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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (146 comments)

Go read all that Tomi Ahonen (former Nokia exec, consultant on mobile market) wrote about this fiasco. When you put all the pieces together, there is a very clear case of breach of fiduciary duty. It's either that, or the most insane case of business incompetence in the history of capitalism.

4 hours ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (146 comments)

Are you blind? Everything he did, EVERYTHING, was designed to prop Windows Phone at Nokia's expense.

6 hours ago
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (146 comments)

Could anyone cause that much destruction innocently?

yesterday
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:It's a funny world (146 comments)

If Samsung really puts their weight behind Tizen, it might have a chance.

yesterday
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:Elop (146 comments)

Breach of fiduciary duty.

yesterday
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Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus

Stormwatch Re:It's a funny world (146 comments)

It's not killing Symbian that angers me (although the timing was horrible and hurt Nokia immensely as well). It's killing MeeGo. It had a better chance of being a successful "third ecosystem" than Windows Phone.

yesterday
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Linus Torvalds: "GCC 4.9.0 Seems To Be Terminally Broken"

Stormwatch Why the asterisk? (692 comments)

If you want to say shit, say shit. We're all grown-ups here.

2 days ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

Then your company was rich. Not the regular user's typical monitor.

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

If you were rich. The typical monitors back then were still 15-inch non-flat CRTs.

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

How can that be "typical", when most monitors at the time did up to 1024x768?

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:$300 for a GPU (210 comments)

Indeed. And in this review, the guy explains how to build a solid gaming PC for $500, same price as the quite weaker Xbox One (before they got rid of the Kinect).

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

What was the typical resolution for playing games at the time? The Dreamcast did 640x480, and it looked fine with a VGA box or an S-Video cable.

about three weeks ago
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Climate Change Skeptic Group Must Pay Damages To UVA, Michael Mann

Stormwatch Re:"Thus ends "Climategate." Hopefully." (497 comments)

He didn't say Nye is not a scientist, but that climatology is not Nye's field (it is mechanical engineering, actually).

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:$300 for a GPU (210 comments)

A $150 card will beat the Xbone right now.

about three weeks ago
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Watch Dogs Graphics and Gameplay: PC Vs. Xbox One, With Surprising Results

Stormwatch Re:Unless you've spent $300 on a GPU... (210 comments)

Watch Dogs is just a shitty port. But from what I heard, the rather modest (sub-$150) GTX 650Ti will handle Titanfall better than the Xbox One.

about three weeks ago
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Apple Hires Away TAG Heuer's VP of Global Sales

Stormwatch Re:What's next (67 comments)

That is one of the few exceptions, along with certain colorful iPhone and iPod models. Everything else is boring metal slabs.

about three weeks ago

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Stormwatch writes "Like we hadn't enough reasons to hate Sony... Lik-Sang.com, possibly world's best-renowned online videogame store, has gone out of business after multiple legal actions by electronics behemoth Sony. This sets a very dangerous precedent for import retailers everywhere."

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