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MakerBot Merging With Stratasys

TheKidWho Re:For Sale (65 comments)

I'll trade you my Prusa i3 for it!

about a year ago
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The Days of Cheap, Subsidized Phones May Be Numbered

TheKidWho Re:confused (329 comments)

The problem with a carrier like MetroPCS is the lack of reliable and fast data connections.

about a year ago
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The Empire In Decline?

TheKidWho Don't believe the FUD (488 comments)

/. this is Charlie Demerjian, one of the biggest tech trolls out there. He has a personal vendetta against Nvidia, Microsoft, and Intel. Ignore the troll. They're called SEMIAccurate for a reason.

about 2 years ago
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Is Qualcomm the New AMD?

TheKidWho Re:We NEED Processor Competition (331 comments)

You mean like how a new FX-8150 just keeps up with an i7 920 that was released 4 years ago?

about 2 years ago
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Former Pentagon Analyst: China Has Backdoors To 80% of Telecoms

TheKidWho Re:Australian govt bans huawei from national netwo (240 comments)

Rivals? Hah, try exceeds by a significant margin. China as a whole is incredibly corrupt on a level beyond the western world.

more than 2 years ago
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Linux Users Banned From Diablo III Servers

TheKidWho Re:Jesus, stop being pathetic! (518 comments)

Hey, guess what, they were banning users who were actually cheating, not just users who were using Linux.

But go on with your pathetic analogy.

more than 2 years ago
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DARPA Pays $3.5 Million For New TechShops and Secret Reconfigurable Factories

TheKidWho Re:I keep reading but... (116 comments)

I know how these things work, I'm a manufacturing engineer and program 5 axis machines on a daily basis. The work has to have significant constraints placed on it for it to work easily with a robotic system however. Frequently this is not possible.

more than 2 years ago
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DARPA Pays $3.5 Million For New TechShops and Secret Reconfigurable Factories

TheKidWho Re:Precision manufacturing assembly lines... (116 comments)

The amount of capital outlay required to do something like that is immense. It's simply not cost effective except for certain product lines.

more than 2 years ago
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DARPA Pays $3.5 Million For New TechShops and Secret Reconfigurable Factories

TheKidWho Re:I keep reading but... (116 comments)

It's not so easy to move parts from one machine to the other with robotic arms.

more than 2 years ago
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Russia To Establish Bases On the Moon

TheKidWho Re:One thing is for certain... (249 comments)

Their latest jet, the Sukhoi Super Jet 100 just crashed into a mountain in Indonesia while being demonstrated to reporters and potential clients.

about 2 years ago
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America's Next Bomber: Unmanned, Unlimited Range, Aimed At China

TheKidWho Re:near unlimited range thanks to in-air refueling (400 comments)

You can't turn an F-22 Airframe into an effective Bomber, it wasn't designed for it from the beginning. The requirements of a bomber and an air superiority fighter are vastly different.

more than 2 years ago
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Iranian Military Says It's Copying US Drone

TheKidWho Re:goodluckwiththat (350 comments)

It's beyond China's as well for the time being.

more than 2 years ago
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Google Earns $2 Per Handset; Apple, $575

TheKidWho Re:$575? Seriously? (366 comments)

They do it for market segmentation. There are people willing to pay $40/$70 for that cover and there are people that aren't. For the people that aren't, you can buy 3rd party stuff for much cheaper. It's a smart business decision and works well for them, also allowing a thriving third party market to exist.

more than 2 years ago
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Huawei Claims 30Gbps Wireless 'Beyond LTE'

TheKidWho Re:Who are all these people who need 4G? (146 comments)

He probably made the same claim when 3G was being released.

"What do we need 3G for, I'm just happy on my 2G connection!"

more than 2 years ago
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Warp Drives May Come With a Killer Downside

TheKidWho Re:It's simple, really. (458 comments)

Stellar 9/11, that's what happens. The founding of the Galactic Empire and the war against the Outer Rim separatists.

more than 2 years ago

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