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  • ‘We Faked It!’ – Top Obama Official Stabs Him In The Back With Huge Admission

    09/20/2017 8:01:10 PM PDT · 15 of 21
    adorno to Beave Meister

    That 97% consensus thing occurred during the Obama administration.

    Take it from there....

  • Bono: U2 Delayed Album Because Trump Disrupted the ‘Moral Arc of the Universe’

    09/20/2017 7:55:58 PM PDT · 19 of 43
    adorno to TigersEye
    Bono is short for Bonobo.

    Why are you insulting bonobos?
  • Bono: U2 Delayed Album Because Trump Disrupted the ‘Moral Arc of the Universe’

    09/20/2017 7:50:59 PM PDT · 7 of 43
    adorno to Mr. Mojo

    Trump distorted the “moral arc of the universe”? Yet, there are none more immoral than people in bands like U2, and leftists in general.

    Bono lives in an alternate universe, where right is wrong and wrong is right.

  • Mother catches a glimpse of preborn baby on theme park’s thermal camera

    09/20/2017 7:44:20 PM PDT · 4 of 5
    adorno to Morgana

    If that kind of imaging technology was made available at any
    American theme parks. liberals would set up abortion clinics just outside the park, waiting for the expecting mothers (and dads) to offer them “free” abortions.

  • A Toddler With a Broken Leg Was 'Sent Home With a Cast on the Wrong Leg'

    09/20/2017 12:38:16 PM PDT · 17 of 45
    adorno to nickcarraway

    At least they didn’t mistake it so bad to put a neck brace on her.

  • A Toddler With a Broken Leg Was 'Sent Home With a Cast on the Wrong Leg'

    09/20/2017 12:36:44 PM PDT · 15 of 45
    adorno to Raycpa
    Come on folks, lets not nitpick. the doc’s had a 50/50 chance of being the wrong

    One could also brand the cast on the wrong leg as "preemptive medicine", just in case she broke that one too in the future.

  • iPhone X's A11 Bionic Chip Destroys Competition in Geekbench Benchmark Results

    09/20/2017 8:48:53 AM PDT · 64 of 64
    adorno to Swordmaker

    LOL!

    Pretty much in denial about the disadvantages of swapping memory into storage, vs the readily available extra storage that 6 gigabytes give to memory intensive apps and which is also available for running more apps and larger apps without having to swap in and out of “external” storage. I know what the heck I’m talking about because I know what swapping chunks of code and files into and out of storage entails, mostly because I have had to do that kind of swapping in and out in order to get programs and files to “fit” into the limited available main memory. It doesn’t matter how fast the cores are, the swapping WILL make apps and usage of the phone slower than on a device which affords apps more main memory to work. BTw, the reason I know is because I’ve been a programmer and systems analyst and project manager and have worked on all kinds of platforms, including mainframes to “mini-computers” and desktops/laptops and even smartphones/tablets.

    I don’t need to own every smartphone ever made, or even use every smartphone ever made, in order to understand how apps/applications and OSes work.

    I don’t own Apple because it never made any sense to me to be tied down and depend on any one company for everything from beginning to end. Walled-gardens is not what any developer should ever be involved in, and only the parent company of a PC or phone would be the biggest beneficiary. There might be some advantages to having to depend on only one platform for everything, but there are a lot more advantages to not having to depend on a single platform for the “rest of your life”.

    And, the biggest reason that I don’t own Apple (though I’ve owned a couple of Macs along the way, and my daughter and husband own iPhones and iPads), is because I don’t like paying high prices for my stuff, and I could easily pay less and sometimes a lot less, for equivalent tech by other makers; and that is why I won’t own the iPhone 8 or iPhone X or Samsung’s latest phones. The smartphones I’ve owned have come from different makers, and the latest is the LG V20, which is pretty nice and still has most of the features that are “new” to the iPhone 8/X.

    When it comes to VR, okay, let’s welcome Apple to the party, though kind of late to it. And, Apple is not talking about VR, but about AR, which there is a difference between the two, in case you didn’t know. And, in the field of AR, it’s Microsoft which has been the leader in that area, and Samsung and Google and now Apple, are following.

    And, yeah, if “no one” has had the iPhone 8/X available for testing, then, even those tests that you quote from, are suspect too, aren’t they? The true tests will come when the regular consumer is able to purchase them, so, until then, your are just being fanatical about something that even you have not gotten your hands on.

    And, the specs on the Samsung Note 8 are still superior to what the iPhone 8 and X offer. And, Samsung should get the credit for the most visible and most used part of the iPhone X.

    And, again, processor speed is mostly irrelevant when the difference between processing and presenting on a screen is so minor that people won’t ever notice. The processor speed is just a marketing gimmick used to score points during presentations.

    BTW, a smartphone (or any other device) is just as fast as its slowest component, which means that, the component most used is the screen and it’s the USER that determines how fast information is attained and presented and absorbed. One billionth of a second difference in the internal processing, will NEVER be noticed by any user. GET IT???

  • iPhone X's A11 Bionic Chip Destroys Competition in Geekbench Benchmark Results

    09/19/2017 6:49:17 PM PDT · 50 of 64
    adorno to Swordmaker

    8 cores vs 6 cores.

    And then, who the heck cares? Because, the vast majority of people, perhaps all, will not notice any difference. Most people don’t even need 2 cores, but for bragging rights, the phone makes will tout their latest and greatest, and then, people will forget the difference, since, all the phones will perform just about equally when it comes to talk and text and web browsing and e-mail and picture taking and picture viewing and conversing with friends and family over the “live” features, and social media use and apps and games, etc.

    In any case, can you tell us why the regular consumer NEEDS 6 cores or 8? Those are the people that purchase the phones. So, go ahead.

    BTW, when it comes to the 6 cores, wont the iPhone X be hampered by the amount of main memory that the phone comes equipped with? Whereas, the Note 8 comes with 6 gigabytes vs 3 for the iPhone 8. So, when it comes to multi-tasking, it’s the Note 8 which is much better equipped to handle multiple windows and multiple tasks.

    When it comes to “actual practice”, the actual practice that counts is in the hands of the consumers, and not in some controlled laboratory testing.

    In any case, did you bother to even look and read other comparisons, where just about every comparison that I saw, gives the edge to the Note 8.

    And, since the iPhone is just now catching up to technology that’s about 2-3 years old, I’m pretty sure that all the new “hero” models from the other manufacturers will be coming out with NEW technology which will blow the iPhone X out of the water and make it feel like the technology of 2-3 years old again.

    BTW, I will not own a Note 8 nor a iPhone X. I don’t automatically upgrade to the latest-and-greatest just to be seen with the latest-and-greatest. Most technology that 2-5 years old is quite well suited for most people. Only the Apple fanatics feel the obligation to support their mothership by spending 1200-1500 dollars on whatever is the new iPhone.

  • iPhone X's A11 Bionic Chip Destroys Competition in Geekbench Benchmark Results

    09/19/2017 3:42:09 PM PDT · 30 of 64
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Oh, I think you forgot to mention that the iPhone X FINALLY has an amoled screen, whereas Samsung has had that feature for years now. And, the iPhone X screen is “made by Samsung”.

    I guess Apple should be congratulaed for FINALLY catching up to the competition of 2-3 years ago.

  • iPhone X's A11 Bionic Chip Destroys Competition in Geekbench Benchmark Results

    09/19/2017 3:07:07 PM PDT · 24 of 64
    adorno to adorno

    Oh, and the Note 8 comes with 8 cores, vs 6 for iPhone X.

  • iPhone X's A11 Bionic Chip Destroys Competition in Geekbench Benchmark Results

    09/19/2017 3:06:15 PM PDT · 22 of 64
    adorno to Swordmaker
    In this comparison between the iPhone X and the Samsung Note 8...

    Based on a few factors - such as price, memory and biometric authentication - the Galaxy Note 8 slightly edges it, offering just a little bit more flexibility than the iPhone X.

    The Note 8 comes with a bigger screen, and higher resolution, more internal memory, and the option to expand storage with a Micros SD card, and S pen capability, where the iPhone doesn't have any kind of pen or pencil feature. Both has wireless charging, but Samsung has more experience with that feature since it's been offering for a few years now, while it's "new" to iPhones and probably with slower charging capabilities. AND, the Note 8 will come with a lower price, though still more expensive than most smartphone users want to pay.

    Anyhow, take a look:

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/samsung-galaxy-note-8-vs-11196243
  • Soros-Funded Activists Demand Democrats Oppose Border Security At Any Cost

    09/19/2017 5:09:56 AM PDT · 32 of 32
    adorno to txnativegop

    We could then call them Soros employees, or Soros staffers, or Soros’ hired hands, or Soros’ Fascists.

  • Soros-Funded Activists Demand Democrats Oppose Border Security At Any Cost

    09/18/2017 8:15:42 PM PDT · 13 of 32
    adorno to ItsOnlyDaryl

    I’ve always wondered why these paid “activists” are being branded as activists.

    Why not call them what they are: hired hands; or paid protesters; or phony protesters.

    They are not there on their own, and if the payments for protesting was to disappear, so would the hired hands.

    So, let’s stop calling them “activists”, because that’s not what they are. An activist works for the “cause” and for “righteousness” and for ideals. Hired hands are none of that.

  • NYT: Cobb overheard talking about colleagues, Russia probe at DC steakhouse

    09/18/2017 4:47:17 PM PDT · 38 of 51
    adorno to nikos1121

    The NY Times reporter got a real scoop there.

    He saw two of Trump’s lawyers, and the reporter got a bit of the conversation, where the lawyers sounded like they were “colluding” to help Trump. The headline from that reporter and NY Times should be “Trump’s Lawyers in Collusion To Help Trump”.

    Wonder if any of those lawyers has any Russian blood in him.

  • Equifax breach: What you can do ... and what public pressure may do

    09/18/2017 4:28:58 PM PDT · 2 of 18
    adorno to Jagermonster

    Went to the “potential impact” page, and entered my last name and the last 6 digits of my SS#.

    Page came back and said that I may have been impacted, and to press “continue” for further assistance.

    That next page required that I enter full name and full social security and other information which I NEVER divulge other the internet. DON’T GO THERE! (I didn’t).

  • WATCH: Senator Warren Squirms Kuhner Man pushes some buttons

    09/18/2017 4:17:08 PM PDT · 17 of 25
    adorno to taildragger

    Pocahontas is one of the many democrats in the democratic party leadership who want equal opportunity and equal pay for everybody. So, she must be working her “tale” off in order to make everybody work hard so that they all become part of the 1 percenters.

    She is so kind. Pocahontas for chief!

  • Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

    09/18/2017 12:44:24 PM PDT · 127 of 138
    adorno to blueunicorn6
    The beaches....the hula girls....the giant Ponzi Scheme run by the government.

    The hula girls?

    I knew it. You are a virtual Puerto Rican.

    Did you know that P.R. used to be one of the Hawaiian Islands? True story.
  • Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

    09/18/2017 10:03:43 AM PDT · 122 of 138
    adorno to blueunicorn6
    I was just sitting here reading FR posts and clipping my toenails when suddenly, it was like somebody said the words “Puerto Rico”.

    Yeah, I understand. My bad.

    I'm pretty sure that the words "Puerto Rico" is in the back of everybody's minds and on the tip of their tongues every instant of their lives.
  • Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

    09/17/2017 7:32:52 PM PDT · 7 of 138
    adorno to blueunicorn6

    Why did Puerto Rico come to mind with you?

  • Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

    09/17/2017 7:31:55 PM PDT · 5 of 138
    adorno to Rebelbase
    Any ideas of who will buy it?

    Some DNC-loving rich social media type, like Bezos or Zuckerberg.

    They can't allow one of their most radical left-wing anti-America anti-conservative rag go down.