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For $20, Build a VR Headset For Your Smartphone

richy freeway Re:Durovis (49 comments)

Sorry to reply to myself, but I see it's actually mentioned in the article :D

3 days ago

Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP

richy freeway Good for you. (641 comments)

But 99% of Windows users can't/won't go to those lengths to stay secure. But congratulations on making life hard for yourself.

about two weeks ago

Intel Upgrades MinnowBoard: Baytrail CPU, Nearly Halves Price To $99

richy freeway Re:HDMI CEC (92 comments)

XBMC was the first thing that sprung to mind when I saw this. Looks ideal for the job.

about three weeks ago

Flash Is Dead; Long Live OpenFL!

richy freeway Re:To Clarify (166 comments)

Can someone mod this guy down please? He's clouding the discussion with facts.

about a month ago

Google Sued Over Children's In-App Android Purchases

richy freeway Re:Please.... (321 comments)

Where? Have had a look and I cant find anything about a 30 minute window.

about a month ago

Google Sued Over Children's In-App Android Purchases

richy freeway Re:Please.... (321 comments)

The point is that after they have entered their password, the child has 30 minutes of unfettered purchasing power and there is NO warning of this at all.

about a month ago

Mozilla Is Investigating Why Dell Is Charging To Install Firefox

richy freeway Re: First?? (306 comments)

Nope, that's a 100% genuine screenshot taken from a customers machine. It's an extreme case, yes, but shit like this does happen.

about a month and a half ago

Mozilla Is Investigating Why Dell Is Charging To Install Firefox

richy freeway Re: First?? (306 comments)

I work in a repair shop too. Here's an example of one machine we had in and a customers ability to install EVERYTHING. http://i.imgur.com/FrEpEPO.jpg

Yes, more toolbars than actual browsing area.

about a month and a half ago

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Spring Update, To Focus On Non-touch Devices

richy freeway Re:99% (172 comments)

They install conduit search which requires a reimage to get rid of.

Seriously? You have to reimage a machine just to get rid of conduit? 10 minutes work with ADWCleaner and JRT are all it takes. I suggest handing in your geekcard at the door as you leave.

about 2 months ago

Microsoft's Ticking Time Bomb Is Windows XP

richy freeway Re:The Solution is Obvious (829 comments)

Doesn't fix the problem, believe me, I've tried. I run a small computer repair business and we must get 20 or so XP machines in a week with this issue. It's worst on single core CPUs as it completely ties the system up. If the machine will support it, we look through our trays of pulled CPUs and just throw in a dual core chip which helps a lot.

about 4 months ago

Nelson Mandela Dead At 95

richy freeway Nelson Mandela dies at 95 (311 comments)

Respect where it's due... That's 5 miles an hour faster than Paul Walker!

about 5 months ago

D-Link Patches Critical Vulnerability In Older Routers

richy freeway Level of difference made : next to none. (54 comments)

How many people will actually apply this firmware update? 90% of people plug their router in, hook their equipment up to it and leave it that way until it breaks, then they replace it.

about 5 months ago

Google Attacks Microsoft Again: Android 4.4 Ships With Quickoffice

richy freeway But I don't want it. (178 comments)

Is this optional or am I required to have it taking up space on my Nexus 4 regardless?

about 6 months ago

Valve Announces Hardware Beta Test For 'Steam Machine'

richy freeway Re: An open system (271 comments)

Do you use steam regardless? Whether you answer yes or no, the answer is the same: What are you complaining about then?

about 7 months ago

GTA V Makes $800 Million In 24 Hours

richy freeway Re:No PC yet (396 comments)

Which you can also do with the consoles...

about 7 months ago

IAB Urges People To Stop "Mozilla From Hijacking the Internet"

richy freeway Re:Safari Did it First (499 comments)

I'm sure they'd care if any great number of people actually used Safari.

about 8 months ago

Luxury Car Hacker To Speak At USENIX Despite Injunction

richy freeway What bout Volkswagens other brands? (70 comments)

They keep talking about the luxury end of the market, but what about the cheaper brands like Seat? Pretty sure this will affect them too...

about 9 months ago


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