Camry?
Posted by Shaddim, on Yesterday at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can't be serious? By that metric, Steve Nash... 332 Views / 29 Replies  
You can't be serious? By that metric, Steve Nash might be the greatest player, because he has the highest lifetime free throw percentage. Weighing all facets of the game, no one was better than...
Posted by Shaddim, on Yesterday at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a non-American? When did that happen? :eek: 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
I'm a non-American? When did that happen? :eek:
Posted by Shaddim, on Yesterday at 11:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's info that I don't have access to. I can... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
That's info that I don't have access to. I can say the SOC isn't what you'd find in most other flagship phones and the amount of memory it has is... shocking, opening the door for amazing...
Posted by Shaddim, on Yesterday at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Then I'd really look hard at the regular Z1, if... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Then I'd really look hard at the regular Z1, if 4.3" is too small. However, I found the Compact is surprisingly easy to use, despite my big hands.

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Hmm...an Ubuntu handset?...
Posted by Shaddim, on Yesterday at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because America is apparently the only country in... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Because America is apparently the only country in the world? Can't help yourself, can you? :shake: McDonald's must be the only restaurant that matters, because the majority of people eat there....
Posted by Shaddim, on Yesterday at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Incorrect, I can point you to several phones that... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Incorrect, I can point you to several phones that don't weigh you down with bloatware, namely every one mentioned in my above post, for a start. Specifically, the Oppo Find 7 is a real gem, as is the...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Obviously all Android phones are Samsungs.... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Obviously all Android phones are Samsungs. :thumbsdow :rolleyes:
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Of the ones I've personally handled: the LG G3,... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Of the ones I've personally handled: the LG G3, HTC One M8, the OnePlus One (even at $349), the Xperia Z1 Compact, and the Oppo Find 7 are all equal in quality to the iPhone. I don't equate weight...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The difference is, now the Android phone makers... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
The difference is, now the Android phone makers have the quality to back it up.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is when I'm called an "ignorant troll". I've... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
It is when I'm called an "ignorant troll". I've seen you go on benders for less.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 06:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We've always been "at odds", and it usually... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
We've always been "at odds", and it usually starts with a cheap shot from you, generally because you can't debate an issue without personally trying to tear someone down.



Don't play innocent...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 06:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh my god, you know how to use canned tools with... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Oh my god, you know how to use canned tools with a GUI to make apps?!? :eek: My nephew (17) has 5 apps on the Google Play store, 3 being quite complex (for a mobile app). Like that means much. Back...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 01:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Profit /device won't keep the ship afloat over... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Profit /device won't keep the ship afloat over the next 10 years, and with Android hardware quality now equaling, and in some cases surpassing them, Apple's mindshare will quickly follow. I sat in a...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 21, 2014 at 01:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There's a big difference between phone installed... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
There's a big difference between phone installed base and computers, computers don't require carriers for basic service. If/when Android starts outselling iOS 10:1 (7:1 now), and they make twice as...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 20, 2014 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Rooting isn't necessary anymore, and with new... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Rooting isn't necessary anymore, and with new unlocked flagship phones finally breaking the $300 price barrier (like the OnePlus One and Blu Life Pure XL), it's becoming less important. Bloatware is...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 20, 2014 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I doubt you know much of anything, except how to... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
I doubt you know much of anything, except how to be an ass, which is what I generally see from you around here, sport. "Oh, here's a phone that hasn't been unlocked yet!" Yeah, the exception that...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 20, 2014 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Whaa! He's being mean!" Go back and look who... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
"Whaa! He's being mean!" Go back and look who started the snark, bud. :rolleyes:

"Months?" It's not taken that long in over 2 years. I personally think you haven't even looked at the platform in...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 20, 2014 at 01:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Surprisingly, the Moto X is pretty damned sweet... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Surprisingly, the Moto X is pretty damned sweet "little" phone, in terms of value. However, the real pint-sized powerhouse is the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. My wife has tiny hands and she loves hers',...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 19, 2014 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Then you just suck at development, because... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Then you just suck at development, because there's hardly a bootloader out there that takes more than 5 minutes to circumvent. Locked BLs are there to keep stupid people from messing with their...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 19, 2014 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Her body suit IS like that, Reed Richards... 738 Views / 50 Replies  
Her body suit IS like that, Reed Richards designed it for her back when she joined the Fantastic 4.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 19, 2014 at 02:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Half that shit doesn't work as intended, and the... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Half that shit doesn't work as intended, and the rest is slow, crippled, or only specific to a small portion of devices. The wall in your garden is so high you've forgotten there's anything outside...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 19, 2014 at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had a few but they were gone almost instantly. ... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
I had a few but they were gone almost instantly.



You can't be f***ing serious? :err:
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 19, 2014 at 02:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it is. Stable new releases of Cyanogenmod... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Yeah, it is. Stable new releases of Cyanogenmod happen each month for most currently shipping Android devices, along with point releases of vanilla Android on a 4 month cycle, that cover; bug fixes,...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 19, 2014 at 02:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iOS: "Looks good, works like crap." Got my... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
iOS: "Looks good, works like crap."

Got my Oneplus One, finally, and it comes with stock CM11 out of the box. The first smartphone with a gorgeous and fully functional OS from the factory.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 18, 2014 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope. Even with Apple, there have been long... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Nope. Even with Apple, there have been long stretches between fixes and updates, including shit that they still haven't fixed.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 18, 2014 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Uh huh. Well, if you're buying any phone... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Uh huh. Well, if you're buying any phone expecting a prompt update, you fail. There's no other way to say that. Also, as for Samsung's new tablets, they're the best hardware and software around, but...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7laZU-yKh04 ... 478 Views / 28 Replies  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7laZU-yKh04

Reporters... geez. :lol:
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The "rebels" didn't do this, no one really... 478 Views / 28 Replies  
The "rebels" didn't do this, no one really believes that.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Corrupt as hell and only getting worse. 204 Views / 6 Replies  
Corrupt as hell and only getting worse.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A black Captain America! Been done before, and it... 738 Views / 50 Replies  
A black Captain America! Been done before, and it was the Falcon then, too (for @2 issues).

A female Thor!? Been there, done that.
...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Depends on the orphanage, or "Home". Some see... 13,631 Views / 1,062 Replies  
Depends on the orphanage, or "Home". Some see themselves as a permanent residence, presenting a more intimate, family-like, atmosphere, and others don't.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I can't, it's a beta product and I promised not... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
I can't, it's a beta product and I promised not to talk about specific things. However, I can say that, despite needing more polish and refinement, it's a damned powerful device.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thor & Sif girl on girl action! Bring it on!... 738 Views / 50 Replies  
Thor & Sif girl on girl action! Bring it on! :eek:
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a lot like the straight guys I performed the... 13,631 Views / 1,062 Replies  
It's a lot like the straight guys I performed the nuptials for. They have zero interest in each other sexually, but they're as emotionally connected as any other married couple I've ever met. As...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 16, 2014 at 01:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
All of the above, only I have kissed a guy. It... 13,631 Views / 1,062 Replies  
All of the above, only I have kissed a guy. It felt "wrong", for lack of a better word. I could tell immediately that it wasn't for me.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 15, 2014 at 03:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Like I said, you can just fake the lawyer part,... 842 Views / 70 Replies  
Like I said, you can just fake the lawyer part, they won't know.



Yup! ;) I hate all ethically-challenged, predatory lawyers... except mine, of course.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 15, 2014 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hire a lawyer? Don't most folks already have a... 842 Views / 70 Replies  
Hire a lawyer? Don't most folks already have a lawyer? They don't charge me to just put a letter in my file, that's craziness.*
Generating a card number with AmEx or Visa takes 2 minutes or less...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Saddim's guide to dealing with corporate... 842 Views / 70 Replies  
Saddim's guide to dealing with corporate shenanigans like this. (because wasting more than 5 minutes talking with retention depts is too much)

Step 1: Setup service with unique payment, like a CC...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That flies in the face of what you were saying... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
That flies in the face of what you were saying before, but whatever. I still have ~half a dozen iPads too, but they aren't nearly as configurable or powerful as my Android and Ubuntu tablets. More...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dark of the Moon was the only one that was... 363 Views / 16 Replies  
Dark of the Moon was the only one that was remotely tolerable. Part of it is due to Megan Fox usually causing me to have a gag reflex when I see her.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 14, 2014 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Unless you enjoy the Android experience and its... 13,340 Views / 745 Replies  
Unless you enjoy the Android experience and its flexibility, then there's no reason to go with it.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 14, 2014 at 08:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: :shake: 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
:shake:
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 14, 2014 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: BTW, I'm not saying Germany didn't deserve the... 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
BTW, I'm not saying Germany didn't deserve the win, they did. Hell, they were the best team in the World Cup, my point was, and is, that Argentina executed the perfect defense to stop them. Fatigue...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 14, 2014 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yep, that's the one. It was extremely... 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
Yep, that's the one. It was extremely un-Messi-like, the whole match he looked lost.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 14, 2014 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I said Argentina executed their defense to... 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
I said Argentina executed their defense to perfection, and if Messi hadn't missed what was essentially a penalty kick (Germany never had a try that was so open), this all would have been very...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 14, 2014 at 03:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Argentina played the game they needed to play and... 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
Argentina played the game they needed to play and shut Germany down, if they hadn't missed that open shot on the goal near the end of regular play they would have won, but I guess that was nerves. Oh...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 13, 2014 at 10:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: snoooooooze 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
snoooooooze
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We aren't staff, but as sponsors we try to help... 13,631 Views / 1,062 Replies  
We aren't staff, but as sponsors we try to help fill in there, taking the kids out to movies, bowling, shopping, and various events (like football games). Also we act as intermediaries, listening to...
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 13, 2014 at 11:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: 2-0, yikes. 3,458 Views / 226 Replies  
2-0, yikes.
Posted by Shaddim, on Jul 12, 2014 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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