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Comment: Re:Symmetric mouse (Score 1) 199

by PixetaledPikachu (#49351867) Attached to: What Makes the Perfect Gaming Mouse?

Having a button on either side is a horrible design. I could see accidentally pressing the far button with my ring finger or pinkie all of the time with that kind of configuration, not to mention not having the ease and natural feeling of movement of being able to roll my thumb across the two buttons.

I use my side buttons in many applications. In my browser, it's forward and back a page. In my audio and video players they are used to skip forward and backward 10 seconds. In my text/code editor, they are used for page up and page down. In games they are used for jump and crouch. Having one button on either side would be a usability nightmare.

You can always disable them or assign them to do nothing. It's a 2 minutes activity. My gripe with these kind of mice is that they advert the full number of buttons that they have on the mouse without mentioning that a couple of them are practically unusable.

Comment: Re:Your government at work (Score 1) 335

As much as I'd like my government to stop pissing away Trillions of dollars playing world police, if you feel they're basically the same I'd love it if ISIS moved into your neighborhood and you got your ignorant throat slit. Although I figure a pussy like you would convert quick and join the caliphate.

As opposed to what? Hellfire missiles from a Predator drone? A group of "freedom fighters" on your government's payroll?

Comment: Re:Your government at work (Score 1, Informative) 335

Most of the USA does not agree with the American religious right, which is what you are referencing. Most of ISIS does not disagree with ISIS.

At the end of the day, it doesn't really matter, as most of the USA has apparently failed to prevent their government from ruining and invading other poeple's countries. So yeah, that's basically the same

Comment: Re:They'd be shooting themselves in the foot (Score 3, Insightful) 193

Hey stupid. The legit uses have legal copies and will get updates.

Hey genius! Those machines running broken illegal copies will get infected and become zombies. Who will get DDOSed by them? Those with legal copies, or services used by those legit users

Comment: Re:where do I sign up (Score 1) 322

by PixetaledPikachu (#49285725) Attached to: Microsoft Offers Pirates Amnesty and Free Windows 10 Upgrades

The upgrades are being pushed through windows update and you need at least windows 7 in order to get it. unfortunately this rules out the 68 windows xp machines I still have running in house so looks like we will most likely still be running xp for the foreseeable future. At least until I win the mega millions and donate money to the company..

Since Microsoft will provide the upgrade to pirated copies, you can always put pirated win7 install on those boxes so they can get the upgrade via windows update

Comment: Re:"Difficult to install" == "Difficult to compete (Score 1) 149

by PixetaledPikachu (#49087469) Attached to: Google Faces Anti-Trust Probe In Russia Over Android

So your saying that despite the fact that Google already provides an open source version of their OS

They don't have an open source version of their OS. That is, the open source version is limited, and missing a lot of functionality.

Then add them! Amazon seems to be doing just fine with Fire OS

Comment: Re:Muslims? (Score 1) 880

by PixetaledPikachu (#48598799) Attached to: Apparent Islamic Terrorism Strikes Sydney

Troll. flamebait, or just plain stupid ? Gotta go with flamebait, to be followed with and endless stream of pavlovian programmed responses.

well, the parent did refer to islamic extremist as "mooslimmss". Why didn't you have the same response to his post? Troll. Flamebait, or just plain stupid? I think I'll go with "plain stupid" on you. Now, since I see no benefit on extending the use of my grey cells for the lots of you, this is good bye :)

Comment: Re:Muslims? (Score -1) 880

by PixetaledPikachu (#48597961) Attached to: Apparent Islamic Terrorism Strikes Sydney

I love it when people say Christians did things just as bad as the mooslims, and bring up the Crusades. The Crusades were IN RESPONSE to the mooslimmss terrorizing the entire middle east, northern Africa & southern Europe. The Crusades were a DEFENSIVE action.

Well, Bush Jr. considered their unjust war on the middle east a crusade, and he also considered it as a preemptive DEFENSIVE move. It seems that you guys has a history of using those terms loosely :)

Comment: Re:irrelevant (Score 1) 57

by PixetaledPikachu (#48414089) Attached to: NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Android Lollipop Update Performance Explored

My PC is faster than an Xbox One. See you in 7 years!

In seven years, You'll have at least upgrade the processor once, upgrade the ram once, and replace the graphic adapter twice, just to play the same games that Xbox One readily play out of the box, albeit in lower resolution and maybe half the frame rate. Pros and cons

Comment: Re:Making Desktop Linux a major player will be har (Score 1) 265

by PixetaledPikachu (#48357861) Attached to: Worrying Aspects of Linux Gaming

Yea? My crappy racing wheel controller beats them for driving games, my not-so-crappy flight stick beats them for flying games. My keyboard and mouse beat them for most of the rest. What is left is fighting, sports, and platformers, which I don't play. If I played them I would get an arcade cabinet style controller for fighting, some basic gamepad for platformers, and still wouldn't play sports games.

Let me tell you a little secret. You can use racing wheel, flight stick, keyboard, and mouse on console too.

Also, my computer is upgradeabe, gets better graphics, ans also does other things besides running games.

Doesn't really matter when what's available on the market are console ports. You do have better graphic, I'll give you that

The best part is my computer need less updates than my consoles, which always require some updates whenever I switch them on.

Really? I always have to update steam each time I open it.

"Stupidity, like virtue, is its own reward" -- William E. Davidsen