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LostinNagoyaAug. 30, 2015 - 11:08AM JST
Microsoft is probably doing "accounting" a la Samsung: they must be counting every search done in Bing as a download of Windows 10. Unreal, simply. Oh, Samsung counts every Galaxy shipped from its factories as "sold", inflating its selling numbers. Even if the device is kept in storage for months, or returned to Samsung.
Posted in: Windows 10 spreads to more than 75 million devices
LostinNagoyaAug. 30, 2015 - 10:47AM JST
Magnet: What are you drinking ? LOL.
Posted in: Apple schedules new product event for Sept 9
LostinNagoyaAug. 29, 2015 - 03:00AM JST
it's about time they improved siri. revolutionary at the time, it's faded into the background.
it's about time they improved siri. revolutionary at the time, it's faded into the background.
Only for you. I use siri everytime I have my iPhone on my hands. She can write messages you dictate, can set appointments, call your contacts or numbers you ask her, you can ask her anything you would search on Google - everything she does saves time. I haven't written messages on Facebook, WhatsApp, Mail in a long time now. She is truly revolutionary and if Apple asked what feature I appreciate more on iPhones, I would say, undoubtly: it's Siri.
LostinNagoyaAug. 21, 2015 - 09:49AM JST
@Spanki: agree with you. But their importance is not that they were played in clubs at the time, or not. Their tracks have not the 4/4 rhythm that is mandatory in clubs (the thump-thump-thump that goes on and on the whole track). It is their concept of electronic music that makes then a benchmark in the scene. They're on the same respected league that has Orbital, The Orb. The Prodigy and said British techno/trance/ambient artists have set the grounds for the huge scene we see today.
Posted in: Smack my DJ up! Techno 'treasures' Prodigy get nasty
LostinNagoyaAug. 21, 2015 - 09:40AM JST
RIP little girl. Hope the boy is found safe. Obviously, both come from dysfunctional families where minors this age are not missed during those AM hours. But what really is sad is that both were seen by adults and they were not reported to police, or approached and asked firmly what were they doing at that time outside their homes.
Posted in: Police believe murdered girl, missing boy were taken near train station
LostinNagoyaAug. 19, 2015 - 09:33AM JST
They're the Black Sabbath of techno, the darker side. That's enough to explain how influential they are.
LostinNagoyaAug. 19, 2015 - 08:00AM JST
Truth is that Samsung has no creative designs, and shamlessly copies whatever is out there making a splash. Its new Samsumg Watch is just a carbon copy of Apple Watch, to the point of being ridiculous.
Posted in: Samsung ramps up Apple challenge with large handsets
LostinNagoyaAug. 19, 2015 - 07:55AM JST
Really a tragedy. I have been to Erawan Temple, and it's in a very busy crossroad, he wanted maximum damage. From the pics, he looks like a non-Thai. His reasons, only his sick mind may explain. Thailand is my favorite tourism destination. Hope Thais recover soon from this.
Posted in: Backpacker in yellow shirt is focus of Bangkok bombing probe
LostinNagoyaAug. 17, 2015 - 07:05AM JST
Only a very lunatic, crazy person will enter his/her credit card info into a Samsung/Android-virus-prone smartphone. The aim of a mobile pay is to make it safer and faster. Faster is ok with Samsung. Safe?...hmmmmm
LostinNagoyaAug. 13, 2015 - 09:17AM JST
Some points that the investigation found about the accident: 1) the pilot, a JAL veteran, just went mute during the period of time while the jumbo was facing problems. He would not speak or respond to anyone, air control officials or to help (to try landing) that was offered by different airports that even cleared runways expecting an emergency landing. 2) Rescue teams made the inconceivable decision of interrupting the search for the debris when the night came. They resumed search in the next morning - and it was proven that a lot more people could be saved if help had arrived during the night. A tragedy, both the crash and the handling of the plane and the search.
Posted in: 30th anniversary of JAL jumbo jet crash observed
LostinNagoyaAug. 13, 2015 - 08:22AM JST
Huh, I thought it would be Skynet, not Alphabet.
Posted in: Google 'Alphabet' website blocked in China on first day
LostinNagoyaAug. 13, 2015 - 08:20AM JST
I assume camp counselors asked students to turn off their smartphones before storing them in the unlocked room - which prevented their owners to track down via GPS where exactly they were taken to.
Posted in: 340 wallets, 100 smartphones stolen at Waseda Academy's summer training camp
LostinNagoyaJul. 31, 2015 - 10:34AM JST
I think it's a shame that grown-ups understand that by "same-sex" marriage, a couple gets married only for sex, as pointed above. This is a lack of common-sense and respect. Most couples that want to get married have are in love, they want to share what they have, they have plans that involves the other half. And what about comparing same-sex relationships to man-animal ones? Come on, you have more inside yourself than this disrespect and ignorance you're showing us.
Posted in: Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward to begin legally recognizing same-sex partnerships
LostinNagoyaJul. 31, 2015 - 08:58AM JST
While I was in Japan, I had some supernatural experiences, or I had friends who had them: the most impressive to me was when I was reading a book in my bedroom and I heard very slow footsteps in the living room. All of a sudden, I sensed a presence by my side - and, surprisingly, it was a good sensation. I closed my eyes and I felt it was a woman from ancient times. She was there not to disturb, her message was of peace. But I have a friend who had to leave Japan, she would see beheaded ghosts everywhere, mainly under bridges or old apartments. And near the last place I lived, there was this house where a whole family committed suicide and neighbors said the everyone who tried to live there ended up trying or committing suicide themselves. I have been to a dozen countries, but no one beats Japan in the ghost area.
Posted in: Old haunts: Looking for hidden ghosts in Tokyo
LostinNagoyaJul. 26, 2015 - 09:19AM JST
No wonder Japan is becoming a country of herbivore men. When they show, even if unintentionally, any sign of male muscles - arms, pectorals, legs - it's harassment. Why don't women complain about J-men wearing feminine hairdos, lipsticks and high-heels?
Posted in: Male nipples become tools of 'sexual harassment' during summer, complain Japanese women
LostinNagoyaJul. 22, 2015 - 09:13AM JST
Apple sold more watches in ONE day than the rest of the companies sold in one year, and this from only a bunch of seven countries. There are 100+ countries where the watch is not available at all. And analysts are disappointed that iPhones sold 59% more than last year?? Lunatics at their worst.
Posted in: Apple profit jumps 38% but shares slip
LostinNagoyaJul. 06, 2015 - 11:30PM JST
Well done, USA. It was a beautiful game, both sides were eager to win, and USA had total control. That third goal by Lloyd is one of the most beautiful ever in World Cups, be it men's or women's. A picture. That said, I don't agree with people bashing Nadeshiko. Every great team has lost decisive games. One loses today, and becomes a champion tomorrow. By any measures, reaching the finals against USA was already a great achievement. Second place is a victory.
Posted in: U.S. beats Japan 5-2 to win Women's World Cup
LostinNagoyaJul. 05, 2015 - 12:16PM JST
@RichardWood: it's at 4PM Vancouver, 8AM Japan, as stated above.
Posted in: Japan set for battle in Women's World Cup title defense against U.S.
LostinNagoyaJul. 03, 2015 - 11:40AM JST
I like both teams - actually I like all women's teams, they play with grace and a desire to win that I'd like to see in men's tournaments. That said, this time I will root for USA - for the great job they're doing to the sport world by taking FIFA with a macho stance. Also, Japan got it last time. American girls getting the Cup this time will make soccer ever more popular in USA. It will be great for soccer when USA become a major force, which given their infrastructure will happen soon.
Posted in: 'Bring it on' - U.S. women relish facing Japan in World Cup final
LostinNagoyaJul. 03, 2015 - 10:37AM JST
When the waiter takes more than 10 seconds to arrive after I tilt my head.
Posted in: What behavior by waiters in restaurants annoys you the most?
Sep. 01, 2015 - 12:53PM JST
Do you think they'll ever pass a halal food bill in Japan? This joker is in…
Posted in: Muslim man accidentally served bacon while being detained at immigration center
Kallikattu Sivarama Parthasarathy
Sep. 01, 2015 - 12:52PM JST
It is an interesting article. The comments of readers reflected their genuine concerns such as climate…
Posted in: How nuclear-free Japan made it through hottest summer yet without brownouts
Sep. 01, 2015 - 12:47PM JST
if china gets the contract, ummm, bad mistake!
Posted in: Indonesia favoring China over Japan in railway bid: gov't sources
Sep. 01, 2015 - 12:46PM JST
Thing that always freaks me out is as gaijin you can get locked up for 30…
Posted in: U.S. activist featured in dolphin hunt film 'The Cove' arrested
Sep. 01, 2015 - 12:43PM JST
Tough luck to Kei. I really thought he would go deep into the tournament, maybe Quarters…
Posted in: Nishikori crashes out of U.S. Open in first round