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Wiping a Smartphone Still Leaves Data Behind

Selfbain Newer phones (155 comments)

I'd be more interested to see if he can still do it on a newer model. The earlier models of iPhones were well known to have poor security.

about a year and a half ago
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Alan Kay Says iPad Betrays Xerox PARC Vision

Selfbain Re:Fanboy attack (387 comments)

Well technically it's not true. If the friend has a developer account he can add your device and then deploy to it. It's not a great solution though.

about a year and a half ago
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EFF Moves To Nix Trademark On "Gaymer"

Selfbain Re:Really!? (231 comments)

Well for starters we tend to post a lot of pictures of dicks (often but not always gaming related) to r/gaymers and that isn't really welcome in r/gaming and r/games. Our conversations also tend to stray into gay sex which also isn't really welcome in the community at large. Also, I met my boyfriend in the r/gaymers IRC channel so there is also dating reasons.

I find it strange that so many people find it necessary to criticize us for forming a community based on shared interest.

about a year and a half ago
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Kickstarter Technology Projects Ship

Selfbain Re:Who Has Had Bad Experiences with Kickstarter? (100 comments)

The Ouya is a media center and a console that supports local multiplayer so hooking up a tablet using HDMI is not really the same thing. It's also a lot cheaper than most tablets worth buying.

about 2 years ago
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Android Hits 73% of Global Smartphone Market

Selfbain Re:But... (601 comments)

You spelled "Windows Phone 8" wrong.

about a year ago
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"Badass" Bug Infects and Kills Borderlands 2 Characters

Selfbain Re:Ah yes... Non-featured features... (189 comments)

What is it, a complex bug?

I didn't mean it wasn't simple programatically. I meant it's not simple in that it is a game-breaking bug.

in fact it sounds like it's working as designed but in a non-user-friendly way

This is occurring because of modded Xboxes tripping a condition that was not tested. This is not working as designed at all. There is no warning to the players because it is not supposed to happen.

It sounds like you need to watch the South Park World of Warcraft episode again

It sounds like you need to read the article.

about 2 years ago
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"Badass" Bug Infects and Kills Borderlands 2 Characters

Selfbain Re:Ah yes... Non-featured features... (189 comments)

I'd say the ability to permanently kill an opponent in multiplayer is more than a simple bug.

about 2 years ago
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Astronomers Search For Dyson Spheres of Alien Civilizations

Selfbain Re:Flawed assumptions. (686 comments)

I would imagine a species that is capable of building a Dyson Sphere would have left their evolutionary heritage behind a long time ago.

about 2 years ago
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Strong AI and the Imminent Revolution In Robotics

Selfbain Re:Howdy doodly doo! (242 comments)

We want no muffins, no toast, no teacakes, no buns, baps, baguettes or bagels, no croissants, no crumpets, no pancakes, no potato cakes and no hot-cross buns and definitely no smegging flapjacks.

more than 2 years ago
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Analyzing the New MacBook Pro

Selfbain Re:Christ... (914 comments)

You ever played a video game on a Roman aqueduct? The frame rate is atrocious.

more than 2 years ago
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Linus Torvalds Ditches GNOME 3 For Xfce

Selfbain Re:Change for the sake of change? (835 comments)

iTunes is a great operating system. All it lacks is a good music player.

more than 3 years ago
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Music Pirates Won't Rush To iCloud For Forgiveness

Selfbain Re:Forgiveness? (391 comments)

The amount of guilt I feel for pirating can be expressed as 1/x where x represents the number of music files pirated. So while the amount of guilt I feel is not actually 0, the limit of the function is and I can get as arbitrarily close to 0 as I wish.

more than 2 years ago
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Talking To Computers?

Selfbain Re:Instructions? (395 comments)

Dave is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported.

more than 3 years ago
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Eric Schmidt Out, Larry Page In As Google CEO

Selfbain Re:First Jobs, now Schmidt (185 comments)

while(1){ printf("developers "); sweat(); }

more than 3 years ago
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Covert Video of Apple IPad 2 Just Released

Selfbain Re:Uh (190 comments)

Ya my 3GS just says iPhone. I checked as soon as I saw "iPad 2".

more than 3 years ago
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US To Host World Press Freedom Day

Selfbain World Press Freedom Day* (614 comments)

* For some definitions of "World", "Press" and "Freedom"

more than 3 years ago

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Blizzard to Display Real Names in Forum Posts

Selfbain Selfbain writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Selfbain (624722) writes "According to this blue post, Blizzard will soon be transitioning to RealID and once the transition is complete, all forum posts will display the posters real first and last name with no option to disable it."

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