But tbh, I built an A10 APU-machine for a friend recently and you can get a GPU matching the performance of that machine for $100 and that will basically run any game out today at decent quality. Add another $50 or so to that and you'll be up in the performance of nextgen console hardware and beyond that you're leaving them well behind.
Generally speaking though, as you said, people will do more than well with a $200 GPU today.
Their digital distribution, for PC, Android and IOS is in the form of something that looks like the regular newspaper. Looks really good and it's zoomable and stuff like that. It's completely readable as such. But to add to that they've also put raw text posts for easy reading if you click on the articles. This adds extra value and convenience for their customers. You can check them out at www.hbl.fi The site is however in swedish, but it's possible to google translate it with good quality
Unfortunately they've done quite a few restrictions on their website. You can still read the online articles as a non subscriber, but they've restricted the commenting to be just for the subscribers which has decreased the amount of comments significantly. You can't even read the comments w/o being a subscriber afaik.
One of them is IndoorAtlas who are working on using disruption of earth's geomagnetic field from buildings for navigation and the other one is the turku based company Walkbase who are using wifi for IPS.
It may not be the same but there are a bunch of companies around the world working on indoor navigation without the need for GPS in general
And I do think that most gamers who frequent that said site have started unblocking ads on said site so that they can continue to enjoy the reviews and other content on the site.
However, I don't think that this is a solution for EVERY site, but it might be a solution for sites with a large steady user base.
I can't offer you a job in the electrical engineering sector but I am able to guide you in the right direction.
The energy sector of Finland, if you are willing to move from the US, is booming. The two major clusters are in the Vaasa area and in the Helsinki area.
Notable companies in these locations are Wärtsilä, ABB, Vacon, The Switch, Citec, and Vaasa Engineering group. Except these larger players we've got a totalt of around 100 companies active in the sector.
A more comprehensive list is avaliable (focusing on the Vaasa region) here unfortunately in swedish since I couldn't find it in english.
Well the simple explanation would actually be because it doesn't have Windows. With Windows you get the so called bloatware or trialware which is included with the installation at in almost 100% of the cases.
The software in question is there as marketing from the companies who've created that software and they pay DELL and other OEMs for the opportunity to have it installed on their machines. Hence if the operating system doesn't support their products and they can't be installed it means that they won't buy this "ad space" and that in turn leads to DELL losing out on money.
That is the simple answer to why OSS laptops are more expensive than Windows laptops
It's insane to hear that large companies don't have their machines encrypted though it's a mouseclick away for their IT-dept while prepping the computer for deployment.
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