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jeadly

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Tasker for Android lets your phone react to its current state or environment (Download Squad)

Oct 19th 2010 10:43AM Right, computers that have failed to achieve Artificial Intelligence thus far.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_intelligence#Problems

It's just a huge subject with a moving target, and I'm nitpicking on the definition of AI that includes a series of steps that produce the appearance of an Intelligent result.

Tasker for Android lets your phone react to its current state or environment (Download Squad)

Oct 19th 2010 10:10AM Monitoring parameters and calculating output is Artificial Intelligence now?

Bluetooth headset use plummets in the US, humanity celebrates a small victory (Engadget)

Nov 3rd 2009 8:55AM I wear my bluetooth to have phone conversations while I'm playing GTA. I find that I still drive pretty well, but my navigation skills go out the window. Now if I could only figure out a better way to drink beer than a bottle in my shirt pocket with a bendy straw...

Cyanogen Android ROM modder bends to Google's will but does not break (Engadget)

Sep 29th 2009 8:32AM My mind jumps to security. Users should be sure who they are allowing access to their device. If third parties are allowed to distribute Google apps, what's to stop a hacker from releasing a malicious app in Goog's clothing? Is Google responsible for monitoring and supporting all the 3rd party copies of their apps hosted in the marketplace and web? I think a simpler solution is to enforce their legitimate copyrights on closed source material.

I think this should also help people distinguish Android from the "with Google" branding. You don't have to integrate your product with Google to release an Android offering.

Fast fix - block your *unwanted* contacts from Google Chat (Download Squad)

Sep 21st 2009 2:26PM @jgs
"Block" prevents you from showing up as online in their contacts list, while "never" just doesn't show them in you quick list. So if you don't care if someone can see your status, but he isn't in your top 20 favorite people, you don't have to look at his name all the time.

HTC Hero for Sprint hands-on and impressions (Engadget)

Sep 18th 2009 9:35AM Yeah, I thought donut was sposed to fix the sluggishness that the author seems to attribute to the hardware. Seems like worth mentioning if a software update remedies an issue that would keep people from considering the device.

Plain English Campaign wants to bring down walls of technobabble, rule the world (Engadget)

Apr 28th 2009 11:27AM Right, but companies are already calling things by these names instead of their technical specifications to make it easier for consumers. You're telling me this dude's brain wouldn't explode if shelves just had boxes labeled with IEEE xxx.xx devices?

And they have duplicate products on single standards because of trademarks which are supposed to protect the consumer by clarifying who is making the product.

Plain English Campaign wants to bring down walls of technobabble, rule the world (Engadget)

Apr 28th 2009 11:20AM No, I don't change my oil myself, but I'm not demanding that they change what they call all the parts so I have a better shot at understanding them.

iSuppli: $359 Kindle 2 costs $185 to build, Whispernet says shhh (Engadget)

Apr 22nd 2009 9:11AM Ummm... Really? You don't think they're covering the "lifetime" wireless bandwidth costs with $10 fees for transmitting text documents? That's like zippy overhead compared to buying, packing and shipping a physical product to your door. Yeah, the hardware is probably overpriced, but the real money is in locking you to their store.