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On the internet, nobody knows you are Australian.

also https://lemm.ee/u/MargotRobbie

To tell you the truth, I don't know who I am either. Somebody sincere, perhaps.

But if you ever read this one day, I hope that you are as proud of me, as I am of the person I imagined you to be.

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Eric Andre and the millennial experience
  • That's esteemed Academy Award nominated character actress Margot Robbie to you!

    And while I don't remember who it was, she sound like she's from New York.

  • Eric Andre and the millennial experience
  • Pssh. Every self respecting actor should do a full frontal on camera at least once in their life, like that really hot and cellulite free actress whose name I can't remember did on "The Wolf of Wall Street".

  • British cuisine is like...
  • I know British food tend to be memed as "brown stuff", but this doesn't even look half bad, the lighting makes it look worse than it actually is.

    Slap an Instagram filter on it and it will look way better.

  • Hey guys I love Jodie Foster so much any tips on how someone like me can impress her?
  • As an actor, in order to have a shot to impress Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actress Jodie Foster, you should aim to follow the example and target your career towards the life of an impressive actor, such former SAG president and actor Ronald Reagan, for example.

  • They're getting ready...
  • I think there is this Academy Award nominated documentary called "I, Tonya" (or "It's Hardin' Time") that you can buy to find out what happened.

    Although, I have to say, she looks better in the film than in this photo for some reason.

  • They're getting ready...
  • Out of everyone on Lemmy, clearly I'm Tonya Harding.

  • You have to love Japan's image of the US.
  • And also for your information, that is clearly a picture of uh, "American actress Jaime Pressly" who is totally a completely different person.

  • You have to love Japan's image of the US.
  • Dear Japan: not all white women look or dress like Tina Armstrong from Dead or Alive.

    See, I look nothing like this:

  • Monitor High Pitch Noise
  • A bad capacitor is the most likely culprit.

    Send it back to the manufacturer for warranty, would not recommend replacing the capacitor yourself if you don't know what you are doing.

  • Real
  • A fridge is a fridge, the basic mechanical working principle of it didn't change over the past 40 years. But people have a lot more expectations put into what a fridge should be able to do nowadays, and electronics or complex mechanism such as the ice maker is generally the first to break on a modern fridge.

    The moral of the story is, don't buy a fridge with an icemaker or have a tablet attached to it, and you should be fine.

  • Thanks...
  • Better a cat gifts you a dead rat than a grown-ass man gifts you a living rat, like I always say.

    And rats are social animals that gets lonely, so the least he could have done is gift a pair of rats.

  • New Study: At Least 15% of All Reddit Content is Corporate Trolls Trying to Manipulate Public Opinion
  • One thing I've noticed over the years is that in terms of marketing, reddit has a disproportionately high level of return in interaction relative to its size, while Twitter has traditionally had a low level of return relative to its size.

    For some reason, comments on reddit has always been viewed as more trustworthy relative to other social media platform, despite reddit or's general reputation for being confidently incorrect on many subjects.

    There are certain people whose entire career was made by their reddit posts, yet, it was always odd to me that reddit never managed to effectively capitalize on this other than making their platform worse with every update.

    Testing out this theory has been interesting.

  • This is nothing short of a miracle.
  • This is obviously a deepfake if I ever seen one: if this is a really a visitor centre, then why isn't it located in the centre of the crater?

  • App development
  • Like I always say, it's not astroturfing if you don't get caught!

  • App development
  • You're welcome, Agent641.

    Also, that's esteemed Academy Award nominated character actress Margot Robbie to you!

  • App development
  • It's not like we wear makeup as some devious plot to trick men and hide our real faces instead of you know, to look good for ourselves. Besides, I don't think I look that different without makeup, sometimes people just ask if I didn't sleep well last night if I don't.

    Anyway, if people really cared that much to see their favorite actress (me) without makeup, would you be interested in getting a copy of "Barbie", now available on Blu-ray and select streaming services?

    (and there's "The Wolf of Wall Street" for the naked part.)

  • YouTube Needs To Delete This Channel Immediately... | YouTuber "TechLead" admits to abusing DMCA process to doxx YouTubers posting criticisms of him
  • I've always thought that guy was playing an Internet satire character of the most obnoxious money-hungry Silicon Valley tech bro imaginable.

    It stopped being funny immediately the second you realize that he is not playing a character at all.

  • What's your way of destressing?
  • You probably never heard of it, but I shitpost on this obscure technology forum called Lemonworld or something on things I would never admit to in public.

    It's great, I'm something of a celebrity over there.

  • It's true though
  • Some of us are 30 year old women, than you very much.

  • Promoting products on reddit by blatantly advertising in the comment section? Who would do such a thing?

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    And the 2024 Golden Lemmy for best Android device goes to...

    The Fairphone 4, as nominated by @[email protected]!

    As promised, you will be receiving 1 Lemmy Silver, and of course, bragging rights.

    !

    But, we also have an honorary Golden Lemmy award, which goes to...

    Every Android device that is not the Samsung Galaxy S22+, as nominated by @[email protected]!

    You get 1 Lemmy Silver (and bragging rights) too!

    !

    That's it for this year's Golden Lemmy, folks!

    (Nomination thread is here for future references.)

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    The 1st Ever Golden Lemmy Award for Best Android Device

    To celebrate a particular movie's nominations for the Golden Globes next Sunday, Jan 7, we are hosting our very own Golden Lemmy award for Best Android Device on [email protected].

    Rules are simple, tell us about your favorite Android phone from 2023 in the top level comment, and the device with the most up votes wins the esteemed and coveted Golden Lemmy Award, along with 1 Lemmy Silver.

    Our regular discussion will resume in 2 weeks.

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    How did you de-Google's your Android device?

    Previously on Lemmy: Tablets

    Let's talk about deGoogling Android this week, since it's a common topic of interest around here to talk about GrapheneOS and CalyxOS.

    I feel like Google services has been lacking for the better part of a decade to the degree that I am reluctant to rely on most Google services nowadays. However, I don't think I have the effort to actively remove all traces of Google from my phone, as the cost of bootloader unlock and rooting is a bit too much for me.

    So, I would like to hear what your deGoogling experiences, since I'm unlikely to do it myself.

    Past Discussions

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    Ifixit gives fairphone 5 a 10/10 on repairability and maintanence

    www.ifixit.com Fairphone 5: Keeping it 10/10? | iFixit News

    Is the Fairphone 5 just a repeat of a proven formula or a real improvement compared to its predecessors?

    Fairphone 5: Keeping it 10/10? | iFixit News

    cross-posted from: https://lemmy.world/post/9491179

    > While they were happy with what the fairphone 4 brought to the table, they seem to like what was changed for the fairphone 5. > What are you guys' opinions on this? A welcome change? would you get one if your phone died within the next year?

    We talked about this a while back. Curious if people's thoughts have changed since then on the Fairphone 5.

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    What's your favorite Android tablet?

    Previously on Lemmy: Asus

    Android tablets are devices that I don't know a lot about. I've seen plenty of them around, but I haven't seen many people actually use them, but I've seen plenty of iPads and sometimes Surfaces out in the wild. Many large Android manufacturers have tried, like Samsung and Huawei, but reception to them seems lurkwarm at best.

    Tablets, to me, are more of media consumption devices than productivity devices. So, I guess the questions of the week would be, what is your experiences with Android tablets, and what are some features you are looking for in an Android tablet to make it worth buying?

    Past Discussions:

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    How does everyone here feel about Asus phones?

    Previously on Lemmy: Productivity

    I've actually been pretty busy IRL recently, and my schedule on this has really been slipping, so, probably no more big writeups until things slow down. I'll probably move the discussion to a biweekly schedule, but no promises.

    Not that much experience with Asus phone on my part, I know they use to use Intel processors until they suddenly stopped.

    The new Zenfone 10 looks nice, and the ROG Phones are a bit overkill, but still very interesting spec wise.

    Past discussions:

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    How do you use Android for productivity?

    Previously on Lemmy: Emulators

    Past Discussions:

    For the last couple of weeks, it was all fun and games. This week, we are going for a more generalized topic on how you use your Android devices for work.

    I'm boring in regards to work apps, so I very much favor using Microsoft apps over Google apps for work, as overall I feel Google apps work better on iPhones than on Android (to my great frustration). Office and Teams work exactly how I expect them to, while their desktop version are a bit bloated, on Android they work super well, and there really is no replacement that's as good as Microsoft Lens for scanning printed documents into PDFs.

    But, I understand my use for Android for productivity is fairly limited, so, I'm interested to see if we can put our head together and find some interesting ways to use your Android devices to help us all be more productive.

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    The future of selfhosted services is going to be... Android?

    cross-posted from: https://packmates.org/users/Wander/statuses/111280488886937575

    > The future of selfhosted services is going to be... Android? > > Wait, what? > > Think about it. At some point everyone has had an old phone lying around. They are designed to be constantly connected, constantly on... and even have a battery and potentially still a SIM card to survive power outages. > > We just need to make it easy to create APK packaged servers that can avoid battery-optimization kills and automatically configure an outbound tunnel like ngrok, zerotrust, etc... > > The goal: hosting services like #nextcloud, #syncthing, #mastodon!? should be as easy as installing an APK and leaving an old phone connected to a spare charger / outlet. > > It would be tempting to have an optimized ROM, but if self-hosting is meant to become more commonplace, installing an APK should be all that's needed. #Android can do SSH, VPN and other tunnels without the need for root, so there should be no problem in using tunnels to publicly expose a phone/server in a secure manner. > > In regards to the suitability of home-grade broadband, I believe that it should not be a huge problem at least in Europe where home connections are most often unmetered: "At the end of June 2021, 70.2% of EU homes were passed by either FTTP or cable DOCSIS > 3.1 networks, i.e. those technologies currently capable of supporting gigabit speeds." > > Source: https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/library/broadband-coverage-europe-2021 > > PS. syncthing actually already has an APK and is easy to use. Although I had to sort out some battery optimization stuff, it's a good example of what should become much more commonplace. > > cc: @selfhosted > \#selfhosted #selfhosting

    Saw this post on [email protected], want to get some thoughts on it, because the idea seems a bit crazy to me.

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    Xiaomi is retiring MIUI, replacing it with "Xiaomi HyperOS".

    www.androidauthority.com Xiaomi is retiring MIUI after 13 long years and replacing it with a brand new OS

    Xiaomi has announced HyperOS, a new Android-based operating system that will eventually replace MIUI. It will debut on the Xiaomi 14 series.

    Xiaomi is retiring MIUI after 13 long years and replacing it with a brand new OS

    According to Xiaomi's CEO, it is a heavily modified Android and Vela (Xiaomi's IoT OS based on the open source embedded OS Nuttx) to replace MIUI in all Xiaomi mobile, auto, and intelligent home products.

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    Phones should have FM radio again (as an emergency safety feature)

    www.spacebar.news Phones should have FM radio again

    Radio access could be a critical safety feature in the years ahead.

    Phones should have FM radio again

    I didn't even realize Qualcomm removed the built in FM radio from their chips. Huh.

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    Let's talk emulators this week.

    Previously on Lemmy:

    Past Discussions:

    Now that our buying guide (or a first draft of it) is done, let's get back to our usual discussions. This week's topic is emulators, by request of u/AlmightySnoo. As emulators could not be loaded on iPhones without jumping through many hoops, Android remains the preferred OS for emulation on smartphones.

    (Reminder, rule 2 is in effect, so please don't give out links to ROM sites.)

    Now, as we all know, the mobile gaming landscape in 2023 is not great exactly. Most of the games in twr Play Store are designed for frustration instead of fun, littered with microtransactions, timegating, and of course, ads. Even the good games have terrible monitization practices, and there are a lot more bad games than good.

    But emulated games are a way to get away from that, and let us remember a time when games on the go are simply games that are fun and nothing else, the nights when you are sitting in the backseat of your parents car with only the glow of your GameBoy and the passing streetlight as you play Pokemon. Nostalgia from a time when we didn't have grownup things to worry about.

    But of course, many emulators didn't only aim to "emulate" the original console, but to enhance them into the modern age: Save states, rewind, enhanced graphics, texture replacements, easy cheats, touchscreen and gamepads. Things we could only dream of as kids are now reality.

    So, please share your experiences with emulation on Android and give out some cool tips and tricks here.

    (A special shoutout to RetroArch for having the (dis)honor of staying as one of the most frustrating software that I have ever used.)

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    Making the 2023 [email protected] Buying Guide: High End

    I should really do something about the schedule slip. Last week has been pretty exciting.

    Can't promise that it won't happen again, but I'll try to keep on schedule.

    Previously on Lemmy:

    Past Discussions:

    Now we get to the fun part, the 700 USD+ range of phones. Go wild with your recommendations, showcase the excellence in the top end Android ecosystem and your favorite features that people don't know about.

    This guide is only made possible by your voluntary contribution. I believe that this guide is wonderful for a reason: we made it together, not for money, not for ad clicks, but because you wanted to help other people, and it is that selfless contribution that make this place great.

    From the bottom of my heart, thank you for contributing to making Lemmy a better place. So, now if people in your life ever ask you about what phones to buy, well, send them here, and maybe they'll like this place and stay around to chat a bit.

    Who knows.

    Let's hope for the best.

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    Irregularly Updated Community Feedback: PipedLinkBot Gone Rampant Edition

    Previously: Submission Statement Edition

    Haven't done these in a while, so let's get started.

    1. Since we haven't really heard any feedback one way or the other, rule 8 is now official. To be fair, we've had a lot less microblog posts than I expected (only one Twitter/X post in the last month even after I waited longer than the initial 1-2 weeks expected, and that was a crosspost.)
    • Again, the rules are always a work in progress, feel free to give your two cents here whenever you like.
    1. As you guys know, PipedLinkBot went completely insane 2 days ago and looks like it's temporarily shut down. So, I'd like to use this opportunity to explain why I banned the bot pretty much immediately after our community reopened. (And gloat a bit, of course)
    • Even though I do agree with the principle of using open source, privacy focused frontend instead of using Youtube directly, I have a real problem with using a bot to respond every time somebody posts a Youtube link. It feels like spam, and it doesn't feel like it serves any utility besides pushing an agenda (even though many people here would agree with it). Most people have seen it around here enough to use pipedvideo if they wanted it to use it already.

    • I think it's always been a rage inducing part of the reddit experience that you see you received a response to your comment, but only have it been a bot smugly correcting your grammar or tell you all your letters are in order or something useless like that. So, for this place, I would like to make sure that everyone you talk to here is a real person as much as possible, because people inspire people to be greater, but bots don't.

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    Mini-Contest: We are the ______est Android community on Lemmy

    I feel like there hasn't been enough fun shenanigans in our community recently (and I love shenanigans.), so, we are doing a mini-contest to replace a word for our sidebar description.(Because I'm bored with it).

    As usual, post your entry in the top level comment, and the entry with highest uplemmy (within reason) wins.

    No time limit on this.

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    www.windowscentral.com Microsoft cuts ties with the Surface Duo after just 2 Android version updates

    On its third birthday, the original Surface Duo is no longer supported by Microsoft.

    Microsoft cuts ties with the Surface Duo after just 2 Android version updates

    cross-posted from: https://kbin.social/m/[email protected]/t/445850

    > Microsoft is done supporting the original Surface Duo, three years after it first launched on September 10. The company has stated from the very start that the Surface Duo would receive just three years of OS updates, meaning today is the last day that Microsoft has to stay true to its word. > > Going forward, Microsoft will no longer ship new OS updates or security patches for the original Surface Duo, meaning Android 12L is the last version of the OS it will ever officially receive. Surface Duo only ever got two major OS updates, one shy of the average three that most high-end flagship Android devices get these days.

    Like I said before, I will never stop making fun of the Juicero of Android phones.

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    Making the 2023 [email protected] Buying Guide: Low End

    Yeah...

    Sorry this is a week late. Too busy funposting elsewhere on Lemmy this week.

    Previously on Lemmy:

    Past Discussions:

    Not much to write about, rules are the same as the one for midrange guide. Price range would be 0-300 USD for the States, and use your local currency as appropriate.

    I would like to see people list some interesting budget models that we don't usually talk about here this week for sure.

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    What's the best sesame substitute?

    Maybe poppy seed or chia seed?

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    Making the 2023 [email protected] Buying Guide: Midrange

    Previously on Lemmy:

    Past Discussions:

    Every hobbyist forum needs their own guides and resources, and we are no different. I think it's finally time for us to all pitch in and make an Android buying guide that's 100% Lemmy over the next couple of weeks, since buying recommendations are commonly requested here, and it's also a way for us to get more friends to talk Android with.

    So, over the next couple of weeks, we are going make our own guide piece by piece: Low-end, Midrange, High-end, and Android Accessories.

    We are going to use the following price range definition in terms of USD, use this as a general guideline for price range estimates in your local currency, (Probably not a direct conversion, since purchasing powers are different in different countries.)

    • Low-end: 0-300 USD
    • Midrange: 300-700 USD
    • High End: 700+ USD

    Rules are simple:

    1. For all top-level comments, you should include the model and brand of the phone, your own recommended price range (i.e. This phone would be a good deal at 200 dollars, OK at 250, but a terrible deal at 300.), and anything else you would like to add to justify your recommendations.

    2. No direct links to products. Prices changes too much, and having affiliate links opens up another can of worms about how sincere our recommendation intentions are.

    And we are going to start with the hardest price range to recommend first: Midrange.

    Have fun.

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    How does everyone feel about iPhones?

    Surprise.

    Bet you didn't see this one coming.

    This week's post has been pretty late. I'm a bit troubled by yesterday's thread on Apple. So, a foreword: It's OK to prefer something over another, it's not OK to say people who like different phones than you are somehow more childish or less intelligent than you. Again, we are going for casual, yet intensely helpful here, so please don't call people names over petty reasons, we have rules here.

    Previously on Lemmy:

    Past Discussions:

    In this post, it's not about saying how bad iPhones are, but I'd just like to hear the perspective on iPhones from Android users. I, for one, had an old iPhone 4 for a long time (call it nostalgia, or laziness, or just being cheap), and it was my general frustration with the device that ultimately led to my preference for Androids, (It was quite a while back though).

    • It was absolutely painful to transfer files from the phone to my computer (Ugh, iTunes).

    • I got it pre-jailbroken and didn't realize you can't just update the system casually, so it was really fun trying to find ways to downgrade the system until I realized that I can't and have to pray for the next jailbreak to get half my things working again.

    • The 40-pin cable wears out so fast, and always in the same spot on the strain relief. I swear I've gone through 3 of these cables in one year just from normal use.

    • All the browsers are somehow flavors of Safari. To do anything, I will have the choice of ad-filled websites, or ad-filled apps.

    It always just seemed like I'm fighting against the system. Never did I have that "it just works" moment, until I've got my first Android, and realize I have the freedom to do whatever I want with it, and I can install what I want, and if there's a problem, I can look things up and fix it myself.

    (Having a back button is also a game changer.)

    Of course, there is a lot that Android manufacturers can learn from Apple as well, one of the most obvious one is the time for software support: I think my old iPhone has gone through like 3 version updates over the years, whereas currently I'm lucky to get 2 out of any Android manufacturer.

    But it seems that Android manufacturers are more content on copying things that works for iOS, but doesn't work for Android, like removing the headphone jack. Or big notches. (It makes no sense to do that because of Android's notification system uses the full length of the bar.) It's gotten to the point that I don't think people who makes Android phones actually uses Android but are content to copy superficial features from Apple without understanding why Apple do them.

    Like a bunch of lemmings. (Heh)

    Again, these are my personal preferences, I have nothing against people who prefers iPhones, nor do I think they are lesser for it, but it's just not for me.

    I'd use a one as a work phone/for iMessages though.

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