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Comment: Re: approximately the resolution of an adult eye @ (Score 1) 217

by MrHanky (#46550801) Attached to: Oppo's New Phone Hits 538 PPI

Few adults can hear sounds above 18kHz. I remember making tone generators in Pascal as a kid, beeping out audible 22kHz notes that my older brother and my dad couldn't hear. Later on, I'd try similar programs on my mobile phone, but the damn device couldn't generate tones above 16.5kHz. Poor hardware, I thought, until I tried it on my 16 years old nephew.

Grasshoppers aren't nearly that high pitched.

Comment: Re:Why not just multiple monitors. (Score 0) 520

by MrHanky (#45917575) Attached to: 4K Is For Programmers

The thing is, a normal 1080p 22" screen or 2560x1440 27" screen sucks at text rendering. Just look at any modern phone, and see how beautifully text is rendered. Now look back at your monitor. Even with all sorts of anti-aliasing magic, whether you're on Windows, OS X or X11, it just does not look good. 2560x1440 on a 13" monitor is just about acceptable. Sadly, the industry has been pushing multi-media and 1080p instead of pushing the boundaries, which is why any old computer can run all the new games today, and no one needs to buy a new PC for anything.

Also, what you're looking for is a tiling window manager.

Comment: Re:Stop Pumping up OIL!!! (Score 2) 495

by MrHanky (#45492193) Attached to: Norway's Army Battles Global Warming By Going Vegetarian

No. Most Norwegian military bases are located in the outer parts of nowhere, and regular soldier pay is worse than lousy (military service being semi-compulsory for men, still). Even if there are restaurants nearby, it's unlikely they could serve most of the soldiers stationed there, and if they could, most of the soldiers wouldn't be able to pay.

Also, the food tends to suck anyway, so a day of vegetables shouldn't make matters much worse.

Comment: Re: I don't even know what you're talking about (Score 2) 82

by MrHanky (#45378149) Attached to: CyanogenMod Powered Oppo N1 Will Be Released In December

In any modern browser: mark a word or phrase, right click it, choose 'search in Google|Bing' in the context menu. Even if you type 400 WPM, you just wasted several times as much time on your stupid comments than you would on doing 'research'. Not only are you a proud idiot, you're also a time waster.

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