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Discussion in 'Hobby Electronics' started by felix_unger, Mar 7, 2013.

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  1. felix_unger

    felix_unger Guest

    Now that smart phones are now mini-computers, and connected to the
    internet, we're starting to see the same problems associated with PC's.-
    freezing, crashing, bugs, and all the rest of it. (sigh) I wonder how
    much of it google is to blame for their constant sticky nosing into what
    we do?
  2. Rod Speed

    Rod Speed Guest

    **** all basically.

    Anything more complex is likely to have more potential problems.
  3. Don McKenzie

    Don McKenzie Guest

    Cnt+Alt+Del no longer works.

    Cheaper data, cheaper phones, more apps, you won't be able to get into a public toilet soon, unless you swipe your way in.

    Cheers Don...

    Don McKenzie

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  4. The spectacular growth of Google is something to be worried about.

    They have their tentacles in every part of the web, every web page you go

    I'm glad their Facebook copy (google +) hasn't taken off, plus some other

    But they still have:-

    Google books

    Google maps

    Google blogs

    Google mail

    Google car

    Google chrome

    Google glasses


    A while ago there was outrage that there was tracking data kept by Google,
    when everyone became aware they went into their accounts and switched it off

    With Android phones you can't opt out, they have your phone number and other
    bits of data identifying you plus GPS tracking of the places you've been to.

    They have become a bigger monster than Microsoft was in its heyday.

    The web should be kept free of corporate monsters that claim "do no evil"
    but are undermining our freedoms everyday with their underhanded
    surveillance online.

    Support OPEN SOURCE, support Firefox mobiles, I'll be definitely buying one
    if they make it to OZ.
  5. felix_unger

    felix_unger Guest

    Whenever anyone mentions public toilets, I always think of the jingle..

    Here I sit broken hearted,
    Paid 10c and only farted!

    LOL! I think it was a shilling at one time

  6. F Murtz

    F Murtz Guest

    You are all babies,it is paid a penny and only farted.
  7. bristan

    bristan Guest

    Are you sure? I have an android box with a wireless keyboard and
    control/alt /delete works does work.

    It also has lock ups and freezes.
  8. Damian

    Damian Guest

    Yep, and not to mention all the fancy features they come up with has a lot
    to do with sticking up their nose into what we do with their operating
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