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Nearly 25 Years Ago, IBM Helped Save Macintosh

leenks Re: Pairing? (236 comments)

Why would you keep a 486 CPU on its own - surely the whole system would be more use if you went to the trouble of keeping the rest of the documentation?

about a month ago
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Nano-Pixels Hold Potential For Screens Far Denser Than Today's Best

leenks Re: What's the point? (129 comments)

Somehow I think the capture technology is more important for that use case than the display technology...

about a month ago
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Ode To Sound Blaster: Are Discrete Audio Cards Still Worth the Investment?

leenks Re:No. (502 comments)

Most people don't realise that the Kronos is just a dual core Atom PC either (and an old one at that) - pretty incredible when you compare it to the CPU hog VST market.

about a month ago
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Autonomous Car Ethics: If a Crash Is Unavoidable, What Does It Hit?

leenks Re:Undefined (800 comments)

So given the choice of a car coming towards you and a cyclist in your direction you'd crash into the cyclist?

about 3 months ago
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US Government Shutdown Ends

leenks Re:Thank goodness (999 comments)

Citing the Daily Mail? Really?

about 10 months ago
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iTunes: Still Slowing Down Windows PCs After All These Years

leenks Re:why does your phone need software running on yo (519 comments)

Practically everyone I know with any investment in Apple products and iTunes uses it all the time. Home network sharing of iTunes libraries is great with a family, and its fundamental to much of the AppleTV functionality.

about a year ago
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iTunes: Still Slowing Down Windows PCs After All These Years

leenks Re:why does your phone need software running on yo (519 comments)

In any case, the poster has problems with iTunes because of NOD32 - it is on Apple's list of software known to have an issue with iTunes. Some people have success by adding exceptions for iTunes.

about a year ago
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iTunes: Still Slowing Down Windows PCs After All These Years

leenks Re:why does your phone need software running on yo (519 comments)

iTunes replaces quite a few standard Windows services. Until a few versions ago there was a DNS resolver service, but I think it has been built into the client now. Yeah, iTunes does its own DNS lookups for some reason.

Presumably you mean mDNSResponder.exe - ie multicast DNS / bonjour which is used to discover other iTunes libraries on your network.

about a year ago
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A New Benefit For Logged-In Readers: Meet Slashdot's ROT13 Initiative

leenks Re:svefg cbfg (261 comments)

Regardless, this is fucking annoying now. Noon passed. Enough already.

about a year ago
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Virgin Launches Glass-Bottomed Plane

leenks Re:Lame (91 comments)

Traditionally, you only have until noon to play an April fool prank. After that, the prankster is the fool.

about a year ago
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Virgin Launches Glass-Bottomed Plane

leenks Re:Lame (91 comments)

Not least because noon passed in every timezone some hours ago.

about a year ago
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Can You Really Hear the Difference Between Lossless, Lossy Audio?

leenks Re:Better question (749 comments)

I'd hope a 320mbit stream would sound *incredible* - maybe not 230 times the quality of CD such a bitrate could offer, but enough to put even the analogue audiophile purists in their place!

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To (or How NOT To) Train Your Job Replacement?

leenks Re:You're a contractor. Your clients are *everythi (292 comments)

Likewise, and in many cases the new guy is right. Of course, in some cases the new guy doesn't know anything, but there are many bad coders out there earning craploads as contractors.

about a year and a half ago

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