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Microsoft Relaxing Xbox One Kinect Requirements, Giving GPU Power a Boost?

Gabest Re:Still lightyears off of today's PC hardware (220 comments)

The funny part is, even after 8 years the release of xbox 360, we still can't run all our games in 1080p.

about 7 months ago

Yep, People Are Still Using '123456' and 'Password' As Passwords In 2014

Gabest Add some non-ASCII characters (276 comments)

You may be able to brute force 256*8 numbers, but never the whole unicode range. (pässwörd)

about 7 months ago

An Iowa ISP's Metered Pricing: What Will the Market Bear?

Gabest Re:I don't mind metered internet usage... (479 comments)

Let's say the average subscriber watches television 1 hour a day. Anything above that will cost you more than you pay now. How does that sound?

about 7 months ago

An Iowa ISP's Metered Pricing: What Will the Market Bear?

Gabest Re:I don't mind metered internet usage... (479 comments)

The equipment do cost money, but if it's already there, why leave it running unused? That makes no sense. Like the electricity at night is wasted because it cannot be stored. Every second the maximum capacity is not used, that's a forever lost opportunity to transmit data.

about 7 months ago

Rise of the Super-High-Res Notebook Display

Gabest Re:About bloody time (333 comments)

Or just order a replacement from china. You can probably find one cheap in 1080p and matte. That's what I did after mine broke, it was also an upgrade from 1600x900, so I was pretty pleased with the end result.

about 8 months ago

Rise of the Super-High-Res Notebook Display

Gabest Give us 4320i! (333 comments)

For the lulz.

about 8 months ago

25,000-Drive Study Gives Insight On How Long Hard Drives Actually Last

Gabest Blade Runner (277 comments)

This makes me wonder if those replicants in Blade Runner were just common consumer products, not really designed to fail after a few years. Is there anything man made that can function longer than we live? I'm sure there are a few rare examples, but why is it so hard to create something that outlives us?

about 9 months ago

DOJ Hasn't Actually Found Silk Road Founder's Bitcoin Yet

Gabest Re:Disappearing Bitcoins (294 comments)

Currencies aren't processed as floats, there are special number formats with fixed number of decimals for databases and programming languages.

about 10 months ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 Video and Photo Shoot Preview

Gabest Re:slowly but steadily MS and Nokia will rise agai (178 comments)

I don't get what people liked about Symbian. It was slow, crashed, and the anyone who saw its horrific sdk praised microsoft for creating windows ce.

1 year,21 days

To Avoid Confusion: Oracle's Confusing New Java Numbering Scheme

Gabest Re:CPU=Critical Patch Update (183 comments)

This person has obviously never in his life heard of the Central Processing Unit.

about a year ago

European Carriers Complain To EU About Anti-Competitive Contracts With Apple

Gabest Re:stomping (146 comments)

There is a competition between them, if one does not offer an iphone, what do you think it will happen to them?

about a year ago

ISP Trying Free (But Limited) Home Broadband Plan

Gabest Re:Attacks on bandwidth caps are shortsighted (213 comments)

That average usage includes people who subscribe to broadband just to check their email once a week. Why should you pay more because these ignorant people lower the statistics?

about a year and a half ago

RealNetworks Sues Dutch Webmaster Over Hyperlink To Freeware

Gabest Re:RealAlternative is actually copyright infringem (297 comments)

Yes, there are codecs which should not be there. MPC - the media player in the package - was built with real's own SDK and can play realmedia files without need of any boundled codecs IF realplayer is installed on the machine. (note: I made MPC originally but have nothing to do with any codec packs)

more than 2 years ago

Workable Fusion Starship Proposed

Gabest I does not matter (260 comments)

Because they are all dead or going to be soon.

more than 5 years ago

Man Invents Alternative To Cooking Gas

Gabest Re:man discovers stuff burns! (553 comments)

Not just screams bullshit, it might be bullshit, that he burns.

more than 5 years ago

Solar Cycle 24 May Have Finally Begun

Gabest It's the economic crisis (72 comments)

And the worst is yet to come. So they say. Expect even less sun spots next year.

more than 5 years ago


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