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Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing

krenaud Re:iPhone made irrelevant (198 comments)

The iPhone has other drawbacks as lack of customization, lack of screen size choices, worse camera than the best competitors no waterproof alternative etc, but when it comes to actual app performance the iPhone 5s still beats all Android offerings giving a 100% lag-free experience. Lower resolution and a more efficient OS without single-thread bottlenecks in the internal UI code gives the iPhone a faster and smoother user experience which also can be measured. The iPhone 5s still holds the top place in web browsing benchmarks even though it is one year old and has a CPU which is behind the competition.

about a month ago
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The Greatest Keyboard Shortcut Ever

krenaud Does not work in anonymous mode (506 comments)

It sucks that it doesn't work when trying to close pop-ups from pr0n-sites and I accidentally close the tab I want to see.

about a year ago
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Heml.is, New Encrypted Messaging Service From Brokep of the Pirate Bay

krenaud Re:Cryptocat (144 comments)

It is difficult to comment on differences since Heml.is doesn't actually exist yet. But, one major difference is that Heml.is will exist as phone apps and there will be secure syncing of keys between devices. CryptoCat is a web-based solution which doesn't sync private keys between devices.

1 year,22 days
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Virus Eats School District's Homework

krenaud Re:Need to teach the kids proper browsing habits (321 comments)

Even when the kids are ready to handle installing apps for themselves they will still run as non-admin users, just like I do myself. They will receive the admin password for when they need to perform admin tasks.

about a year and a half ago
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Virus Eats School District's Homework

krenaud Re:Need to teach the kids proper browsing habits (321 comments)

I have given my kids restricted user accounts on their Windows computers and so far they haven't managed to infect the computers. Setting up a Windows machine with restricted accounts, Foxit reader as PDF reader, Chrome as web browser and flash block plugin installed has done the trick for me so far. For the same price as a Mac I get a PC + iPad + spare change.

about a year and a half ago
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Notch Won't Certify Minecraft For Windows 8

krenaud Re:Why is there an official Minecraft for iOS? (303 comments)

You can freely install desktop apps in Windows 8 just as you can install desktop apps on OSX. If you want new features such as Metro or iCloud-support then you must enter the walled garden which includes application sandboxing limiting what the applications can do.

about 2 years ago
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Next Apple iPhone To Have a 4 Inch Display?

krenaud Re:Here We Go.... (330 comments)

Very few applications rely on knowing the exakt physical size. For all applications except virtual rulers and such it is the resolution which is important and Apple does not have to change if they decide to increase the screen by .5 in.

more than 2 years ago
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Android ICS Will Require 16GB RAM To Compile

krenaud Re:Of Course. (357 comments)

I haven't got a clue. However, I didn't seen any mentions of EFI-hacks when I googled before updating my MBP to 8GB.

more than 2 years ago
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Android ICS Will Require 16GB RAM To Compile

krenaud Re:Of Course. (357 comments)

RAM is cheap unless you have an Apple Macbook or iMac. (Apple have put a limit of 4 or 8GB depending on model). In that case you need to buy a completely new computer. (Preferably a Linux or Win-box that doesn't have arbitrary limits in order to push sales of Mac Pro)

more than 2 years ago
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IPv6 Traffic Volumes Are Low, But Nobody Knows How Low

krenaud Re:Question About Cable Routers (231 comments)

I have a Netgear CG3100 DOCSIS 3/EURO3 cable modem running at 100/10Mbit, but there is no IPv6 support in sight on the LAN as the ISP is supplying a firmware with IPv4 only.

more than 3 years ago
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Windows 8 Early Build Hints At Apple, WebOS Competitor - EWeek

krenaud Re:i hate ribbon (375 comments)

I've used every Word version since 3.0 for DOS and I think that the 2007/2010 interface is the best yet. It requires some relearning, but one that hump is done it is easier to use. Learning keyboard shortcuts is easier - just press ALT and the key combinations light up and if you are used to ALT-whatever+Letter menu shortcuts from 2003 and earlier they still work.

more than 3 years ago
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Feds Prep For E-Gov Shutdown

krenaud Re:Stop playing around (290 comments)

You won't solve the problem with cutbacks alone. The discussion should not be 30 or 60bn dollars, it should be at least 200 or 300bn dollars.

more than 3 years ago
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Feds Prep For E-Gov Shutdown

krenaud Stop playing around (290 comments)

What's the problem? With a record high deficit it is obvious that spending must be decreased and income increased. Start by restoring taxes to pre-GWB level, make serious cutbacks in the department of homeland security and cut military expenditure by at least 10%. And stop harassing tourists and you might even get more of us visiting your country. Then the healthcare sector also need an overhaul, but that will take longer before giving any budget effects I suspect.

more than 3 years ago
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UK Controllers Say Air Traffic System 'Not Safe'

krenaud Re:stick what? (117 comments)

Modern double-clutch systems like VW's DSG-boxes have better fuel economy than manual gearboxes due to very fast gear change and intelligent software.

more than 3 years ago
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Beijing To Track Citizen's Cell Phones

krenaud Re:Just turn the damn thing off (120 comments)

Sorry, no can do. iPhones have a fixed battery and special screws.

more than 3 years ago
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1Gbps Wi-Fi Coming Soon To a Billion Devices

krenaud Idiotic name (202 comments)

What a lousy name. How are the customers supposed to know what the difference between 802.11a, 802.11ac etc is? Can't they use a better name like GigaWiFi?

more than 3 years ago
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New York Judge Rules 6-Year-Old Can Be Sued

krenaud Re:You left off part. (799 comments)

The pedestrian was also in an age group that pees or poops themselves when out walking.

more than 3 years ago
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Bing Gains 10% Marketshare

krenaud Re:Is it trickery? (514 comments)

For me Bing is vastly inferior to Google since it sucks at prioritizing matches after the location you're at. (at least if you are a non-US user)

more than 4 years ago

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