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British Govt Debates Swapping Printers For iPads

cb95amc Environmental Footprint (237 comments)

Seriously.......How much environmental impact does the entire manufacturing process of building tablets create? At least the paper industry is good at replacing the trees it uses.

more than 3 years ago
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The Rules of Thumb For Tech Purchasing

cb95amc Brand.... (401 comments)

Pay for any other brand, not for Sony.....

more than 3 years ago
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Can World's Largest Laser Zap Earth's Energy Woes?

cb95amc How long until..... (372 comments)

...these laser are small enough to be mounted on a shark.....

more than 4 years ago
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UK ISP Spots a File-Sharing Loophole, Implements It

cb95amc I can't believe..... (179 comments)

....that such a well planned and comprehensive peice of legislation would have loopholes. It's almost as if they rushed it through the legislative process, but I'm sure our politicians would never be so careless....

more than 4 years ago
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Android Ported To iPhone

cb95amc Its iPhone OS 4.0! (280 comments)

So this is how they are planning on introducing multitasking!

more than 4 years ago
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Geohot Brings Other OS Support To PS3 With Custom Firmware

cb95amc Re:Ha. (270 comments)

Learn something?......This is still Sony we are talking about isn't it?

more than 4 years ago
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Making Sense of CPU and GPU Model Numbers?

cb95amc A good guide..... (555 comments)

Tom's Hardware post a regular guide to the best CPU & GPU at various price points....

Decide how much you want to spend on each component and see what is recommended.

CPU - http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/best-gaming-cpu,review-31815.html
GPU - http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/best-graphics-card,review-31829.html

Realistically any CPU/GPU combination from the last year or two shouldn't have a problem meeting your requirements, as most GPUs now decode 1080 video in hardware, and Oblivion shouldn't prove too taxing unless you are trying to run in very high resolutions.
It will just depend what your budget is and how future proof you want it to be.

more than 4 years ago
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3D HDMI Specification Is Set Free

cb95amc Re:Truly (100 comments)

What happens when half your staff set the resolution to 800x600?

more than 4 years ago
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EMI Sues Beatles Usurper Off the Net

cb95amc Re:No, they didn't (358 comments)

Surely Paul McCartney needs the continued royalties from the Beatles music so he can continue to finance large divorce settlements!

more than 5 years ago
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How Dangerous Could a Hacked Robot Possibly Be?

cb95amc Runaway..... (229 comments)

Ask Tom Selleck!

more than 5 years ago
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The Sims 3 Racks Up Over 180,000 Downloads Prior To Release

cb95amc Re:Let's be honest... (187 comments)

Based on how many copies of the previous "Sims" games have been sold I'm not sure the target audience is restricted to twelve year olds.....

I know....I don't understand its popularity either....

more than 5 years ago
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Xbox To Get Live TV and Massive VOD Update

cb95amc Re:Global or just UK only? (124 comments)

I can't imagine the various broadcasters around the globe that licence the Premier League from Sky being too happy with them allowing the deal with Microsoft to expand globally...Would have thought there would some fairly detailed contract terms around certain broadcasters having exclusivity on the Premier League rights in their country.

more than 5 years ago
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First Look At Windows 7 On an Entry-Level Netbook

cb95amc Re:This is how things compare to me... (435 comments)

Unfortunately people really don't like change....

I see it at work when people switch from Office 2003 to Office 2007 and spend weeks figuring out where the hell all the commands have gone....

Installed Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix on our Samsung NC10 and put it in front of my girlfriend....First comment was "Where is the E (Internet Explorer)".....second comment was "Where is MSN Messenger".....Tried to convince her to persevere with it, but she wasn't interested....
Rebooted into XP and her face lit up when the blue login screen appeared....

more than 5 years ago
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UK Gov. Clueless About Own Internet Blacklist

cb95amc New title required.... (203 comments)

You could just get away with:

"UK Gov. Clueless"

more than 4 years ago
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Mad Scientist Brings Back Dead With "Deanimation"

cb95amc Re:Whoa boy... (501 comments)

We should test it on Jean Claude van Damne and Dolph Lungren

about 6 years ago

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Science proves zombies could annihilate humans

cb95amc cb95amc writes  |  more than 4 years ago

cb95amc (99589) writes "If zombies actually existed, an attack by them would lead to the collapse of civilisation unless dealt with quickly and aggressively. That is the conclusion of a mathematical exercise carried out by researchers in Canada. They say only frequent counter-attacks with increasing force would eradicate the fictional creatures. The scientific paper is published in a book — Infectious Diseases Modelling Research Progress. In books, films, video games and folklore, zombies are undead creatures, able to turn the living into other zombies with a bite. But there is a serious side to the work. In some respects, a zombie "plague" resembles a lethal rapidly-spreading infection."
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Insolvent SCO scraps its reorganization plan

cb95amc cb95amc writes  |  more than 6 years ago

cb95amc writes "SCO Group Inc., the Utah County-based bankrupt software developer that claims to own copyrights to the Unix operating system, has scrapped a $100 million reorganization plan after its financial sponsor asked for a new deal. Instead of buying $5 million in new SCO stock and loaning the company $95 million, Stephen Norris & Co. Capital Partners LP is negotiating a purchase of the assets...."
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