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Nanomagnets Could Replace Transistors in Microprocessors

ijakings Re:A problem... (91 comments)

Crème fraiche?

more than 3 years ago
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Nanomagnets Could Replace Transistors in Microprocessors

ijakings A problem... (91 comments)

Isnt it going to be more difficult to create a microprocessor with magnets? I mean nobody knows how they work...

more than 3 years ago
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Google's Six-Front War

ijakings Re:Google has an advantage (249 comments)

Many of their services are built around advertising, which is a point that many seem to miss. At the end of the day google want eyeballs on their ads, and if offering x service at break even or a loss gets enough eyeballs to those ads to make a profit, they are doing well.

Obviously they can offer paid side services on top of this, like gmail for enterprise and google earth pro. Even android is about getting users on their platform, having their eyeballs where they want them.

more than 3 years ago
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Capcom Announces Unreplayable Game

ijakings Re:Forget second hand (535 comments)

Please spare me yours.

You are lumping together everyone who pirates into the same group, which is ridiculous, people pirate for many different reasons, pre-release leaks, trying it out first, cant afford it right now but may well purchase in the future etc.

Im not trying to give you legitimate reasons for pirating, and im not trying to make out that it is legal or morally acceptable, but when you lump everyones reasons for doing it into one group, you are just as bad as the people who try and rationalise their decision to pirate.

Ive pirated games, sometimes for DRM reasons, sometimes because I wanted to get a true look at what they are like (Demo's tend to pimp only the very best points of a game and are hardly representative) but I also buy a hell of alot of games. Im not trying to say that pirating games is acceptable, im just saying that you are overly generalising, and it makes your point laughable.

more than 3 years ago
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Capcom Announces Unreplayable Game

ijakings Re:I appreciate the warning (535 comments)

Now im no EA Lover, but they have gotten alot better in recent years since their DRM fiasco's. Activision is where you should be placing your ire.

more than 3 years ago
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Rootkit Infection Requires Windows Reinstall

ijakings ComboFix (510 comments)

By far the best tool ive ever seen to deal with a rootkit infection is ComboFix. It uses a process I can only describe as black magic to eradicate it. Use at your own risk though.

more than 3 years ago
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LulzSec Offers to Take Revenge On Sega Hackers

ijakings Re:'Wars journalists could be reporting on' (244 comments)

The BBC still does some good war reporting. Its not as good as it used to be, but they still go into countries that they are not supposed to be in.

more than 3 years ago
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Mozilla Labs: the URL Bar Has To Go

ijakings Re:Following Google to Stupidity (591 comments)

Firefox 4 is generally better. You can change your UI so that it is the same as FF3.6 also, and its extremely easy to do, since its built right in. The only thing you need a mod to fix is the status bar.

more than 3 years ago
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Used Game Penalty Escalates With SOCOM 4

ijakings Re:Hmm ... (325 comments)

Its a nice little analogy, however as far as I am aware there arent laws prohibiting me from popping the hood of car and re-enabling these features.

Software companies have gotten this anti-circumvention BS in, and its only (As was always predicted) being used to shaft consumers at large, not the pirates who surprise surprise dont have to deal with it.

more than 3 years ago
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Chinese Censors Crack Down on Time Travel

ijakings Obligatory Star Trek (154 comments)

"The Chinese Science Directorate has concluded that time travel is impossible"

more than 3 years ago
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Futurama Renewed For 7th Season

ijakings Re:I can hardly wait for it to come out on DVD (173 comments)

Star Trek was an amazing film, it was exactly what the franchise needed in a reboot. There are still some ridicularitys such as "red matter" but on the whole that movie was solid. Alias was also fine work.

more than 3 years ago
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Angry Birds Exec Says Console Games Are Dying

ijakings Re:News at 11 (350 comments)

There ARE other games companies out there. Since youve asked for one game ill give you one, Portal.

more than 3 years ago
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Graphene Won't Replace Silicon In CPUs, Says IBM

ijakings Re:diamond (81 comments)

And the good news is a modern processor made from diamond will only cost as much as a new top of the line i7

more than 3 years ago
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Facebook's Zuckerberg To Give Away Half His Cash

ijakings Re:Huh... (450 comments)

Cool Story, Bro

about 4 years ago
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Rogue Satellite Shuts Down US Weather Services

ijakings In Soviet russia... (202 comments)

In Soviet Russia, Weather interferes with you!

about 4 years ago
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Blizzard Launches Third WoW Expansion, Cataclysm

ijakings Re:Servers non-responsive (218 comments)

For me, this was amazing, because I was fully able to tell all my friends who bought SC2 "I Told You so".

about 4 years ago
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US Lab Models Galaxy Cluster Merger

ijakings Car Analogy (89 comments)

Just some minor damage around the red shifting, thatll buff out.

more than 4 years ago
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FCC Fights To Maintain Indecency Policy

ijakings Re:Fucking backwards (602 comments)

Nobody wants to see a cock on their TV

I would disagree, there is no other possible way to explain Jeremy Clarksons meteoric rise.

more than 4 years ago

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ijakings ijakings writes  |  more than 7 years ago

ijakings writes "The Inquirer A EU based Tech website has some interesting news on the R600. I am going to attempt to run down their most recent news on this coveted card.

Firstly we have news that ATI have a plan to have 4 versions of the first, R600, Series of its DX10 generation. These four flavors are the Dragonshead, Dragonshead 2, the catseye, and the UFO (All codenames).

Some spy within the workings of ATI also managed to grab some pictures of this monster of a card. And I dont use the term monster lightly. Few people are going to have a case big enough to support the Dragonshead without breaking out the Dremel. But have no fear, DAAMIT's Dragonshead 2 at a lean 9.5 inches will save you.

I for one cant wait until this thing is released. Its looking to be the most powerful DX9 card ever and establish a firm foothold for DAAMIT in DX10."

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