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William Binney: NSA Records and Stores 80% of All US Audio Calls

TerminaMorte Re:Liar (278 comments)

Nobody is listening, the computers are converting it into text.

Reading is a different story.

Makes me sick listening to that fucking traitor.

about 4 months ago

The Supreme Court Doesn't Understand Software

TerminaMorte Re:Reform (263 comments)

Too bad we're not a democracy.

about 5 months ago

Virginia DMV Cracks Down On Uber, Lyft

TerminaMorte Re:Seems reasonable... (260 comments)

>> Meanwhile most Uber drivers I've met are effectively operating their vehicles as cabs, but are insuring them as pleasure and commuter cars.

....asking a lot of Uber drivers for their insurance paperwork, are you?

about 6 months ago

How Can Nintendo Recover?

TerminaMorte Re:Sega's mistake (559 comments)

Except that most Wii U titles are 720p and not 60fps

about 10 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Is Linux Set To Be PC Gaming's Number Two Platform?

TerminaMorte Already happening (281 comments)

It's already happening and it's all thanks to Steam. Look at the games on greenlight; most support linux. Those that don't, the forums are filled with people asking for linux support.

Look at kickstarter; most games being made by indies are going to support Linux

I'm excited

about 10 months ago

Anonymous Member Sentenced For Joining DDoS Attack For One Minute

TerminaMorte And they wonder why... (562 comments)

no one trusts the "justice" system anymore. One minute of using an automated tool is apparently a worse offense than crashing the economy.

about a year ago

Barnes & Noble Won't Give Up On the Nook

TerminaMorte Re:The Nook is a good example (132 comments)

Part of the problem is that if you want to buy the books through B&N, the digital copy is generally the same price as a physical copy. They were expecting to make their money by selling ebooks, but were not willing/able to price them competitively.

about a year ago

Battle of the Media Ecosystems: Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft

TerminaMorte Amazon still does not offer an android app (79 comments)

As far as I'm concerned, as long as they don't have an Amazon instant video app for android they've already lost.

about a year ago

Sprint May Have Unlimited Data Plans, But Not Unlimited Customers

TerminaMorte Re:Lack of upgrades? (207 comments)

I'm sitting between Chicago and Milwaukee (South East Wisconsin).

Not only did Sprint not have Wisconsin listed on their 4G website, but service around here has gotten MUCH worse in the last few months.

I got sick of throwing away money for shit service and went to US Cellular. Awesome service/speed.

about a year ago

SanDisk Focusing More On Desktop and Mobile SATA SSDs, Extreme II Series Tested

TerminaMorte Re:Price per GB still a showstopper (71 comments)

You might pay the extra $ for your laptop computer, in order to save power and lower the risk of failure due to dropping.

I know I'd never go back for my laptop, personally

about a year and a half ago

SanDisk Focusing More On Desktop and Mobile SATA SSDs, Extreme II Series Tested

TerminaMorte Re:SandDisk doesn't support their SSDs (71 comments)

SDSSDH-120G-G25 has known firmware issues, with no firmware coming out for it.

about a year and a half ago

SanDisk Focusing More On Desktop and Mobile SATA SSDs, Extreme II Series Tested

TerminaMorte SandDisk doesn't support their SSDs (71 comments)

Not firmware updates for the majority of their drives. Spend the extra $5 for a company who supports their products

about a year and a half ago

How Does the CIA Keep Its IT Staff Honest?

TerminaMorte Explains the drone issue (238 comments)

If you treat your IT staff like shit, it's no wonder you end up with staff that can't keep drones out of enemy hands.

more than 2 years ago

Aging Consoles Find New Life As Video Streamers

TerminaMorte Of course they use Wii... (255 comments)

Since it does SD instead of HD, you get less "Buffering/adjusting playback" issues.

ALL models have Wifi as well.

more than 2 years ago

Iran Wants To Clone Downed US Drone

TerminaMorte Windows based control... (663 comments)

There was a story recently about computers at drone facilities being infected by Windows-based viruses. And we've known for years now that the connection to the drones is not encrypted (which is why $500 worth of laptop+sat cards allows insurgents to view drone feeds).

Somehow I doubt the drones themselves are of much higher caliber software wise. Wouldn't surprise me if the software and hardware isn't protected.

After wiki-leaks especially, it wouldn't surprise me if Iran had their hands on source code and hardware specs already and DID bring the drone down electronically.

more than 2 years ago

HP's Strange Obsession With WebOS For Printers

TerminaMorte WebOS Printer Support (226 comments)

On the touchpad, one of the big selling points was the ability to print to HP printers.

Of course, most HP printers didn't work. Like my LaserJet 1018. Or Color Laserjet 4600.

Come to think of it, never got a single printer working with it. There's a reason HP's profits are down 90%.

Is it so hard to have an ARM version of CUPS that can print to everything?

about 3 years ago

Installing Android On an HP TouchPad

TerminaMorte Re:WebOS is staying on my TouchPad (96 comments)

You realize that by default it will dual-boot?

So you get the great multi-tasking of WebOS, but with the great app selection (and browser options...) of Android.

Netflix, minecraft, Firefox.... I certainly don't consider it a downgrade. :P

more than 3 years ago


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