Seems a possibility at least, it's going to buy them anywhere from 25 to 50% bandwidth reductions once adopted. Admittedly only for customers with a modern machine / software to decode it but we may see the adoption of it quicker than we saw the switch from mpeg2 to mpeg4.
audiophile ! = videophile
Also if anything, a proper videophile would likely agree with the GP.
Wifi specs are just bullshit, always have been.
theoretical maximum 6.75MB/s
theoretical maximum, allowing for the standard
actual maximum attained speeds, over years and years of multiple networks/ cards / laptops / routers
It's only gotten worse for me, the higher the spec goes.
If they claim 4.6Gbps I'd probably believe it might do 20 -> 40MB/s, actual, genuine, sustained transfers. Maybe.
The way google has behaved in the past 24 months that post doesn't seem to be untrue to me, they certainly seem to think they are king of the internet.
I've ranted about this since Windows Vista bloody shipped! You can't be serious. They NEED to drop 32bit support. It's time to go. It's 2014! Even the most basic CPU has been 64bit for well over 7 years - the only exception is some shitty intel atom chips (that Intel damn well should never have released)
It's time to embrace 64bit entirely, move to the future and let 32bit die out, the extra work for developers, support people, driver writers and what have you? No, just no Microsoft, come on.
Astounded how dopey this move is.
Yep, it's a registry thing.
Until stuff is sandboxed properly this is going to continue to occur (although it's slowly gotten better over the years) it's still not ideal.
Does not deserve to hold a place in office.
What, a fucking idiot.
No other way to put it, sorry.
Problem is I can't remove their idiot stuff, take a look at your list below, I've highlighted what I don't want and will never EVER use.
(and even if I did, I should be able to optionally install it!)
Google Cloud Print
These apps are already part of nearly every Android install as it is. Some of the rest of the 20 can be due to Google's (IMO silly) decision to split Play store content by type:
(All of these!)
When you force stop, delete cache, delete data and disable these apps, at least on all the Samsung phones I've owned. Guess what? a month or two later, google releases an update and it forces itself back on the phone and re-enables the app.
I know I'm in the minority here but I want a fast phone but not the stock google / cyanogenmod skin I *like* the look of the Samsung dialler, contacts, etc - there's several font, colour, shading, dividing lines, spacing changes which are vastly superior to the poorly designed google offerings.
I can disable samsung camera eye tracker, samsung voice and all their dopey stuff and still keep the nice skin - but the stupid google apps re-enable themselves, chewing up my precious rmemory and making my phone sluggish garbage.
Googles "don't be evil" policy died several years ago and it's progressively getting worse.
Infact I've got to be honest, at this point, I haven't seen them do ANYTHING cool or amazing or "oh man, those amazing guys, god they are so great!" in several years, just worse and worse shit.
I genuinely believe they are worse than Microsoft ever was at this point.
Michael Utley was a successful stockbroker who often went skiing and windsurfing before he was struck by lightning. Today, at 62, he lives on disability insurance. "I don't work. I can't work. My memory's fried, and I don't have energy like I used to. I aged 30 years in a second." Lightning also dramatically altered Utley's personality. "It made me a mean, ornery son of a b****."
Had it been an example where he became a greenpeace or PETA speaker or something, it might be more shocking but this doesn't come across as entirely surprising.
No question of it, I've been on multiple big camping trips, mobile phones banned, things like that - and we just had a big big fire in the middle, sat around talking, relaxing and staring at the warm glow of logs slowly crumbling. It's incredibly mesmerising when there's nothing else to look at. Very relaxing.
Drugs or alcohol may or may not assist but are not required!
Sorry but fuckit.
What's with "shake up industry" ? What does that even mean. Christ did no one go to school.
What industry? Which industries? Not just "shake up industry" that makes no actual sense.
While I'm at it and going to be mod'd down anyhow, "best for baby" in infant commercials, what the shit? No, it's best for "the baby" or "your baby" but "best for baby"? Nope, no and no sirree.
I only retained about 50% of what I was taught in English and it's driving me insane what I see and hear nowadays, I can't begin to imagine what my English teachers and parents would think of the state of things now.
But I'm sure y'all could care less, right?
(I know I could)
Jeez guys, our good friend Alex Chiu has been selling fine magnetic immortality devices as long as I can remember on the internet and now some "harvard scientist" thinks they can get in on poor Alex's action here? What gives!?
It doesn't interest me though
Furthermore, with the whole "send it to the cloud" philosophy, yep, even security people are being reduced. Who needs a team of 5 to 10 security people for desktops, servers, networks etc when a large portion of the infrastructure is now located off site and presumably X cloud provider will handle security?
Your post is redundant, when it's a hirer's market at the moment. Very very few jobs can you leave one and get the same pay. Not when there's 200 applicants per job. Wages are in freefall over here (AU)
That's all you are, it's all I am and it's all I've been. The drive for the bottom dollar has gotten even more intense in the last decade than ever. Managers, CEO's CTO's, shareholders, taxpayers, regardless - the primary focus is money.
The ONLY IT workers they give e a shit about are the well dressed, smart talking (and genuinely smart) guys who waltz in consulting on how to reduce costs. (ie: you MAKE them money, you're income, not expense!) If you can charge a business 700 to 1500 a day for 6 to 18 months, but in the end of your project they get to fire 3/4 of a team of 100 people then you're _exactly_ what they're after.
I write this unfortunately as a primary support person over the years, maybe due to lazyness, apathy, people skills, depression, personality? Who knows - but I never became a creator always a supporter. I fixed things but I never designed stuff, so now things are breaking less and less, things are finally being designed exceptionally well. Plus there's ways to minimise the impact if things do break. At least in the support area, you are fucked, be it level 1 2 or 3.
They do still need some support people but less and those people generally already have their jobs. So, if you know how to replace systems, "send shit to the cloud" - you're in, save carefully though, because eventually every business will be "on the cloud" and your consulting gig, moving people to the cloud will dry up too.
This is just how IT has gone, let alone the impact of the shitty financial industry and governments fucking up the economy(ies) internationally, gloablisation means move shit to where it's cheapest - and a lot more shit can be moved easier now. We had a good run on the gravy train but that shit is finished now.
I'm estimating a 35 -> 45% pay drop from the job I've just been given the heave ho-from to my next one (assuming I'm lucky enough, I'm hearing an average of 200 applicants per job in my city) I should've damn well become a plumber or electrician. YEah they need to re-train now and then too but you sure as shit can't outsource it to XYZ country.