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Kaleidescape Settles With DVD CCA But No Victory For DRM

deimios666 Re:DRM (76 comments)

The PS3 DRM took quite a while to break. Arguably because Sony allowed linux to be installed. Once they disabled that feature all hell broke loose.

about 8 months ago

Red Hat Releases Ceylon Language 1.0.0

deimios666 I can see HR all over it... (159 comments)

Ceylon developers wanted with at least 5 years experience with the language.
Submit your resume till December 1st, 2013...

about a year ago

Netflix, Youtube Surpass 50% Mark of Internet Traffic

deimios666 Errors... (249 comments)

I don't know how these sites generate that much traffic. I for one can't even use them properly.
Getting error messages like: "Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet." and "This video is not available in your country".
I know it's on their end since higher quality services like ThePirateBay never had any such errors, and even if there were some tehnical issues in accessing the main site, it always had an available mirror. The price was right too.
If only other sites would learn some good practices from ThePirateBay, for example: decent pricing, global release dates and quality assurance.

about a year ago

Piriform Asks BleachBit To Remove Winapp2.ini Importer

deimios666 Winapp2 site states.... (305 comments)

From the Winapp2.ini site (numbering added by me):

1. Winapp2.com is the official website of Winapp2.ini, an addon for CCleaner, System Ninja, and

2. This website and its files are not endorsed or supported in any way by Piriform. They take no responsibility for any damages or problems that arise from its use.

3. Many entries from Winapp2.ini have been included in the official builds of CCleaner over time.

Looks like the " CCleaner data" the email is referring to is actually Winapp2 data included into CCleaner.

about 2 years ago

Sprint Now Offering Vanity Phone Numbers Aliases With **Me Service

deimios666 Re:How do you pronounce that? (85 comments)

The asterisk is mute. I just denotes that you are an AI. Kudos to those who get the reference.

more than 2 years ago

Mozilla To Bug Firefox Users With Old Adobe Reader, Flash, Silverlight

deimios666 Netbooks? (247 comments)

As a netbook (E350) owner I am forced to run an older version (11.2) of flash or else 720p content isn't played back smoothly.
Adobe borked something in 11.3+ versions of Flash that makes HD youtube videos unbearably choppy.

more than 2 years ago

Is Innovation the Most Abused Word In Business?

deimios666 Second most abused (287 comments)

The most abused word is "excitement" All press releases start with "We're excited to..."

more than 2 years ago

Windows 8 and Screen Resolution: WXGA Still Most Popular

deimios666 Re:Above 1920x1200 ?!? (382 comments)

Well good Sir I'll have you know that my Lenovo 11.6" ideapad uses that resolution.

more than 2 years ago

Why Linux Can't 'Sell' On the Desktop

deimios666 Re:Are you sure it's the marketing? (1091 comments)

Try Secunia PSI. It is a security patch scanner but as a sideeffect it also updates most of the known windows applications.

more than 2 years ago

Modern Warfare 3 Released

deimios666 Stuff that matters... (201 comments)

How is this news for nerds? It's another console shooter (with a bigger buget than most). Pure slashvertisement.

more than 3 years ago

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Fit On a CD

deimios666 But then again... (488 comments)

I always burned the CD ISO to DVD because it would install faster and with less noise.

more than 3 years ago

FBI Plans Nationwide Face-Recognition Trials In 2012

deimios666 Didn't .. (102 comments)

FaceBook Inc.already have that? Ah you mean the other FBI...

more than 3 years ago

HADOPI To Disconnect 60 People In France

deimios666 To quote Shao Kahn (255 comments)

It has BEGUN!

more than 3 years ago

5.8 Earthquake Hits East Coast of the US

deimios666 News for nerds? (614 comments)

Stuff that matters? At least add something like: the power of the earthquake was 1000 times weaker than the one hitting Fukushima.

more than 3 years ago

LulzSec Announces That It Is Done

deimios666 Ferengi rules of acquisition (412 comments)

Every once in a while, declare peace. It confuses the hell out of your enemies.

more than 3 years ago

Will Microsoft Release Its Own Windows 8 Tablet?

deimios666 Re:To be fair (207 comments)

There might be a "squirt" of truth in that...

more than 3 years ago

Windows 8 Previewed At D9

deimios666 Re:CLI (330 comments)

Try PowerShell. It beats the pants off BASH in power. Steep learning curve though.

more than 3 years ago


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