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New Raspberry Pi Model B+

advocate_one Re:Does it have audio in yet? (202 comments)

and when they start only shipping model B+ variants out?

I'm just slightly miffed that I'd only just ordered two model Bs a fortnight ago...

about two weeks ago
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New Raspberry Pi Model B+

advocate_one Re:Does it have audio in yet? (202 comments)

the Wolfson Audio Card is NOT compatible with the new modle B+ as it chashes with the new USB ports

about two weeks ago
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A Skeptical View of Israel's Iron Dome Rocket Defense System

advocate_one Re:Subject bait (379 comments)

Mod parent back up please... it doesn't deserve this stupid low rating

about two weeks ago
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Avast Buys 20 Used Phones, Recovers 40,000 Deleted Photos

advocate_one Re:Garbage In (231 comments)

correct, if it's part of the manufacturer's feature set, then it's not possible to remove it, BUT, you can disable it after having removed all updates to it. Had to do that with my Sony Xperia... came with facebook and other social media rubbish... Some could be deleted, but the rest had to be disabled from starting up but still take up space.

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

advocate_one Patents? (136 comments)

What's happening with any patents that Microsoft raises on this tech? Will they be truly open patents free to implement in open source products that are freely redistributable? The article makes no mention of this.

how many bleepin' minutes do you have to wait between posting these days?

about a month ago
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Microsoft Backs Open Source For the Internet of Things

advocate_one Re:Uniform standards create new markets (136 comments)

Fax machines only really took off in the UK when our Royal Mail went on strike and businesses discovered they could fax documents to each other and the signatures on them could be considered valid...

about a month ago
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America 'Has Become a War Zone'

advocate_one Re:SHeriff Michael Gayer (875 comments)

Violence has been trending down for decades. This dumb ass just get a hard on with driving around in the military vehicle.

Percisely... you can tell from the photo that he's lovin' it... that buzz cut and the shades...

about a month and a half ago
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New Valve Prototype VR Headset Shows Up At VR Meetup In Boston

advocate_one Re:DOA (41 comments)

needs the right "adaptors" as well... teledildonics, the next big thing :)

about 2 months ago
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New Valve Prototype VR Headset Shows Up At VR Meetup In Boston

advocate_one Re:Inside-Out Tracking (41 comments)

well considering I just ordered myself a 3-axis gyro with 3 axis accelerometer (6DOF) module for a mere £2.88... quite a few especially as buying in bulk like they can would achieve even deeper discounts...

about 2 months ago
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Google Unveils Self-Driving Car With No Steering Wheel

advocate_one Re:No Stereo!!! (583 comments)

well considering it's electric, the fuel efficiency is outstanding in that it doesn't use any petrol per mile... however as it's limited to 25 mph, the 0-60 time is infinite... ;)

about 2 months ago
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Google Unveils Self-Driving Car With No Steering Wheel

advocate_one No Stereo!!! (583 comments)

what kind of hells is that???

about 2 months ago
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B-52 Gets First Full IT Upgrade Since 1961

advocate_one Re:I wonder (190 comments)

First off, lets ignore the fact carpet bombing has minimal effectiveness.

I'd like you to ask the Iraqui army about that one...

You'll need replacements and it's much faster and cheaper to build a multitude of drones than it is to build a manned heavy bomber.

Drones can't deliver the seriously special/heavy ordnance required to bust deep bunkers

about 2 months ago
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The World's Worst Planes: Aircraft Designs That Failed

advocate_one what the fuck? (209 comments)

"
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what the fuck????

about 2 months ago
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WebKit Unifies JavaScript Compilation With LLVM Optimizer

advocate_one LLVM??? (170 comments)

would it have gurt the submitter to have spent a few seconds more expanding the first instance of the use of LLVM just like JIT was?

sheesh...

about 2 months ago
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Drone Camera Tornado Coverage Raises Press Freedom Questions

advocate_one Expect complaint to FAA in 3, 2, 1... (143 comments)

from private pilots operating small planes and helicopters as drones are stealing their "business" opportunities...

about 3 months ago
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Intentional Backdoor In Consumer Routers Found

advocate_one Re:THis is why I hide behind (236 comments)

I've been running this setup for the last 4 years and have not had any problems with it at all. My daughter who is an avid gamer has no issues with latency either.

about 3 months ago
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Intentional Backdoor In Consumer Routers Found

advocate_one THis is why I hide behind (236 comments)

a second router... My ISP provides the cable modem/router and I hang my own router/wi-fi hub off that...

about 3 months ago
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Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr Released

advocate_one Re:Single ARM kernel? (179 comments)

Oh FFS... nothing is stopping YOU from compiling your OWN platform specific kernel for your particular board... this uber ARM kernel however makes things far simpler for everyday folk to just download an ARM live disk and install it onto a laptop that has an ARM processor without having to jump through a multitude of hoops to cross-compile an image for his specific processor... there are a lot of ARM based laptops and tablets that do have the resources to handle this and it would make it far easier to get Linux onto them. No hoping someone has already produced an image for your particular tablet... like I have to keep searching for a prebuilt custom Android ROM for my particular phone/tablet...

about 3 months ago

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