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Jaguar and Land Rover Just Created Transparent Pillars For Cars

Torp But but (190 comments)

What about the transparent aluminium?

2 days ago
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How the Rollout of 5G Will Change Everything

Torp Re:5G? Better get 3G sorted first (216 comments)

Exactly! I still see "GPRS" in a lot of places, in an urban area. How about they fix their 3G first, and only then finish the 4G deployment? And postpone 5G for 20 years or so...

about two weeks ago
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Elite: Dangerous Dumps Offline Single-Player

Torp Re:Is that the one... (473 comments)

Meh, Eve *was* inspired by Elite (and Privateer after Elite) but not by this particular incarnation of Elite.
And by clone of Eve Online I mean a focus on online play with cutthroat pvp, not the concept of the lone trader wandering around the galaxy.
Youngsters...

about 1 month ago
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Elite: Dangerous Dumps Offline Single-Player

Torp Is that the one... (473 comments)

... that looked in previews like a clone of Eve: Online anyway?
Or was that Star Citizen?
Both have too much money for their own good ;)

about 1 month ago
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Sweden Considers Adding "Sexism" Ratings To Video Games

Torp Re:Wouldn't they reasonably have to apply this... (642 comments)

Nope, video games are the modern scape goat. Studying movies doesn't have a 'think of the children' factor so you'll get no funding for it.

about a month ago
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World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old

Torp I would be much more impressed... (276 comments)

To find out who's the youngest linux kernel developer who (to have some objective criteria) had a patch accepted into the mainstream line.
Or you know, anything else besides something based on multiple choice and memorization.

about a month ago
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Ubisoft Points Finger At AMD For Assassin's Creed Unity Poor Performance

Torp Not piracy? (262 comments)

I was sure it's piracy, and they will install a new version of StarForce.
TBH, if you go near an EA or Ubisoft product, you deserve what you get. They're not even worth pirating.

about a month ago
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Denuvo DRM Challenges Game Crackers

Torp Starforce anyone? (187 comments)

History repeats itself.
Me, I'm trying to get my games from gog.com :)

about a month and a half ago
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LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest

Torp Can some doctor please... (63 comments)

... treat the CEOs of all mobile phone makers until they drop this stupid obsession with thinness and work on giving us decent battery life?

about a month and a half ago
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PCGamingWiki Looks Into Linux Gaming With 'Port Reports'

Torp The performance difference only matters... (77 comments)

... if you can be bothered to reboot. I have a perfectly good Windows installation for gaming on my multi boot PC. I just can't be bothered to use it so I play whatever's available on the "other operating systems" natively and whatever works fine in Wine. At this point, I think only Witcher 3 is capable of making me reboot.

about 2 months ago
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New Microsoft Garage Site Invites Public To Test a Wide Range of App Ideas

Torp And in the fine print... (72 comments)

... you indenture your first born to Microsoft in exchange for using their apps.
Also, you are liable for patent fees.

about 2 months ago
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Google Announces Inbox, a New Take On Email Organization

Torp I read that as (173 comments)

We know better than you how to organize your mail.
They can keep it.

about 2 months ago
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Hungary To Tax Internet Traffic

Torp What looks like a stupid tax from the US... (324 comments)

... looks like an attempt to restrict free speech from a little closer to Hungary. The current regime has serious totaliarian tendencies and this tax (which will raise internet connection prices) leaves less avenues of communication for the Hungarian citizens.
Note the prices for an internet connection; at 30 gbytes/month, this tax could double the entry level price. At the average salary in Hungary, the extra $18 will be felt.

about 2 months ago
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Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps

Torp And this being samsung... (92 comments)

... their software will look like a 2000 era flash app made by a 13 year old, be even slower than that and receive absolutely no updates; if there is even a minor problem with the standard, you will have to buy a new adapter to get the fix.

about 2 months ago
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Symantec To Separate Into Two Companies

Torp Re:Excuse me... (86 comments)

Norton Utilities 6.0 *was* DOS :)
You're saying their "enterprise products" aren't bloated, useless, fearmongering piles of crap?
Maybe that's why they're splitting, no one who has experienced the consumer products will believe that.

about 2 months ago
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Symantec To Separate Into Two Companies

Torp Excuse me... (86 comments)

Is Symantec doing anything useful?
I think the last useful version of Norton Utilities was 6.0, which was before the Symantec buyout?
Now they're just marketing fear...

about 2 months ago
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Eric Schmidt: Anxiety Over US Spying Will "Break the Internet"

Torp Just because you're paranoid... (179 comments)

... it doesn't mean they're not out to get you :)
But as several others said, I see this as more of a threat to Google's business model than to the internet.

about 2 months ago
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AMD Building New GPU Linux Kernel Driver To Unify With Catalyst Driver

Torp Closed or open... (56 comments)

Do AMD linux graphic drivers actually work now? Last time I checked on winehq, there were a lot more people complaining about graphics problems on cards than on Nvidia cards...

about 2 months ago
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Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?

Torp What "OS Decay"? (577 comments)

It's not a generic term. Call it "Windows Decay" by its proper name. I don't know of any other operating systems that have this problem.

about 3 months ago
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Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

Torp Memory? (264 comments)

The iPhone 6 comes with 1 Gb of memory. And has options for 16, 64 and 128 Gb of storage.
Why does this even get published?

about 3 months ago

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