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Rob Pardo Says Farewell To Blizzard

Dreth This... (93 comments)

...is a blizzad of orthographical errors.

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Releases Early IE12 Preview As Part of Its New Developer Channel

Dreth Out of curiosity (105 comments)

What browser-based games are worth playing with a controller?

about 3 months ago
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Snowden Document Shows Canada Set Up Spy Posts For NSA

Dreth Re:What? (177 comments)

* 'There's not that much known about Canadian intelligence.'*

As A Canadian, I kinda resent that :)

Dave Mustaine wrote:

"Canadian Intelligence,
two words combined that can't make sense."

Then ripped about 20 solos before finishing the song.

about 9 months ago
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Foxconn Accused of Forcing InternsTo Build PS4s Or Lose School Credit

Dreth On the bright side... (196 comments)

As opposed to paying them $5.00 a day, they're getting a better deal.

about a year ago
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Is the Can Worse Than the Soda?

Dreth This is actually beneficial (388 comments)

In a time when kids are born with dozens of conditions, our numbers multiply at a staggering rate worldwide, and that scenario where we must ration our resources VERY carefully (like we should have done since the beginning) is not THAT ridiculously far away, this is actually positive in my eyes.

Do we really need to procreate in such a hurry? I'm not the biggest fan of sodas out there, but if they're gonna help reduce the output of the baby-factory generation out there, I'm all for even buying other people a soda or two.

about 2 years ago
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Can Windows 8 Succeed In a Cloud-Based World?

Dreth Re:even better question: (213 comments)

I don't know of any individuals using cloud based services

the fuck?. Gmail, Google Apps / Docs, Dropbox, BaseCamp, Flickr, Spotify, Netflix. Most individuals I know do almost everything they use a computer for "in the cloud". The corporations are the ones that seem to be holding on to legacy standalone apps.

None of those things are really relevant to the business world. You don't share DVDRips or ISOs over a network for your buddies at work, you don't have any need to watch movies or upload 100 pictures from that Canon of yours at a workplace, the only semi-useful thing in there are Google Docs (don't count Gmail since any e-mail is just as efficient in sending and receiving e-mails) but then again, most corporations already have volume licenses so that's not even that big a hassle.

more than 2 years ago
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The Bouncing Sands of Mars

Dreth Sandworms (22 comments)

That's just Sandworms farting.

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft Blocks 3d-Party Browsers In Windows RT, Says Mozilla Counsel

Dreth Re:Completely reasonable (329 comments)

I don't find this lock-in too much of a hassle since it only affects the ARM version. I can easily opt to use the Intel version and nothing of value would be lost, in my opinion.

more than 2 years ago
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Samsung TVs Can Be Hacked Into Endless Restart Loop

Dreth Re:TVs =/= PCs (187 comments)

Relax guy, I was only being ironic, considering these things run on anything but Windows. But yeah, I've not the patience or time to migrate to something other than Windows, but a TV would be the last thing I expect to have a friggin' operating system. In the computer sense.

more than 2 years ago
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Samsung TVs Can Be Hacked Into Endless Restart Loop

Dreth TVs =/= PCs (187 comments)

So now that TVs restart, I'm guessing malware isn't far behind?

After all, if you expect to turn every household device into a typical computer, you're also gonna drag the bad things computers have.

Can we 'regedit' tvs so we can use our own splash logos?

more than 2 years ago
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A 3D Display You Can Touch

Dreth Amazing (63 comments)

It only seems that every other week there's a new concept or at least some advances/new implementations of old concepts for 3D displays.

It's clear that people wanna move forward but we're still laughing at those that bought 3D glasses + 3D TVs, so slow down a bit, please.

more than 2 years ago
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How Even a Failed AT&T/T-Mobile Deal Hurts Rivals

Dreth I wish I had a lawn (51 comments)

What the hell happened to just having a phone and making calls off it without worrying about how fast your web apps will load, how long it'll take to upload a batch of uninteresting family photos or how vane you'll look at the next cellphone showoff?

This is why I still have a landline and restrict my usage of the Internet to my PC and laptop. The world didn't need to updated and logged on 24/7 a decade ago.

more than 2 years ago
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X-ray Facility To Simulate Conditions At Earth's Core

Dreth Journey to the Center of... (37 comments)

It's obvious that it's full of dinosaurs.

more than 2 years ago
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Spotted Horses May Have Roamed Europe 25,000 Years Ago

Dreth Re:Wait a moment... (87 comments)

...humans began painting a curious creature on the walls of European caves. Among the rhinos...

Did I miss a memo?

It was written on the wall! How could you have missed it?

more than 2 years ago
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Minecraft Wins Gaming Arts Award

Dreth Re:Legos on a screen? (87 comments)

It's damned boring is what it is. Even Spider-Man on MAME holds more interesting things to do, even if it's just to laugh at chubby superheroes.

more than 2 years ago
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Are Google's Best Days Behind It?

Dreth Why oh Why do we need more from Google? (283 comments)

I don't use Google for anything other than its search engine.

- Google Chrome to me is overhyped, the minimal GUI is irritating and it has a poor amount of add-ons.
- Gmail is nice but I've subscribed to countless sites (and still do) with my @msn and it gets the job done (it receives e-mail, big surprise there), the only time I use Gmail is at work, because the educational institution I work at uses it.
- Google Docs are of no use to me.
- Blogger I do like.

To me "best days" is irrelevant, in my case the usefulness is still there and will be there. It doesn't have to impress anyone or be ahead of anyone else.

more than 3 years ago
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Borderlands 2 Announced

Dreth Re:Spoiler, don't read this (79 comments)

There's no real reason, the storyline is borderline nonexistent, it's pathetic to try and pass this game off as decent. Horribly mundane, I would understand if it were a multiplayer-experience only but it's not, it's marketed also towards single-playing gamers and I'm one of those.

To me it's a shame this crap gets made and we still haven't seen Bionic Commando's sequel.

more than 3 years ago
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Apple Causes Religious Reaction In Brains of Fans

Dreth Quit yer whining (636 comments)

The bashing here is pretty much towards anything overrated and/or underdeveloped, I find it pretty evenly-spread.

The only thing that isn't bashed as much, are Linux-type OSs, yet they do inherit a lot of jokes, not from the faults, but the abstract anatomy of their users.

more than 3 years ago

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Hotmail to simulate some of Gmail's features

Dreth Dreth writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Dreth writes "While most e-mail providers offer more or less the same basic features, Gmail has been a mainstay since its introduction with its speed and flexibility. Yesterday Microsoft announced that it is looking to improve its own e-mail service by "borrowing" some of Gmail's features, adding some more original ones as well as adding some of Outlook's."
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