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The linux article practically made me pee my pants laughing. It's an amazing OS for servers and people who know how to use it, but that article is so true.
    
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post #22 of 49
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Originally Posted by Spart View Post
It's really bad when they "dual wield". Sigh. One for their business phone and one for their personal.
HAhahahahahah!!

People actually do this? I have yet to see it.
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...dual wielding Bluetooth headsets?

Do they confer +5 Idiot?
    
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post #24 of 49
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Originally Posted by The Bartender Paradox View Post
Hmm, do I detect a slight conflict of interest? Two things from Apple, Linux, and the TiVo make the list from a news source owned by Microsoft and a broadcast TV company (NBC).
Very Ironic - but to be honest - its all so very true lol
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Originally Posted by TnB= Gir View Post
QFT on the blutooth things. Every time I see someone wearing those in a non business setting like wal mart, the first thing that pops into my head is "douchebag..."
LOLOL +1 me too
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Originally Posted by Suilenroc View Post
This entire article reads like it was written in 2001. Bluetooth? It's not only non-douchey, it's necessary, especially here in CA, where you can't talk in the car if you don't have one. Linux? I love Linux, but I know it's not for everyone. Segway? Okay, agree.
Learn to read nub.
    
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post #25 of 49
I dont see how a gadget makes you look like a jerk unless you flat out go look what I have and you don't. After the read it seems the author is a tad jealous of people owning gadgets he doesn't maybe have?
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post #26 of 49
how dare they put linux on the list.. that's just retarded.. it's not even a gadget.. morons..
    
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post #27 of 49
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Originally Posted by I AM TEH LAW GIVAH View Post
how dare they put linux on the list.. that's just retarded.. it's not even a gadget.. morons..
Did you even read it? He said a lot of good things about linux, it's just the linux users who go around with a 'holier than thou' attitude.
    
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post #28 of 49
I hadn't realized that linux was trendy...must be from all those netbooks I suppose.

Some of these are pretty accurate...also, who is gloating over TiVo? Cable boxes have DVR now, and Hulu.com is free.....
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post #29 of 49
The iPod accessories seemed a little out of focus. Half of it was on dangling one earbud and headphones (unless apple headphone garbage) are not iPod accessories. I usually dangle my left bud since I use Shure noise canceling earbuds...and man they will cancell everything! Also, I fail to see whats wrong with getting a small iPod docking alarm clock to avoid running a wire between a large radio and the iPod and then another wire to charge the thing.

This could have been a good read if it wasn't so sour, and feel like it had Microsofts best interests in mind.
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post #30 of 49
I honestly don't give a damn what other people might think about me because of the gadgets I use. For example, I like my qwerty cellphone, and there's no way I'm downgrading back to a numeric keypad even if it makes me look like a jerk. Otherwise I wouldn't be able to type this out on the train.

Just use your gadgets discreetly and don't show off.
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