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  • Why Are The New Sex Allegations against Bill Clinton Not Being Publicized Like Bill Cosby's?

    02/15/2015 12:52:12 PM PST · 64 of 86
    adorno to JohnnyP

    Who woulda thunk it. JFK having sex.

    Like Hillary would say, “What difference does it make?”.

  • Why Are The New Sex Allegations against Bill Clinton Not Being Publicized Like Bill Cosby's?

    02/15/2015 12:06:29 PM PST · 60 of 86
    adorno to al baby
    Your last sentence is a joke

    Joke? Well, if you do believe in the body count, then, you also have to believer that, not too many people would dare take on Bill and Hillary and their connect super-rich.

    It's not just the body count. It's also all of the other threats that we know for sure that emanate from the Bill and Hillary and democratic party machine. So, how many liberal reporters who know about how 'deadly' Bill and Hillary can be, have dared to take them on?
  • Why Are The New Sex Allegations against Bill Clinton Not Being Publicized Like Bill Cosby's?

    02/15/2015 9:11:09 AM PST · 17 of 86
    adorno to uncitizen
    Power over the media. Clintoons got it, Cosby don’t.

    Not only power of the media, but power over their very lives. Who wants to take on Bill and his super-rich buddies who can 'magically' make people "disappear"?
  • Puerto Rico considers fining parents of obese children

    02/11/2015 10:09:03 AM PST · 13 of 16
    adorno to C19fan
    Puerto Rico considers fining parents of obese children

    Either the kids lose the weight, or the island could sink or tip over from all that extra weight.
  • Why Obama’s careless toward Islamic terror - he’s sympathetic

    02/08/2015 11:53:13 AM PST · 6 of 8
    adorno to Sean_Anthony

    The most dangerous people in the world, right now, are the ISIS terrorists.

    But, the single most dangerous person in the world, is Obama, because, his is sympathetic to their cause, and is actually aiding and abetting them. Islamic terrorist struck gold when Obama became president.

  • Feminist Aborts Son because he was a Boy; “I Couldn’t Bring Another Monster into the World”

    02/07/2015 12:24:50 PM PST · 49 of 83
    adorno to Essie
    This woman is mentally ill.

    Not any more than the monsters of ISIS. And Obama has decided that ISIS is not doing anything different than what "our" ancestors were also doing. Once evil is defined down to acceptable levels, it ceases to be seen as evil.
  • Feminist Aborts Son because he was a Boy; “I Couldn’t Bring Another Monster into the World”

    02/07/2015 12:16:42 PM PST · 46 of 83
    adorno to rightistight

    The only positive thing from that abortion, is that, her genetic material won’t be passed on to any descendants. Purification through her own monstrous and destructive mindset.

    All liberal women should think and act like she does.

  • U.N. Climate Chief: We're 'Intentionally' Transforming The World Economy

    02/07/2015 11:48:33 AM PST · 44 of 59
    adorno to BlatherNaut

    Those people are so stupid that, they can’t understand that “intentionally transforming” the world economies, would result in destroying all of the world’s economies. After some time, wealth redistribution would have destroyed whatever wealth existed.

  • Brian Williams’ lie tortures the word “mistake”

    02/07/2015 11:30:41 AM PST · 13 of 25
    adorno to Oldpuppymax

    This is precisely what I said in a comment for a Yahoo news/discussion piece a few days ago...

    “He wasn’t just “wrong”. And he didn’t just “make a mistake”. And he didn’t just “misremember”.

    He flat out LIED!!!

    A mistake can be forgiven. Being wrong can be forgiven. Misremembering can be forgiven. Flat out lies are not forgivable, especially when they’re intentionally repeated many times.

    But, again, just like that other liberal “icon” from CBS (Dan Rather), Brian’s story is just a “fake but accurate” story.

    Are there any decent and credible liberal hosts and reporters out there. Doesn’t seem to be any. “

  • 6 indicted in alleged plot to support ISIS, Al Qaeda

    02/07/2015 11:24:44 AM PST · 7 of 13
    adorno to Olog-hai
    6 indicted in alleged plot to support ISIS, Al Qaeda

    I'm gathering that Obama is one of those 6. He's likely at the top of the list, since, everything he does, supports ISIS and Al-Qaeda more than anyone else.
  • The legacy media scrambles to protect Reverend Obama

    02/07/2015 11:09:31 AM PST · 10 of 40
    adorno to Starman417

    At some point, people have to start talking about what Obama really is. He is the enemy of America. He is never going to turn on his fellow Muslims. He is never going to do anything which favors America over any group that would harm America. What he has done for the last 6 years, is to pretend that he is going after the enemy, while allowing them to grow everywhere. It’s about doing the minimum, while hoping that Muslims everywhere get the upper hand. Islamic terrorism has grown everywhere, and has gotten a lot more dangerous. A president who sees moral equivalence between what the Islamic terrorist have done, and what America stands for, is the enemy within and at the highest level possible.

    Fact is that, Obama should be getting brought up on charges of aiding and abetting the enemy. Out enemies know that the have a friend at the highest level of our government, and that’s why they know they can get away with anything, no matter how evil their deeds.

  • Americans are failing to pump gas-price savings back into the economy

    02/02/2015 3:46:24 PM PST · 50 of 52
    adorno to Lorianne

    A lot of the spending will be of the delayed type.

    For example, with the extra money I’m saving, I’ll be contracting out to get a few renovations to the house. I had some of the money already saved, but the extra money I’m keeping from the lower gasoline prices, means that, I’ll be speeding up some of those renovations, and probably getting new things for inside the house.

    BTW, I did spend some of that extra cash during the holidays for things that I hadn’t planned on getting.

    The money will add up, and when people have stashed enough, there will be more spending.

    Besides, a lot of the “growth” that has occurred in the last couple of years, has been “fueled” by the savings from the lower cost oil.

    So, how does anybody attribute any part of the spending to anything other than the lower prices of fuels?

  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    02/01/2015 6:22:23 AM PST · 46 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker

    That discussion was apparently pulled.

    However, your argument is still invalid. Here’s my argument, being made by a ZDNet blogger who loves Apple stuff...

    “Now, a billion devices sold doesn’t mean the ecosystem is that big. Some of those devices will be dead, others will be lost or forgotten, and some will have been recycled into new devices.”

    Though the blogger doesn’t agree with your numbers, I believe that his numbers are still too big for the active iOS ecosystem. I say, more realistically, that it’s somewhere around 500 million.

    Remember that, sales does not equal active user-base.

  • America’s best-selling cars and trucks are built on lies: The rise of fake engine noise

    01/22/2015 3:16:47 PM PST · 59 of 76
    adorno to hlmencken3
    Anything more than entry-level vehicles have no trouble cruising 80+mph.

    Entry level vehicles? Would that be the 4 cylinder engines?

    But still, why would entry level vehicles has speedometers that show 110-120 if they're not supposed to reach that kind of speed, and if they do, they'll be calling for the "doctor"?
  • ECB unveils €1.1 trillion stimulus plan (European Central Bank; $1.25 trillion)

    01/22/2015 3:11:45 PM PST · 8 of 11
    adorno to stephenjohnbanker
    It made the crony capitalists on Wall Street happy today......

    Well, the rich will get richer, while the economy as a whole, will falter. Wall Streeters will rejoice at the money that government is handing them, and I wish I was one of them. But, that's no way to grow an economy.
  • America’s best-selling cars and trucks are built on lies: The rise of fake engine noise

    01/22/2015 3:07:07 PM PST · 57 of 76
    adorno to sparklite2

    Nothing is more fake in a car than a speedometer which says that, the car can go up to 110-120 miles per hour. First of all, it’s not allowed on the roads. Secondly, how many vehicles can withstand going over 80 MPH for extended periods, without crapping all sorts of things through the engine or transmission gaskets, not to mention that the lifespan of the vehicle will be shortened.

  • Kid Rock’s Response to Michael Moore and Seth Rogen

    01/22/2015 2:48:23 PM PST · 15 of 39
    adorno to AngelesCrestHighway
    It would be a pleasure to beat the crap out of Moore!

    From the looks of him, somebody already beat you to the punch. ;)
  • ECB unveils €1.1 trillion stimulus plan (European Central Bank; $1.25 trillion)

    01/22/2015 2:46:18 PM PST · 4 of 11
    adorno to yefragetuwrabrumuy

    The EU brainiacs believe that, the solution to failed socialism is, more socialism via government infusion of money.

    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

  • Greenfield: Suppose Islam Had a Holocaust and No One Noticed

    01/19/2015 12:08:58 PM PST · 8 of 32
    adorno to Louis Foxwell

    Rwanda killing fields: none of our business (with Bill Clinton in office).

    Nigeria slaughter of thousands in a week and massive number of kidnappings of young girls: none of our business (with Obama in the White House)

    Large numbers of Iraqis getting beheaded and shot: none of our business (Obama, again)

    Hundreds of children slain at school in Pakistan: none of our business (Obama)

    Meanwhile, the UN is also silent or paralyzed.

    There is no doubt that,if a democrat had been in office during the 9/11 attacks, that the event would have been declared an act of aggression, and the president and the UN would have issued letters of apologies for being the causes of that aggression.

  • The Prime Minister Of Australia Is Calling ISIS By A New Name That It Absolutely Hates

    01/13/2015 10:09:22 AM PST · 60 of 60
    adorno to Louis Foxwell
    I understand your statement was hyperbole. Logically you also condemned Jews.

    Well, if you understand that it's all hyperbole, then, did you also understand it to be hyperbole the numerous times that people here at FR and all over the internet, also made the same references regarding pigs and Islam? Do you also make the same conclusion that, when there have been millions of times that pigs and Islam have been mentioned, that those millions of people also feel the same about Jews?
  • The Prime Minister Of Australia Is Calling ISIS By A New Name That It Absolutely Hates

    01/13/2015 5:35:01 AM PST · 58 of 60
    adorno to Louis Foxwell

    Why would anything I said classify me as ‘anti-Semite’? What kind of reasoning or logic is it that makes you jump to non-sequitur conclusions?

    I am against radical Islam. But, the whole religion is radical anyway. So, what is your position on Islam and Jews? Are you able to think about the reality of the times?

  • The Prime Minister Of Australia Is Calling ISIS By A New Name That It Absolutely Hates

    01/12/2015 1:31:48 PM PST · 25 of 60
    adorno to marron
    Somehow, calling them names while they slaughter people left and right doesn’t impress me. I doubt the guys wielding the axe and rocket launcher is particularly impressed either.

    I somewhat agree.

    Calling the disciples of Muhammad names won't hurt them much. However, calling Muhammad names and insulting him, will get them riled up, and possible out into the open.

    Personally, I think members of ISIS and Al-Qaeda, are the descendants of pigs. That's why they won't eat pigs.
  • Obama to propose two free years of community college for students

    01/09/2015 5:36:48 AM PST · 121 of 139
    adorno to ClearCase_guy
    Spanish-speaking immigrants.

    With tattoos on their faces.

    Even immigrants, from wherever, will need some kind of compensation, so, education would still not be "free".
  • Obama to propose two free years of community college for students

    01/08/2015 6:18:58 PM PST · 43 of 139
    adorno to bryan999

    When education is really “free”, who’s going to do the teaching?


    01/08/2015 10:14:01 AM PST · 43 of 45
    adorno to C19fan

    Whatever team drafts him, will have to be keep the Kardsahian girls away from him. This time, the younger sisters, Kendall or Kylie, will be getting front-row seats, close to the team’s seats on the sidelines.

  • Cops: Mass. man killed wife in argument over Christmas gift

    01/04/2015 3:08:07 PM PST · 59 of 64
    adorno to Shimmer1
    That’s buddy-ette to you, FRiend !!

    I kinda suspected that, and I was actually expecting your correction.

    But, shouldn't it be "buddette", frienda? :)
  • Cops: Mass. man killed wife in argument over Christmas gift

    01/04/2015 7:39:02 AM PST · 51 of 64
    adorno to Shimmer1

    Same to you, buddy. ;)
  • Cops: Mass. man killed wife in argument over Christmas gift

    01/04/2015 7:28:54 AM PST · 48 of 64
    adorno to Shimmer1
    Wow, I didn’t receive anything and it never occurred to me to murder anyone.

    Your resentment and rage are building up. Eventually, you're going to explode, and then, the most unimaginable act of...

    (Just kidding!)
  • Cops: Mass. man killed wife in argument over Christmas gift

    01/04/2015 7:21:22 AM PST · 46 of 64
    adorno to ConservativeStatement

    If it wasn’t for Christmas, that woman would still be alive.

    Ban Christmas!

  • The Great Pause lengthens again (no global warming 18yrs 3 mos)

    01/04/2015 6:52:57 AM PST · 23 of 24
    adorno to Signalman
    The Great Pause lengthens again (no global warming 18yrs 3 mos)

    A liberal will say that, that's too short a period of time to make any conclusions about global warming not happening.

    But, a week of very high temperatures in the summer, or a summer of drought in the mid-west, will be used by liberals as major indicators of continued global warming.

    Global warming has been the longest running issue for the "Grubering" of Americans. Obamacare is a relative newcomer in that sense.
  • Sexual assault suspect severely beaten by acquaintance of victim

    01/02/2015 4:57:54 PM PST · 63 of 76
    adorno to servo1969

    Sort of reminds me of “Chucky”.

    He’s been through hell, and is still around.

  • Gladiator Fights Stopped in Rome 1611 Years Ago Today Because of This Saint

    01/01/2015 6:32:06 PM PST · 4 of 36
    adorno to millegan

    Somebody ought to declare communism and socialism illegal, because, for those ideologies to get implemented completely, they need to eradicate all opposition, resulting in millions of deaths every time. In fact, those ideologies can be easily classified and more cruel than the gladiator fights, since, more people have died via those 2 ideologies than through the horrible fights in Roman times.

    Similarly, Muslim terrorism should be declared illegal, but, to get anywhere with that idea, the whole Muslim religion and Koran would have to be declared illegal worldwide.

    Do we have any saints that want to take on those scourges?

  • 26 Ways the Media Botched Their Reporting on the Latest Benghazi Report

    01/01/2015 1:18:49 PM PST · 5 of 18
    adorno to DeweyCA

    Fact is that, Obama and his administration, and democrats, are winning on this issue.

    The idea is to stonewall all investigations, until Obama is out of the White House. And, even if charges were to be brought up, the case wouldn’t even come up before Obama was long gone.

    By the final year of Obama, people will have started to look at the next president, and Obama will begin to be viewed as the golfer-in-chief, who will not matter anymore and people won’t care about his or any of his administration’s member misdeeds. It will be, “let it go” time, or “what difference does it make” time.

  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    01/01/2015 12:16:15 PM PST · 44 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker
    A June 2nd, 2014 report:

    CEO Tim Cook announced at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday that the company has sold "well over" 800 million iOS devices to date. Cook then broke down the numbers by type of device: Apple has sold more than 500 million iPhones, 200 million iPad units and 100 million iPod Touch devices to date.

    Granted, that was a bit more than 6 months ago, and by now, Apple has sold more than 200 million iOS devices, and undoubtedly, included in that figure are several new customers to iOS.

    The argument is still true, that, the number of devices sold does not equal the number of "currently active iOS users".

    Like I said, if the number of Windows devices sold in the last 10 years were still active, then, Windows would have at least 3 billion active users. But, it doesn't work that way, and the number of active Windows machines is likely 1 1/2 to 2 billion, and likely less than 2 billion.

    Android is the OS champion when it comes to the number of devices sold with that OS installed. If the sales numbers were to be converted to active users, with no de-activations and nobody leaving the ecosystem, then, Android would have several billion active users. Logic says that, that is impossible, and it's just as impossible for iOS devices.

    But, you can go ahead and imagine and use any numbers you wish to attach to iOS active users. Love is a very hard thing to let go. ;)
  • Sony hackers are now threatening CNN, FBI warns - and demand the network turn over Wolf Blitzer

    12/31/2014 3:41:44 PM PST · 62 of 74
    adorno to Libloather
    Wolf Blitzer, the popular host of CNN's 'Situation Room.'

    This whole story must be sarcasm or a joke.

    To be popular at CNN, CNN must first be popular. CNN is not popular, so, logically, Blitzer can't be popular.
  • Monster Methane Cloud Hovers Over Western U.S.

    12/31/2014 3:30:09 PM PST · 72 of 143
    adorno to smokingfrog
    Monster Methane Cloud Hovers Over Western U.S.

    Free gas?

    Looks like energy prices will be going down even further than anticipated.
  • Target Under Fire For Using White Model In 'Annie' Clothing Ads

    12/31/2014 1:06:57 PM PST · 58 of 105
    adorno to BillyBoy

    That 1978 movie was made before blacks started feeling empowered, and now, with Obama and Holder and the many other black “leaders” looking for the slightest of incidents to cry racism, things could be different today.

  • Fox News dominates ratings again, CNN lowest ratings ever, MSNBC mulls changes to fix ratings

    12/31/2014 1:01:00 PM PST · 38 of 54
    adorno to SeekAndFind

    Apple, the “faux news” mantra of the left is failing, or people do like “faux” news.

    The ignorant and dumb,will continue being “Grubered” by MSNBC and CNN, and the democrats will insist that they continue their formula for “no success”. It’s more important to the left-leaning networks to advocate for their liberal friends, than to actually try to be successful.

  • Target Under Fire For Using White Model In 'Annie' Clothing Ads

    12/31/2014 12:48:47 PM PST · 46 of 105
    adorno to SoFloFreeper

    Hollywood studios had better make sure that, Superman is never played by a black star, and the same for Batman and other well-known characters.

    Once a character goes black, he/she never goes back.

  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    12/31/2014 12:21:49 PM PST · 42 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Oh, btw, if Android reported that, as of June 30th of this year that, they had 1 billion active users, and Android sells a lot more smartphones than Apple, why do you believe that iOS has just a many active devices? Android outsells iPhones by a huge difference. BTW, I don’t love Android either, and my preference is WP, but, I just go with the real numbers, and your numbers don’t jive.

  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    12/31/2014 12:13:54 PM PST · 41 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Dude! You’re going bonkers, and all unnecessarily.

    Look, you’re still not reading for comprehension, and/or you’re failing to engage your brain, because, you’re too far gone with your devotion and love for Apple anything.

    Apple could have sold over 1 billion devices in the last 13 years, since 2001 when the iPod debuted. That does not mean that, there are 1 billion or more instances of “active” iOS devices. iOS does not have that many more than 400 million installed and active devices. Furthermore, iPods are lowing sales dramatically, and so are the iPads. The iPhones are the only devices setting records. But, even if iPhones were to sell 100 million in a quarter, the majority of them are to the same user-base, and not to new customers for iOS. It’s not a simple equation where the number of “new” sales adds to the count of current users. It just does not work that way. Get that through your thick skull.

    Compiling long post with quotes and links wont change the facts, and the facts don’t point to anything even close to 1 billion active iOS devices.

  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    12/30/2014 6:42:14 PM PST · 38 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker
    Here's a report (from 2013):

    "By the end of this current year (2013), 1.4 billion smartphones will be in use: 798 million of them will run Android, 294 million will run Apple’s iOS, and 45 million will run Windows Phone, according to a new study by ABI Research."

    Though the report is about a year old, there is absolutely no way that the figure for iPhones is going to surpass the "leader", that being Android, which had close to 800 billion.

    iPads are losing sales, and the only thing that will continue selling in high numbers will be iPhones. But, iPhones won't get anywhere to 100 new users any time soon, and not even in the next 5 years. People are content enough with devices which do all they need from smartphones, with plenty of features and power to spare.

    So, again, your 1 billion is about the number of iOS devices "sold", and not the number of active installations of the OS. People do retire their old devices, you know, and not all iOS devices sold in the last 13 years will still be around to keep the number at 1 billion active users.
  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    12/30/2014 6:20:14 PM PST · 37 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker

    You are a very terrible exaggerator, or somebody that just loves Apple to death.

    Apple DOES NOT have anything even approaching the billion users mark. They may have sold close to a billion iOS devices, but, simple common sense says that, not all of them are still in use. People do upgrade their devices, and with Apple, people upgrade without even having a need to do so.

    I’ve owned about 30 PC devices over the last 30 years, and I’ve only got 4 of them in use right now. If one were to count the number of Windows devices that people bought over the last 20-30 years, and then assumed that they were active installations, then, Windows would have an installed active user base of some 40-50 billion. But, people don’t keep the old technology around when they purchase upgraded equipment. That would be ludicrous. Your figures are very faulty and ridiculous.

    I gave you a bit of logical interpretation of Apple’s own numbers, but you are so upset that I would even think about disputing your numbers, that you are failing to think rationally.

    The same kind of thing occurs with the Android faithful, who constantly mention the number of activations of Android devices, without regarding that, perhaps not all of them can get added to the number of active installations. Sales of devices does not equate to having that number added to the current installed base. It doesn’t happen that way..

  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    12/29/2014 6:18:04 PM PST · 35 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker
    BTW, that "one billion iOS devices" in the field, has to be a pure pipe dream of yours.

    Apple may have sold close to a billion iOS devices, but, that includes iPods (all versions and years), iPhones (all versions and years), iPads (all versions and years), BUT, that the number of devices sold for all of the last 12-13 years, including the iPods.

    But you have to remember that, the number of devices sold, is not the same as the number of active installations. The number of active installations for iPhones and iPads, is less than 400 million, and the iPods will likely disappear from the tech landscape in the next 1-2 years. In fact, the number for the installed base of iOS devices, could be closer to 300 million. Remember that, the majority of iOS device sales is to the same loyal user-base. So, selling 100 million iOS devices doesn't mean the same as adding 100 million new iOS users.

    Here's a snippet from an article written Oct 15, 2013:

    On Sept. 23, Tim Cook announced that iOS 7 downloads had passed 200 million within an active device base of 350 million units. Fortune notes that this means that as of Monday, Oct. 14, 250 million were running iOS 7.

    So, that points to an "active device base of 350 million, and by now, if one were to be generous to Apple, by now, they might be at about 400 million active iOS instances. But, considering that the majority of new sales are to the same loyal users of iOS, the active users would have to be less than 400 million.

    But, nice try with your exaggeration in trying to defend Apple. Once the iPods ride into the sunset, the number of active instances of iOS, will drop by many millions.

    So, why are the Apple fanatics so defensive, and why do they have to make up their own facts in order to defend the hive?
  • The Problem Factory: Where Apple problems get manufactured

    12/29/2014 5:38:15 PM PST · 34 of 46
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Only in a world that has Apple fanatics going bonkers if anyone dares to utter a single negative word about Apple, would market-share not matter. Market share, in any industry, is of the utmost importance, and though Apple is doing quite well with a lesser market share, it won’t be doing so hot once the Apple fanatics begin realizing that, they’ve been paying too much for something that isn’t really that much better, if at all, than the competition.

    You can write the same stupid comments, and copy and paste all you want, but, market share eventually wins, even if it takes a long time to show the benefits of that market share.

    Android, right now, is not much in profits for Google, and the device makers are barely scraping by, and Samsung might have to quite the Android space, but, the vast majority of devices will still be coming in with “no Apple tech inside”, other than the components and processors which are virtually the same for all smartphones.

    Apple, simply put, is a bubble,and that bubble will burst sometime in the future, perhaps not within the next 2 or 3 years, but, “soon”.

    I predicted the Samsung “meltdown” a couple of years ago, and I’m predicting that the whole Android space will also drop dramatically in the next 3-5 years, and Apple will still be the most profitable, but, not with the same stratospheric numbers they’ve enjoyed for the past 7 years. They’ll be coming back down to Earth, and the smartphones market will have makers and OS developers working in more or less, equal grounds, with no one company being so dominant, and no OS being so dominant.


    12/28/2014 6:04:39 PM PST · 51 of 56
    adorno to Star Traveler

    I take nothing away from Apple for being highly successful.

    My comments refer to how stupid people have to be to be paying Apple’s premium prices for technology that can be had at much lower prices.

    Simple, ain’t it?

  • Apple And Samsung: Here’s What Happens When The Money Begins To Run Out

    12/28/2014 6:02:59 PM PST · 150 of 163
    adorno to amigatec

    You keep failing to engage your brain.

    Look, what the iPhone can do, is already being don by others, and some of those others already had technology that the iPhone finally got in 2014, except that the others were already doing those things a couple of years earlier.

    I know, and I’ve used my daughter’s iPhone and there isn’t a single feature in it that I haven’t used, and there isn’t a single feature in the device which I can’t get with the competition. In fact, I hear that the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 7, might finally be getting features that already exist in the Nexus 4 and in Nokia phones. Heck big screens existed in the Nexus phones of 2011, and when Apple put the bigger screens in the iPhone 6, it was “new” to Apple’s blind followers.

    So, in a way, Apple is following the “leaders” and “innovating” after those leaders did the development.

  • Apple And Samsung: Here’s What Happens When The Money Begins To Run Out

    12/28/2014 5:57:23 PM PST · 149 of 163
    adorno to amigatec

    Feature-wise, my smartphone can be used for talking, and for texting, and for playing games, and for using the social networks, and for e-mail, and for internet browsing, and for just about anything that the iPhone can do.

    Heck, my wife’s LG G2 was more advanced than the iPhone 6, and the G2 came out last year. The iPhone was just catching up to the technology that was already available in other phones from 2011-2014.

    I don’t have the fingerprint reader in my phone, but then, I was never going to use it, and neither are the vast majority of people who do use smartphones. I’ll be using the CurrentC type tech that will be available to the general public some time in 2015.

    So, basically, there isn’t anything in iPhones that people really do need to have that doesn’t exist in other phones.

  • Apple And Samsung: Here’s What Happens When The Money Begins To Run Out

    12/28/2014 5:51:48 PM PST · 148 of 163
    adorno to amigatec

    You have got to be kidding!

    The price of the iPhone, no matter what version, is high, and people might think they’re paying virtually nothing by opting to get the device with a plan, but, the price is part of the plan, and it’s paid as part of the monthly charges, which includes the cell service plan plus the monthly payment for the device.

    So, in the end, the price of the iPhone still ends up being much higher than any other device.


    12/28/2014 2:42:50 PM PST · 41 of 56
    adorno to Star Traveler
    It looks more to me to be more like “the religion of the anti-Apples”

    If that's a religion, then, it's nowhere close to the size of the "Apple religion".

    I don't hate Apple, and I actually think they make very nice devices, but, I don't see that they warrant being so much higher than the competitions' products. That's not a religious point; it's just a factual statement. Facts have very little to do with religion. Understand the difference?