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I'm the opposite. Bought a 6" phone and hated it. It is too big for pockets and it fell out one too many times. Gave it to one of my kids to use for playing games and bought a smaller phone. Lucky for me, I buy cheap phones so the two of them still cost about 1/3 of an iPhone or similarly overpriced phone.
And you will accidentally activate Cortana 4 times a week by picking the phone up too near the corners.
And you will activate the Feedback Hub 3 out of 5 times when you try to turn the volume down. Or maybe it's when you try to turn it off.
And you'll be taking screenshots a lot, too, unintentionally.
What kind of moron decides to put the power button between the Up and Down volume buttons?
And, I don't know if it's the phone or not, or if all phones behave this way, but if there is a WiFi signal "out there" that it can detect, it will try to connect to it, messing up your cellular data while it tries. That means even if it just says some strange WiFi is "Available"...it waits for you to open Settings and supply a password.
We won't sit down. We won't shut up. We won't go quietly away.
ACCOUNTANTS? REALLY? Three accountant checked in a small hotel, evening before some conference. The boy - replacing the clerk momentarily - charged them $30 ($10 each)... However a few minutes later - after the clerk got back - he brought the accountants $5 as a special discount for the conference... The accountants decided to keep $1 each and giving the remaining $2 to the boy... Later that evening, they wanted to write down their expenses - as good accountant should, but was unable the get the right amount... As each of them paid $10 originally and got back $1 later, they write down their expenses like this: 3 * $9 + $2 (the $2 they gave to the boy), but that sums up to $29 only!!! What's wrong here?
Skipper: We'll fix it. Alex: Fix it? How you gonna fix this? Skipper: Grit, spit and a whole lotta duct tape.
A while ago I set up Ubuntu on my partner's laptop - no not dual boot. All she needed to get to work were Firefox, Thunderbird and OpenOffice. I explained the concept of open source software to her. After a few days she was impressed (and happy - whew) and suggested that we should consider a monetary donation. We have allocated a small sum toward this. I have been working on a Joomla based website for my walking club. A couple of the tools that actually make the whole thing possible are not only very good but entirely open source and very well supported - amazing. Again I will suggest our club makes a small contribution toward these. How do others approach this question?
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell
That's a tough question that's in debate at the moment. Personally, I feel if you benefit from an open source project and have the spare money to contribute (no, yachts don't count as "necessities") you should.
Normally I prefer the "donate" method if offered, I've no problems giving 5/10 bucks if getting something that would normally cost 10 - 100 times as much from a large company. If the author gets rich all the power to them - still getting something at a fraction of the commercial price and helping a fellow dev (i.e. not some 'suit' in an ivory tower) get along.
Except for microsoft, I repay for their good free apps (i.e. visual studio) with free advice and helpful referrals of their paid products; good advice like 'w10 sucks, bring back the proper menu & desktop' and 'office is OK but it's still a bloated pig.'
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