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Comment: Re:I am pissed off at the media over exaggeration! (Score 1) 356

by Coren22 (#48916291) Attached to: "Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms

The error bars on weather to the east of the Appalachian mountains are pretty crazy. The mountains screw up weather systems all the time. On top of that, this was a combination of two weather systems colliding along with warm air from the south, so which storm will win? How much does each storm contribute to the overall direction of the warm moist air?

Comment: Re:That thing is enormous (Score 1) 32

by Coren22 (#48915943) Attached to: Getting Charged Up Over Chargers at CES (Video)

Proper cooling for more power being delivered. Every watt passing through the device produces heat, so the more wattage, the more surface area to dissipate heat. You asked what the difference it, I answered. Your charger can't charge tablets at full rate (2.4 amps), it is limited (2.0 amps). This means it can be smaller as it is dissipating less heat (60 Watt power supply vs 96 W power supply). It may work for you, but they are hardly the same product, converting electricity from 120-240 VAC to 5 VDC and providing that much power does require some heat dissipation.

Comment: Re:The solution is obvious (Score 1) 548

And any manufacturer can update to 4.4, they just choose not to. It is a free update, just like a service pack. Google is saying they cannot fix the older version, the correct solution is to update to 4.4, or service pack 3, not to bitch that they won't support the RTM version of Windows indefinitely. Complain at the manufacturers that refuse to support their product. Google already released a patch, it just is a full system update as that is what is required to fix the problem.

Comment: Re:Who eats doughnuts with the doughnut men? (Score 1) 430

by Coren22 (#48914199) Attached to: Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

This morning I reported a policeman on my way to work. They were assisting in cleaning up an accident, I feel that there is no reason not to report it. I would also report police on a policeman on the side of the road writing a ticket, you know why? That way he is less likely to be hit by a car that might not see him in time.

The only use is not for speed traps, and saying it is is only lying.

Comment: Re:That thing is enormous (Score 1) 32

by Coren22 (#48913875) Attached to: Getting Charged Up Over Chargers at CES (Video)

Most likely, the difference is in the electronics.

The best Anker also only does 60W max, 2A per port, the octo charger pushes 96W, 2.4A per port.

From the Octofire information on their site:

Intelligent overheat, overcharging and over-current protection built-in.

Only charger that can charge eight tablets simultaneously at 2.4A per ports with Smart detection of devices for optimal charging.

International Compatibility - Octofire takes 100-240VAC 47-63Hz power input. That makes it work in all countries. Octofire Turbo comes with a 1 year Replacement Warranty.

Comment: Re:Insurance (Score 1) 204

The primary thing to be looking at is that the courts grant warrants, as they did in the cases you mentioned. You can't bitch and moan about the police knocking down your door to grab your computers as evidence of hacking when they have a warrant.

When things were done without warrant, it is because it was already ruled legal.
as well as business records from the Patriot Act.

Comment: Re:The solution is obvious (Score 1) 548

Google did fix it, and every carrier/manufacturer does have the option. The fix is in 4.4 and 5.0. Do you expect MS to support Windows 8 RTM after SP1 and 8.1 have been released? You have the option of updating, it is the manufacturer holding you back, not Google.

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