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KTR said:If people do not follow the rules or implement standards, this virus WILL NEVER go., Oh well. The country will go broke.lkrupp said:KTR said:If people do not follow the rules or implement standards, this virus WILL NEVER go., Oh well. The country will go broke.sflocal said:This is human stupidity at its finest. The selfish, moronic, conspiracy-loving anti-vaxxers are putting people's live at risk. They are just too stupid and ignorant to accept it. I'm all for personal choice and keeping the government out of my body, but what's it going to take to get these people to understand that COVID is here to stay until they get vaccinated?!One can only hope that Darwin will take care of things, but even then... that's years down the road.thinkman100000000 said:Texas……where a virus has reproductive rights but a woman doesn't!
racerhomie3 said:I am so proud of Uber. They just made history. This will go down in the history books!anton zuykov said:First pedestrian killed by a self-driving car. Way to go Uber!racoleman29 said:Duh! I think we all knew this would happen sooner or later. I'm sure there will be more "sacrificial lambs" before autonomous cars really take off.
andrewj5790 said:This is incredibly stupid.rob53 said:Here we go again, someone who knows next to nothing about how rechargeable batteries work. Why is it nobody cares about all their battery operated devices needing new batteries? We hardly ever hear about those but everyone is complaining about Apple's batteries as if they expect them to last forever. People need to get a grip and realize we're not using Star Trek era power sources that last longer but also don't last forever. As for Apple being required to give people free replacement batteries, if the courts demand this then I'm suing every manufacturer of battery operated devices for a lifetime supply of batteries, starting with my rechargeable batteries in my power tools. It's the same thing and don't get me started on Apple changing software to slow their devices down a bit to extend the life of the power in their batteries. This makes sense and people should appreciate it. As for the law firms going after Apple, I think Congress should investigate them and all the other ambulance chasing lawyers. Get rid of them.cornchip said:Oh my lord. Guess I shoul have seen this one coming...foggyhill said:More grandstanding from political shitheads, but in another country. That is something that unites the world: technical idiocy.Rayz2016 said:Apple needs to send him the explanation as a picture book.radster360 said:This is really getting ridiculous! First of, I do feel what Apple did, slowing down the phone, was to provide better value for the customer. It allows them to push their buying decision for new phone further down the line. Rechargeable batteries do have some end of life. As far as the speed goes, let's get real - Phones are communication and utility device, they are not solving some mission critical problem where a slowness is impacting the owners need. Yes, Apple did one thing wrong. Not informing their customer that they are switching into that mode. Couldn't they have used the "Power Save" mode to do exactly what they were doing otherwise?
In any case, Apple apologized and I think they have provided a generous deal for battery replacement. What I don't like is some French government action prompted this administration to question Apple and that too from an official who doesn't understand technology. Maybe, we should have out representative go question auto car manufacturer - It is commonly known that there are speed governors in car with electronics where it controls your max speed limit. The car can really go much more faster. Obviously the car companies do it so for the safety of the owner of the car, but also so that it doesn't destroy the engine due to prolonged running of engine at higher speed. Kind of sound familiar, doesn't it.
Last line of the article: "Aside from devices with dedicated HDMI ports, there are embedded HDMI implementations in Lightning, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Type-C, and Thunderbolt 3, enabled by adaptors [sic]."
Yes, those lovely adapters. I'd have thought Apple would've kept 1 USB-A port and an HDMI port on the MBP. Oh well.