g+ is more about expanding your network. There is no approval of whether I "Add
you". You can turn around and "Block" me, but that is different.
That's exactly the part of G+ I like the least (and when FB does something similar, like groups for example, I HATE it).
Collin Jasnoch wrote:
Use the browser like everyone else till we change our mind.
This is not an argument. Google HAS officially supported apps for Android AND iPhone, which certainly provide better functionality than the web-based client. And with the 90% market share they have on search in EU, they need to follow stricter rules than the competition (the same way Microsoft has to offer browser choice prompts on Windows, while Apple doesn't need to).
Regarding Windows 8, it's a transitional system, a necessity. We wouldn't be able to move from the old world to the metro world in one day. For the moment I am happy about gradually switching to Metro as better apps are getting out, without having to do a jump like the WP7 jump which had on release less functionality than the competition, and needed two years (and WP8 ) to catch up functionality-wise.
If you post something and it is not intended for a broader audience then you can
limit it (only post to specific circles/people). Facebook did not allow this.
Essentially what ever you post is public domain and searchable. This means
other apps can "track" you. Very dangerous IMO.
Thanks for having clarified that. Ok, in this way it's better. The fact that it indexes my emails still gives me the creeps, but facebook is also horrible in this regard (to be honest, if I could, I would leave facebook, but I have a lot of very interesting people there. As I change countries and meet people of many different places, and every country has its own social networks, only facebook seems to work for almost everyone at this moment).
In the same way you put the effort to move to g+, I am thinking of putting the effort of moving everything on windows live now that they remake their site( new outlook mail[^]). I started doing this gradually (actually with the connectors, if someone is following me on windows live they see the same info I post to fb). I really hope facebook at some point will get on the nerves of a lot of people the way mySpace did, and we move to some place with more respect for our privacy.
In this line of business, good looking means nothing to me.
No one will ever see me buy some electronic device or a piece of software because it's beautiful.
Same thing applies to the "because everybody have one".
If I don't need it, I won't buy it.
If there's a uglier machine but more powerful, I won't choose another just because it's prettier.
Technology by itself evolves in astonishing speeds only being surpassed by the visual trends, this means that whatever you buy will most probably look obsolete before it behaves obsolete.
Their website is a cluttered mess, the only design there is "find a place to shove this in the page". (I assume the poll is about website design, not hardware/other software from the description, but it honestly isn't all that clear.)
But the "Google's creative logos" sounds like a direct reference to their website. Also, the Fire runs Android right? So they really can't get all the credit for that.
Honestly the question is just kind of confusing. They don't all exist in the same field for proper comparison (Intel makes processors, who cares what they look like? And if Intel qualifies, why not AMD?). The only thing they all have in common is that they all have websites, but then again what large company doesn't these days?
Other's, below, have expressed similar rebellion against being forced to either give their approval to an item the may least disapprove of, or as I did, pick none at all and thus not truly participate in the pole.
These are the kinds of survey wordings/choices that allow bragging rights of 'voted best' to some really elephanted up things in this world.
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