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Why did Microsoft skip Windows 9?

Zappy Re:X, perhaps? (399 comments)

I prefer X windows

about three weeks ago

Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5

Zappy No the article is not about RAM (264 comments)

Am I the only one who at first red "base memory" as RAM and would prefer the term storage to memory when it is used to described persistent storage?

about a month ago

What To Expect With Windows 9

Zappy Re:Clippy 2.0 (545 comments)

Cortana is Clippy 2.0

about a month ago

Ask Slashdot: Linux-Friendly Desktop x86 Motherboard Manufacturers?

Zappy Re:Intel (294 comments)

Intel MB may be fine, but stay away from the wireless 7260 series, they are utter crap and only work mostly with the very latest firmware and driver/kernel version.

about a month and a half ago

Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

Zappy Re:Safety vs Law (475 comments)

Maybe if you'd said 65 instead of 90, you'd be right. But any bump at 90 has a respectable chance of leading to loss of control by one or both vehicles; typical cars just don't maneuver at those speeds with unless it's very gradual.

I'm guessing your used to driving American cars?

about 2 months ago

Munich Reverses Course, May Ditch Linux For Microsoft

Zappy Re:Surprise? (579 comments)

Switch Thunderbird to off-line mode before you start configuring a new account. The **HORRIBLE** auto-configuration will not show up and you can just configure your account.

about 2 months ago

Robyn Bergeron Stepping Down As Fedora Project Leader

Zappy Re:Good luck (53 comments)

Like the old installer up to Fedora 12 (or so) enabled you to do before the horrible unintuitive mess that is the current installer replaced that.

about 5 months ago

Can You Tell the Difference? 4K Galaxy Note 3 vs. Canon 5D Mark III Video

Zappy Re:I could presumably count the pixels? (201 comments)

Some of the scenes it obviously showed the limited number of stops presented in the note3 video. Scenes with both shadows and full sunlight.

Overall though I was surprised at how close the two video's where.

about 6 months ago

What percentage of your online communications are encrypted?

Zappy Ubuntu? (186 comments)


about 6 months ago

Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

Zappy Re:u wot m8 (575 comments)

$ apt-get upgrade
bash: apt-get: command not found...

Hmm, I think that would be
$ sudo yum -y update :-)

about 6 months ago

Slashdot Tries Something New; Audience Responds!

Zappy Re:Fuckbeta (2219 comments)

So it has come to this, a six! digit uid is considered a low uid now?

about 8 months ago

I'd rather be spied on by ...

Zappy Ik mis de Mossad (324 comments)

Ik mis de Mossad (slashdot y u no unicode)

about a year ago

How To Foil NSA Sabotage: Use a Dead Man's Switch

Zappy Re:exact dupe, and bad idea (259 comments)

It is probably factually true, there are most likely 10's of 1000's of whom they do not have any data stored or searched.

about a year ago

When it comes to Slashdot, I normally:

Zappy Re:/. effect? (157 comments)

But then, maybe I'm new here...but I'm not...look at my userid.

Yes you are

about a year ago



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