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NVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller

JDeane Re:nVidia SHIELD facts: great processing power! (42 comments)

Get an external hard drive, hack your Wii with the letter bomb exploit. Once it's hacked you can dump all your games to the external hard drive using Wiiflow or USB LoaderGX.

To get your Wiiware off the Wii, I think you would need to use a wad manager. At least that's how you install them... has better and more detailed instructions.


The "Rickmote Controller" Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast

JDeane Re:Maybe it's just me ... (131 comments)

We could combine the two... maybe a Rick Roll Goatse mega combo?

2 days ago

Three-Year Deal Nets Hulu Exclusive Rights To South Park

JDeane Re:Dear Trey Parker and Matt Stone (138 comments)

If only I had mod points....

Yeah I tried out all three of the services.

Netflix is wining because it's the best for the amount of content and it works on everything down to the Wii.

Amazon has newer content than Netflix but overall has less content. So to me getting Netflix and Amazon is a good fit they compliment each other.

Hulu.... When I was able to get it working...(PC,PS3,Wii-U,Wii,Android.) Technical difficulties aside, too many commercials, too much weird "content" IE previews of shows they don't actually have. I can watch trailers on Youtube for free thanks.... The content they did actually have was so uninteresting that the hurdles of getting it to actually stream just made the whole experience seem pretty insulting.

Maybe it's better now? But I can't see it improving that much in less than a year's time.

about two weeks ago

Leaked Build of Windows 9 Shows Start Menu Return

JDeane Re:Fuck Tiles! (346 comments)

Windows 8 with Classic Shell is the way to go. Even with Windows 7 Classic Shell was already the way to go.

I have installed Classic Shell on at least 5 different Windows 8 machines. Love it as it fixes Windows 8 into a usable desktop OS. Now if only Windows 8 came with some of those features out of the box....

Not going out to buy Windows 8 to replace 7 though since 8 offers me nothing but a problem to fix. (I think 8 is probably fantastic on a touch screen.)

The popularity of Classic Shell should be some sort of clue....

Honestly I don't use Classic Shell on Windows 7 though, never even occurred to me to try it, already works the way I expect it too?

about two weeks ago

Leaked Build of Windows 9 Shows Start Menu Return

JDeane Re:Fuck Tiles! (346 comments)

Yeah that about sums it up for me...

Sticking with Windows 7 until Android is more mature on the desktop then if MS is still on it's "It needs to look like a clown drank a bunch of paint and puked..." kick then yeah switching I will go.

about two weeks ago

Ode To Sound Blaster: Are Discrete Audio Cards Still Worth the Investment?

JDeane Re:No. (502 comments)

I think it really depends on the motherboard, some of them are probably great and some of them are probably pretty horrible.

I have some real doubts that a cheap mobo is going to perform well in the sound arena.

about two weeks ago

Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones

JDeane Re:You know ... (358 comments)

I can't say I disagree with why he did it, but it's kind of hard to argue that he didn't break the law.

From what I can tell, at any given time a huge fraction of drivers are either texting, or holding onto their phone and talking.

If where I lived introduced one of those bounties where you get money if you can get a picture of a face and a license plate using the phone while driving ... well, I could go a few blocks from my house to an intersection, and pay off my house in a few weeks.

Almost weekly I find myself behind someone who is driving a little erratic because they're holding their phone with one hand, gesturing with the other, and not paying attention to what's going on around them.

I feel bad for this guy, but I fear he's probably screwed, since he broke the law in doing this. If someone had needed to call 911 near him that wouldn't have worked out well.

Also what about people who are in homes using a cell phone?

I guess this person was so worried about the road that he didn't care that a few hundred yards off to the side could be homes with people who use cell phones instead of land lines.

I say the fine is well deserved, I agree cell phone drivers should be ticketed and they are a hazard but what this guy did was doing harm to people who did nothing wrong.

about a month ago

Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

JDeane Re:Sure! (146 comments)

After the last one with Mathew Broderick I pretty much gave up on the whole Godzilla thing.... I love the older ones (Well maybe the stuff from the 60's is a bit too cheesy.)

I had hope that the new one was better? I mean it couldn't be worse? (Maybe if it had Justin Beiber as Ultraman or something....)

I should stop writing before Hollywood see's this and says "Ohhh lets make that!"

about 2 months ago

Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

JDeane Re:Sure! (146 comments)

Biollante VS Godzilla?

about 2 months ago

First Arrest In Japan For 3D-Printed Guns

JDeane Re: Hey Tim (274 comments)

Besides if it gets too hard to buy or import them, you could always build them.

A nice 1911 copy could probably be made in a fairly small shop these days with a PC and some decent metal working machines. I am not a gun smith but if they could make these in 1911 it doesn't seem like much of a tech barrier to just clone them now.

about 2 months ago

Samsung Claims Breakthrough In Graphene Chip Design

JDeane Re:silicon could actually be numbered. (88 comments)

This thread does give me an idea... Breast implants that double as computers... of course nipples as a mouse might make things awkward in public.

"I'm checking my email you perv!!!" *slap* lol

about 3 months ago

Why Are We Made of Matter?

JDeane Re:They are just over there. (393 comments)

Just make sure to charge people to find out the "truth" take a page from l'ron hubbard.....

about 4 months ago

Why Are We Made of Matter?

JDeane Re:Two universes, probably (393 comments)

I think the edge of the universe is just unrealized potential, or grasping at straws another way... lol

I always think of the edge of the expansion like Schrodinger cat, it neither exists or doesn't exist until you go there, then it exists and would be part of normal space.

P.S. I am not a physics expert by any means.

about 4 months ago

Why Are We Made of Matter?

JDeane Re:Matter-Antimatter Explosions (393 comments)

I am not a physicist, but since light is a particle and a wave it would seem that light being matter would break down anti matter over time?

Like I said it's just what I would think and I could be insanely stupid and wrong lol

about 4 months ago

Why Are We Made of Matter?

JDeane Probably due to spin (393 comments)

The beginning probably had a spin one way or another that predisposed one type of matter VS the other.

The effect was probably small, but over the vast space and energies involved that small difference made a giant outcome.

Butterfly effect and all that.

This would be my completely uneducated guess. Physics persons can freely rip on me as an idiot lol Please when ripping on me, tell me something in terms an idiot would understand though, I do enjoy learning some things. Especially the why of things! :)

One of my other stupid persons theories, maybe energy just likes to form matter under the right conditions and when matter and anti matter meet they create energy and this destruction and creation cycle trended to making the universe just matter.

about 4 months ago

NASA Can't Ethically Send Astronauts On One-Way Missions To Deep Space

JDeane Re:Ethical is irrelevant. (402 comments)

This would cause panic and confusion....

about 4 months ago

Klingon Beer

JDeane Re:only 5.5%!?! (100 comments)

Bloodwine may be a good example of Klingon alcohol tolerance.

From Memory Alpha: "it was not for the faint of heart. Bloodwine was known to be highly intoxicating, to the point that most non-Klingons were scarcely capable of tolerating it; it was twice as potent as whiskey"

So pretty much moonshine?

about 4 months ago

Ars Technica Reviews Leaked Windows 8.1 Update

JDeane Re:Nobody cares (194 comments)

Naaahh I was running a Pentium D (dual core Pentium 4 pretty much.) 3.6Ghz OC'ed to 4Ghz on a 1,066Mhz bus with 8GB's of RAM (4 full slots)
for Video I want to say I was still running my antique at the time 9800 Pro 128MB but I was probably running an X1950 either at launch or shortly after.

That was back in 2006 back when if you wanted a gaming PC you needed to upgrade your PC every 2 years.

So no I am not looking back with 2014 glasses lol But hey if you just got a PC with lots of RAM and a decent video card... welcome to my world circa 2006 I guess? lol (I will not bother with the specs of my current machine, lets just say Windows 7 runs like a champ.)

Yes I had better specs than your average user, and I also enjoyed a much better experience with Vista than your average user too.

about 4 months ago


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JDeane JDeane writes  |  more than 4 years ago Well not sure how much I will update this or if anyone will ever read it. A journal for Slashdot sounds interesting to say the least. A time capsule of my thoughts, my opinions laid out for all to see? Well other then my love of reading almost everything and anything I really do not know what else to put in here. For anyone who happens to read this I probably will not update it very often and for that my apologies! May your day go well and peaceful.

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