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Old 04-10-2011, 04:10   #61
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Re: How Many of You Log Into this Site from a Computer ?

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The bottom line is that Americans, are for the most part, utterly incable of composing a written statement hat is clear, concise and conveys a message.
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Intentional perhaps....maybe just checking that we are really reading and understanding your posts as well?
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I use a desktop where I work. I have enough difficulty typing on a large key board since I am a self taught advanced hunt and pecker... Do oldies learn to type anymore?

I find new and especially smaller keyboards diffictult to adjust to being a creature of habit. Additionally I think the best aspect of the WWW is the interactive nature of it and so typing is key. YV is passive WWW is active.

I do read and occasionally respond to an email with my smart phone. I feel hampered by the small virtual keyboard and I am not a thumb typer either. And yes most people can't compose anything longer than a sentence or express themselves in writing. We've become a nation or illiterates who press button and twitter.

I understand that others follow face book, twitter and text and even sext... not this sailor. I got a laptop to be able to be more connected and interactive when on board... use the smart phone for a hot spot/modem. Seems to work. While I've tried to use the smart phone for web surfing, I found it terribly inefficient slow and frustrating... not bad for email though.

The WWW is getting covered with advertising. It's terribly annoying and when I am forced to sit there watching some ad... I simply don't wait for the content. Advertising is destroying minds.

rant over...
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I use my desktop, my laptop, an iphone and and ipad as and when it suits. Using ADSL, ( 24Mb, wifi, 3G)

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Old 04-10-2011, 06:49   #64
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I have been using the iPhone for months just last night for whatever reason the app was not working right. It is now however
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LOL , FrankZ , I was gonna ask him " R U a crusty ol fart or what ?"
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The WWW is getting covered with advertising. It's terribly annoying and when I am forced to sit there watching some ad... I simply don't wait for the content. Advertising is destroying minds.

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Have you ever used an ad block ap I never see any ads
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Re: How Many of You Log Into this Site from a Computer ?

I log on way too much from home or work computers and now I have a smart phone... btw, is there an app for the BlackBerry?
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A blackberry is only a semi smart phone , had one for years , and they just don't measure up anymore
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Re: How Many of You Log Into this Site from a Computer ?

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Have you ever used an ad block ap I never see any ads
Big Ditto here...

Seriously if you aren't using Adblock or something similar then you are seeing WAY more ads than you have to.

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A blackberry is only a semi smart phone , had one for years , and they just don't measure up anymore
I got a good deal on the Torch 9810. Seems comparable to what I have seen the IPhone, at least superficially.

Any, am I out of luck for a CF app?
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Currently there is no app for the Blackberry.
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Currently there is no app for the Blackberry.
Ya, I figured. Thanks.
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pretty sure the new berries run the droid app.. but that's no help if you already have one.
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pretty sure the new berries run the droid app.. but that's no help if you already have one.
Thanks. I will check it out.
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