@NitzWalsh: I didn't think the policies needed changing. Now we are stuck with a more limited sharing system. Now we are back to the problem of requiring disks that get scratched and broken.
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So it appears that Sony is taking the exact same approach as Microsoft in regards to DRM.
Here I though smart phone fans were bad but console fans are the absolute worst. So much name calling and utter pettiness is just sad. The Xbox 360 has been around for 8 years and still going strong and people are complaining because the One costs $40 more than the PS4 ($399 + $60 for the silly Eye to make them feature comparable).
Here is the news flash for all the people complaining about borrowing games... Companies probably don't care about you because you are too cheap to make them much money. If you are whining about needing a gold subscription (what is the cost these days? Maybe $3 bucks a month?) then I doubt you would be willing to pay for your games anyway.
@evildictaitor: The whole point of a commercial is to get people to talk about and remember your product. They are not a shopping comparison of why you should buy Product A instead of Product B because of feature set A,B, and C. Microsoft has done plenty of commercials like that and no one even knows they exists. Feature-set commercials are a snooze-fest. Funny commercials are remembered.
Browsing all of the tech sites today, I see this commercial being talked about everywhere. It even had a spot on the Today show. That makes this a successful commercial without hardly even mentioning the product.
Some people just need to step back and laugh once in a while and stop over analyzing everything.
@cbae: Sabotaging your competitor seems like Samsung's MO these days.
Is it just me, or is Samsung turning into one big shady company? It seems like they are using some questionable tactics to get to where they are today. First IP theft and now astro-turfing.
The funny thing about US market share is that US people are very sheep-like when it comes to what is popular today. First the Moto Razor, then the iPhone, and now Android. My hope is that they move on to Windows Phone next once Android losses its newness.
I went up to the Microsoft Store in Denver about a month ago and I was surprised how busy it was. The crowd was actually larger than the Apple store.
@Harlequin: Actually Microsoft is already planning for that which is why they improved the keyboard connector for the Pro.
@magicalclick: Are you referring to the maps thing? They did admit to changing it.
Unless you are talking about something else?
Something else that has helped me is to use a calorie counter app (something like Livescape). You would be amazed at how fast the calories add up. You don't have to use it forever. Just until you learn how much you should be eating. When I used it I noticed that I snacked less partially because it was a slight hassle to enter the information.