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Worder

Anyone who use personal computers only for writing, just like a typewriter machine.

"Do you think he can upload these on the website?"
"Nah, he's just a worder!"

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Uninstalled

Fired or laid off.

"Jeff was here last week, but he was uninstalled on Monday."

Added by iamDeveloper iamDeveloper almost 2 years ago

  • charlesjo charlesjo

    Alternative usage is to show the world what great taste you have about apps. "I had to uninstall Yahoo Weather. Graphics overdone."

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WOMBAT

"Waste of Money Brains and Time" is suitable to describe a person, product or project.

"He's such a WOMBAT!"

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Ten Dollar Solution

Anything that works infinitely better than that "new thing" and the superior technology is at least 30 years old.

Trying to follow a ballgame on a Real Audio plugin vs. a ten dollar transistor radio.

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TLA Departments

Short for "Three Letter Acronym": A department of a company that does not have any apparent function at all.
Groups like this are usually created by trendy management fads.

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LOPSOD

Short for "Long On Promises, Short On Delivery".
A product with a lot of hype and not living to its created expectations upon shipment.

"They're too LOPSOD."

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Bricked

A piece of hardware that doesn’t function anymore because it was tampered with.
You seriously messed up that upgrade, and now your entire device has been rendered useless.

"I tried to install the most recent version of Windows on my old Mac, but it totally bricked the whole computer."

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Dogfooding

When companies use their own products, often in beta, to test and work out any bugs.
Dogfooding often results in companies catching glitches in their apps before they're released to the public.

"They really should have dogfooded that app before they released it — there were so many bugs!"

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Digital Detox

Taking a few days away from email, social media, and anything else that involves a glowing screen.
Practicing major restraint — no Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc. for an entire weekend, or any other length of time.

"Don't worry if you don't hear from me this weekend — I'm doing a digital detox, so I won't see your message until Monday."

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Boat Anchor

Computer so obsolete, It no longer Serves a purpose (i.e. Apple III's)

"Whoa! That's a boat anchor."

Added by iamDeveloper iamDeveloper almost 2 years ago

  • healthdatatom healthdatatom

    Actually the Apple III is a collector's item and sells for hundreds of dollars. The boat anchor you're looking for is the 286 PC.

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  • iamDeveloper iamDeveloper

    I think you get it a little wrong. 'Apple-III' is a COLLECTOR'S item/VINTAGE & hence it is not used generally or it does not serves the purpose in present time. So both Apple-III and 286 PC are Boat Anchors. :)

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4

BAD

Broken As Designed: A product fails to perform as expected, because the company making it intentionally did it that way (either from misunderstanding, or on purpose)

Windows 95's auto-redial being limited to 100 redials.

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Email Bankruptcy

When an inbox has thousands of unread emails, and the best solution is to just mass-delete rather than spending days combing through them.
If you really tried to read and respond to all of those messages, it might be a very long time before you interacted with another human IRL again.

"My inbox is so overwhelming, I'm declaring email bankruptcy. I'm deleting everything sent before September!"

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