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  so pay less than 1/2 the price of Nest, and get a wifi/web enabled thermostat:   http://www.homedepot.com/Building-Materials-Heating-Venting-Cooling-Thermostats/h_d1/N-asjhZ5yc1vZ1z0yhrk/R-202352449/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalogId=2&langId=-1&storeId=10051   it is actually quite easy to call something expensive, regardless of the labour or materials costs.    when Nest's biggest energy savings advertising blip seems to be "Only 10% of programmable thermostats are...
      true.   i got a $29 programmable thermostat at Home Depot that can follow my daily schedule as well. the price of the nest is just ridiculous.        ***EDIT***   sorry, $24.99   http://www.homedepot.com/Building-Materials-Heating-Venting-Cooling-Thermostats/h_d1/N-asjhZ5yc1v/R-202024248/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10053&langId=-1&storeId=10051   it takes, literally, 60 seconds to run through and program wake/leave home/sleep for seven days. when i am home from...
Where was all the concern about Foxconn workers 20 years ago?   Did the great devil USA finally grow a heart? or did the shame of exploiting foreign workers finally catch up to society?   Apple may be leading the headlines, but dozens of US-based tech companies have been using Foxconn for manufacturing dating back into the '70s. I am sure conditions have only improved since then.   Imagine the conditions of the rest of the Chinese made products US citizens...
yup, same one. http://www.patentlyapple.com/patentl...t-lawsuit.html they have been defending patents since they filed for bankruptcy and reorganized a few years ago.
huh. i remember when the labs filled with SGI Indigo 2's were the cream of the crop, and there was await list to get on them. Honestly, i havent even thought about the company in over ten years. i am sure they have a good deal of IP to protect...
owning someone else's debt is a two-edged sword. if they ruin our economy, the US bonds and US dollars they own become worthless as well.
that was ATT as a whole. ATT's mobile unit posted 29% margins.
ATT (last quarter) posted that their mobile segment was operating on a 29.6% margin. Hardly a "settling" profit margin.for comparison, Exxon (an "evil" oil company) had a 12.2% profit margin in the same quarter ($10.3 billion profit on $125.3 billion revenue)http://www.att.com/Investor/Financia...ts_IB_3Q11.xls
you have the internet. you should *at least* attempt to find the correct spelling of a word when you admittedly do not know it. google will even take your guessed spelling and fix it:http://www.google.com/search?q=bedet
the AI article also included information about 10.7.2 - probably why iChat was being remarked about.
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