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Apple's iPod Classic Refuses To Die

ButchDeLoria Re:I hate electronics consumer culture (269 comments)

Yes, if you're going to partake in frequently updating your consumer electronics, at least have the decency to sell or give away your old stuff. Reuse beats the hell out of recycle. Given the explosion in mobile phones for impoverished peoples (India and parts of Africa immediately come to mind), people will happily buy any phones. Manufacturers are currently rushing to create the perfect $30-40 smartphone, but donating an old Nokia sitting in your closet can help hold someone over until someone perfects the cheapo smartphone, if not satisfy all of their immediate needs.

about two weeks ago
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Apple's iPod Classic Refuses To Die

ButchDeLoria Re:Wrong conclusion (269 comments)

Android phone user here (Oneplus One), most Android phones have fucking terrible DACs, short of HTC's devices. And your Archos tablet in question is very uncommon, using the same sorts of tiny HDDs that the iPod Classic used. Almost all Android devices I've seen besides Archos tablets all use flash storage which rarely comes larger than 64GB on high end devices, and currently even if other PMPs have microSD slots supporting 128GB cards, the iPod Classics can beat them in capacity. The only portable (as in pocketable) music player than I know of with decent build quality, storage capability greater than 128GB, and a good DAC is the iPod Classic.

about two weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC?

ButchDeLoria Re:Dumbening of America (720 comments)

Because generally, the living room's only purpose in an American home is as a media room.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC?

ButchDeLoria Re:WTF ? (720 comments)

If she's holding you at gunpoint, blink twice.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC?

ButchDeLoria Only One Solution (720 comments)

Throw her down a welll.

about three weeks ago
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Blame America For Everything You Hate About "Internet Culture"

ButchDeLoria Is it my fault? (376 comments)

I can't tell if I'm supposed to hate myself for being from the US or not.

about a month ago
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The Era of Saturday Morning Cartoons Is Dead

ButchDeLoria Re:Speaking for myself (320 comments)

Why even turn on the TV, when you can stream or download the shows in better quality on your desktop/laptop/fucking smartphone?

about 3 months ago
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ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science

ButchDeLoria Re:WTF (329 comments)

We shit that bed already with the NSA leak information getting out. Who the fuck trusts US tech now?

about 4 months ago
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Putin Government Moves To Take Control of Russia's largest space company Energia

ButchDeLoria Re: "to take control" (252 comments)

Grammar is a doggy dog world, but posts like yours are a diamond dozen.

about 5 months ago
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Nano-Pixels Hold Potential For Screens Far Denser Than Today's Best

ButchDeLoria Hardware Struggles Now Though (129 comments)

At this point, we're making consumer grade hardware strain to drive 4K monitors. Pixel density doesn't matter if the device can't easily run at that resolution.

about 5 months ago
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Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules

ButchDeLoria Karma Fodder (81 comments)

I am Vinz, Vinz Clortho, Keymaster of Gozer...Volguus Zildrohoar, Lord of the Seboullia. Are you the Gatekeeper?

about 5 months ago
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Dwarf Fortress Gets Biggest Update In Years

ButchDeLoria Re:Just play minecraft instead (138 comments)

There are above-ground collapse messages when cutting down huge multiple z-level trees, so I think it is actually feasible to have that happen. Of course, things like "the entirely of your region down to Hell being able to be supported by a single support attached to a single lever" is still a thing, but more for Fun purposes.

about 5 months ago
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In Düsseldorf, A Robot Valet Will Park Your Car

ButchDeLoria Offtopic Shitposting (120 comments)

I vas born in Dusseldorf, and zat is vhy zey call me Rolf.

about 6 months ago
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Google Reader: One Year Later

ButchDeLoria It Got Me Into RSS (132 comments)

I manually got my news by actually looking at sites before. The death of Google Reader and subsequent shilling by competitors made me decide on using Feedly, and since then I can't live without an RSS feed.

about 6 months ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

ButchDeLoria Re:Fantastic! Open sourcing will make pwning easie (136 comments)

Cyanogen supports some of the more popular mid-spec devices, like the Moto G, as well. But you are right, they won't support, say, a random DoCoMo Android-based fliphone made for the Japanese market.

about 6 months ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

ButchDeLoria Re:Trust (136 comments)

What about the ever-popular 'Lunix?'

about 6 months ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

ButchDeLoria Re:They know the "Internet of Things" is a failure (136 comments)

So just like cell phones which are now a permanent fixture of the generation that never looked up...

I resent that statement. Not only do I actively avoid responding to phone calls and texts, but I only freak out about having no cell signal when I'm using my phone as a WiFi hotspot for my laptop or my desktop when the cable is out. /offtopic

about 6 months ago
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What's Your STEM Degree Worth?

ButchDeLoria Who expects high-paying? (148 comments)

Will dumping $80,000 into an educational institution for a piece of paper let me get any sort of semi-stable career?

about 6 months ago

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