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I'd be happy to see a statue of Jackie in place of the awful, plasticky "42".     Other than that, I like the rotunda as is .   What I would change is the area around the Shea Bridge.  I'd like the see the banners  hung there, the space decked out in more blue and orange,, and I'd like to see something more Metsy in the space where the Verizon store is now.   Maybe something like a Steiner Sports, but with a Mets theme.   I'm thinking that this could be sort of a HoF annex.

5 months, 2 weeks ago on 41 Amazin’ ideas for the Mets #36: modify the Jackie Robinson Rotunda

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I think I'd leave this one alone.  It's happening organically (as it should be) with the 7 Line already.

6 months, 1 week ago on 41 Amazin’ ideas for the Mets #9: create a soccer style supporter’s club

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Have these players acknowledged that the letter is legitimate?  

7 months, 3 weeks ago on An open letter from Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling to Mets fans

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There's fatigue and then there's the fatigue that comes from some kind of chronic or even acute illness.   The kind where it is trying even to move your legs.   That can be pretty serious.   I wouldn't read any more into this until you know the facts.  

8 months, 4 weeks ago on Wait, Ike came out of a game after 4 innings because he was tired?

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Wow, am I the only person who never deletes email?   I have virtually every piece of mail I've received since 2006.  And yes, I have had occasion to search it for long-lost receipts, phone numbers, general information.   

10 months, 3 weeks ago on Has Gmail managed to change users’ habits?

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 @VanPerl   My you are a sensitive little girl, aren't you!   

 

 I'm a dyed in wool Android user. But I'm not a blind, crowd-following, goose-stepping fangirl.   Google and the Android manufacturers and mobile providers can all be legitimately criticized for the lousy job they've done getting all Android phones onto the latest Android level.   

 

I shouldn't have had to go through a third party ROM install to get Android 4.2 onto my HTC  Droid Incredible.   The DInc  came out around the same time as iPhone 4.   The iPhone 4 can run iOS 7!  So, why couldn't HTC and Verizon do at least that much for my DInc!    Google, HTC, and Verizon *all* failed the Android community here and there's absolutely nothing wrong with pointing that out.   

 

Kudos to Apple for giving the lion's share of their users their latest OS.   Boo on all the Android players for not doing the same for us loyal Android users.

1 year, 6 months ago on iOS 7 Looks Great, But Does It Offer Anything For The Android Enthusiast?

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 @MatteoRodrigo I agree with everything you say.   But I still won't buy an iPhone for the simple reason that I tend to update my phone on my own anyway and I'd lose so much function by going to iOS that it could reasonably be termed a downgrade.   My three year old HTC Incredible, for instance, is running Android 4.2.

 

But yeah, hopefully, Google is starting to make the defragmentation a thing of the past by taking some of Android's better features out of the base OS.    There's still a long way to go with that, but thankfully, the fragmentation after 4.0 matters a lot less than it did back in the pre-4.0 days.  

1 year, 6 months ago on iOS 7 Looks Great, But Does It Offer Anything For The Android Enthusiast?

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Sure it does!   It offers Android 4.2 which a lot of us Android users DON'T HAVE YET!  (Ducking and running)

1 year, 6 months ago on iOS 7 Looks Great, But Does It Offer Anything For The Android Enthusiast?

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OK, but it doesn't seem to work for me there.   Do you need to enable it somehow?

1 year, 7 months ago on Google Introduces Button-Less Voice Search With Now, Adds Desktop Compatibility With Chrome Browser

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I'm confused, wasn't this always there in Google Now?   I distinctly remember leaving my phone on Google Now/Search screen and saying "Google" and having it prompt for voice input.  

1 year, 7 months ago on Google Introduces Button-Less Voice Search With Now, Adds Desktop Compatibility With Chrome Browser

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Good.   Verizon's refusal to give us the better HTC phones  (HTC One!) is starting to hurt them.    They can't  give away DNA!   The "Droid" brand is dead.   Bloatware should die with it.

1 year, 7 months ago on Reminder: Google's I/O Keynote Livestream Is Awaiting Your Viewing

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Is all of this indicative of Google going more the HTML5 route with its own apps?  

1 year, 7 months ago on Could We See Revamped Google Apps And A Smart Watch At Google I/O?

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You know what?  Given the choice, I'd rather they drop the bloatware in their products!

1 year, 8 months ago on Verizon CEO Willing To Drop Contracts If The Customer Demands It

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Yes, I still do.   There is still no in flight wifi service on flights to China, which I do on a regular basis.    Also no wifi on subways.   I still have unlimited 4G/LTE data, but I can see where if that goes away, I'd likely buffer my music for rides in the car as well.

1 year, 10 months ago on The Age Of Streaming Is Upon Us, Do You Still Store Music On Your Phone?

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Does it suck less than the one on my S3?    

1 year, 11 months ago on Samsung's Smart Rotate Feature Cloned For Any Device

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I already removed whatsapp from my android because of the creepy number of permissions it requires. I imagine that would only get worse if Facebook takes it over.

2 years ago on Facebook to buy WhatsApp? Here’s what could be really interesting about that

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Does Google have any idea how much of a parsing nightmare they created by naming a service "Google Now"?  Sigh.  Is it Google Now doing the pushing or Google at this moment in time? 

2 years ago on Google Now Pushing Customers To Head To T-Mobile For The Nexus 4

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On the contrary,  I'd like to see a Nexus Razr Maxx, something with the Nexus brand that has a kickbutt battery is something I would buy in a heartbeat.

2 years, 2 months ago on Google - Inspired Motorola Phones Will Not Be Arriving Any Time Soon

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I really think that Google is setting up to jettison Motorola.    They really only wanted them for their patent portfolio anyway.   

2 years, 2 months ago on Motorola Removes Its Android Devices From The German Market

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This is the dumbest thing since paying for ringtones was a thing.

2 years, 2 months ago on Want Your Phone Number To Be Your Name? Sprint Has Your Back For $3 A Month

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I love this idea, but why would they limit it to just the Note 2?   The Galaxy S3 could use such a thing.

2 years, 2 months ago on Galaxy Note II Includes Smart Rotation, Rotates Screen Using Your Face

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 @BruceWThomasJr  @TheDark_Knight Both of you need to get over yourselves.   It's a free internet.  Say what you want anywhere you want to say it.  You're both entitled to your opinions even if the iPhone guy is wrong. :-)

2 years, 3 months ago on Poll: What's your ideal screen size for a smartphone?

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4.5-4.8 works for me. 

 

 

2 years, 3 months ago on Poll: What's your ideal screen size for a smartphone?

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OMG!  You're going to Stevens Tech!    My alma mater!   

 

Good luck to you!

2 years, 3 months ago on CyanogenMod 10 on the Verizon Galaxy S3 [Video]

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I would agreewith you except for two reasons.

 

1.   Verizon

2.   Google Wallet

2 years, 4 months ago on Editorial: The Root and ROM Flashing World Isn't Worth It Anymore

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Look at that cute, little 3G-only iPhone!   It's adorable.   It would make a nice phone for my 4 year old.

2 years, 4 months ago on Drag Race Scratch Test Is A Unique Way To Test Phone Durability

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 @nathan118 Bad example.   My arms get tired after about 10 minutes of holding my phone out like that.  

 

 

2 years, 4 months ago on Midnight Poll: Is Watching Videos On A Smartphone Realistic?

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My Galaxy S3 is great for watching videos.   I've been using it to keep up on the Olympics from everywhere.   4.8" screen paired with 4G LTE service, it really is quite useable.    I've noticed that I'm using my tablet a lot less now.

2 years, 4 months ago on Midnight Poll: Is Watching Videos On A Smartphone Realistic?

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Good riddance.

 

I won't miss Touchwiz.   

2 years, 4 months ago on Editorial: Could Samsung Be Forced to Lose Touchwiz Altogether?

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 @kanoneyez In fairness, I would think that results in a poll conducted by DroidDog would be skewed in favor of the larger screen sizes that are now a signature feature of Android.

2 years, 4 months ago on Poll: What's The Best Screen Size For A Smartphone?

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I think having a jury comprised of a lot of feature phone users is a plus for Google.   Luddites won't be impressed by the "We invented the rounded corners" argument.  

2 years, 4 months ago on Jury Selected for Apple vs. Samsung, Steve Jobs Can be Referenced by Apple

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Just keep going with Google Now and open the API so that people can think up and code new uses for it.  

 

SVoice?  meh.   I'm not impressed and I'm impressed by a lot of stuff on the S3.  

2 years, 4 months ago on S Voice + Google Now = ?

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I'm quite happy that my Samsung Galaxy S3 does a pretty good job at giving me both, 13 hours with lots of use (GPS, video playing, phone/texting, browsing, social apps) and a nice thin phone.   

 

But if I had to make a choice, I'd take a thick battery.

2 years, 4 months ago on Poll: Thinness Vs. Battery Life, Which Do You Choose?

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I don't want Waze to "beat" Google.   I want them to work WITH Google.   

 

Google is integrated so well into my Android phone.   I use Waze occasionally but I find their actual maps and especially their search feature lacking.    I would much prefer that Waze integrate their own wonderful social features into the built-in Google map and search into my phone.   

2 years, 4 months ago on How Waze Can Beat Apple and Google at Realtime Maps

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I guess that explains the glowing reports I hear about iPhone.  

2 years, 5 months ago on Phone Radiation Infographic: iPhone 4S Over 3x More Dangerous Than Galaxy S III

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Hmmmm....there was a lot of progress in the last couple of days toward unlocking this baby.   I wonder if they plan to counter that effort?

 

Good thing mine's already on the FexEx truck.

2 years, 5 months ago on Verizon Wireless Pushing Galaxy S III Release Date To July 12th?

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Please.    This was not a "bug".   It was fully intentional on Facebook's part.   They wanted to seed as many Contacts Lists as they could with (at)Facebook.com addresses.   Now that they've done it, they can say, "My bad!" and roll it back but in the mean time your Contacts List is still infected.

 

Thankfully, this didn't happen on my Android phone and I removed Facebook and Facebook Messenger to ensure that it never will.  

2 years, 5 months ago on Facebook Knows Users Need More than Just an @facebook Address

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