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Dell's New Alienware Case Goes to Extremes To Prevent Overheating

binarylarry Re:How much? (103 comments)

Wow nice, aryeh some kind of internet detective?

9 hours ago
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How Red Hat Can Recapture Developer Interest

binarylarry Re:Linux does not equal Ubuntu (232 comments)

Yeah boooo canonical for having commercial aims with Linux.

But GOOOOO RHEL and SUSE for being total open source hippies who hate money!

Yeah slashbot, yeah!

3 days ago
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Fermilab Begins Testing Holographic Universe Theory

binarylarry Re:Flip the switch (246 comments)

It'd be funny if a bearded man in white robes showed up in the sky and said "Wait! Before you turn if off I want to take a picture of Norway for posterity!"

3 days ago
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New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?

binarylarry Re:Why (251 comments)

Android applications work just like desktop, it's not like chromebook at all.

You install apk files (which are analogous to deb, rpm, exe, msi, etc) and they run on your computer. They aren't web sites, even though they can connect to web services. Obviously the form factor is different, but Android is more like a desktop system than Chromebooks are.

I have yet to meet someone who wants a Chromebook.

3 days ago
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New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?

binarylarry Why (251 comments)

Why hasn't Google given Microsoft the coup de grace and actively developed some desktop/laptop distro ala Chromebook but without the stupid "web only" focus?

If that had built a Chromebook that wasn't built on a stupid fucking premise they'd already own the market and Microsoft would be carved up ready for sale to Mitt Romney's friends.

4 days ago
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Predictive Modeling To Increase Responsivity of Streamed Games

binarylarry Re: Awesome! (119 comments)

Pff you dont get it.

Microsoft will be going all the way to 200 MS with this amazing new technology!

Your move Apple and Google.

4 days ago
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Choose Your Side On the Linux Divide

binarylarry Re:Fork SystemD (809 comments)

Oh I think people have been forking the middle east for quite some time.

5 days ago
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Virtual Machine Brings X86 Linux Apps To ARMv7 Devices

binarylarry Re:Why? (61 comments)

Huzzah, finally I'll be able to run Office 97 on my Android Phone.

about a week ago
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Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years

binarylarry Oblig (66 comments)

Nuclear Information Security Inspector could be heard in the background saying "Doh!"

about two weeks ago
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Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer To Escape Its Reputation

binarylarry Re: Call it Web? (426 comments)

They can't name it after Steve Ballmer either, Chrome is already taken by google.

about two weeks ago
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Berlin Bans Car Service Uber

binarylarry Re: Uber is quite retarded (341 comments)

Hahaha, you make it sound as if "being licensed" has some implication of advanced skill.

The govt in this case doesn't care about that, they want their licensing money back.

about two weeks ago
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Netflix Now Works On Linux With HTML5 DRM Video Support In Chrome

binarylarry Re:Why is (201 comments)

Haha still +2 asshole.

about three weeks ago
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New NSA-Funded Code Rolls All Programming Languages Into One

binarylarry Re:Shit summary (306 comments)

Yeah and can you imagine the horrific shit sandwich that would be a combination of CSS, HTML5, PHP and JavaScript?

666 Mark of the Techno Beast. It's like some shit Ghostbusters 2099 would be tasked with stopping.

about three weeks ago
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Netflix Now Works On Linux With HTML5 DRM Video Support In Chrome

binarylarry Re:Why is (201 comments)

Reed Hastings, the douche who runs netfix, is a huge microsoftie.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?

binarylarry Keep It Ready (208 comments)

Keep everything ready, so you can switch back when the cloud services fail and/or your management team changes.

about a month ago

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Blender 2.5 Stable Release

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  more than 3 years ago

binarylarry (1338699) writes "The Blender Foundation and online developer community is proud to present Blender 2.57. This is the first stable release of the Blender 2.5 series, representing the culmination of many years of redesign and development work.

We name this version "Stable" not only because it's mostly feature complete, but especially thanks to the 1000s of fixes and feature updates we did since the 2.5 beta versions were published.

The next 2 months we will keep working on finishing a couple of left-over 2.5 targets and we expect to get feedback and bug reports from users to handle as well. If all goes well, the 2.58 version then can be the final release of the 2.5 series, with a massive amount of new projects to be added for an exciting cycle of 2.6x versions. Target is to release updates every 2 months this year."

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Stardock rescinds "Gamers Bill of Rights"

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  about 4 years ago

binarylarry (1338699) writes "Stardock’s own Gamer’s Bill of Rights is no longer to be found on their site. That’d be the Bill of Rights featuring the proud bulletpoint:

“2. Gamers shall have the right to demand that games be released in a finished state.”

You used to be able to find the bill right here.

PC Gamer are up in arms about it being unfinished in a similar manner to earlier Stardock release, DemiGod, which also came out earlier than its announced release date. PCG go on to quote a post from Stardock CEO Brad Wardell on the Quarter to Three forums in which he responds to a displeased customer, seemingly in absolute contradiction of his own Rule #2:

“the hostility in this thread exceeds my own tolerance for putting up with said hostility.

Also, to anyone, like you Ben, saying the game is like an “early beta” then well, please stay away from our games in the future. I consider it ready for release and if others disagree, don’t buy our games.”

We’ve contacted Stardock for a comment and are awaiting a response."

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Apple bans Adobe CS5 Flash Compiler

binarylarry binarylarry writes  |  more than 4 years ago

binarylarry (1338699) writes "Looks like Adobe's release of CS5 with the Flash-to-native compiler has been nixed by Apple's new user agreement:

"3.3.1 — Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs."

When did Apple become the most evil technology company on the planet? I bet the folks at Google are feeling really good about Android's future prospects. This ban also affects MonoTouch and other non Objective-C development platforms for the iPhone/iPad and similar Apple devices."

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