Battery Tender Unnecessary
carac
10/10/19
8:35 PM
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The major issue I already have with the screen based rear view mirrors from Land Rover and GM is that my eyes have to go from focusing on something far away (out the windshield) to something close (the rear view mirror screen) and back to a distance, during which my eyes go “Crossed”, it gives me a headache after a Read more

10/4/19
9:57 AM
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It would be appropriate for a lot of journalism to remember Hitchens’ Razor when reporting things like this.  i.e. you don’t have to say on national television that it’s “worth asking” things like a President soliciting foreign aid to help with their political campaign...NO, NO ITS NOT WORTH ASKING, it’s a felony.

9/27/19
10:09 AM
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Because with the rate that new good games come out right now this is like someone telling you there’s no desert after you just ate an amazing 20-30 hour meal...an hour before you start another ~20-100 hour meal. At that pace we aren’t going to “starve”.

9/25/19
3:35 PM
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Making the Rift S pointless in the process.  You can either spend $399 on a headset that’s worthless without a $1k+ PC or a completely self contained VR console that also works with a PC.

9/25/19
3:32 PM
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They also announced today that there’s a software update called “Oculus Link” coming to the Quest that let you use it with a gaming PC, basically turning it into a Rift. Also hand tracking. Basically making the Rift S irrelevant since $399 gets you both a completely self contained VR console and the ability to play PC Read more

9/17/19
6:12 PM
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It’s still a (likely) triple motor prototype Tesla on R compound track tires vs a production car on factory summer tires comparison, which makes the whole thing a farce.

9/16/19
8:37 PM
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Still $70 too much for the 2nd worst “UCS” Star Wars set...I’m looking at you Set #75098 “Assault on Hoth”. But I get it, Lego wanted it to be a play set...and everyone wanted a UCS cloud city display model a la the 10030 Star Destroyer or 10143 Death Star.  Still, being one of the worst selling Star Wars sets ensures Read more

Still $70 too much for the 2nd worst “UCS” Star Wars set...I’m looking at you Set #75098 “Assault on Hoth”. But I

9/15/19
11:42 AM
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Your chosen watch face also greatly impacts battery life.  Using the infograph with a black dial uses about 35% of my battery with normal use during work.  Merely switching the dial to a white face turns that into ~60% usage.  Hence, I can easily get two days of use if I use the black dial but not with the white Read more

9/11/19
3:12 PM
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I also always find these funny because what insurance company is going to insure your car for ~150% of it’s value, assuming you’d like to not be down $40k on top of no car in the event you total it? I’m pretty sure they don’t offer GAP coverage for markups.

9/10/19
10:24 PM
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Things are good, work got really busy this year, hence my less frequent posts. Also finally decided it was time to expand the family so we’ve begun trying to make little BTUs. Also, finally finished remodeling the house we bought two years ago so of course it’s time to do something like adding a garage. I don’t get Read more

9/10/19
10:20 PM
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All of the “packs” are just pre-grouped dealer installed accessories, when you select them a la carte in the configurator they all have a “doesn’t include installation fee” disclaimer. They will likely just ship to dealers from a parts warehouse as cars arrive at the VPC since you don’t want the roof rack, snorkel, Read more

9/10/19
10:16 PM
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SVO did a SVX version of the previous Defender so they’ll probably go that way, more mud ruts than drag strips.  I’m highly doubtful they’ll ever put a V8 in the Defender, but I could be wrong.  A SVX with a safari cage would be awesome though.

9/10/19
3:45 PM
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The watch face you choose makes a big difference as well since the screen is an OLED and any pixels not being used aren’t using power. I use the infograph with a black face and end up in the mid-60% range after a full day of work.  If I switch it to the white watch face I end up in the high 30s by the end of the day.

9/10/19
12:19 PM
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I may be the odd one out but the thing I’m most excited about is factory applied paint protection film at a reasonable price.  Three of the colors (shockingly, not black) offer Satin finish protection film, which (assuming it’s good quality and applied correctly), is about half what you’d pay aftermarket.