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NSA Can Spy On Data From Smart Phones, Including Blackberry

deviceb Re:And the saga continues.... (298 comments)

There will be no reprisals, just some documents unclassified, media mis-direction (war w/ syria, refugee camp numbers ), the usual..

But, what i still finding unfathomable at this point,.. is that the masses/sheep keeping finding this intel on how all modern communication platforma are engineered w/ built in "monitoring" -this has been the norm from the beginning.

about a year ago

Windows 8 Graphics: Microsoft Has Hardware-Accelerated Everything

deviceb PC Gameing (563 comments)

never mind metro...
how will Battlefield 3 and 4 run on Windows8.
if real performance gains are to be had, this is the first news i have heard of the OS that calls for myself to upgrade. forget business for a moment & lets focus on bleeding edge performance. Things that business & MAC users know nothing of ;)

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't You Running KDE?

deviceb KDE ftw | Sabyon 9 (818 comments)

Readers who have time should all load up the KDE version of Sabayon 9.
You will see how nicely polished KDE can be.

more than 2 years ago

UN Considering Control of the Internet

deviceb speed up dev. on P2PDNS (402 comments)

Who cares if we break the internet into islands? DNS needs to be a truly distributed system that no 7 people or governments can bend to their will, else we will all end up like China. -Perhaps China was the smartest of all by implementing border-gateway rules long ago? All the so-called free countries our trying to jump on ship! It seems China had more foresight than other countries eh?
I would prefer to switch my DNS scheme and jump to the public internet islands
*facebook is not on my island btw

more than 4 years ago

Recommendations For Home Virtualization?

deviceb Re:Don't do it (384 comments)

I second that.
Photoshop CS5 on 64bit Windows 7 ftw! As stated above, even with hardware acceleration enabled in VMWare, you still will not attain that pure smooth scaling/moving around of large image works. DirectX 9.0c is available but will not run-

VMWare Server is free and will run your VMs like services -auto load, boot order and all that.
WMWare Workstation is the easiest to use many machines at once. drag & drop in and out of VMs.
Virtualbox i prefer if the host OS is linux
ESXi with vSphere is great for servers.. but you will miss your choice OS sitting on the hardware vs the hypervisor..

more than 4 years ago

Nintendo Entertainment System Turns 25

deviceb Re:up up down down (164 comments)

oops forgot the left-right(s)

more than 4 years ago

Nintendo Entertainment System Turns 25

deviceb up up down down (164 comments)

b a select start

more than 4 years ago

Desktop Linux Is Dead

deviceb Linux is not for main stream users. (1348 comments)

utility computing is for the sheep.
running compiz on my sabayon DESKTOP here at the office every part of my desktop-wall runs sessions to other windows boxes mainly. Servers, VPN connections to various hospitals that may need support. This setup has proven to be the most effective for a user like myself that has to have a stable/secure platform when supporting tye types of systems i do.
I will never be running a virtualized thin client from some mega company even though most people end up this way. Walk your path, don't cry about it.
And as long as i can build a better box for media @ home, i will continue doing so. is not DX11 coming to linux in the future? Games have always been the crux of linux..

more than 4 years ago

An End To Unencrypted Digital Cable TV and the HTPC

deviceb solutions is simple.. (345 comments)

abandon TV. I assume you all can stream video over your network to whatever pc is running media on your display/projector.
So many solutions for organizing your "TV" media these days. -or pick up another book.. no commercials there.. propaganda only if u choose..

more than 5 years ago

Delete Data On Netbook If Stolen?

deviceb 3 methods (459 comments)

Yes... first go with whole disk encryption. (TrueCrypt)
Then personalize yourself a nice rootkit, hide your copy of PoisonIvy or similar, and keep the keylogger running.
If the thief does not reboot the pc, you will capture any personal information on him before he does. Once the PC reboots, your 20 diget key is in full effect..

more than 5 years ago

Can New Game Control Schemes Hope To Match the PC Keyboard?

deviceb NEVER (202 comments)

from the day i realized that i needed to learn to play doom1 via a keyboard... that was it. Now with my super high-rez mouse, xtra large teflon gaming mouse pad will pwn ANY colsole player. ANY.
All the talk aside, there is no way for a controller you use with your thumb can compare to the length of my arm when it goes to precise movments. Any real gamer understands all this,... it's only the console wankerz who because they never learned, do not understand. I do not want a better replacement.. i have refinded my keyboard skills over the last 20 years.. nothing can substitute.

more than 5 years ago

Best Handset For Freedom?

deviceb Re:Self destruc button (232 comments)

then we need the full encryption
i like the open router idea to bounce the traffic around.
Shortrange radio support
a method to create or control voluntary botnets
video & audio live streaming
a map based system for calling out roadblocks, embasies, hospitals.. routes to them... targets.
thats a start... sounds like a laptop

more than 5 years ago

Best Handset For Freedom?

deviceb Self destruc button (232 comments)

with remote detonation via a button inside one of your teeth. -complimented with sidonnie capsule.

more than 5 years ago

Researchers Find Gaps In Iranian Filtering

deviceb setup tor bridges (156 comments)

search #iranelection or #neda on twitterfall.com

more than 5 years ago

Music Streaming to Overtake Downloads

deviceb Welcome to 1997 (254 comments)

Long before nubs found napster..
We have a laptop hooked right into the mixer
The club hooked up DSL for 2 nights
Were uploading the stream to our Shoutcast server
Parties in Toronto & Chicago are picking up the stream

by the way... there is a nice little open source app called streamripper that allows you to record the music should it be good enough.
So yeah... good idea recording industry stay ahead of the curve..

more than 5 years ago

Cisco Introduces Rackmount Servers

deviceb Re:Sorry Cisco (93 comments)

With Cisco building modules that can handle normal server tasks right on the gateway... why not build your own servers. I hope they do well, i respect Cisco... the other main players I only deal with because i have to. HP, Dell... phaa
Can Cisco enter the market with some competitive pricing is the big question..

more than 5 years ago

The Circus Widens In Aftermath of Pirate Bay Verdict

deviceb new southpark... (319 comments)

the only way to right these wrongs is to pirate physical objects... like ships off of Somalia. -Hold them ransom until our pirate heros are freed. right?
in the name of repressed .torrents everywhere!

more than 5 years ago

Rugged Linux Server For Rural, Tropical Environment?

deviceb Gaming Laptop for the win. (236 comments)

A couple quality gaming notebooks along w/ NAS style of storage. (BlacX w/ your Hitachi TB drives.) Using Solar along side deep cycle batteries + inverter might help you juggle your power losses.
Each notebook should have be able to host at least 3 moderate guest machines.
Setting up a scenario like this is not cheap if your talking under 10G.

*grab a small Honda generator also.

more than 5 years ago

Battlestar Galactica Hosted At the UN

deviceb Re:Video (252 comments)

wtf! just when you thought it was really dead & gone..
-a .RM file fresh from our government, still stuck in 1990

more than 5 years ago


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