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Originally Posted by Forsakenfire View Post

Who calls toothpaste "colgate"? I've never heard anyone refer to all toothpastes as that, also, people here call it "soda".

Depending where you're at in the US, some whole populations will refer to all soda as Coke or Pepsi, even if it's Mt. Dew, Dr. Pepper, or any other soda pop. Mainly when it comes to north/south though is where the differences are.
post #22 of 148
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Oh man, if only it were OLED.

Thank god it is not.

I might actually get this now....the junk OLED screens Samsung puts in their devices is what always held me back from getting their devices.
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Operation thread derail complete tongue.gif

I live deep in the heart of coke territory, never heard it called anything else till I went to Michigan.

Anywho,
I actually saw one of those Nexus things recently that a coworker had bought. Though it was a mini, plastic iPad when I first saw it.
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post #24 of 148
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From what I've heard they say Coke in the south instead of soda.

This Southerner can confirm that. thumb.gif

Generally refer to them as cokes, or by their name. The only people it annoys are the people who call them "pop", but that's okay because they annoy us too. biggrin.gif

Quantium, that actually reminds me of the first time I went to the Midwest to visit a friend and tried ordering sweet tea at a restaurant.


Waitress: "Sweet tea? Um, I'm sorry, but we don't carry that..."

Me: "...Wut."

Friend: "Not everyone drinks sweet tea, you know."

Me: ಠ_ಠ
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post #25 of 148
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Thank god it is not.
I might actually get this now....the junk OLED screens Samsung puts in their devices is what always held me back from getting their devices.

It's funny how dividing of a feature that is. When it comes to a phone, I won't consider anything without an OLED display. 10.1" tablets are too big for commercially viable OLED displays, so I'm fine with IPS there.
post #26 of 148
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Thank god it is not.
I might actually get this now....the junk OLED screens Samsung puts in their devices is what always held me back from getting their devices.

Protip: OLED != junk. Pentile = junk.
 
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Man, why have reviews gone so downhill lately?
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As stated, a lot of tech sites, particularly to be honest, computer hobbyist sites, are complete junk when it comes to reviewing non-computer hardware. You must spot the good ones from the bad ones.
A good one is one that only allows a reviewer to review only thing they are expert in and nothing else.

Don't get me started on the shockingly bad reviews some sites do on sound.
post #29 of 148
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In general, the reviews all point to very mediocre, verging on poor, battery life. Engadget saw just 7 hours 26 minutes from its battery test, compared to the normal 10-11 hours that most other 10-inch tablets can muster. The rear-facing camera is bad. On the flip side, the dual, front-facing speakers sound good, and though it’s plastic, reviewers are generally pleased with the look and feel of the Nexus 10.

http://www.extremetech.com/computing/139503-nexus-10-review-round-up-sometimes-its-possible-to-have-too-many-pixels
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iPad comes out
Applefans rave about pixels

Nexus 10 comes out 
Applefans say no one needs that many pixels

Okay. Then again, extremetech is the same company that said the Cowon S9 was inferior to the iPod Touch 3 because its sound was too clear.

In other news.

Oh man, if only it were OLED
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So you could have 3 hours battery life?
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post #30 of 148
Yay, I live in a country where people say drink and toothpaste!
tho we call mobile phones "pelephone", that's the name of first mobile company in country frown.gif

Comments are funny, stupid author is stupid.
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