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New Treatment Stops Type II Diabetes

HAKdragon Re:what a coincidence (253 comments)

You're thinking of Type 1 Diabetes where this is for Type 2.

about 2 months ago

Injectable Nanoparticles Maintain Normal Blood-sugar Levels For Up To 10 Days

HAKdragon Re:It's a complete game changer (121 comments)

As a Type 1 diabetic:
I can already eat whenever I want.
I bolus my insulin for the amount of carbohydrates I'm eating, so I don't have to keep eating to compensate.
I don't need to wake up in the middle of the night to test my glucose - if I wake up in the middle of the night and feel low, I will test and have a glucose table if necessary.
I do check before I go to the gym, especially if I'm feeling low - again, I take a glucose tables or two if required.

about a year ago

Mozilla To Enable Click-To-Play For All Firefox Plugins By Default

HAKdragon Re:Need for speed! (181 comments)

And... nobodies thought of i.

..except Chrome already does this.

about a year and a half ago

Have a Wi-Fi-Enabled Phone? Stores Are Tracking You

HAKdragon Re:first (323 comments)

On Android, if you look at the advanced Wi-Fi settings you can have it turn off Wi-Fi when the screen is off, which is what I do help conserve battery life.

about a year and a half ago

Replacing Windows 8's Missing Start Menu

HAKdragon Re:how about (396 comments)

Vista wasn't really that bad post-SP1.

about 2 years ago

AMD64 Surpasses i386 As Debian's Most Popular Architecture

HAKdragon Re:Not surprising... (216 comments)

I haven't seen 64-bit versions of Windows (Vista and 7) having any problem running 32-bit applications. What I have noticed is that a number of older applications utilize 16-bit installers which 64-bit versions of Windows won't run, but many times those will lay down 32-bit executables and libraries that the OS handles fine.
As an aside, I run the 64-bit version of Debian at home and I haven't had any issue running 32-bit applicaitons, assuming ia32-libs is installed (Wouldn't be a bad idea to install this by default (a la SUSE) or at least prompt during the install).

about 2 years ago

GUI nostalgia draws me back to ...

HAKdragon Re:Mac OS 8.5 to 9.2.2 (654 comments)

I always liked the default "Platinum" look of Mac OS 8 and 9...hell, I use a platinum theme on XFCE.

more than 2 years ago

Could a Category 5 Hurricane Take Down East Coast Data Centers?

HAKdragon Re:Priorities (214 comments)

Well considering the amount of web sites and services that have "Login with Facebook" these days...
(Yeah yeah, the slashdot/tech knowledgeable crowd either uses per site login option or avoids those sites)

more than 2 years ago

Valve Software Launches Linux Blog, Confirms Work On Steam Client for Linux

HAKdragon Re:Prediction (236 comments)

Technically the Source engine already has an OpenGL renderer since they ported those games (and Steam) to OSX .

more than 2 years ago

Xbox 360 Kinect Said To Add Internet Explorer Browsing

HAKdragon Re:Only now? (143 comments)

I believe that Saturn had a web browser before that (and the company that built that one went on to develop the Dreamcast's browser).

more than 2 years ago

Xbox 360 Kinect Said To Add Internet Explorer Browsing

HAKdragon Re:Just now? (143 comments)

Does the PS3 browser support HTML 5? It's been forever since I tired to browse YouTube on my PS3, but I thought at one point most of the videos didn't work because they required a newer version of Flash (which, from what I remember, hasn't been updated in ages).

more than 2 years ago

Xbox 360 Kinect Said To Add Internet Explorer Browsing

HAKdragon Re:Oh really? (143 comments)

Since when is a gold account required for buying Live Arcade and indie games? Almost all of demos are available for silver members as well, though some have/had timed exclusivity to gold members (which is BS in my opinion)

more than 2 years ago

Why You Don't Want a $99 Xbox 360

HAKdragon Re:Or... (530 comments)

If he never rides it, does it matter where he bought it or for how much?

more than 2 years ago

Drug-Free Organ Transplants From Unrelated Donors

HAKdragon Re:Lifelong immunosupression (83 comments)

As somebody who had a kidney transplant, I really wish that was the case. I also wish that the immunosuppressants were less expensive (even with insurance).

more than 2 years ago

PSVita Released In the USA and Europe

HAKdragon Re:Mildly frustrating but awesome hardware. (225 comments)

While I agree with what you're saying, it should be noted that the Xbox 360 does support SD cards if it's plugged in to a USB adaptor (and obviously formatted as FAT). Also, not to long ago, Microsoft finally added the ability to use a standard USB flash drive as a storage devices for game saves and downloads.

more than 2 years ago

Linux Game Publishing CEO Resigns

HAKdragon Re:A Linux game company that wasn't troubled? (142 comments)

Minecraft is a multiplatform game written in Java. In other words, they did no Linux work..
When you run Minecraft in Linux and do an update, it mentions that it's pulling down the Linux specific updates.

more than 2 years ago

PS4: What Sony Should and Shouldn't Do

HAKdragon Re:Future of Nintendo (406 comments)

There was also a in-between model that supported PS2 games, but emulated part of the PS2 instead of having all of the hardware onboard.

more than 2 years ago


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