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This looks less interesting than I thought it would. While it has everything spec-wise at an unbelievable price-point, I prefer stock Android over CyanogenMod. And at this low cost, it's hard to believe corners were not cut, which will be revealed in the reviews. Very skeptical at the moment, mainly since this brand has no history.
After all the teasing and big talk, the OnePlus One has been officially announced. Some of what wasn't revealed by the company in the lead up to the unveil... by Ryan Whitwam in News, one, OnePlus
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+Redwan Huq my both brothers use note series and they like it's battery timing the most.
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I have nothing against vinyl (or the trendy newfound love for all-things retro) but claiming it has purer, more accurate sound over digital recording is one of the multitude of reasons why no one can stand hipsters.
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I majored in music and I have to agree that CDs reproduce recordings more faithfully than vinyl. Listening to orchestral music on CD for the first time could be compared with watching colour TV for the first time, the excitement of being able to hear all the different tonal qualities of the instruments in the orchestra and the dynamic range between soft and loud passages of music (listen to some of the works of Stravinsky especially the Rite of Spring). Qualities in music that not could be enjoyed on vinyl as the orchestra had to be 'balanced' in the studio to suit the limitations of analogue recording.
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This is brilliant fun only capable by one company in the world.
 
It wouldn't be Google if they didn't play a little game. With our hearts. And wallets.

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900 bucks is a lot of cashish for many people who would love to go to Google I/O but can't afford to. The lottery situation this year also means nobody is... by Artem Russakovskii in Development, Google, News
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Let me count the number of seconds it took me to replace my Gmail app with this. Waiting almost a year for this! Combine this app with Todoist and you're a productivity god.
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Only a few songs can exemplify 80s rock more than Starship's "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now". Have a free listen on me and good night.
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Pop rock probably, because of the guitar solo later in the track.
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Amazon couldn't have picked a scarier, zombie-like old man to be front and center on their site. 
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Ha ha... Yeah. 
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First steaks of the season. And believe it or not, the photos were taken with a phone camera.
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This reminds me of the study finding most wine connoisseurs can't blindly distinguish between a $50 bottle over one worth thousands.
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Very surprising. 
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I realized my home to work commute was completely free of left hand turns, whereas the trek home had quite a few. Maybe this is why the morning commute is consistently quicker?
 
Should Waze use less left-hand turns?
http://priceonomics.com/why-ups-trucks-dont-turn-left/
UPS engineers map out routes for their drivers consisting of "a series of right-hand loops"
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Pretty sad news, at least for me. This app made my life so much easier every time I reached for the phone. Only a handful of developers are aware of the full potential of Android and innovation on the lock screen, and the Cover team was among those few.

But I just wish it wasn't being acquired by a company that has no interest in smartphone UX or Android in particular. It doesn't take a genius to predict what will happen to Cover (remember Posterous?). But most likely, Twitter's Cover will be littered with your Twitter feed, or become Twitter's version of Facebook Home. (cringe)
 
We're excited to announce that +Cover  is joining Twitter! Excited for the future of Android and what’s to come.
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It's a chain but it beats any hole-in-the-wall any day. Think of it as the In-N-Out of Texas.
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I knew what I was getting into. I was never a huge fan of wild game but I heard that this place was one of the most romantic spots in town, which it definitely was. You can get everything from elk, wild boar, deer, buffalo, quail, pheasant, etc. Some dishes come as chops, others as sausages. I was a little put off by the pungent tastes of the elk and venison. I couldn't stomach the lamb, which normally doesn't bother me. My wife, on the other hand, loved every bit of it. Luckily, the buffalo short ribs were spectacular, although I couldn't differentiate them from beef, which may have been a good thing for me. They also serve "regular" meats like beef, duck, chicken, but don't waste your money on those -- be adventurous. For dessert, the bread pudding is rock-solid and will have you coming back. I can't reiterate how amazing the decor is here. The moment you pull into the parking lot for valet, you know this place is different. As soon as you walk inside, you'll feel like you've teleported to a cabin in the forests of Pacific northwest. Something has to be said to the attention to detail here. FYI, if you're put off by wall after wall of taxidermy, then you may want to steer clear. I personally thought it completed the setting they wanted to achieve. Also, it's a bit classy -- guys wear blazers and women wear glitzy dresses.
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Food: GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Very good
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reviewed a year ago
The best chicken-fried steak in the Houston area, hands down. The barbecue isn't anything to write home about -- you can immediately tell when you bite into the dry, lifeless brisket.
Food: Very goodDecor: GoodService: Very good
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In my honest opinion, the more you take away from the meat, the worse the burger. By that I mean, when you add ingredients like a fried egg, feta cheese, Fritos, peanut butter, pineapple, or Cheetos to a burger, a red flag goes up in my head. Why mess with a timeless formula? Although I guess that's why hipsters flock to this place -- it's so "creative". My guess is it's on-par with Five Guys. Another major concern is that you can't control what type of beef (is it chuck? sirloin? 80% lean? 60%?) or how it's cooked. I can't stand a burger that's well-done. Personally, the perfect burger is the one I cook myself. It ideally has a 1:1:1 ratio of sirloin, short rib and brisket. If that's hard to come by, I use 1:2 ratio of sirloin and chuck. Prepare to sit outside, which is never a good thing 80% of the year in Houston due to the heat. There's some room inside, but not much. And again, due to the hipsters, you'll usually see a long line any given day.
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Food: GoodDecor: Poor to fairService: Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
My favorite crawfish spot. Coming here in the middle of the season will net you some mini-lobster-sized mudbugs. If you sit at the connected LA Bar, you get a nicer setting (no picnic tables), bread and better service altogether. The only downside is that you'll need to be seated and pay a tip. Some days can get really busy so you're better off calling ahead and grabbing a table at LA Bar than hoping for space to open up at the restaurant proper. However, sitting at Ragin Cajun will get you crawfish in a bucket, which keeps them nice and hot, and soaked in the seasoning at the bottom. Whereas, LA Bar serves them in a wide dish and the crawfish are drained of seasoning by gravity. Not to mention they also get cold quickly. Decisions, decisions.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Let me first tell you the pho here is top notch. Can't go wrong here -- I usually get a bowl of fatty flank. But that's not the reason I visit Pho Binh. Their pièce de résistance is the bone marrow. You get 4 gigantic beef bone ends containing large quantities of deliciously seasoned marrow. And I can't reiterate the size of these portions -- this is enough food for at least 2 people. And surprisingly cheap too. Simply decadent.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
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