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Posts by battiato1981

The courtesy of an apology is a good touch given that some people got upset. For myself, I suppose I find Steetview more useful than Turn by Turn, but that said, I am totally on board with Apples new product. I prefer the look of it already, have noticed the speed, added functions, etc and look forward to regular improvements and updates. It was really an untenable situation for them. This had to be done and some crowd sourced improvements is a major way that this stuff...
All their shareholders just made a 66% gain in a single day ...    Good luck finding someone to pity them for not making enough.   Lawyer trolls ...
Sounds to me like grounds for recusal.
Exactly, for a company like HP - damned if you go with Android, damned if you go with Microsoft ... a fine kettle of fish that they find themselves in.    Best thing you can say about this situation for them is that Apple and Foxconn can't make enough iPads fast enough to satisfy demand, so there will be a market for others. But that's hardly a basis for a thriving market with decent margins.
 ... and in a related interview later that day the Samsung spokesperson said that the lawsuit strategy against Apple was going 'very smooth ...'
... wow, is that real or is someone having some photoshop fun?
... and how is that different from say, having a conversation with someone sitting in the back seat of the car as you drove? Research would probably indicate that that is a distraction too, but no worse.
The maps look great ... I do use street view on a semi-regular basis so I hope that something like that is coming.    All in all, a monster presentation. Some great stuff here ... way too much to digest in one sitting.    Where's my sifter?
So let me guess ... Greenpeace goes 'public' with this chastisement, garnering some publicity among their faithful but uninformed supporters. Then when Apples renewable energy investments (under construction as we speak) come online in the fall or whenever, then Greenpeace makes a proud announcement that their public campaign of shame has worked again. Even though those initiatives (solar and fuel cell) were announced by Apple last year. I'm all for cleaner energy,...
Thus endth both the entertainment and journalist careers of Mike Daisey. Never really passed the smell test, but managed to do a lot of damage ... He got his start doing a 'tell all' show based on a stint at Amazon, disappeared and then resurfaced with the perfect publicity grabbing show that cashed in on the name of Steve Jobs, much like the 'click bait' articles used to turn up on the web ad nauseum before Jobs died. Very calculated ... After This American Life...
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