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HTC Flyer讀者動手玩 - 以筆記為主的測試(加映野火S外型評價)

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文章分類: 平板電腦

[作者:Lion]
編按:Lion是我們讀者之一,本篇為他的第1篇處女作,這次主題是關於HTC Flyer作筆記本方面的動手玩。對於網友的投稿,文章一樣僅排版,並不會作校稿,以避免爭議,如果有HTC Flyer的疑問,歡迎在回應中詢問Lion,只是他玩得沒有很久,癮科技編輯可以幫忙回答。同時也請癮科科們多給他鼓勵(幫忙按臉書的讚是最直接的鼓勵)。

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今天打電話給朋友,問到說htc Flyer的展示機到了,下課後馬上就彎去法雅客玩了玩。這次我去把玩主要就是想試試看他是否能勝任筆記本的功能,能不能寫夠小的字,好不好寫.....

到的時候發現Flyer也才剛到,甚至還沒充飽過(連拆開的盒子都還在),所以還不知道電池是否夠力,可能要之後等待有 別的朋友測試了。照片我是把Flyer跟我的筆記本(大小就是一般的筆記本),可以看到七吋的Flyer其實比筆記本要小得多,拿起來感覺有點沉,比我的 hd2重(單論手感)不過也不是很重,玩了好一陣子不會感覺特別重,大概比一般租書店小說再沉一些的手感。外型很漂亮,背部的上下兩塊是硬的塑膠,金屬的 背面很有質感,外型整體看起來比三星的銀河Tab要好得多,只是我在怕那白色會不會容易被我弄髒...。
Flyer的記事功能可以在裡頭拍照,可以直接錄音,也可以同時把筆跡記錄下來。錄音功能作的不錯,你可以暫停然後再接著錄,筆跡會跟上,感覺實地使用會很不錯。錄音效果因為在法雅客很吵,所以還不能知道說錄音效果如何,但有一點可以確定的是這次Flyer的喇叭超大聲

一定要強調一下,我在htc櫃跟店長一起研究時(店長也好奇)都被那喇叭嚇到,在吵雜的百貨公司,我們放了實地在當時錄的 檔案,一放出來我們兩個都被嚇到,實在是超級大聲的,雙喇叭果然厲害,而且沒有破音,比一般筆電的喇叭還好得多(對照組是我的asus筆電),而且真的霹 靂大聲的,一般使用應該開到一半左右就可以了,我後來用Flyer測試了YOUTUBE,開一半放巫妖電視王就聽得很清楚了,全開的話我覺得可以給一整個 班級聽都沒問題(真的超大聲)。

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Dear Ms. Tyler:

We are writing to inform you of costs being applied to your credit card for three delinquent DVDs at our Loraine Branch of Your Local Video Store. We have attempted to call you several times at your residence and have not been able to reach you and the three DVDs, Wrestlemania 22, Ernest Goes Fishing and Four Funerals and a Wedding: or Five of the Same Thing, were checked out on 15 March and are now over 30 days past due.

If you have the DVDs at home and wish to return them, we will accept them until 20 April, where 再這一點上you will be fined $25.00 for each DVD. If you have lost or damaged them then your account will be charge $80.97 for each DVD plus a 10% processing and ordering fee for each of the replacements. Your membership has also been suspended, pending cancellation.

If this letter has reached you in error please contact us at your earliest convenience so we may resolve this matter.

Sincerely.

Ann Gauthier Owner, Your Local Video Store

 

 

Dear Ms. Gauthier:

I believe I have received a letter from your store/company by mistake regarding delinquent DVDs and having charges placed on my credit card for items not returned to your store. To begin with, I do not have a membership at Your Local Video Store and secondly, I do not have a DVD player, so I know that I have not rented nor have I been in your store for any business purposes. However, I have checked my credit card statement and your store has charged my credit card for several DVDs and I am extremely concerned about how you obtained my credit card information. I have already contacted my credit card company and have asked them to close my account/issue new cards, not because you charged my account, but because you had my credit card information, which I know I did not give you. I am highly concerned one of my teenage neighbors has either accessed my mail or gone through my garbage to get my credit card information and has used it at your store. / acquire / attain / gain / obtain/ get /

Please cancel my account, if you have not already done so, and please contact me so that we may contact the police together to better solve this problem. While it is unfortunate that your store has been victimized in my name, it is worse for me to think what might be happening with my credit card. I look forward to hearing from you shortly.

Yours in good faith, Yvonne Tyler

 


(    ) 196. How much will Yvonne Tyler's credit cards be charged if she doesn't return the DVDs?

(A)  Approximately $25.00

(B)  Approximately $90.00

(C)  Approximately $200.00

(D)  Approximately $275.00

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Questions 48-50

Buying or selling real estate / state / status / stature / statue ( statue / figure / figurine ) with the aid of agencies has been around for years and is becoming popular here in this country. Customers/ customer / costume / costumes /  pay the consulting / consult / consultant / console / consolation / council / counsel / councilor  fee only one time and can get professional information about real estates deals. Such service can save consumers a lot of time, but if customers contact illegal agencies, which have no license or are not members of a city or county association, they will very likely have to deal with problems such as the same house being sold to more than one buyer, fraud and fake contracts. When these problems happen, exploited customers have no protection at all.

To provide a legal, safe and well-protected environment for customers, the president of the Association of Real Estate Brokers / agency / dealer and a lot of legislators have worked very hard to establish the real estate brokers regulation law, which was passed in 2000 and put into practice at the end of 2003 to regulate all the agencies.

This law was established not only to develop a license system for real estate agents, but also to generate guarantee deposits and special permission regulations. With this law, customers can have a professional and well-protected environment in the real estate business. Besides, real estate agents' licenses are given to those agents who have undergone specific training. Once they are trained, they will be capable of helping customers find their ideal real estate, offering them information about the real estate, the environment, market analysis, taxes, and even long-termed planning.


(    ) 48. According to the article, which of the following is NOT true ?

(A)  Buying real estate through agencies has been around for years in this country.

(B)   Very few people in this country would like to sell real estate through agencies.

(C)   Such a service from agencies can save consumers a lot of time.

(D)  Illegal agencies are those who have no license or arc not members of a city or county association.

 

(    ) 49. What can customers get after they pay the consulting fee?

(A)  The houses that they want to buy.

(B)  The licenses.

(C)  The fake contracts

(D)  Professional information about real estates deals

 

(    ) 50. When was the real estate brokers regulation law put into practice?

(A)  In 2000.

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Questions 186-190

 

Dear Sir or Madam:

Recently 1 purchased a DVD player from Clinton Appliances in Kaohsiung City. Upon setting up my new DVD player at home, I found that it only played DVDs that I purchased from Clinton Appliances and none of the DVDs I owned prior to purchase of this DVD player, nor any of the DVDs that I rented from my local DVD/VCD rental store. I attempted to return or exchange my DVD player five days later at Clinton Appliances (I had my sales receipt/ recipe , supporting documents / warranty , the original box, etc.) and was told by the manager I could not refund or exchange my DVD player even though I've only owned it for five days, had all my supporting documents and it didn't work.

I am asking for your help in getting a refund for my DVD player and would also like to file a complaint against Clinton 'Appliances with you and any government agencies that would help alert other unsuspecting customers of Clinton Appliances' unethical and devious business practices.

Sincerely, David Bean

 

Dear Mr.Bean:

Thank you for taking the time to contact the Consumer Advocacy Group of Kaohsiung. We recently contacted Clinton Appliances and spoke with the owner of the store, Mrs. Clinton, and described your complaint and our situation to her. After thoughtful consideration, Mrs. Clinton has agreed to refund your DVD player on the promise / premise   that you will not file any formal complaint against her or Clinton Appliances. Mrs. Clinton told us she has had several financial losses with customers damaging, altering or attempting to swindle her in various manners and has a no refund or exchange policy. She is willing to overlook that policy in your case.

Mrs. Clinton asks that you please bring this letter with you upon returning the DVD player and also be willing to agree to sign a form stating you will not file any complaints against her or Clinton Appliances.

In our professional opinion we recommend that you accept Mrs. Clinton's kindness and return your DVD player as soon as possible. At your earliest convenience

If there is anything else that we may do for you in this case please do not hesitate to contact us. If this case should require further attention please use the following reference number: 2006061OA.

Sincerely, Katy Lin

Customer Advocacy Group Coordinator


(    ) 186. What was the reason the man wanted to return his DVD player?

(A)  He found a similar one at a cheaper price

(B)   The DVD player was incompatible with his DVDs <C) The DVD player kept overheating

(D) The DVD player kept scratching his DVDs

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Questions 178-180

 

The Medical Minute: Reducing the risk of stroke (sudden stoppage of blood flow to the brain)

 

Patients who have a family history of stroke, who have medical risk factors for atherosclerotic / arthritis / atheroma  disease, who have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or a previous stroke are at increased risk of suffering a stroke. However, there are ways to considerably reduce the likelihood of this potentially devastating occurrence. According to the latest edition of The Medical Minute, a service of the Penn / Pennsylvania State Hershey Medical Center, these include the control of risk factors, surgical treatment of atherosclerotic disease, anti thrombotic血栓形成, 栓塞 treatments for cardiac embolism (clots) and the use of anti platelet agents for non-cardiac embolic stroke.

 

(    ) 178. What is the main purpose of this announcement?

(A) To inform people of the importance of a good diet and exercise

(B)  To show that immediate treatment after a stroke can reverse the effects of a stroke

(C)  To inform readers of preventative treatment/care for strokes

(D) To inform readers that young and old people can have a stroke

 

(    ) 179. Which person is not at a higher risk of having a stroke?

(A) Patients that have already had a stroke

(B) Patients that have severe headaches and dizziness

(C) Patients who have a family history of strokes

(D) Patients who have had TIA

  abbreviation Medicine transient ischaemic attack (a slight and temporary stroke).

(   ) 180. Who sponsored this announcement?

(A) Hershey Medical Center

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[ 哈佛開放式課程 ] 正義:一場思辨之旅

 引用來源: http://www.myoops.org/main.php?act=course&id=2258#lec2
 

Photo of three lions hunting on the Serengeti.

講者:Michael Sandel
 
翻譯:朱學恆
簡繁轉換:洪曉慧
後制:洪曉慧
字幕影片後制:謝旻均
 
關於這門課程
折磨可曾是正義的?你會偷竊你孩子賴以延續生命的藥物嗎?說實話有時會是錯誤的嗎?一個人的生命有多少價值?
 
你的看法是什麼,為什麼?
 
在哈佛第一門開放式課程中搶個前排座位吧!

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9. Kant’s Criticisms of Utilitarianism

Kant’s criticisms of utilitarianism have become famous enough to warrant some separate discussion. Utilitarian moral theories evaluate the moral worth of action on the basis of happiness that is produced by an action. Whatever produces the most happiness in the most people is the moral course of action. Kant has an insightful objection to moral evaluations of this sort. The essence of the objection is that utilitarian theories actually devalue the individuals it is supposed to benefit. If we allow utilitarian calculations to motivate our actions, we are allowing the valuation of one person’s welfare and interests in terms of what good they can be used for. It would be possible, for instance, to justify sacrificing one individual for the benefits of others if the utilitarian calculations promise more benefit. Doing so would be the worst example of treating someone utterly as a means and not as an end in themselves.

Another way to consider his objection is to note that utilitarian theories are driven by the merely contingent inclination in humans for pleasure and happiness, not by the universal moral law dictated by reason. To act in pursuit of happiness is arbitrary and subjective, and is no more moral than acting on the basis of greed, or selfishness. All three emanate from subjective, non-rational grounds. The danger of utilitarianism lies in its embracing of baser instincts, while rejecting the indispensable role of reason and freedom in our actions.

 

 

Utilitarianism

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This article discusses utilitarian ethical theory. For a discussion of John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism, see Utilitarianism (book). For the architectural theory, see Utilitarianism (architecture)

Utilitarianism (also: utilism) is the idea that the moral worth of an action is determined solely by its usefulness in maximizing utility as summed among all sentient beings. It is thus a form of consequentialism, meaning that the moral worth of an action is determined by its outcome. The most influential contributors to this theory are considered to be Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill.

Utilitarianism was described by Bentham as "the greatest happiness or greatest felicity principle".[1] Utility, the good to be maximized, has been defined by various thinkers as happiness or pleasure (versus suffering or pain), although preference utilitarians define it as the satisfaction of preferences. It may be described as a life stance, with happiness or pleasure being of ultimate importance.

Utilitarianism can be characterised as a quantitative and reductionist approach to ethics. It is a type of naturalism[2]. It can be contrasted with deontological ethics (which do not regard the consequences of an act as a determinant of its moral worth) and virtue ethics (which focuses on character), as well as with other varieties of consequentialism.

In general usage, the term utilitarian refers to a somewhat narrow economic or pragmatic viewpoint. Philosophical utilitarianism, however, is a much broader view that encompasses all aspects of people's life.

Both rule utilitarianism and act utilitarianism are teleological (from the Greek τέλοϛ for "end", "purpose", or "goal") meaning that they are consequential, however Bentham's act utilitarianism is primarily absolutist, even though it is much more free than theories such as those put forward by Immanuel Kant. This means that in all acts require "Felicific calculus" to achieve "the greatest pleasure for the greatest number." Therefore there are definite rules and codes as to what the person must do in each situation to benefit the most people. The hedonic calculus is what Bentham thought all people must do before deciding the utility of the certain act in question. It is dependent on:

  • Its intensity.
  • Its duration.
  • Its certainty or uncertainty.
  • Its propinquity, or remoteness.
  • Its fecundity, or the chance it has of being followed by similar sensations: that is, pleasures, if it is pleasure: pains, if it is pain.
  • Its purity, or the chance it has of not being followed by, sensations of the opposite kind: that is, pain, if it is pleasure: pleasure, if it is pain.
  • Its extent (the number of people who are affected by it).

However, Mill's rule utilitarianism is much more relative in that he encourages people to do acts that are pleasurable to themselves as long as they are what he calls a "higher pleasure" for example, the arts like literature, poetry, the opera. However, the meta-ethics of rule utilitarianism can be questioned as they are much more absolutist, since Mill is absolute in what he values as a higher pleasure.

 

 


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