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  • Feb 25th, 2019 @ 10:25am

    In other news

    Ford to be held liable for one of its cars going over the speed limit. Despite the fact that no one related to the company was involved, the company did allow the owner to go over the speed limit by giving them the choice to do so.

    Court said it did not need to tell ford what the speed limit was or where it happened, just the fact that it could meant it was liable.

    Tests indicate Shell fuel was in the tank, leaving them potentially liable as well... <sc>

  • Dec 13th, 2017 @ 11:26am

    Reason

    Gun safes are a big topic in the gun owner community. I know many people who are "I don't want anything between me and my gun" folks. Others want something that conceals and/or secures so they have ready access and if people break in they don't have an obvious target to attempt to circumvent. Others just want something like a storage cabinet to keep there kids and maybe a drunk guest away from there guns. Still yet others want a safe in the case of fire/flood/other disaster.

    I would imagine people that lock there weapons away in a small safe like this would also buy it so it is out of site in a closet or something. My guess is you could, in the night, grab your phone and put in the code as you get up to your firearm. I am not a fan of this product or the idea of it, but I have had enough conversations about gun storage that I can imagine the "rational" for a product like this. The idea that because you are on your phone you are not "fooling around in the dark" with a combination (then you get the but you screw up your night vision folks chime in...)has a marketing appeal. There are plenty of debates about gun storage already that this is just one more thing on the pile.

  • Oct 11th, 2016 @ 2:22pm

    Other options

    Is there an opportunity to also have Google play pick up your podcast as well?

  • Oct 16th, 2014 @ 1:43pm

    Re: Re: Re: Par for the course

    I am not sure of the technical aspect of the EULA prompt but if I can’t get into a game then the device doesn't fully start. If I brick my Phone, it still turns on, it just isn’t usable. So if bricking means not useable again then I guess this is not bricking, but if words have meaning and “‘bricking’ means that the device can no longer even start up” you are muddying the conversation. Or you are being nit picky and I am doing it back.