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Comment: Re:Preloaded Crapware? (Score 1) 148

by Lehk228 (#49056683) Attached to: Report: Samsung Replacing Its Apps With Microsoft's For Galaxy S6
if microsoft and samsung can unshit the pre-loaded office software for android, I will seriously consider a samsung for my next phone.

my blackberry came with good office software, my asus transformer tablet came with ok office software (good tools but limited version with annoying restrictions on creating new files from scratch) there is no excuse for mobiles to come with lousy software.

Comment: Re:Does it matter? (Score 1) 215

by Lehk228 (#49054143) Attached to: New Encryption Method Fights Reverse Engineering
even that does nothing useful, as a fake server can be set up.

you need irreplaceable functions to be running on a server, functions that go to the core of the enjoyment of the game and which cannot be easily reverse engineered to make a simulated version of the server.

unfortunately the more you put on the server the higher your ongoing operation cost is going to be and the more outraged your players will be when you shut down servers and the game stops working, so such a technique will only work for one or two release cycles before word gets out that buying your games is a waste of money.

Comment: Re:What about HP? (Score 1) 271

by Lehk228 (#48986735) Attached to: Female-Run Companies Often do Better Than Male-Run Ones (Video)
awful, awful printers. we have a HP multifunction copier that takes 5-7 minutes or more to start up and self test, and if the self test finds a jam the entire process has to be restarted after clearing the jam.

and it's a piece of shit that jams all the time.

every other machine starts up in a reasonable amount of time, the old Laniers are ready in a minute or less from a cold start, and if they jam the self test takes seconds. the shitty new kyoceras start in about 2 minutes and don't self test, if there is a jam you will find out the first time you use it. the shitty little xerox soho machines (why the fuck did we get those, we buy paper by the pallet what good is a copier that uses toners the size of a beer can.)

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