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Comment Re:Cellular is the business model (Score 1) 424 424

Actually, you're a dumbass and there are things that will overload it.
Yes it can handle multiple people, but if they all are whoring bandwidth too much for the backhaul or the node, it will crawl down to nothing.

This recently happened to my node on Charter where my 100Mbps cable crawled at 0.25Mbps down. At least I didnt pay for internet for three months...

Comment Re:SSD drives are fast, but they suck for reliabil (Score 1) 293 293

Dont buy shit software from EA then, because really we know they are the biggest retailer using DRM still.

To be fair, even if you dont agree and continue to buy software that is copy protected, that is the issue, not the SSD.

Backup everything fools.

Comment Re:Power-loss protected? No Samsung? (Score 1) 293 293

+1 one more. We have deployed like 300 of the 800 series.

I've personally used two ocz which were shit until I firmware flashed them and did a full format, then were ok. One was so bad it felt like i was running windows on a USB 2.0 flash drive (yes, I have done this -- both were windows 8 which runs pretty fast on usb, this case it did not)

I have two Samsungs, a Crucial, two intels, and a Hyper-X.

This test is biased and skewed to make a point.

Also we use these 98% in laptops which dont lose power abruptly.
For a desktop, you can get a raptor enterprise drive for give or take the same price thats twice the size so why bother?

Comment Re:Beos was a media OS, went out with a sputter. (Score 3, Interesting) 226 226

Mod parent up. I came here to say this. BE is still used today to mix audio since its a real-time OS and very capable of doing things other OSes of the its day just plain were not up to.

The interface is ultra minimalistic and it follows a lot of what an awesome OS should be.

Comment Re:Microsoft needs to be loved again (Score 1) 357 357

Working, legit office for Linux as binaries.
Working, legit office for android and iOS
Paid-for RDP app for Android and iOS

Fix the suck that is SharePoint

Put the innovators back on top and cut the drunk managers out of the company. Shed the dead drunk weight.

Comment Re:Also, not breaking up the company (Score 1) 357 357

I wish they'd share more, each app has its seemingly own interface. IE would have been market domination extreme if they had the Visual Studio pinning and tabs (and it had IE in those tabs, and i used it as a browser to prove my point) basically it was like Firefox or chrome is today before its time. Windows doesn't look like office doesn't look like Visual Studio doesn't look like SQL doesn't look like Exchange meaning no team is on the same page with the GUI which is total failsauce

Comment Re:Vista (Score 1) 357 357

Actually Microsoft purchased the people who did any of the development awesomeness like Word or Excel.

Lets not forget Hyper-V and other fun things.

I am not sure but the only thing Microsoft really came up with was Windows 95's GUI, which they didnt license or buy, but stole. Some netcode was even from BSD.

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