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Comment Re:Win10 is worse than Win8 (Score 1) 492

I do not like my PC to even download updates on a schedule, I could be playing a game or even up working late all the time and I have to real time I can tell windows to update everyday or week. I do not mind just turning off Automatic updates then, but it would still be really nice to have my virus signatures update automatically but unfortunately when you disable windows update you also disable auto virus updates also. Microsoft really could do allot better.

Comment Re:Plant Recognition (Score 1) 421

I have a great idea for an app, If someone does this cut me a check :)
A cool app would be if you could take a picture of a women, like a waitress or something, and the app would scan a database of Porn Stars and suggest a porn star that looks similar to the one in a picture. Maybe even tie it to movies for sale for that porn star.
Would be awesome.

Comment Re:My review (Score 3, Insightful) 148

Snarky assholes make snarky comments, go figure!
There is nothing wrong with watching a movie just for laughs and to relax, not every movie has to be watched so that you can prove how much of a intellectual you are. If you did not like the movie that's cool, no reason to be a dick about it.
If you watched this movie thinking it was going to be anything more than what you found, your the dumb ass, it was more than obvious.

Comment Re:My review (Score 2) 148

I am 43 and I still like the Seth Rogan juvenile films myself, I knew it would be funny stupid and it was, no surprise there.
But I will say I thought the whole film was twice as funny just because when they make fun of Kim Jong-un I just get this mental picture of Kim getting very upset somewhere and demanding they remove this movie from the internets!

Comment Re:LOL ... (Score 1) 224

I been playing online games since DOOM (yes online via dialup BBS) and I have never cheated, not even a macro, I think its cheating. I loose to cheaters all the time. But the day I start cheating is he day I will just quit. I got better shit to do that let my PC play the game for me while sit back and think I am cleaver, I would rather just go do something productive that probably should have been doing anyway.

Comment Re: Good luck with that. (Score 1) 558

The problem with a credit cars is that it is not smart enough to handle assigning a different transaction number per swipe.
The fact we still use a system that has a couple numbers on a card that anyone can write down once and use until you notice there is a problem is dumb and the reason that selling people stolen credit card numbers happen so much. You may get the money back, but there is a hassle involved, the banks end up paying more, and just up their rates to make up for it, so everyone pays for a shitty system now.
There is no reason with todays technology I can not assign a transaction number from my account for each payment that is good once, or maybe even mothy to the same payee until I revoke it.
So it is not that credit cards are a hassle, they are just out dated, you can use something more secure that is also very easy to handle and keep up with on your phone.

Comment Re:What makes you think (Score 2) 174

It does not require the same path through the internet, but you wont be able to use one ISP's connection from packets coming back from the source of other connections IP address. you have to use one connection or the other, you could change your connections and restart you game, but the game will not let you change IP's during gameplay.
This whole idea had lots of issues anyway, if both connections suck, you should just get a good connections, if you want to play games, a wireless internet solution is just not right for you.
Pay for a good internet connection for gaming, I hear kids all day on server complain about their parents got on the internet and are watching Netflix and their ping went to shit, well the parents pay for the connection, so maybe you need to move a lawn once a month and just buy your own.
I know it is possible to have 2 cable modem in one house, and each will not effect the others bandwidth etc..

Comment Re:If the merger happens CNN must be spunoff. (Score 1) 63

Not to mention HBO, it has some of the most political shows on TV. Bill Maher, VICE, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
They run tons of political documentaries, Movies and Mini Series that cover lots of political issues with in the themes of those movies.
Letting Fox News take that over is crazy.

Comment You sure its Time Waner? (Score 5, Interesting) 38

You need to change the subject, no where does it state that Time Warner sold anything.
TW Telecom was not a part of Time Warner anymore, it was broken off years ago, the name changed from Time Warner Telecom to TW Telecom so they could keep some brand recognition, but they could no longer use the Time Warner name. The news announcement states that TW Telecom was bought by Level3, so stating that Time Warner sold its telecom business seems wrong to me. Unless maybe Time Warner still owned some of the company, since Time Warner itself no longer is part of Time Warner Cable either, they were broke apart years ago also, so that Time Warner is mostly all just media holdings, like movies and magazines.
Either way, I am pretty sure your title for the article is WRONG.

Comment Re:Liability (Score 0) 474

This does not mean by simply having WIFI turned on like this is might not make it easier for someone to hack in to your local network via a weakness in the modem, or for that matter be able to simple overwhelm the cable modem cpu with traffic, even if bandwidth is kept separate it still adds to the node bandwidth on the neighborhood that you are on.

Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?

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