#qi-hardware IRC log for Monday, 2016-05-16

limpkinthe ones I bought were extremely sh*tty: http://www.ebay.com/itm/40103038511509:59
DocScrutinizer05sh*tty in which way?13:54
DocScrutinizer05what was wrong?13:54
DocScrutinizer05limpkin: ^^^13:54
whitequarkDocScrutinizer51: they simply violate the patent13:54
whitequarklike everyone should, because IP law should be destroyed13:55
DocScrutinizer05patent?13:55
whitequarkapple has a patent on magsafe13:55
DocScrutinizer05ohnoes!13:55
DocScrutinizer05however that doesn't bother me much13:56
DocScrutinizer05actually I dunno, maybe I feel violating apple patents is a good thing after all13:57
whitequarkviolating *anyone's* patents is a good thing13:58
whitequarkprobably since patents ever existed but especially today, where you need to spend $20k min, $100k typ to secure a single patent13:58
DocScrutinizer05:nod:13:58
DocScrutinizer05whatever, I want those magnetic USB thingies13:59
whitequarkyeah they're great13:59
DocScrutinizer05I already planned to build some for my own needs, before I heard they exist14:00
limpkin DocScrutinizer05 magnet coming off, things that plugs into your phone that won't come off as well14:03
DocScrutinizer05limpkin: "magnet coming off" where exactly? in the cable block or in the tiny adapter?14:04
limpkincable block14:05
DocScrutinizer05and you say the adapter to pug into device can't get removed?14:05
DocScrutinizer05(they already offer a tool for that, since otherwise it's obviously difficult)14:06
limpkinDocScrutinizer05: it's hard to get it out at least14:11
limpkinyep14:11
arossdotmelimpkin, how sh*tty is it?21:20
limpkinarossdotme: very21:22
arossdotmedoesnt stick?22:03
arossdotmeslightest movement and it disconnects?22:03
arossdotmeshame really22:03
DocScrutinizer05it's prolly not meant for movement, jut for sitting stationary and charge or sync23:00
DocScrutinizer05just*23:00
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