I chose to support a project and pledged monies on that project.
What I want to know is:
"Is it normal to get lots of /nothing/ updates,
and I mean *LOTS* ?"
I'm already sold on the product and the updates don't tell me anything
new of any significance.
Also, I was surprised that "stretch" goals were being used as a means to
up-sell, rather than reward the supporters
-- you want a gold one? Okay as an original supporter you can have
it for $10 more per unit.
The marketing rubbish on an already subscribed campaign is extreme. So
much so, that I would consider pulling my support (not sure if I can or
UPDATE: this was sent a long time ago (22nd Nov, 2014) to the /wrong/
list address. Such emails that were a problem have stopped for that
Sadly, we have lost lynda.com as a great resource with some real
potential on their own; swallowed up by LinkedIn.
I have a "placeholder" on LinkedIn, that's all I want there. I do NOT
want LinkedIn being "the world" ... listen to the video (at least the
first minute), it's a very sad direction; everybody, everywhere will
have to be a paid up member of LinkedIn ... unless my placeholder page
becomes the norm instead of the exception.
To say I was /disappointed/ to hear of LinkedIn acquiring Lynda.com
would be a huge understatement.
What a sad, sad, sad day.
zlinw(a)mcmedia.com.au <zlinw(a)mcmedia.com.au> wrote:
> If feedback is required the audience will have to be pressed in
> some way. A classic method widely used particularly in broadcast radio is to
> broadcast a delibrate mistake. I have used this in the past under similiar
> situations, works perfectly.
That's interesting. I suppose the other well established method in broadcast
radio is to make controversial statements. It apparently works very
Stock ROMs only... I know later versions are possible if you don't wish
to rely on running stock Android.
Samsung i9300 -- stuck on 4.3
- may never get another update?, has vulnerabilities (at least one).
Samsung i9505 -- stuck on 4.4.2
- heck, almost every other manufacturer can do better than that!
OnePlusOne -- 5.02 (CM12 based on Lollipop)
- just released today (for my phone)
It took a while, but the OnePlusOne finally has Lollipop; Samsung is
What are people's experiences with official updates on other brands of
phones in AU ? Is LG better? Other brands? I know Google is (Nexus
phones), but their latest is way too expensive, especially compared to
their earlier options.