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Here’s your weekend comments thread with a dose of gratitude

We have Monday off because others gave their lives for it.

Monday is Memorial Day in the U.S., and while many of us will be grilling burgers or otherwise enjoying a relaxing long weekend, we should remember why we have it.

I’m not one to glorify why we need armed forces. As a child too young to understand, I can remember each evening when several of my mother’s friends would join us to watch the news; that’s  [Read More…]

It’s time for a clean and tidy weekend comments thread!

Untangling cables will make you go crazy. Let’s help each other stay sane.

I ordered a treat for myself: a big, soft, fancy-pants leather office chair. I really didn’t want to spend the money, but the last chair I bought sucked and sitting in the wheelchair at my desk sucks even worse, so I had to. It will be here Monday and I want to move my desk out of the sun for summer, so that means  [Read More…]

Let’s cheer each other up in the weekend comments thread!

We should be happy over the weekend, so let’s do this.

This is one of those rare weekends when I’m sad that I’m not working. Or at least not getting ready for work stuff.

For the first time in about 10 years I’m not getting ready to head to Google I/O and it’s bothering me a little. And to be honest, it’s also making me a little annoyed. I’ve had to deal with some back surgery over  [Read More…]

Take a trip to Barcelona in this week’s comments thread

What are you up to this weekend?

Our bosses do everything they can so we have weekends off around here. I love them for it, even though I’m that one guy who doesn’t mind “working” Saturday and Sunday in exchange for time off throughout the week. Having Monday be your Friday is pretty awesome.

All that goes out the window whenever there is a tech “thing” going on somewhere and we have to be there to cover it. This  [Read More…]

Your weekend comments thread is here, so take a break and chat it up

Whether working or playing (or both), everyone can enjoy a minute or two of internet-ing with friends.

I thought I would be taking advantage of a spell of warm weather and getting outside to spend some time with my favorite hobby — fiddling around with some woodworking tools — but instead, I’m stuck inside watching it rain on this dreary Saturday afternoon. Bleh. I need to get my mind clear and I have a chess set to get done  [Read More…]

A weekend comments thread for a mid-week Valentine’s Day

This week brings warm hearts and cold Olympic temperatures; and the brave souls who are part of each.

This weekend and the next will be filled with hearts and flowers for a lot of people because Valentine’s Day hits in the middle of the week. It’s apparent that whoever invented the holiday was single or it would have been like other occasions that get shifted around to come up on the weekend and I wouldn’t be trying to find  [Read More…]

Take a break and chat in this weekend’s comments thread

Everything stressful has been postponed until Monday.

CES is over, and we all saw a ton of stuff that someone hopes we want to buy. And we might even want to buy some of it, as long as it works as well as the product demo videos show. I get a kick out of the little things that end up on a table or in a booth there. The big stuff from the big names overshadows them, but silly  [Read More…]

Share your New Year’s Resolution in this weekend’s comments thread

Where we all resolve to chill out after a week of work.

I hope everyone had a great holiday, and the transition back to work after a few weeks of slacking off on the clock isn’t being too difficult. Sometimes the ramp up back to normal after the holidays can be horrible. And by sometimes I mean all the time.

Around here that means getting ready for CES and all the crapjunkcool things that will totally be  [Read More…]

The first annual Yuletide comments thread is here

Happy holidays from all of us here at Android Central!

When I was a kid, I remember sitting up all night on Christmas eve, trying to be quiet while playing with any Hanukkah presents I might have already been given. The joy of a two-culture family is strong, especially when you’re a kid and get double the gifts.

I’m not a kid anymore, at least on the outside. Now I get more pleasure from giving than I ever  [Read More…]

Relax and enjoy your weekend comments thread

The place to chat about stuff with friendly folks.

The weekend comments are back!

I’ve been out of commission on and off for the past few weeks getting some work done on my back, and have neglected the comments thread posts. Funny, saying “getting work done” on a body part makes it sound like an oil change. I could probably use one of those, too. It’s no fun getting old. But I digress.

The year is coming  [Read More…]